Music and film composer David Arnold, who has been involved with various James Bond films and the 2012 London Olympics, opened a new recording studio this week.
A controversial plan to allow same-sex couples to marry was passed in the third reading of the Bill on Tuesday evening.
Record crowds flocked to the 16th Bedfordshire Classic Motor Show held in the grounds of Woburn Abbey.
A stationery shop has been nominated as one of the top card retailers in the UK.
Detectives investigating the murder of Kempston man Sharif Demirsay are investigating a car fire in Corby Close yesterday to establish any connection.
Fifth Avenue Hair and Beauty Spa owner Kerry Cash talks to us about her favourite shop in Bedford.
Parking issues and filling empty buildings are two major issues a Ampthill’s new mayor is set to focus on this year.
A first time buyer would need an average deposit of £22,782 to buy a flat in Bedford - which is beyond the reach of anyone on an average income a national campaign has claimed.
Crowds turned out in the surprise sunshine on Sunday to see pupils Maypole and country dancing at Elstow May Festival.
A day dedicated to thanking local supporters of a disabled charity in Bedford saw over 100 people attend the special event.
A unique link-up heralds the start of a long-awaited £10m residential housing development which will be the first in Bedford to cater for both residential and extra-care on the same site.
Angry commuters were left stranded at Bedford station after the train driver went straight through Flitwick without stopping.
A Ride Free motorcycle event took place at Redborne Upper School in Ampthill to encourage bikers to continually improve their riding skills.
Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Olly Martins has revealed the identity of his proposed candidate for the post of Chief Constable of Bedfordshire Police.
A teenager whose grandparents both still play in a rock band is just one step away from playing live at the 02 Arena.
Firefighters worked for over an hour to free a trapped motorist from her vehicle today.
Support for MS patients video
Multiple Sclerosis sufferers say their chronic pain has been relieved thanks to a new state-of-of -the-art machine.1 comment
We are the heart of park video
The owners of a kiosk in the heart of Russell Park have spoken to us in the next instalment of Bytesize Borough.
The new Mr and Miss Bedfordshire have been revealed.
A teenager has had her luscious locks shaved off to raise money for cancer charities.
The future of a controversial waste incinerator hangs in the balance after bosses announced their plan to sell the site.
Three wild boar piglets are being hand reared by zoo keepers - with the help of a cuddly toy sheep.
Mid-Beds MP Nadine Dorries met a PM of a different kind when she joined postman George Bennett on his Ampthill round.
As I enthusiastically stepped out onto the green at Wilstead Bowls Club, I was optimistic about discovering a hidden talent and leaving the other members bowled-over by my skills.
The iconic Subtropical Swimming Paradise is beginning to take shape at the new Center Parcs Woburn Forest as 46 Glulam pieces - the longest in the UK at 70 metres - start to arrive.
Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after electronic equipment containing hundreds of sentimental photographs, was stolen during a burglary in Bedford over the Bank Holiday Weekend. The incident happened sometime between 11am on Sunday, May 5 and midday on Monday, May 6 at a home in Greenshields Road, Bedford.
Waste firm Covanta Energy could be selling off its Bedfordshire site Rookery Pit South in Stewartby.
A man who pointed a gun at two police officers who came to the aid of a taxi driver who had been robbed and kidnapped, has been jailed for eight years today (May 10). Jamie Scott, 24, of London, received eight years in prison at Luton Crown Court today.
A local entrepreneur has launched the UK’s first designer brand of e-cigarettes - named Salmon & Trout.
Four grandchildren and their families reunited to celebrate exactly 100 years since their grandfather Albert Grimmer made his first flight in a monoplane he restored.
Toddlers learnt how honey is made this week whhen a beekeeper made a specail visit.
_Little golfers have been learnng how to tee off with the best of them at Beadlow Manor Golf Club.
A dinnerlady is preparing to cook up a storm and wow judges in a bid to be crowned School Chef of the Year.
Parents have hit out at alleged plans to remove their village bus stop from a school bus route.
The man who died in the A421 smash has been named as David Simpson.1 comment
The 66-year-old driver of a JCB digger that collided with a lorry on the A421 yesterday died at the scene.
Judges have chosen a painting by a Bedford artist to go through to the final stages of competition organised by the world-renowned Saatchi Gallery.
The A421 is closed in both directions between the Black Cat roundabout and Great Barford after a lorry overturned.
A 24-year-old officer cadet from Flitwick has taken part in a Royal parade at Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) in Dartmouth to mark the successful completion of his initial training.
A dance crew of schoolboys have got through to the finals of an International World Championship Street Dance Competition.
Residents interested in influencing decisions affecting their area and championing local interests are being invited to an event on aiming to get more local people to stand as local councillors.
There is no denying that Summer has arrived.
Meet Timber the Wolf!
‘A thriving music scene’ video
Live music is thriving in Bedford, and this week events manager at Esquires speaks to us about the music scene and the venue.
The body of missing teacher Leda Bolden was discovered in the river in Bedford on Tuesday afternoon.
Center Parcs directors pedalled 125 miles to its newest holiday park that is currently under construction to raise money for charity.
It takes someone with special determination to decide to take up golf when they’ve been registered blind.
A new series of guided walks begins in Bedford in May - offering you the chance to find out more about the town.
“Less crime means fewer victims” says Chief Constable Alf Hitchcock after Bedfordshire Police recorded some of the largest reductions in the country.
Bedford Hospital NHS Trust is asking people to nominate their number one nurse.
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