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All lanes on M1 northbound have reopened between Toddington and Bedford

The M1 northbound has now reopened after a heavy goods vehicle broke down between Toddington and Bedford.

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Council u-turn on plans for solar farm on landfill site near Bedford

Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) has made a u-turn on defence at an appeal of its planning committee's refusal of a solar park.

Luton Today Dunstable

All lanes reopen after crash on M1 between Luton Airport and Dunstable

All lanes have re-opened on the M1 northbound between Luton Airport and Dunstable following a crash.

Bedford Today News

Omaze house London: See inside luxury £5m home backed by David Beckham that could be yours in prize draw

Watch stunning panning shots of the spacious and modern home and hear how the draw will support London’s Air Ambulance.

Bedford Today News

Bedford council asked if it regrets 'pay to play' tennis agreement amid "really negative" backlash

A senior Bedford borough councillor said the council won’t put residents’ “hard earned” money at risk by breaking the pay to play agreement which funded the recent refurbishment of borough tennis courts.

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Disruption expected 'until 5pm' after person hit by train between Luton and Bedford

Passengers are warned on rail disruption today (Thursday) after a person was hit by a train between Bedford and Luton earlier this afternoon.

Bedford Today News

Wixams railway station due to open in 2026 as cost rises by £30million

The cost to build Wixams railways station has increased by £30 million – with an opening date expected in the second half of 2026, a meeting heard.

Bedford Today News

Bedfordshire pervert who was once on FBI's most wanted list facing prison again

A pervert who was once on the FBI’s most wanted list is facing prison again after asking a teenage girl if she wanted adult toys.

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Bedford people visiting Cambridge can now take part in the PlusBus eTicket trial

A new technology trial has begun, aiming to offer Bedford bus and rail travellers improved convenience and speed in travelling to and from Cambridge and Cambridge North train stations.

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General Election: Independent candidate says he'll work "day and night" to make Bedford successful

The Independent candidate to be Bedford’s next MP said there has been a lack of progress made in Bedford, and he will work “day and night” to make it a “successful place”.

Bedford Today News

Cyclist left with broken leg after being hit by car in Ampthill

A cyclist has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Ampthill this morning (Thursday).

Bedford Today News

Air pollution causes more than one in 20 deaths in Bedford according to new data

Campaigners have criticised the Government's slow response to "dangerous fine particle air pollution", as new figures show air pollution causes more than one in 20 deaths in Bedford.

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General Election: Parties need to work together says Lib Dem candidate for North Bedfordshire

The Lib Dem candidate for North Bedfordshire has said politicians need to think longer term and work across parties to solve the country’s big issues.

Bedford Today News

Here are the 10 most dangerous Bedford neighbourhoods according to new research

New data has revealed the most dangerous areas in our town.

Bedford Today News

Bedford school leavers are choosing study over work

Bedford school leavers are more likely to be in education than work five years after completing their GCSEs, new figures show.

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Just Stop Oil: Former Bedford Modern School pupil arrested after covering Stonehenge in orange paint

A Bedford Modern School alum has been nicked after a Just Stop Oil stunt this afternoon (Wednesday).

Luton Today Dunstable

Nearly 150 people sign petition to 'fix Dunstable town centre's traffic lights'

A Dunstable councillor has started a petition to change traffic lights in the town centre branding them ‘dangerous’ and ‘ridiculous’.

Bedford Today News

Woburn to represent Bedfordshire in the finals of RHS Britain In Bloom

The village of Woburn has made the finals of the Royal Horticultural Society's Britain in Bloom competition.

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House prices drop slightly in Bedford

House prices dropped by 0.3% in Bedford in April, new figures show.

Luton Today Dunstable

Union urges Whitbread to 'reconsider' 1,500 redundancies in Dunstable headquarters protest

Around 40 workers stood outside Whitbread’s Dunstable headquarters yesterday (June 18) to protest the company’s plans to make 1,500 people redundant and sell 200 restaurants.