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News from the Bedfordshire town of Flitwick

Screenshot showing Thameslink Live Map
Map gives customers a snapshot of how the network is performing Following a trial on its Southern website, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has rolled out a new ‘Live Map’ function on the Thameslink site (as well...
Train times change on Thameslink Image: GTR
Passengers urged to check online before travelling Train times on Thameslink will change from Monday 22 February as Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) introduces a new, reduced weekday timetable. This, GTR said, will better match current demand...
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Automatic number plate recognition at Flitwick Train Station allows motorists to pay up to 24 hours later Motorists in a hurry to catch their Thameslink train from Flitwick or Harlington train stations can now park at...
COVID vaccination Image by scaliger AdobeStock_392345110
GPs are working through their lists and making appointments according to the criteria Retrolink Pharmacy and Jardines Pharmacy in Bedfordshire are opening vaccination centres at The Rufus Centre in Flitwick and The Weatherley Centre in Biggleswade...
Train Station Poster NHS111 Image East London NHS Foundation Trust
Break the Stigma campaign at Thameslink stations Friendly faces and messages of help and support are on show at Flitwick Station and at other stations in Bedfordshire as part of an NHS mental health campaign. Mental health...
Fireworks are Bang Out of Order Image RSPCA
The RSPCA fears this fireworks season could be the worst in decades for animals as more people opt for DIY displays at home due to Covid restrictions cancelling organised public events. RSPCA polling has revealed that 21% of UK adults plan to hold a private display at home this year and with 20% who plan to attend a private display at a friend’s or family’s home. This is nearly twice as many as in 2019 (11% and 12% respectively).
police-lights Officers investigating an affray at a football match in Wixams on Saturday are appealing for witnesses. Image: iStock
Detectives from Bedfordshire Police are appealing for information after a newsagent in Flitwick was broken into in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 20 October 2020). Police were called just before 2am to reports that a newsagent in Station Square had been broken into. The offenders, believed to be two men, entered the shop by forcing the door off its hinges, conducted a search behind the counter and made off with a number of cigarettes.