Console Corner: Video gaming set to spring into action

After a relatively quiet couple of months, gaming is set spring into action with a host of exciting titles on the horizon.

Whats on

Royal Wedding: Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle tomorrow

The Prince of Wales will accompany Meghan Markle down the aisle at her wedding to Prince Harry, Kensington Palace said.


MOT test changes: the strict new rules being introduced in the next week that could affect your car

The MOT test is to get a major overhaul and introduce new rules that could make it harder for cars to pass.

The arrested teenager has been released on bail

Teenager arrested after stabbing in Kempston

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Kempston yesterday (16 May).

A lack of agreement over noise mitigation measures at Santa Pod Raceway has scuppered the current Local Plan

Bedford Local Plan falls through as disagreement with raceway means plan is no longer ‘sound’

A noisy raceway appears to have dealt a hammer blow to Bedford’s Local Plan - because the document will no longer be ‘sound’.

Train times are changing from Sunday: is your route affected?

Train times are changing from Sunday: is your route affected?

Rail commuters have been urged to check planned train timetable changes which will see more than four million trains rescheduled from Sunday 20 May onwards.


REVEALED IN PICTURES: OCD clutter scale will tell you if you have a hoarding problem

A hoarding support group is raising awareness of the compulsive disorder as part of National Hoarding Awareness Week (14-18 May).

Blues bring in Robling from Ealing

Blues bring in Robling from Ealing

Bedford have announced the signing of Welsh centre Lewis Robling from Championship rivals Ealing Trailfinders for the 2018/19 season.

The man was stabbed in Bedford Park over the weekend

20-year-old man stabbed in Bedford Park

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in the arm in Bedford on Sunday (May 13).


Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

Customers flying with Ryanair will find it harder to check-in for their flights this summer - unless they pay for their seat.

David Benson and Jack Lane

Two actors play 25 parts in Dad's Army show on Bedford stage

The much-loved characters and humour of Dad’s Army will be recreated on the stage in Bedford next week.

Theatre and Comedy
Max Dickins in The Man on the Moor

Striking play in Bedford explores a real-life modern mystery

Following his successful run of The Man on the Moor at last year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Max Dickins brings this one-man play to Bedford next week.

Theatre and Comedy
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MP backs campaign to get fitter

North East Beds MP Alistair Burt is encouraging people in Chronicle country to have their say on plans to make it safer for walkers and cyclists.

South Park hits the Switch

Console Corner: South Park The Fractured But Whole Nintendo Switch review

No great technical leaps but a worthy addition to Switch.

Health news. Photo: Shutterstock

‘Change unfair charges’ pleads Luton nurse

A Luton-based nurse has called for action to axe fees paid by overseas nursing staff to allow them to use NHS services.

Education news

Six governors at school threatened with closure resign

A village school which is threatened with closure has had all but one of its governors resign.

Harpur Street bins overflowing

Fears overflowing bins in Bedford town centre could attract rats

A two-year bin saga in Bedford town centre shows no signs of being cleaned up, with concerns the problem could soon attract rats and other vermin.


WATCH: Stunned Woburn Safari Park keeper Charlie receives marriage proposal with the help of a cheeky cockatoo!

Love was literally in the air at Woburn Safari Park when an animal keeper received a marriage proposal with the help of a cheeky cockatoo!

Covanta protest

Campaigners lodge Stewartby incinerator plan with the High Court

Villagers fighting controversial plans for a incinerator in Stewartby have lodged their case with the High Court.

MBTC Severn Way Brickhill

Fire service help pensioner from second floor flat in Brickhill

Emergency services were called to Severn Way, Brickhill, earlier today (May 11) following reports of what was believed to be a medical emergency.

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