Biggleswade News

Yesterday, 14:35

Work has started to tear down derelict buildings in Biggleswade’s Bonds Lane and replace them with a small apartment block.

A touching tribute has been paid to a cherished character of Sandy and Potton who has died at the age of 81.

A group of community-minded youngsters are to hold a family fun day in Henlow this month to support people living with muscle disorders.

A housing association has been marking National Allotments Week with a gardening project for youngsters in Shefford.

Police have today formally identified a body found in a Biggleswade field last weekend as being missing plasterer Wayne Jeffs.

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Hitchin Town suffered a 3-0 defeat against a dominant Banbury United side at Top Field on Saturday.

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While a 7-1 pre-season win was naturally pleasing, Biggleswade FC joint-manager Dave Northfield had another emotion that was shining brightly through after the game – pride.

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Hitchin Town’s quest to put the play-off heartbreak of the past two years behind them will start with one of the longest away trips of the season following the release of the Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division fixtures.

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A disgraced former Bedfordshire police officer has today been jailed after admitting possession of almost 7,000 child sex abuse images and videos, as well as inappropriately filming himself in victims’ homes.

Police investigating a rape in Biggleswade have today issued an e-fit of a man they want to identify.

Nerves are kicking in for a Bedfordshire physiotherapist as she gets set to run the Bedford Half Marathon next month for Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice.

Gogglebox star Sandra Martin joined thousands of other supporters at Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice’s annual Big Weekend fundraising event in Moggerhanger at the weekend.

Staff and students at Samuel Whitbread Academy in Shefford are celebrating “the best A-level results in the school’s history”.

Students and staff at Stratton Upper School in Biggleswade are celebrating after the number of higher A-level grades increased, with results opened this morning.

The head of Sandy Upper School has saluted her sixth-formers as a “brilliant year group” after they achieved a 99-per-cent pass rate in their A-level results today.

The partner and father of Biggleswade’s Wayne Jeffs have paid heartfelt tributes to him after his body was found at the weekend – four months after he went missing.

A care home in Shefford has been placed in special measures following a damning report from inspectors, despite warm praise from its residents.

What would you do if you had to leave your home, maybe with just the clothes on your back, because of something as simple as who you are?

Stand-up comic Jacob Hawley, who grew up in Stotfold and Arlesey, says “the hard work starts now” following his BBC New Comedy Award final appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe this weekend.

A dead body was discovered in a Biggleswade field on Saturday, police have confirmed this morning.

A new charity shop dedicated to an East of England air ambulance group has opened in Sandy.

Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice is set for two days of fun and fundraising this weekend at its base in Moggerhanger.

A stand-up comic who grew up in Stotfold and Arlesey has won through to the final of the BBC New Comedy Award, to be held at the Edinburgh Fringe this weekend.

Work has begun on a development of 49 new affordable homes as part of a 140-dwelling development in Shefford.

Central Beds Council are consulting on which roads to prioritise in the event of extreme conditions.

Biggleswade families and animal lovers have spoken of their anger after a badger sett was reportedly wiped out.

Take a sneak-peek at Biggleswade’s new JD Wetherspoon pub which opened its doors to thirsty punters today.

The number of children arrested by Herts police has fallen more than half since 2010, according to new figures – with Beds police also arresting far fewer under-18s.

The Red Arrows put on a supreme display of their flying prowess at the Old Warden Aerodrome near Biggleswade on Sunday.

Libraries in Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton, Stotfold and Shefford will have longer overall opening hours from the start of October.

Officers receiving reports of stalking or harassment in Bedfordshire will no longer send written warnings to those accused before opening investigations.

Staff at a Sandy-based housebuilder are celebrating after their firm won a prestigious health and safety award.

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Work has started to tear down derelict buildings in Biggleswade’s Bonds Lane and replace them with a small apartment block.

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