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Enter the name for this tabbed section: Bedford
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The County Town of Bedford, it’s neighbouring town of Kempston plus the villages of Biddenham and Elstow form the Bedford Urban Area which has a population in excess of 100,000 people. It is situated on the banks of the River Great Ouse and features pleasant walks alongside the river in the embankment gardens. In the summer, a river festival is held here.

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Bedford blends old with new having modern shopping centres situated inside older buildings which gives a more traditional feel to your shopping experience. It also has good transport links with a mainline station linking it to London and a branch line to Milton Keynes. The river is navigatable to the sea and it has fast road access to both the A1 and M1 motorways.
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Bedford Park is the towns largest urban park and this is situated just to the north of the town. To the east of Bedford, on the north bank of the river there is a large country park, Priory Country Park. This is also the location of the Priory Marina which is just 2 miles from the centre of town.
There is a strong Italian presence in the town due to a large workforce being recruited in the 1950s to work at the local brickworks. This has led to there being a wide variety of Italian bars, delis and restuarants which adds to the cosmopolitan feel of the area. In fact, Bedford is one of the most ethnically diverse towns in the UK.

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Being a county town, Bedford has it’s own cinema complex, several public swimming pools including the Oasis beach pool, museums, an art gallery and a full range of restuarants from fast food to 5 star hotel.
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SPORTS
40 Plus Cycling Club - Web Site
Alexander Sports Centre - Web Site
Amateur Boxing Society - Web Site
Aqua Harmony - Web Site
Bedford and County Badminton Club - Web Site
Bedford and County Golf Club - Web Site
Bedford and District Table Tennis League - Web Site
Bedford Athletic Rugby Club - Web Site
Bedford Blues Rugby Club - Web Site
Bedford Boat Club - Web Site
Bedford Borough Bowling Club - Web Site
Bedford Bulls Basketball Club - Web Site
Bedford Eagles Diving Club - Web Site
Bedford Flyers Trampoline Club - Web Site
Bedford Golf Club - Web Site
Bedford Harriers Athletics Club - Web Site
Bedford Hockey Club - Web Site
Bedford International Athletics Stadium - Web Site
Bedford JuJitsu - Web Site
Bedford Judo Club - Web Site
Bedford Lawn Tennis Club - Web Site
Bedford Midweek Cricket League - Web Site
Bedford Mountain Bike Group - Web Site
Bedford Mountaineering Club - Web Site
Bedford Multi Sport - Web Site
Bedford Offshore Sailing Club - Web Site
Bedford Parkrun - Web Site
Bedford Priory Ladies' Bowling Club - Contact
Bedford Priory Men's Bowling Club - Contact
Bedford Rambling Club - Contact
Bedford Rifle Club - Web Site
Bedford Rowing Club - Web Site
Bedford Russell Park Bowling Club - Contact
Bedford Scuba Divers - Web Site
Bedford Sub-Aqua Club - Web Site
Bedford Tagb Taekwondo - Web Site
Bedford Tigers Rugby League Club - Web Site
Bedford Traktors Triathlon Club - Web Site
Bedfordshire AAA (Athletics) - Web Site
Bedfordshire Blue Raiders - Web Site
Bedfordshire Golf Club - Web Site
Bedfordshire Road Cycling Club - Web Site
Bedfordshire Wing Chun Kuen - Web Site
Bunyan Sports Centre - Web Site
Disability Multi Sorts Club - Web Site
Elstow Table Tennis Club - Web Site
Great Barford Cricket Club - Web Site
Icycle Cycling Club - Web Site
Mander Badminton Club - Contact
Mowsbury Golf and Squash Complex - Web Site
Mowsbury Park Bowling Club - Contact
Mowsbury Park Cricket Club -Web Site
Newnham Cricket Club - Contact
North Bedford Diving Club - Web Site
Ouse Valley Archers - Web Site
Pilgrim Badminton Club - Contact
Pilgrims Oakley Cricket Club - Web Site
Priory Sailing Club - Web Site
Rising Crane - Tai Chi - Web Site
Riverside Lawn Tennis Club - Web Site
Rutherford Badminton Club - Contact
Star Rowing Club - Web Site
Tang Soo Do Federation (Bedford) - Web Site
Viking Kayak Club - Web Site

COMMUNITY
Fun 4 Young People (Kempston) - Web Site

LEISURE
The Airship Association - Web Site
Airship Heritage Trust - Web Site
Alpine Garden Society - Web Site
Bedford and District Cat Club - Web Site
Bedford and District Gardeners Ass - Web Site
Bedford & District Scale Model Club - Web Site
Bedford Art Society - Web Site
Bedford Astrology Club - Contact
Bedford Birdkeepers Social Club - Web Site
Bedford Brass - Web Site
Bedford Bridge Club - Web Site
Bedford Camera Club - Web Site
Bedford Car Club - Web Site
Bedford Choral Society - Web Site
Bedford Community Chamber Orchestra - Web Site
Bedford Dramatic Club - Web Site
Bedford Early Dance & Music - Web Site
Bedford Film Society - Web Site
Bedford Floral Arts Society - Web Site
Bedford Folk Dance Club - Contact
Bedford Juggling Club - Web Site
Bedford Marianettes - Web Site
Bedford Messiah Choir - Web Site
Bedford Model Engineering Society - Web Site
Bedford Music Club - Web Site
Bedford Numismatic Society - Contact
Bedford Organ and Keyboard Club - Web Site
Bedford Pipe Band - Contact
Bedford Scottish Dance Group - Web Site
Bedford Steam Engine Preservation Society - Web Site
Bedford Swing Dance Society - Web Site
Bedford Town Band-Web Site
BASS String Orchestra - Web Site
Beds & Herts Fuchsia Society - Web Site
Bedfordshire Bat Group - Web Site
Bedfordshire Bridge Association - Web Site
Bedfordshire Raynet Group _ Contact
Bedford Symphony Orchestra - Web Site
Biddenham Gardeners Association - Web Site
CAMRA - Web Site
Chorus@229 (Community Choir) - Contact
Clapham Historical Society - Contact
Club Five-O - Web Site
Country Roots Linedance Club - Web Site
Daft Old Bats (Red Hat Society) - Web Site
Fysh 2 Fry Theatre Company - Web Site
Italian Society of Bedford - Web Site
Kempston Camera Club - Web Site
Lions Club (Bedford) - Web Site
Locomotive Club of Great Britain - Web Site
Mark Rutherford Society - Web Site
Rotary Club of Bedford Park - Web Site
Rotary Club of Bedford - Web Site
RSPB Bedford Local Group - Web Site
Showco (Operatic Society) - Web Site
Swan Theatre Company - Web Site
Tea Dances (Kempston) - Contact
Wilden Cricket Club - Contact
Wilstead Players - Web Site
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