pecial service to celebrate the life of one of Bedford’s greatest sons was held in town on Sunday.
A national passenger survey has found that First Capital Connect customers are among the least satisfied in their country.
This week the Times & Citizen got an exclusive first look at plans for the inside of Bedford’s long-awaited bus station redevelopment.
The Sharnbrook Hotel hosted a challenge inspired by TV’s Man Vs Food on Thursday, and man won!
An army of thousands of mums, sisters and daughters made a poignant stand against cancer on Sunday by taking part in the Race For Life.
Youngsters from Russell Lower School got their creative juices flowing by designing a name and logo for a sick children’s play room at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital.
A music and football event in memory of the son of a councillor will take place on Saturday.
A man who put his hand up a woman’s skirt on The Embankment is being hunted by police.
A man who died on railway tracks close to Kempston Hardwick has been named.
A man was pulled from the river by a member of the public in a serious condition this morning.
A ‘mini River Festival’ is coming to town to brighten up the summer months for Bedfordians.
A musician who is battling life-threatening prostate cancer has released a charity single to help others.
Conservatives have called-in plans to save 100 parking spaces for use by a hotel as part of the Riverside North development.
A man exposed himself to two women in broad daylight on Barkers Lane on Sunday (June 9).
The Rotary Club of Bedford presented a cheque for more than £5,000 to Arthritis Research UK this afternoon.
An inquest has been opened after a 33 year old woman died at her home in Biddenham.
A large quantity of ‘herbal matter’ was discovered by police after pursuing a car in Bedford last night (June 13).
Well what a night that was!
MP for Mid Bedfordshire Nadine Dorries has appeared on the radio to speak out over female hair loss.
Police are still appealing for information over the murder of a Kempston grandfather.
Bedford imam Abdul Quadeer is looking forward to welcoming members of the public to an exhibition all about Islam .
The best of all things local and handmade were to be had in Bedford at the weekend.
Acting hospital chief executive Stephen Conroy spoke to the Times & Citizen this week about the challenges faced by the facility.
A former Mark Rutherford student who became an Emmy Award-winning comedian has been picked to host the Daily Show.
Knitted fun was had by all who attended a special ‘yarn bombing’ session in Bedford on Saturday.
A new GP surgery has been announced as part of the Church Lane Neighbourhood Centre regeneration scheme.
Management consultants who advise on the future of Bedford Hospital have cost almost £1million, despite austerity cuts .
A talented former Bedford Girls School student has been inspired to help others with her skills after winning a role in a play about the Holocaust.
The Portas Pilot project and the ‘death of the high street’ were the topics of discussion as Radio 4 came to Bedford on Tuesday.
An inquest has been opened following the death of a Silsoe man in Texas.
A thief who wrongfully claimed over £17,000 in housing and council tax benefit and income support was jailed for 15 weeks on Tuesday.
Plans for the Fairhill gypsy and travellers site were thrown out by Borough Hall planners on Monday night. Bedford Borough Council’s planning committee took a vote on the proposal for a 14- pitch site in Bedford. Speaking after the meeting Deputy Mayor Charles Royden said: “Fairhill has been refused planning permission. However, the borough council has planning permission in place for a gypsy and traveller site at Meadow Lane. We have done a great deal in Bedford to provide pitches with six additional pitches provided at Kempston Hardwick and a temporary traveller stopping place now completed at Meadow Lane.”
The family of a little boy left severely brain damaged by meningitis have organised a charity fun day in his honour. On Sunday, Bedford Park will be a hive of activity in honour of Stone Josephs and to raise awareness of the disease. As well as a sponsored walk there will be magic, a puppet show, hook-a-duck and bouncy castles, plus a whole host of other activities in aid of the Keech Cottage Children’s Hospice.
A 700-place sixth form college specialising in pupils aged 16-19 has been approved for Stewartby. This week the secretary of state for education agreed to enter into a funding agreement with Wootton Academy Trust to create Kimberley STEM College.
Scientists at Bedford Hospital have made a major breakthrough in the fight against prostate cancer.1 comment
In our latest Bytesize Borough video Peter Budek, owner of the Eagle Book Shop in Castle Road tells us just what he loves about Bedford.
Only the sunshine gave the Oloip Maasai Dance Troop any similarity with their home - as they shared their dance, singing and traditions with hundreds of people.
An aeroplane has crashed in Cranfield this afternoon (June 5).
Volunteers are needed to help two charities help vulnerable Bedford people when they are facing a crisis.
Being stranded in town is a thing of the past for disabled Jason Taylor because now he uses a state-of-the-art wheelchair.
Ever had a great idea for a film? Well a group of Bedford film-makers want to hear from you.
The Portas pilot scheme and town centre regeneration was on the agenda when BBC Radio 4 came to Bedford today (June 4).
Police are hunting for thieves after electrical equipment and a car were taken in a burglary in Elstow.
A writer whose love of historic weapons has seen him become an expert on the subject was shocked to discover that one of his books is now valued at over £500.
Bangers are the staple of every full English breakfast, and their popularity is without a doubt.
A flasher is being hunted by police after exposing himself in Castle Road, Bedford.
There are lots of people in Bedfordshire who work hard to raise the profile of the place they live.
Bedford Borough’s schools are receiving a new lease of life thanks to nearly £26million in building works.
A festival that celebrates all that goes on in the Castle Road part of Bedford is gearing up to be the best ever according to organisers.
A supplement, made from pomegranate, green tea, turmeric and broccoli, has a significant effect on men with prostate cancer according to Bedford Hospital scientists.
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Thursday 20 June 2013
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