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National Farm Attractions Network awards: Finalists announced - Smallholder

National Farm Attractions Network awards: Finalists announced  Smallholder

More than 30 farm parks, rural attractions and industry suppliers from around the UK have made it through to the finals of the National Farm…

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:13 pm


Farm Attraction Awards Finalists Announced - Stackyard

Farm Attraction Awards Finalists Announced  Stackyard

Over 30 farm parks, rural attractions and industry suppliers from around the UK have made it through to the finals of the National Farm Attractions Network ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 2:21 pm


Met Office issues snow and ice weather warning for Bedfordshire - Cambridge News

Met Office issues snow and ice weather warning for Bedfordshire  Cambridge News

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for this weekend.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 12:39 pm


Greggs sets sights on ‘ideal’ Leighton Buzzard location - Leighton Buzzard Today

Greggs sets sights on ‘ideal’ Leighton Buzzard location  Leighton Buzzard Today

The UK's biggest bakery retailer has set its sights on a business park off Grovebury Road, Leighton Buzzard. Greggs has submitted a planning application to ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 12:32 pm


Parents’ fears over ‘vital’ services for youngsters after Central Bedfordshire cuts funding - Biggleswade Today

Parents’ fears over ‘vital’ services for youngsters after Central Bedfordshire cuts funding  Biggleswade Today

Parents of children with special needs in Chronicle country fear their youngsters could lose out on vital services after Central Bedfordshire Council changed its ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 11:15 am


Government's multi-million pound pledge to region's police forces - ITV News

Government's multi-million pound pledge to region's police forces  ITV News

The Government is planning to pump millions of pounds into our region's police forces - but senior officers are warning that more will be needed.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 5:37 pm


£800000 for Bedfordshire police - Heart

£800000 for Bedfordshire police  Heart

8m has been given to Bedfordshire police to pay for more frontline officers.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 3:25 pm


£8m for Beds Police & Options For TVP, Northants - Heart

£8m for Beds Police & Options For TVP, Northants  Heart

8m has been given to Bedfordshire police to pay for more frontline officers.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 3:25 pm


Shefford extend their advantage in Bedfordshire League - Biggleswade Today

Shefford extend their advantage in Bedfordshire League  Biggleswade Today

Shefford Town & Campton stretched their lead at the head of the Premier Division supported by Sportsform to eight points with a 4-2 victory at AFC Oakley ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 2:03 pm


England's worst primary schools REVEALED - is YOUR child's school on the list? - Mirror Online

England's worst primary schools REVEALED - is YOUR child's school on the list?  Mirror Online

An official list of 364 schools that did not meet the Government's floor standard for performance in 2017/18 has been released.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 1:25 pm


The UK's first DIGITAL air traffic control centre is at Cranfield Airport - Daily Mail

The UK's first DIGITAL air traffic control centre is at Cranfield Airport  Daily Mail

Controllers at Cranfield Airport in Bedfordshire have begun using live footage from high-definition cameras to direct take-offs and landings.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 12:48 pm


Did you see Luton flasher? - Luton Today

Did you see Luton flasher?  Luton Today

A hunt is on after a man was seen indecently exposing himself in Luton on Tuesday.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 10:08 am


Theresa May vote: Who submitted letters of no-confidence? WHY do they want May OUT? - Express.co.uk

Theresa May vote: Who submitted letters of no-confidence? WHY do they want May OUT?  Express.co.uk

In order to oust their leader, 15 percent (48 in total) of Conservative MPs must write to the chairman of the 1922 Committee, Sir Graham Brady, to call a vote of no ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 6:20 pm


Bedfordshire MP slams ‘obsessed’ colleagues over no confidence vote - Biggleswade Today

Bedfordshire MP slams ‘obsessed’ colleagues over no confidence vote  Biggleswade Today

North East Beds MP Alistair Burt says he is backing the Prime Minister in tonight's no confidence vote.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 5:27 pm


Warning after dog-napping attempt in Biggleswade - Biggleswade Today

Warning after dog-napping attempt in Biggleswade  Biggleswade Today

Pet owners are being warned to be on their guard after an attempted dog-napping in Biggleswade yesterday (Tuesday).

