It seemed simple enough – should the person chairing Bedfordshire’s police and crime panel be from a different political background to the Bedfordshire police and crime commissioner?
Part of a planned knife crime presentation by a Bedfordshire Police chief was deemed too graphic to be shown in public, it has been claimed.
A lane is closed on the A1 near Biggleswade this evening after a crash.
Merger plans between the Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire police forces are on the back burner, it has been revealed.
An outline scheme to build 32 homes at Langford has been approved by Central Bedfordshire councillors.
Plans for 14 homes in Clifton have been deferred after Central Bedfordshire councillors couldn’t agree to approve or reject the development.
Archaeologists have uncovered a Roman town wall at the Sandy cemetery dig site, in a first for Bedfordshire.
A Biggleswade school has pledged to get back on track after being deemed to require improvement by inspectors.
Plans have been unveiled to extend the excavation area at Potton Quarry where further expansion could be on the cards, according to a local councillor.
The Shuttleworth Collection continued their fine flying season with the June Evening Airshow on Saturday.
The junior captain at Chesfield Downs golf club will be hosting an event to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.
Housing provision for key workers in Central Bedfordshire is set to be more of a priority following the council’s admission its educational support team was “run down” in recent years.
With Bike Week 2018 well under way, the Comet has been looking at how Biggleswade played a crucial role in the development of the bicycle as we know it today.
Fears are being raised about whether Central Bedfordshire Council plans to change the way it runs publicly-owned farms, and possibly sell some of them.
An investigation into a hot air balloon crash near Royston – which saw one passenger thrown from the basket – has concluded with question marks over what caused the incident.
A woman from Biggleswade has received the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
A record-breaking gathering of autogyros was held over the weekend at Old Warden, near Biggleswade.
A broken-down train between Stevenage and Peterborough means there is rail disruption this afternoon.
A skate park in Biggleswade has been closed by Central Bedfordshire Council amid safety concerns.
Organisers of the first Greensand Country Festival are celebrating its success.
Parents at a Sandy academy have today been reassured about the school’s immediate future after the government terminated its funding agreement.
The Biggleswade Air Cadets are holding a recruitment evening next month to find new cadets.
The Bedfordshire police and crime commissioner has given the green light for a new hard-hitting drama to help protect vulnerable youngsters from child exploitation.
Staff from the Sandy postal delivery office have raised money for a cancer charity by running a 10k race.
Animal charity the RSPCA is appealing for information after a rabbit was left for dead by the side of a Bedfordshire road.
A record-breaking gathering of autogyros is set to take place at Old Warden this weekend.
A pair of kittens abandoned in Stotfold are looking for a new home after being rescued from a shoebox.
The Shuttleworth Collection celebrated naval aviation with their Fly Navy Day last weekend.
In 1957, just 10 years after the Roswell incident and at the height of fear over alien invasion, Biggleswade became the UFO capital of the UK.
A stretch of the A1 and A1(M) around Sandy, Biggleswade and Baldock will be closed for a number of overnight periods next week for essential maintenance.