Biggleswade News

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Police have moved to reassure the community in Shefford after almost 1,500 people signed a petition calling for action against a wave of violence and antisocial behaviour.

Burglars smashed open a charity box attached to a fundraising Christmas display in Sandy to steal the cash – but strangers have rallied to replace the stolen money several times over.

Most schools in Biggleswade, Sandy, Shefford and the surrounding area are closed today due to conditions after the weekend’s snow.

Central Beds Council has scooped two top prizes in the national Social Worker of the Year Awards.

The Jordans Trust charity, part of Jordans Mill near Biggleswade, has unveiled this year’s festive family activity – and it’s all about penguins.

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Biggleswade FC are through to the Buildbase FA Vase fourth round, sealing a 2-1 win in extra-time against Welwyn Garden City in a hostile tie.

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Chris Nunn’s Biggleswade Town side grabbed a 2-0 win at troubled Merthyr Town after earning a valiant 2-2 draw against league leaders Kings Lynn on Tuesday to continue their impressive run.

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Biggleswade FC are through to the Buildbase FA Vase fourth round after sealing a 2-1 win in extra-time against Welwyn Garden City in a tempestous affair.

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A music teacher who works in Biggleswade with Central Bedfordshire’s Inspiring Music service has landed a five-year deal with an American publishing and licensing firm thanks to a song he penned in memory of his daughter.

Starting out in an unfamilar town is difficult at the best of times, but for one man – a German who had come to North Herts after been captured in the Second World War – being granted freedom at Christmas sparked a host of events that changed his life forever.

A 31-year-old man from Stevenage has been arrested in connection with yesterday’s bomb scare hoax at Shefford Lower School.

Forget Brexit negotiations – the MEP who represents Biggleswade for the Labour Party took the issue of disabled access at Biggleswade railway station all the way to the European Parliament.

Shefford Lower School is open as normal today, after being evacuated yesterday following a hoax bomb threat.

Shefford Lower School has been evacuated today and police called to the scene following reports of a “security concern”.

A Shefford-based photographer who has won a clutch of awards this year now has a snap in the final 12 of a prestigious international competition.

The Toad of Toadhall paid a visit to Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice to present almost £1,000 raised by children, parents and staff of Toadhall Nursery in Colmworth.

A burglar caught after a car chase has been jailed after officers found him with loot including a bag bearing the victim’s name.

A “distraught” elderly woman has had her purse, documents, and a significant amount of money stolen from her while shopping in Biggleswade.

A new care home has thrown open its doors in Shefford, with the ribbon cut by town mayor Paul Mackin.

A Biggleswade mum-of-two was left in crippling pain and struggled to walk for 19 days after a doctor lost a stent in her body during an operation.

A schoolgirl from Biggleswade has become the face of the Kinder chocolate Christmas campaign – topping off a year of modelling and acting roles.

Sandy Upper School has denied any impropriety surrounding the use of almost £1 million of extra funding it received amid a failed plan to become an academy.

An amateur actor from Henlow is set to perform A Christmas Carol from memory at the weekend to raise money for church funds.

Join In: Potton Hall for All clears last planning hurdle

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A new Potton community hall is looking increasingly likely after the final hurdle for planning permission was cleared.

A Stevenage mum has organised an evening of clairvoyance and spiritual entertainment to raise money for the at–risk hospital unit that saved her son’s life.

A 37-year-old man from Potton has been charged with dangerous driving after an incident in Biggleswade at the weekend.

Families enjoyed a bumper Christmas fair and lights switch-on in Biggleswade’s Market Square on Friday.

Seven Shefford schoolboys who completed 24 hours of non-stop gaming for charity have handed over a cheque for almost £900 to the BBC Children in Need appeal.

Unpaid carers from across Beds Bedfordshire gathered together to attend the first carers conference in the county.

A Potton girl’s experience having a Christmas each with her separated parents has inspired her mum to pen a special festive story for children in that situation.

The A1’s northbound stretch has reopened between Baldock services and Biggleswade after a crash.

The A1 is closed northbound between Baldock services and Biggleswade this morning after a crash.

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Police have moved to reassure the community in Shefford after almost 1,500 people signed a petition calling for action against a wave of violence and antisocial behaviour.

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