Published on 12 December 2018 | 4:14 pm


Police can now seize vehicles left untaxed for more than eight weeks - Hertfordshire Mercury

Police can now seize vehicles left untaxed for more than eight weeks  Hertfordshire Mercury

Police now have the power to seize vehicles that have been untaxed for longer than eight weeks. To address the problem of untaxed vehicles, the DVLA has ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 3:32 pm


University of Bedfordshire students get advice from Milkshake! presenter - Luton Today

University of Bedfordshire students get advice from Milkshake! presenter  Luton Today

Students from the University of Bedfordshire were given some words of wisdom from Channel 5 children's presenter Derek Moran.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 3:03 pm


Digital Brand Manager - Cardiology - Bedfordshire Office Based - PharmaTimes

Digital Brand Manager - Cardiology - Bedfordshire Office Based  PharmaTimes

A Digital Brand Manager - Cardiology - Bedfordshire Office Based job brought to you on the PharmaTimes website. PharmaTimes Magazine and Digital offer a ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 2:31 pm


Wanted Tameside man 'actively evading arrest' say police - Manchester Evening News

Wanted Tameside man 'actively evading arrest' say police  Manchester Evening News

Ian Brewster, 27, is wanted for malicious communications, harassment and false imprisonment.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 1:12 pm


£1.6m grant pot open to applications for anti-crime projects in Bedfordshire - Bedford Today

£1.6m grant pot open to applications for anti-crime projects in Bedfordshire  Bedford Today

Community organisations have been invited to apply for a slice of a £1.6m grant pot to prevent offending, protect communities, and support victims of crime.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 12:55 pm


Health News: Get your flu jab if you are 65 or over - Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle

Health News: Get your flu jab if you are 65 or over  Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle

Bedfordshire and Luton Clinical Commissioning Groups are urging residents aged 65 and over, to take up their free NHS flu vaccination before winter takes ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 10:46 am


Music school in Biggleswade celebrates landmark year with special concert - Biggleswade Today

Music school in Biggleswade celebrates landmark year with special concert  Biggleswade Today

A music school based in Biggleswade has celebrated 15 years of teaching with a special concert.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 8:03 am


Police investigate break-in at cafe in Leighton Buzzard - Leighton Buzzard Today

Police investigate break-in at cafe in Leighton Buzzard  Leighton Buzzard Today

The owner of Sorelli Cafe in Leighton Buzzard is appealing for the public's help after the cafe was broken into on Monday morning.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 9:19 pm


Student social worker from Bedfordshire wins top award - Biggleswade Today

Student social worker from Bedfordshire wins top award  Biggleswade Today

A student social worker from Central Bedfordshire Council has received national recognition after winning a top prize at a professional awards event.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 7:07 pm


Council urges people over 65 to get thier free flu jab - Dunstable Today

Council urges people over 65 to get thier free flu jab  Dunstable Today

Central Bedfordshire Council is urging its residents aged 65 and over to take up their free NHS flu vaccination.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 2:40 pm


Man wanted after bank bomb hoax robbery in Bedfordshire - Cambridge News

Man wanted after bank bomb hoax robbery in Bedfordshire  Cambridge News

Police are looking for a man after a bank robbery in Luton where a suspicious device was used.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 2:23 pm


Teenager with links to Grays and Tilbury missing from Bedfordshire - YOURTHUROCK

Teenager with links to Grays and Tilbury missing from Bedfordshire  YOURTHUROCK

BEDFORDSHIRE Police are appealing for the public's help in finding a missing 15-year-old girl. Olivia Weston was last seen on the afternoon of Friday (7 ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 12:00 pm


Staff sickened by redundancies letter at Leighton Road Surgery - Leighton Buzzard Today

Staff sickened by redundancies letter at Leighton Road Surgery  Leighton Buzzard Today

It has emerged that both medical and administration workers at Leighton Road Surgery's two sites received a letter informing them of upcoming redundancies ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 6:56 am


