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Traffic to be diverted via LINCOLN to avoid roadworks on the A17

Road resurfacing works on a stretch of the A17 between Sleaford and the A1 at Newark will see three weeks of overnight closures and drivers ordered to re-route via Lincoln.

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The M1 between Northampton and MK was closed this morning

Delays after M1 closed between after Milton Keynes following accident involving three lorries

There were major delays on the M1 this morning after a section of the motorway was closed following an accident involving three lorries.

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£5million plan to tackle traffic congestion in Manton Lane Bedford

Highways bosses have announced a £5million investment to help tackle congestion in Manton Lane.

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Police are currently attending the A421 in Bedford

Delays as A421 closed in Bedford after 'police incident' over 'welfare for person'

A section of the A421 was closed in Bedford earlier this afternoon as police dealt with the 'welfare of a person'.
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Rail bosses investigate as kids left stranded on Bedford train without their dad

Rail bosses investigate as kids left stranded on Bedford train without their dad

Rail bosses are investigating why a train was allowed to leave Bedford station with two tiny children on board and their frantic parent left behind on the platform.

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VIDEO: Top LA directors create new campaign to show dangers of driving with a mobile phone

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

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The van crashed into a home in Maulden on Tuesday evening

Man arrested after van ploughs into Bedfordshire home

A 34-year-old man from Maulden is currently in police custody after a van ploughed into a home.

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VIDEO: Chilling footage showing moment child’s buggy rolls into the path of freight train released as warning to parents

This is the shocking moment a thankfully empty child’s buggy was ripped apart when it rolled across a railway platform and into the path of an oncoming train as footage is released to serve as a warning to parents.

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Souls Coaches has handed in its notice on the contract to ferry kids to Holywell Middle School

‘Late’ Bedford school bus to get new operator

A school bus service that was ‘constantly’ dropping off kids late will be run by a different company from Monday.

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Look out for stunning meteor showers this month

October meteor showers and when you can watch them

Stargazers are in for a treat next month as two meteor showers are set to light up the night sky this October, with the first due this week.

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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.

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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.

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Live - Panic among commuters as ‘explosion’ leaves ‘many injured’ on London underground

Emergency services were called to a London Underground station after reports of an explosion on a train.

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The last Class 319 train leaves Bedford for the final time

Trainspotters wave off last of old Thameslink fleet from Bedford station

It was out with the old and in with the new – as enthusiastic trainspotters waved off the last of Thameslink’s old fleet at Bedford station.

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Mayor Dave Hodgson says proposal could bring Bedford to breaking point

bedford commuters face price hike as well as proposed worse service

Commuters will see the price of regulated rail fares rise by up to 3.6 per cent from January - the largest increasein five years.

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Rail bosses pledge new crackdown

London Midland Trains has started a new campaign against anti-social behaviour.

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Trains delayed because of swan on the line at Bedford

Commuters at Bedford train station were joined by an unlikely passenger this morning (Wednesday, August 2).

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VIDEO: Mother films terrifying scene inside plane as it dropped towards the sea

A terrified mother has revealed how “all hell broke loose” as the plane she was travelling on dropped towards the sea.

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