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Bedfordshire Police have confirmed that they were called to an incident in Great Denham this afternoon. "We were called by the ambulance service...
Rough Sleeper black and white
A further £383,323 of funding to support services for those sleeping rough has been secured for Bedford Borough from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government...
CPRE Oxford to Cambridge development plan
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) says three quarters of Bedfordshire residents believe the Oxfordshire-Cambridgeshire Development Plan will destroy the...
NSPCC neglect
As part of the NSPCC and Bedfordshire Local Safeguarding Boards’ Neglect Matters Campaign, the NSPCC’s Local Campaigns Manager, Emma Motherwell, talks about neglect.
Clarence House
As Clarence House homeless shelter celebrates its first birthday, it has been credited as a key initiative helping to tackle rough sleeping in Bedford Borough.
East West Rail Route B
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has said there's only one route for East West Rail that will be provide the means of reducing congestion on major road networks...
Bedford Borough Council is reminding residents that garden waste collections will resume on Friday 1 March. Don't forget to put your green lidded garden waste bin out alongside your recycling bin by 6am on your next...
At 1.30pm this Saturday 23 February, Bedford town centre will witness a High Street 'funeral procession' with a symbolic coffin as part of Extinction Rebellion Bedfordshire's Day of Action.
Could you give up your time to volunteer as a member of  the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB), providing independent scrutiny of Yarl's Wood? Yarl's Wood IRC is an Immigration Removal Centre situated in Clapham that is...
Abba tribute night set to reveal Bedfords real "Dancing Queens" (and Kings!) as school fundraises for once in a lifetime trip for its students...