Sing carols in historic thatched Bedfordshire chapel that was once a lowly cattle shed - Bedford Today

Sing carols in historic thatched Bedfordshire chapel that was once a lowly cattle shed  Bedford Today

The *service*, at the historic Roxton Chapel, pictured, will be in aid of the children's charity Action for Children. It will be held in the old thatched building, which ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 7:01 pm


State-of-the-art nursery and after-school club opens in Wixams - Bedford Today

State-of-the-art nursery and after-school club opens in Wixams  Bedford Today

A state-of-the-art nursery has opened on the single largest development in Bedfordshire to meet a growing need for local families.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 5:33 pm


Children’s literary charity moves to new base in Bedford - Bedford Today

Children’s literary charity moves to new base in Bedford  Bedford Today

A charity that uses volunteers to boosts children's literacy is moving to a new head office in Bedford.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 4:36 pm


Have your say on schools’ admission changes for three schools in Chronicle country - Biggleswade Today

Have your say on schools’ admission changes for three schools in Chronicle country  Biggleswade Today

Central Bedfordshire Council is consulting on proposed changes to school admissions arrangements for all Community and Voluntary Controlled (VC) schools ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 11:51 am


Teenage burglars jailed after police found them pretending to be asleep in house - Sky News

Teenage burglars jailed after police found them pretending to be asleep in house  Sky News

Three teenage burglars have been jailed after they were caught undressed and pretending to be asleep when officers caught up with them. Bedfordshire Police ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Convicted Bedford prisoner sentenced for £30k jail drug deal - BBC News

Convicted Bedford prisoner sentenced for £30k jail drug deal  BBC News

A convicted drug dealer who orchestrated a "shocking" £30,000 cocaine deal from a Hertfordshire prison has been sentenced to seven years in jail. Domineco ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 3:59 pm


Teen jailed for bomb threats which closed Bedfordshire schools - Biggleswade Today

Teen jailed for bomb threats which closed Bedfordshire schools  Biggleswade Today

A teenager whose bomb hoaxes caused the closure of several Bedfordshire schools, has been jailed for three years today (Friday).

Published on 7 December 2018 | 3:08 pm


Neglect Matters Bedfordshire: How does neglect affect a young person’s health? - Luton Today

Neglect Matters Bedfordshire: How does neglect affect a young person’s health?  Luton Today

The NSPCC's Local Campaigns Manager Emma Motherwell talks about how neglect can have an impact on a child's physical health, and how this can affect ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 10:15 am


Three jailed over £30000 Bedfordshire cocaine deal organised behind bars - ITV News

Three jailed over £30000 Bedfordshire cocaine deal organised behind bars  ITV News

Read the latest Anglia stories, Three jailed over £30000 Bedfordshire cocaine deal organised behind bars on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Anglia ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 6:00 am


Dunstable youngsters with learning difficulties enjoy Thameslink ride to boost travel confidence - Dunstable Today

Dunstable youngsters with learning difficulties enjoy Thameslink ride to boost travel confidence  Dunstable Today

Thameslink is helping Bedfordshire youngsters with learning difficulties to become more independent by boosting their knowledge and confidence of train travel.

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


30% of youngsters in South West Bedfordshire are overweight or obese - Luton Today

30% of youngsters in South West Bedfordshire are overweight or obese  Luton Today

Up to 30% of South West Bedfordshire's 11 and 12 year old are obese or overweight.

Published on 4 December 2018 | 3:09 pm


Mayor enjoys two treats to celebrate Bedfordshire Day - Bedford Today

Mayor enjoys two treats to celebrate Bedfordshire Day  Bedford Today

Mayor Dave Hodgson tucked into a local delicacy known as Chocolate Toothpaste to celebrate Bedfordshire Day last week.

Published on 4 December 2018 | 10:08 am


HGV Mechanic, Luton, Bedfordshire - Motor Trader

HGV Mechanic, Luton, Bedfordshire  Motor Trader

HGV Technician / Mechanic required in Luton. Commercial Vehicle Technician required in Luton Basic Salary circa £32,000 plus overtime. Alternating shifts ...

