Wood-Garness bags a treble as Eagles go through

Bedford Town progressed into the quarter-finals of the Beds Senior Cup after a 3-2 win at Dunstable Town on


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Severed head from Bedfordshire ‘may date back half a century’

A mysterious decapitated head which was discovered by police last year may date back to a tragic death half a century ago.

Ash Fuller advances forward against Hereford

Rovers bow out of FA Cup

Kempston Rovers bowed out of the FA Cup on Saturday, losing 4-0 to a well-organised and hard-working Hereford side at a packed Hillgrounds.

REVEALED: New statistics reveal the most popular baby names in England and Wales

REVEALED: New statistics reveal the most popular baby names in England and Wales

Olivia has replaced Amelia as the most popular name given to baby girls in England and Wales in 2016, official statistics show.

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Athletic earn third away win in a row

Bedford Athletic won their third Midlands One East away game in a row with a 25-3 victory at Huntingdon on Saturday.

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Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Park receive £8,000 for funding

Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Trust have been granted £8,300 by Central Bedfordshire Council to improve the park.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault

Gun shots reported in Bedford

Police were caleld to Barford Avenue on Tuesday night, following reports of shots being fired at around 11.10pm.

Mohammad Yasin pictured with staff at Yarls Wood Befrienders

Bedford MP backs calls for end to indefinite detention at centres like Yarl's Wood

MP Mohammad Yasin has backed calls for a 28-day time limit on detention at centres such as Yarl's Wood.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

Barristers, judges, and law firms will take part in the Bedford Legal Walk.

Bedford’s legal professions walk for justice

The first ever Bedford Legal Walk will take place on Thursday, September 21.

Leo Richardson is coming to Bedford on Monday night

Jazz man Leo brings a night of top music to the White Horse

One of London’s leading jazz tenor saxophonists will be playing at The White Horse in Bedford on Monday night.

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In Our Hands is one of two shows featuring animals to be shown this week at The Quarry Theatre in Bedford

Unleashing the animals with two shows coming to Quarry

Those who love theatre shows with animals will be well catered for with two shows coming to The Quarry Theatre in Bedford.

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Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla Black

Cilla's story comes to Milton Keynes

A heart-warming musical based on the early life of Cilla Black comes to Milton Keynes Theatre this month.

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Man jailed for stealing £7,000 left his glasses at scene of crime

A man jailed for stealing £70,000, had left his glasses at the scene of the crime, a court heard.

Mrs Hill during her visit to the Abbey

Seventy years on, former Bletchley Park WRN revisits Woburn Abbey

Woburn Abbey was honoured to receive a visit from Mrs Dorothy Hill last week.

Handbag and gold rings stolen in Cranfield burglary

Handbag and gold rings stolen in Cranfield burglary

A woman’s handbag and jewellery was stolen during a burglary at a property in Cranfield.


Man treated for serious injuries after Bedford stabbing

A man suffered serious injuries after being stabbed in Bedford town centre on Saturday night.

MP supports women in state pensions campaign

MP supports women in state pensions campaign

Bedford and Kempston MP Mohammad Yasin is supporting a group of women campaigning over changes made to the state pension age, affecting those born in the 1950s.

Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway

Beds Police ‘won’t be sustainable in the near future’ without help, says crime commissioner

Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway has welcomed the pay award for police officers announced by Government last week but spelled out the implications for her cash-strapped force.

Numerous protests have been held against plans for waste incinerator plant

Last chance to kick up stink over planned waste incinerator plant near Bedford

Residents are being urged to grab their last chance to kick up a stink over controversial plans for a giant waste incinerator near Stewartby.

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