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Flitwick Station
Central Bedfordshire Council is moving forward with its plans to improve Flitwick train station with a new transport hub, connecting bus and rail services for the community. To start work on redeveloping the train station, pre-works...
Smashed passenger window of a van Image by reisegraf AdobeStock_333632875
Bedfordshire Police has partnered up with Builders’ Talk Group (BTG) to help share guidance aimed to help protect tradespeople from van theft crime. The crime prevention team at Bedfordshire Police worked closely with BTG to share...
Guy Greenfield (Water Lane Developments Ltd) and Robin French (Gilbert Gregson Ltd) Image supplied by Gilbert & Gregson
A topping out ceremony was held yesterday (27 May 2021) at the construction site of six new homes off Water Lane in Flitwick. The practice of "topping out" a new building can be traced to the...
COVID vaccination Image by scaliger AdobeStock_392345110
Health bosses across Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK) are asking the public to book their COVID-19 vaccinations through either the national booking system or by calling 119. This is following the successes of the drop-in...
Steppingley Road main entrance Image Central Bedfordshire Council
The plans for the site on Steppingley Road (the site of the former Flitwick Leisure Centre) have been approved by Central Bedfordshire Council's Development Management Committee today (5 May 2021). The council said the work...
Hedgehog Image by kamonrat AdobeStock_227384801
Hedgehogs’ unique appearance and their visits to our gardens place them firmly in the British public’s affections. They were once regular visitors, snuffling around for food in flowerbeds, or looking to see if we had left...
Thameslink Train Image: GTR
Thameslink, along with Great Northern and Southern will be adding 1,000 extra services per week from 16 May 2021 as coronavirus restrictions ease further across the UK. To help plan their journeys and get the latest...
Bedfordshire's PCC Election Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash
To vote in next month’s (6 May) Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election, residents must register to vote by midnight, 19 April. If you have recently moved or have never registered, please go to...
Visiting restrictions in maternity services to be relaxed further Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has confirmed from 12 April 2021, visiting restrictions in maternity services will be relaxed further. One support partner will be allowed to...
Waiting in hospital Image by boophuket AdobeStock_135269072
Nearly 74,000 people – the equivalent of the combined populations of Bletchley, Newport Pagnell and Stony Stratford – are waiting for treatment at NHS hospitals in the Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK) area, a...