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Bedfordshire Police on tackling modern-day slavery | Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade News - The Comet

Bedfordshire Police on tackling modern-day slavery | Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade News  The Comet

As it was the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery yesterday, Bedfordshire Police have told us what they're doing to tackle modern-day slavery in the ...

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Travellers stopping sites in Central Bedfordshire | Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade News - The Comet

Travellers stopping sites in Central Bedfordshire | Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade News  The Comet

A £450000 scheme for two temporary travellers sites in Central Bedfordshire has cleared another hurdle – but where they are located will need to be thoroughly ...

Published on 2 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Bedfordshire singer's 'Christmas Wish' to help region's homeless - ITV News

Bedfordshire singer's 'Christmas Wish' to help region's homeless  ITV News

Read the latest Anglia stories, Bedfordshire singer's 'Christmas Wish' to help region's homeless on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Anglia news.

Published on 2 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Neglect Matters Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire social worker uses NSPCC tool to help struggling mum-of-three combat neglect in her own family - Luton Today

Neglect Matters Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire social worker uses NSPCC tool to help struggling mum-of-three combat neglect in her own family  Luton Today

Central Bedfordshire Council has piloted a new NSPCC tool to help identify children who are being neglected, and work with their families effectively.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE COUNCIL Notice of Application for new/ variation of Premises licence - The Comet

CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE COUNCIL Notice of Application for new/ variation of Premises licence  The Comet

NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT FRANKLINS OF THORNCOTE has applied to the Central Bedfordshire Council for a new premises licence in respect of FRANKLINS ...

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Central Bedfordshire towns to get a deep clean in time for Christmas - Biggleswade Today

Central Bedfordshire towns to get a deep clean in time for Christmas  Biggleswade Today

Central Bedfordshire Council is planning a range of cleaning activities to tidy-up some of its town centres. The council will be starting with pavement cleaning in ...

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Motorists targeted and vehicles seized in joint operation at Luton Airport - Dunstable Today

Motorists targeted and vehicles seized in joint operation at Luton Airport  Dunstable Today

A number of motorists were stopped for traffic offences and several vehicles seized for having no insurance during an operation at Luton Airport on Saturday.

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Station staff help Bedfordshire youngsters gain confidence to travel - Bedford Today

Station staff help Bedfordshire youngsters gain confidence to travel  Bedford Today

Five young people with learning difficulties have been given the knowledge and confidence to travel by train, thanks to Thameslink staff. Two Thameslink station ...

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Challenges from travellers at Billington debated as need for temporary stopping sites in Central Bedfordshire is explained - Leighton Buzzard Today

Challenges from travellers at Billington debated as need for temporary stopping sites in Central Bedfordshire is explained  Leighton Buzzard Today

A £450000 scheme for two temporary stopping sites for travellers in Central Bedfordshire has cleared another hurdle.

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Residents promise to continue fight against Covanta - but Tory councillors say it’s all over - Bedford Today

Residents promise to continue fight against Covanta - but Tory councillors say it’s all over  Bedford Today

A community group hope to extend their fight against plans to built an incinerator in rural Bedfordshire. Bedfordshire Against Covanta Incinerator (BACI) says it ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Bedfordshire short stay travellers sites aim to combat illegal pitches - BBC News

Bedfordshire short stay travellers sites aim to combat illegal pitches  BBC News

Councillors want to spend £450,000 to set up temporary Gypsy and traveller pitches to combat illegal sites. Residents have criticised Central Bedfordshire ...

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Public Safety News:decorate your home safely this Christmas - Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle

Public Safety News:decorate your home safely this Christmas  Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue *Service* has published some advice on how to decorate your trees and home safely this Christmas.

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


New ownership and renovation at Bedfordshire boutique sparks interest from Channel 4 - Boutique Hotelier

New ownership and renovation at Bedfordshire boutique sparks interest from Channel 4  Boutique Hotelier

A hotel in Bedfordshire that has been renovated under its new ownership has caught the eye of producers at Channel 4 that is setting the property on the path to ...

