Saturday, April 21, 2018

It’s judgement day for the future of Central Bedfordshire next Thursday, as the district’s Local Plan goes before a vote on whether to submit it to central government.

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Adam Zerny
Friday, April 13, 2018

Cyclists and bikers “take their lives into their hands” when they use certain pothole-ridden roads around Biggleswade and Potton – that’s according to an independent councillor.

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Adam Zerny
Thursday, April 12, 2018

A motorist who tragically died when his car hit a tree between Potton and Gamlingay has today been named by police.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Community historians in Potton now have a permanent archive room after it was formally opened at the weekend.

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Biggleswade Comet
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Seven shops and businesses across Biggleswade, Sandy, Potton and Shefford will be a part of Central Bedfordshire Council’s revamp scheme.

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Central Beds Council
Monday, April 9, 2018

A man tragically died after a car hit a tree between Gamlingay and Potton yesterday afternoon – with a four-year-old boy also injured.

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Biggleswade Comet
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

A developer refused planning permission to build 80 homes in Potton has put in a new planning application on the same land – despite having already appealed the original decision.

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Adam Zerny
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The Story in Stone mosaic trail across Sandy, Biggleswade and Potton is finally complete, after the last two pieces of art were formally unveiled yesterday.

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Biggleswade Comet
Friday, March 16, 2018

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice tomorrow across the area, which includes Stevenage, North Herts and Central Bedfordshire.

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Met Office
Thursday, March 15, 2018

A banned motorist from Potton was jailed for 15 months today after he admitted speeding off from the police in Biggleswade’s Market Square.

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Luton Crown Court
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

A Potton meat production company must pay more than £110,000 over safety breaches after a worker was injured whilst adjusting storage racking.

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Luton Crown Court
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

As the so-called “Beast from the East” covers our towns and villages with snow, some Stevenage and North Herts schools are closing early this afternoon.

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Stevenage
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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

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Luton Crown Court
Thursday, February 8, 2018

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

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Beds police
Thursday, February 1, 2018

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

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Biggleswade Comet
Thursday, February 1, 2018

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

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Bedfordshire Police
Saturday, January 27, 2018

Neighbours in Potton are set to fight an appeal from a developer hoping to build 80 houses on the south-eastern edge of the town.

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Adam Zerny
Friday, January 26, 2018

A steady stream of entries are already coming in for this year’s Comet Community Awards – all with the aim of recognising the many unsung heroes in our midst.

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Airbus
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The team at Potton Pre-School are celebrating after receiving an Ofsted report with ‘outstanding’ ratings in every category.

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Biggleswade Comet
Saturday, January 6, 2018

The deadline for school place applications is on Monday, and hundreds in Central Bedfordshire are yet to get their applications in.

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Central Beds Council
Friday, January 5, 2018

A mum from Potton has been awarded an OBE for services to children with special needs in the New Year’s Honours list 2018.

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Facebook
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Potton is now set to gain almost 400 homes after developers yesterday won an appeal over permission to build a new estate.

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Adam Zerny
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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

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Central Bedfordshire Council
Monday, November 27, 2017

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

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Biggleswade Comet
Saturday, November 25, 2017

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.

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Biggleswade Comet
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Planning permission has been granted for a development of 90 homes on the south-western edge of Potton.

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Adam Zerny
Monday, November 20, 2017

A Potton butcher’s shop which was forced to close by a freak car crash is set to reopen tomorrow.

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Biggleswade Comet
Monday, November 13, 2017

People gathered for a two-minute silence at 11am on Saturday to remember those who have lost their lives in conflict, with this year marking the 99th anniversary of the truce which ended the First World War.

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Royal British Legion
Saturday, November 4, 2017

A community group in Biggleswade is preparing for another busy year of collecting donations to create care packages for the homeless this Christmas.

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Facebook
Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A debt-ridden care home between Potton and Gamlingay closed before inspectors published a damning report describing extreme safety hazards, a serious fire risk and wires chewed through by rodents.

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Biggleswade Comet

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