Biggleswade News

Yesterday, 16:45

The A1’s northbound carriageway is still closed north of Baldock Services after one lorry rear-ended a second near Biggleswade – with traffic stationary all the way back to Junction 8 for Stevenage.

Tributes have been paid to a former mayor of Arlesey and prominent Letchworth figure who died on Sunday, aged 85.

A man is being treated for serious head and leg injuries after a crash involving two lorries on the A1 near Biggleswade.

St George’s Day was marked in Potton with a medieval banquet replete with jesters and stocks.

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Ian Brown is hanging up his gloves after some 600 games in non-League football.

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Tom Bryant fired Langford to all three points at Harefield United.

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Hitchin Town hope to build up momentum going into the Southern Premier play-offs by beating league leaders Chippenham Town this weekend.

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The team at an Indian restaurant in Shefford are celebrating after inspectors gave them the best possible hygiene rating – less than two years after the owners admitted failings in court.

A long-serving town councillor who was disqualified by email after missing meetings to care for family members has said she could stand again if asked.

A motorist from Biggleswade who drove while more than three times the alcohol limit has been banned from the road for two years.

An incredible Weight Watcher from Biggleswade says she has a new lease of life after losing an amazing 5.25 stone with a slimming group.

Sandy’s fire cadets are officially the best in Bedfordshire after they came up trumps in a contest testing numerous skills.

‘Please contact police to let us know you’re alright’ – that’s the message from officers to missing Biggleswade man Wayne Jeffs after extensive searches have found no trace of him.

An inspirational mother and daughter from Potton are set to take on the challenge of walking 26.2 miles to raise money and awareness for a breast cancer charity.

Sandy residents are concerned that weed killer used across the town on an industrial scale is leaving patches of grass...well...Sandy.

The partner of missing Biggleswade man Wayne Jeffs says police are set to mount a specialist search of the town, having found no trace of him so far.

Churches in Biggleswade, Sandy and Potton marked Good Friday with acts of open-air witness before the celebrations on Easter Sunday.

A rugby club which has lost many members to cancer is holding a fundraising event to raise cash for cancer support.

Royalty has been selected to lead the processions at two of the region’s major carnivals.

Thousands of pounds were raised for children’s hospice care in Stondon.

A beautician from Sandy is feeling just peachy after client power won her an industry award.

Biggleswade town councillors were left unimpressed when they considered a series of key plans and strategies put forward by Central Beds Council on Tuesday.

The father of a nine-year-old girl with a rare disability is hold a charity football day to repay a pair of fundraising friends who helped his family last year.

The heavily-pregnant partner of missing Biggleswade man Wayne Jeffs has made a heartfelt appeal for his safe return.

Officers looking for missing Biggleswade man Wayne Jeffs have today appealed again for help tracing him, after groups from the community mounted their own searches last night.

A mum-of-two, who trained as a hypnobirthing practitioner to assist expectant parents in Biggleswade and the surrounding area, is celebrating helping 500 couples have positive and calm birth experiences during her five years in the role.

A 29-year-old man from Biggleswade has been missing since Thursday – and with concerns growing for his welfare, officers have now appealed to the public to help find him.

A series of tyre-slashings in Sandy has outraged motorists and prompted a police investigation.

A Biggleswade market grocery stall dating back to before the Second World War has finally traded in the town for the last time.

Ambulance crews attended two crashes on the A1 between Sandy and Biggleswade within 20 minutes yesterday, with one person taken to hospital.

Shillington Lower School is to accept nursery-aged children from this September, and three other schools in Sandy and Blunham are to expand their premises to take pupils aged up to 11.

Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton

Yesterday, 16:45

The A1’s northbound carriageway is still closed north of Baldock Services after one lorry rear-ended a second near Biggleswade – with traffic stationary all the way back to Junction 8 for Stevenage.

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The head of a Baldock school has temporarily banned his pupils from visiting the town’s Tesco Extra store in uniform unless they are accompanied, following a spate of ‘anti-social behaviour and complaints from customers’.

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