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Children from Biggleswade are off on a virtual journey to Lapland - Biggleswade Today

Children from Biggleswade are off on a virtual journey to Lapland  Biggleswade Today

Pupils can make their way to Lapland to visit Santa on a virtual journey that promotes walking, scooting and cycling to school.

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Legal loophole about adults having sex with teens in their care must be closed, says NSPCC boss - The Comet

Legal loophole about adults having sex with teens in their care must be closed, says NSPCC boss  The Comet

Police forces in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire cannot act on a total of 74 complaints made in the last four years about adults having sex with ...

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


South Bedfordshire teacher pleads guilty to sending sexual text messages to teenage boy - Dunstable Today

South Bedfordshire teacher pleads guilty to sending sexual text messages to teenage boy  Dunstable Today

A teacher at a South Bedfordshire school has pleaded guilty to sending sexually explicit messages to a teenage boy.

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Central Bedfordshire schools take on virtual journey to Lapland - Dunstable Today

Central Bedfordshire schools take on virtual journey to Lapland  Dunstable Today

Pupils across Central Bedfordshire are heading to Lapland to visit Santa, via a virtual journey that promotes walking, scooting and cycling to school.

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


BBC Beds, Herts & Bucks: Latest updates - BBC News

BBC Beds, Herts & Bucks: Latest updates  BBC News

The latest news, sport, travel and weather updates for Beds, Herts & Bucks.

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


New gritter depot in Sandy opens | Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade News - The Comet

New gritter depot in Sandy opens | Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade News  The Comet

Work has finished on a multi-million-pound highways depot facility in Sandy, to accommodate gritter vehicles ahead of the winter season.

Published on 24 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Bedfordshire Police inundated with Bobby Buddy teddies to support children - The Comet

Bedfordshire Police inundated with Bobby Buddy teddies to support children  The Comet

Bedfordshire Police have received nearly 200 knitted teddy bears to support children impacted by crime after an appeal to the people of the county.

Published on 24 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Up to 60 relatives of Bedfordshire Police WW1 soldiers traced - BBC News

Up to 60 relatives of Bedfordshire Police WW1 soldiers traced  BBC News

Up to 60 relatives of police officers who served as soldiers and were killed in World War One have been traced following an appeal by a police force. Some 22 ...

Published on 24 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Anthony Lee carried out crimes across Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire and the Thames Valley - Borehamwood Times

Anthony Lee carried out crimes across Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire and the Thames Valley  Borehamwood Times

A prolific offender has been jailed for a two-month crime spree across four counties.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Police get funding boost to fight organised crime in Bedfordshire - GOV.UK

Police get funding boost to fight organised crime in Bedfordshire  GOV.UK

The Home Office has approved in full a special grant application from Bedfordshire police to fight gang activity and serious violence.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Parts Advisor, Luton, Bedfordshire - Motor Trader

Parts Advisor, Luton, Bedfordshire  Motor Trader

Parts Advisor, Luton, Bedfordshire, £23500 to £27500 - Parts Advisor in Luton.Are you an experienced Parts Advisor in Luton? Are you looking for a new role as ...

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Shefford Town and Crawley Green march on in Bedfordshire League - Biggleswade Today

Shefford Town and Crawley Green march on in Bedfordshire League  Biggleswade Today

Lee Harman and Kier Boyd netting the goals scored the goals for Shefford to keep them in pole position in the Premier Division supported by Sportsform.

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Experienced Part time Optical Assistant - Dunstable, Bedfordshire job with Network Open Recruitment | 1401782825 - Optician Online

Experienced Part time Optical Assistant - Dunstable, Bedfordshire job with Network Open Recruitment | 1401782825  Optician Online

Experienced Part time Optical Assistant - Dunstable, Bedfordshire. My Client, a friendly well-established mid to high end independent practice situated in the ...

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Office Manager, Dunstable, Bedfordshire - Motor Trader

Office Manager, Dunstable, Bedfordshire  Motor Trader

Office Manager, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, £26000 to £30000 - PA / Office Manager required in DunstableOur client is an Independent Specialist Garage in the ...

