Any residual evening showers should die out. Clear spells at first, and turning chilly in places. Lows of 9 deg C (48 deg F).Read the full story ›
This evening will start mainly dry but cloud will then thicken as outbreaks of rain spread east later in the night. Lows of 12 deg CRead the full story ›
The demolition of a second bridge over the M1 will start tonight as part of a scheme Highways England say will boost Bedfordshire’s economy.
To allow crews to work the M1 is scheduled to be closed from 8pm (September 24) until 2pm tomorrow.
The first was brought down two weeks ago and took almost 17 hours.
This afternoon staying dry and warm despite a strong breeze in places, especially along the coast. Highs of 24 degrees.Read the full story ›
A new report has named the best and worst places in the East to be a girl and revealed a divided picture across the region.Read the full story ›
The weather looks largely fine this weekend. Sunny and warm on Saturday but a little breezy. Rain clearing early Sunday and then a fine day.Read the full story ›
Victoria Pendleton's spent the day at her old school opening a new multi-million pound sports hub in Bedfordshire.Read the full story ›
Olympic Gold medallist Victoria Pendleton will return to her school in Bedfordshire today to open a new £2.5m sports hub.
The newly named "Pendleton Centre" will be opened at the Etonbury Academy in Arlesey this afternoon.
The new state-of-the-art multi-sports complex will include four indoor courts, two team changing rooms and a fitness suite.
Pilots for Luton-based airline EasyJet say they are getting too tired to fly because of their unforgiving rosters.
They have voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking industrial action over concerns about staff fatigue.
EasyJet, which flies out of Luton and Stansted airports, is in talks with union bosses to find a resolution and insists no strike action is currently planned.
Matthew Hudson reports.
Sixteen people have been detained after police received reports of immigrants in a lorry travelling on the M1 near Luton.
The vehicle was stopped on the motorway on Thursday afternoon.
Bedfordshire Police said: "We were called at approximately 2.55pm by Hertfordshire Constabulary after receiving reports of immigrants in a lorry heading towards Bedfordshire on the M1 northbound.
"A number of officers attended and detained 16 people after the lorry was stopped just before junction 11.
"The ambulance service is in attendance and will be taking some people to hospital as a precaution before they are taken to custody."