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Bedford Today News

Hoping to get your Ikea on? This Scandia-Hus bungalow in Bedford's Kimbolton Road is on the market

If you hate vacuuming the stairs, this place could be just what you’re looking for.

Bedford Today News

Bedford drivers warned to expect overnight delays on A1 and A421

Bedford's motorists will have five road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

Luton Today Dunstable

Ongoing help for Dunstable and Houghton Regis people recovering from heart disease is a "postcode lottery" says councillor

Ongoing help for residents recovering from heart disease is a “postcode lottery”, a Dunstable councillor told the Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board (BLMK ICB).

Bedford Today News

Bedford Girls’ School alumna to represent GB at Paris Olympics

Never mind Emily in Paris, Revée Walcott-Nolan is the one hoping to make a name for herself in the French capital this summer.

Bedford Today News

Heads up - Catherine's back at Ampthill boozer

Just weeks after a national newspaper reported how furious Ampthill residents were demanding publican Richard Hammond be sent to the tower, Catherine of Aragon’s picture has been put back outside the Queen’s Head pub.

Bedford Today News

"Positive feedback and minimal complaints" since new company took over Bedford's leisure facilities - with more improvements to come

Bedford borough’s new leisure provider said it has had “positive feedback and minimal complaints” since taking over in February.

Bedford Today News

The rain stayed away as crowds flocked to Bedford River Festival

It was a fun-filled weekend for the town as families and friends enjoyed the river festival.

Bedford Today News

Fire crews tackle second arson in a month at former Robert Bruce School in Kempston

Three separate fire crews tackled another blaze at the former Robert Bruce Middle School.

Bedford Today News

Global IT outage: what caused CrowdStrike outage and could other IT outages happen in the future?

That’s a worrying warning 😬

Bedford Today News

Agreement to build railway station in Wixams set to be signed this week

Bedford Borough Council is due to sign an agreement with Network Rail this week to build Wixams Station, a senior council officer has said.

Luton Today Dunstable

Dunstable Yesteryear: When the water tower was a local landmark

How everyone was provided with drinking water on tap

Bedford Today News

The 10 worst areas for mobile phone signal in the UK - full list of postcode dead spots

The dead spots have been revealed 📱

Bedford Today News

CrowdStrike outage: 3 ways IT outage is still causing disruption in the UK and around the world

Not an ideal way to start the week 😢

Bedford Today News

CrowdStrike outage: what is the latest on the fix this morning, what has been said?

Millions of Windows users were affected by the IT outage 😱

Bedford Today News

Police 'concerned for welfare' of missing 62-year-old man from Bedford

An appeal has been launched to find a missing 62-year-old from Bedford.

Dunstable Town Council

Ashton Square Day

Join us for our summer event on The Square and Middle Row, Ashton Square Day on Saturday 17 August from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm. This is a FREE family day which celebrates the past, present and future of Ashton Square.  We have a fantastic line up of community groups and local performers who [...]

Dunstable Town Council

Summer Events

With the Summer holidays coming up, there is plenty to do in Dunstable to keep the whole family entertained.     Dunstable Library have a magical event on Friday 2 August. Join Krisgar’s Marvellous Makers Magic Show at Dunstable Library from 1.30 pm until 2.10 pm. Krisgar is a popular entertain...

Bedford Today News

Second special educational needs data breach for Central Bedfordshire Council in two months

Central Bedfordshire Council is considering extra training options for staff, after a second special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) data breach in two months.

Bedford Today News

Bedford drug dealer discovered with drugs, ammunition and £22k worth of cash is jailed

A drug dealer, who was discovered by police with drugs worth more than £50,000, has been jailed.

Bedford Today News

Central Beds Council chairman "sad and disappointed" in himself after forgetting to cast vital vote in leadership battle

A local authority chairman has admitted to being “sad and disappointed in myself”, but said his “integrity remains intact” after he forgot to cast his vote in a council leadership battle.