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Appeal after 14-year old girl kidnapped in Milton Keynes - ITV News

Appeal after 14-year old girl kidnapped in Milton Keynes  ITV News

Read the latest Anglia stories, Appeal after 14-year old girl kidnapped in Milton Keynes on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Anglia news.

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


£500k travellers action plan for Central Bedfordshire includes new 28-day temporary stopping sites - Leighton Buzzard Today

£500k travellers action plan for Central Bedfordshire includes new 28-day temporary stopping sites  Leighton Buzzard Today

Criticism over inaction at travellers sites in Billington and other parts of Central Bedfordshire is prompting the council to toughen its stance.

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Central Bedfordshire Council to answer your questions about A421 work - Bedford Today

Central Bedfordshire Council to answer your questions about A421 work  Bedford Today

Central Bedfordshire Council will be at the Kingston Centre shopping mall in Milton Keynes next Thursday (November 29) to answer questions and queries from ...

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Super salon soirée will support Luton’s All Women’s Centre - Dunstable Today

Super salon soirée will support Luton’s All Women’s Centre  Dunstable Today

Bedfordshire residents are invited to a glamorous salon soirée to raise money for Luton's All Women's Centre, which supports victims of violence and abuse.

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Bedfordshire railway line deaths trigger Network Rail action call | Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade News - The Comet

Bedfordshire railway line deaths trigger Network Rail action call | Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade News  The Comet

Six deaths within a year on a railway line through Bedfordshire have triggered a call for Network Rail to take action.

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wanderbus community service boosted by donation from Bedfordshire Freemasons - Biggleswade Today

Wanderbus community service boosted by donation from Bedfordshire Freemasons  Biggleswade Today

A generous donation from the county's Freemasons will help a community bus *service* thrive, and provide vital links for the elderly.

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Crime News: Bedfordshire Police new burglary report system - Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle

Crime News: Bedfordshire Police new burglary report system  Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle

Bedfordshire Police will soon introduce a new process to provide a more efficient and effective *service* to reports of burglary. Call handlers in the force's control ...

Published on 19 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Bring it on - council is all set for snow threat - Biggleswade Today

Bring it on - council is all set for snow threat  Biggleswade Today

Central Bedfordshire Council has finished work on a new £4.3million highways depot facility at Beamish Close in Sandy for its gritter vehicles, ahead of the ...

Published on 17 November 2018 | 8:00 am


A good walk: Old Warden & Northill Fishponds, Bedfordshire - The Times

A good walk: Old Warden & Northill Fishponds, Bedfordshire  The Times

Twenty-four hours of solid rain over Bedfordshire had given way to a misty, moisty, mizzling day; not exactly raining, but the damp cold air pearled my face and ...

Published on 17 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Biggleswade health hub progress criticised | Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade News - The Comet

Biggleswade health hub progress criticised | Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade News  The Comet

Progress over talks to set up a community health hub in Biggleswade have been criticised for being too slow.

Published on 17 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Crime News: Police funding cuts leads to office shortage - Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle

Crime News: Police funding cuts leads to office shortage  Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle

PCC Kathryn Holloway said lack of funding means burglary victims should not expect a police officer to attend immediately if the crime is over.

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Brexit agreement: Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire MPs respond | Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade News - The Comet

Brexit agreement: Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire MPs respond | Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth, Biggleswade News  The Comet

As the topic that has split the nation for the last two years comes to its final stages, what do our Conservative MPs think about Theresa May's draft Brexit plan?

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


‘It’s time CBC fought back over planners’ - Biggleswade Today

‘It’s time CBC fought back over planners’  Biggleswade Today

A village campaign group has called on Central Bedfordshire Council to put up “a robust defence” against speculative housing plans by developers.

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Shefford beat Ickwell for fifth straight win in Bedfordshire League - Biggleswade Today

Shefford beat Ickwell for fifth straight win in Bedfordshire League  Biggleswade Today

Shefford Town & Campton remain five points clear in the Premier Division supported by Sportsform after they netted win number five on the bounce on Saturday.

