Friday, October 18, 2019
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Purple Tuesday
A Bedford charity is offering free training to local businesses to make them more accessible to those with disabilities, ahead of Purple Tuesday on 12 Nov...
UpRising, the UK-wide youth leadership charity is encouraging all Bedfordians aged between 18-25 to apply for their 2019/20 Bedfordshire Leadership Programmes. The charity's mission...
The team from Bedford Citizens Advice (CAB) will be at libraries around the Borough this week to offer advice on energy bills.
Colleagues from Bedford Borough Council are undertaking a 40km charity walk later this month to help a Syrian refugee achieve her dream of running again.
Festival of Lights
The whole community is invited to celebrate with Bedford Indian Community (BIC) this month at a free festival featuring music, dance and light.
Rita Henman
A retired Bedfordshire nurse from Willington has been highly commended by national charity, Sue Ryder, for her ‘Outstanding Contribution’ to families...
Midland Road Area Residents Assoc
In the fortnight since we reported on the launch of Operation Apex, partner organisations involved have begun to see positive improvements to the Midland...
Emmaus chef
After 25 years on the streets, a formerly homeless man now works as a chef for the charity that helped him turn his life around and saved his life.
Repair Shop
Volunteers from the BedPop Repair Shop have brought their skills out onto the streets to fix two much-loved pieces of play equipment in Bedford town centre.
St Pauls Church
St Paul’s church in the centre of Bedford is celebrating its award as a Major Parish Church and being granted membership of the Major Churches Network, in...