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Yesterday, 12:01

A dog walk in the park with difference is coming to Stevenage to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

An Arlesey carpenter will appear on ITV show Take Me Out this weekend for the second time, as part of its 10-year anniversary.

A photography company based in Stotfold has launched its new website this week and has highlighted plans to photograph historic churches in the local area during 2018.

Fighting to balance the budget in the face of huge government cuts to grants and public pressure not to increase council tax is the theme of this year’s budget which will be presented to Central Beds Council at a meeting tonight.

Officers investigating a burglary in Arlesey have released CCTV images of three men they want to speak to in connection with the incident.

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Wed, 11:57

Biggleswade Town boss Chris Nunn was ‘not happy at all’ with his players’ mentality after a lacklustre start cost the Waders in their 2-1 Farnborough defeat on Saturday.

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Biggleswade Town fell to a last-gasp Hereford winner on Saturday at Edgar Street, losing 1-0 to the Bulls after going down to 10 men.

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Biggleswade Town booked their place in the Bedfordshire Senior Cup final, winning 5-3 on penalties over Biggleswade FC on a truly historic evening.

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Anyone thinking of speeding around the roads of Biggleswade will have to beware after community volunteers’ bid for a device to catch out fast drivers was accepted by the town council.

Barclays is to retain a reduced presence in Sandy after all, after a deal was struck between the bank and the town council.

Fundraisers made a splash for charity over the weekend at the Biggleswade Rotary Club’s annual Swimathon.

Bedfordshire’s police force will be back in the spotlight from tonight as the new series of 24 Hours in Police Custody starts on Channel 4.

A ghost-hunting couple who first fell in love while seeking spooks are set to search for paranormal activity at a notoriously haunted Sandy pub as part of a charity fundraiser.

Children enjoyed artefacts from space when a Stotfold school was ‘visited by the moon’.

Central Beds Council will hold a consultation regarding proposed changes to the bin collection service which could see black bins lurking for an extra week and a charge for garden waste collection.

Drinkers in a Potton pub were forced to take shelter when a knifeman walked in brandishing an eight-inch blade, a court has heard.

A man has been charged with burglary after an electrical goods theft in Biggleswade.

Police are appealing to the public for help to find a teenage girl from Henlow who has been missing from her home since yesterday evening.

A stalwart firefighter who has served his hometown of Biggleswade loyally for 43 years – hardly straying more than five minutes from the station in case he got called out – retired last week.

Police have revealed the identity of the father who tragically died after a crash on the main road between Sandy and Potton last Thursday.

Stevenage club runner Natalie Lawrence doesn’t stand still for long – with the mother-of-four back competing less than two weeks after giving birth.

Sandy Ukulele Group gathered at Kings Cross Station to celebrate World Ukulele Day, entertaining weekend commuters with classic 60s covers.

An 18th-century manor house was the most expensive residential property sold in North Hertfordshire during 2017, according to new Land Registry data.

Shadow transport minister Andy McDonald MP, shadow rail minister Rachael Maskell MP and Mohammad Yasin, Labour MP for Bedford, paid a visit to Biggleswade railway station on Wednesday to consider the need to improve access and station facilities.

Fundraisers who work in a Biggleswade opticians are set to climb the three highest peaks of Scotland, England and Wales to support the charity Guide Dogs for the Blind.

A violin tutor from Biggleswade was hand-picked to perform for the Queen at a special service filmed for the BBC.

A man died after a serious crash on the main road linking Potton and Sandy this morning, police have confirmed.

The main road linking Potton to Sandy is closed this morning after a serious crash involving a car and a lorry.

A development of 149 homes has been proposed for two fields on the northern edge of a village between Shefford and Hitchin.

A veteran from Henlow who lost his legs to a Taliban bomb in Afghanistan has been nominated for a royal award recognising his achievements in handcycling.

Parking in Potton is set to be transformed under new plans which councillors hope will create more space for people who want to use the town centre.

So how many people know that the small town of Sandy had a prestigious Roman past?

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