Published on 15 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Bedfordshire Police sergeant claims comments to women were 'banter' - BBC News

Bedfordshire Police sergeant claims comments to women were 'banter'  BBC News

A retired police sergeant facing allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards junior officers has told a disciplinary panel the exchanges were "shared banter".

Published on 8 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Bedfordshire police officer with crushed leg critical of jail term - BBC News

Bedfordshire police officer with crushed leg critical of jail term  BBC News

The woman police constable says having a man drive at her and break her leg was "incomprehensible".

Published on 1 November 2018 | 7:00 am


Bedfordshire: Adult neglect referrals up by a third - BBC News

Bedfordshire: Adult neglect referrals up by a third  BBC News

The number of adults referred to social services in Bedfordshire due to neglect or abuse has increased by a third over the last three years, new figures show.

Published on 31 October 2018 | 7:00 am


EVOLVE network aims to address gender inequality in Bedfordshire - Luton Today

EVOLVE network aims to address gender inequality in Bedfordshire  Luton Today

The Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation have launched the EVOLVE network which aims to address gender inequality.

Published on 23 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Julian Cole: Three Bedfordshire Police officers sacked - BBC News

Julian Cole: Three Bedfordshire Police officers sacked  BBC News

Three PCs involved in arresting a man left paralysed and brain-damaged have been sacked after being found guilty by a misconduct panel. Julian Cole was ...

Published on 22 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Bedfordshire Police wants 'emergency' gang crime funds - BBC News

Bedfordshire Police wants 'emergency' gang crime funds  BBC News

A police force has asked the government for an emergency bailout to "save children's lives" from what it calls an "unprecedented" rise in gang crime.

Published on 10 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Bedfordshire firm fined after accident left man in coma - BBC News

Bedfordshire firm fined after accident left man in coma  BBC News

Aerosol canisters exploded after a spark from a forklift ignited a cloud of gas.

Published on 27 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Crematorium plan for Central Bedfordshire gets first public airing in Flitwick - Bedford Today

Crematorium plan for Central Bedfordshire gets first public airing in Flitwick  Bedford Today

Central Bedfordshire Council has earmarked a site behind Steppingley Hospital, and if approved it would be the first crematorium in the district.

Published on 20 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Leon Briggs death: No charges for Bedfordshire Police officers - BBC News

Leon Briggs death: No charges for Bedfordshire Police officers  BBC News

No Bedfordshire police officers will be charged over the death of a man in custody, the Crown Prosecution *Service* (CPS) has said. Leon Briggs, 39, died in ...

Published on 13 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Bedfordshire and London drugs raids sees seven arrested - BBC News

Bedfordshire and London drugs raids sees seven arrested  BBC News

Police carried out the early morning raids after residents' complaints.

Published on 5 September 2018 | 7:00 am


'Lethal' Bedfordshire imitation firearm converters jailed - BBC News

'Lethal' Bedfordshire imitation firearm converters jailed  BBC News

Two men who modified imitation firearms to make them capable of firing lethal shots have been jailed. Matthew Harwozinski, 29, bought blank-firing handguns ...

Published on 24 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Heritage open days across Bedfordshire are free for all - Bedford Today

Heritage open days across Bedfordshire are free for all  Bedford Today

Celebrate the county's history and culture during September in a festival that is free to enjoy. Heritage Open Days is England's largest annual festival of history ...

Published on 23 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Rio Ferdinand Bedfordshire homes plans 'built false hope' - BBC News

Rio Ferdinand Bedfordshire homes plans 'built false hope'  BBC News

An as-yet undelivered £400m housing project, backed by footballers including Rio Ferdinand, "built up false hope," a local councillor said. The Legacy ...

Published on 26 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Bedfordshire creates 'first ever Newt Officer' - BBC News

Bedfordshire creates 'first ever Newt Officer'  BBC News

The role will work with developers to make sure they look after the protected species.

Published on 5 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Bedfordshire's first Roman town wall unearthed in Sandy - BBC News

Bedfordshire's first Roman town wall unearthed in Sandy  BBC News

Archaeologists also discovered a skeleton and the remains of a Saxon house at the site.

Published on 16 June 2018 | 7:00 am








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