As we approach a grim milestone of a year since the pandemic took control of our lives, we take a look at 10 of the most read stories on Bedford Today.
They vary from the very first case in the town to people being urged to stay at home as infection rates began to spiral out of control in Bedford.
1) UPDATE: Bedfordshire has 62 new cases of coronavirus in 24 hours Amazingly, the fact there were 62 cases was our top story, especially as you consider they certainly sky rocketed after this update in May.
2) Stay at home - Bedford people urged to do their bit to reduce high infection rates in the town As the rate of infection in Bedford borough became one of the highest in the East of England at one point, Bedford Borough Council urged people to stay at home in June to slow the spread of the virus.
3) JustGiving at centre of row over huge cut from Bedford hero Captain Tom's £26million fundraising effort As we broke the story of our hero Captain Sir Tom Moore's staggering fundraising effort, campaigners called on JustGiving to give 100 per cent of the cash he raised to the NHS with Daily Mail journalist Andrew Pierce has blasted them a "greedy commercial company".
4) Covid infections have risen in Bedford prompting new advice for limits on family gatherings In July, officials revealed 12 cases had come from five possible clusters in households with the highest rates of infections in Queens Park, Kingsbrook, Goldington and Kempston West.