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  • Beat The Blues logo
    Article: Jan 13, 2020
    From today businesses on St Cuthbert's Street have launched a campaign to beat the blues. Often in January, post Christmas and when the weather is now so great, people suffer a bit of a lull.
    The St Cuthbert's Street businesses have come together to offere a range of discounts. There are even some special discounts for those coming to see the Bedford Blues.
  • ITV Weather Map with Bedford showing
    Article: Jan 12, 2020

    Have you signed the petition calling on BBC Look East to put Bedford on their weather map?

    You can sign here.

    Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire and has a larger population than some other towns that are already on the weather map.

    Bedford deserves to be on the map!

  • Cllr Hilde Hendrickx
    Article: Jan 11, 2020

    Bedford Borough Liberal Democrats have stressed the importance of both listening to and acting on the views of children and young people, across all that the Council does.

    The comments come following a meeting of the Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee this week at which the voice of young people was a clear theme. The Youth Cabinet gave a presentation on their activities and on their current priorities, which are transport, knife crime, tackling bullying and the Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) curriculum.

  • ITV Weather Map with Bedford showing
    Article: Jan 10, 2020

    One of the things that has bothered me for a number of years, and I know it bothers many local residents too is the absence of Bedford on the television weather maps.

    Toward the end of last year, I contacted both BBC Look East and ITV Anglia asking them to look at putting Bedford on their maps.

    ITV Anglia have now done so, as you can see in the photograph, in their 'West' region that covers Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes.

  • Bedford Railway Station Sign
    Article: Jan 9, 2020

    Bedford Borough Council has launched a Rail Investment Strategy, setting out priorities for railway services for Bedford Borough.

    The Council's vision is for Bedford Borough to be a great place to live, work and visit and to create a Borough that attracts international business and highly skilled and sustainable jobs. Rail services are a key part of supporting economic growth and prosperity, and to improve life choices for people living here as the population grows.

  • Dave Hodgson at the opening of Robinson Pools and Fitness
    Article: Jan 8, 2020

    Booking is now open for Bedford Borough's Active Adults courses, opening the door for everyone to try a new sport or get back into a sport they used to love.

    There are many different sports on offer from badminton and tennis, golf, indoor bowls, yoga and pilates, football, martial arts, to clubbercise and dance.

  • London Northwestern Railway logo
    Article: Jan 7, 2020

    London Northwestern Railway, who operate the Bedford to Bletchley Marston Vale line, are offering compensation for season ticket holders to make up for their delays and cancellations in recent months.

    In addition to the Delay Repay scheme London Northwestern have said they realise that the extent of the disruption deserves more recognition, so season tickets will be discounted by 3%, which more than offsets the January national fares rise of 2.8%.

  • Borough Hall in Bedford
    Article: Jan 6, 2020

    Are you a graduate who wants to make a difference in your local community and excel in your career? The National Graduate Development Programme (NGDP) has opened its recruitment drive for a new cohort and Bedford Borough Council is looking to hire graduates who live or study in the Borough.

    The NGDP enables bright and driven graduates to complete a fully funded postgraduate qualification in leadership and management, whilst undertaking a number of placements across Council departments in important strategic and operational projects. The successful candidates will be employed on a two year fixed term contract with a starting salary of £25,295.