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Spectacularts Holding Card
It seems like everywhere you turn there’s an event happening in Bedford. Anything from big concerts in Bedford Park to charity soup kitchens for the homeless. Each of them needing...
Vinita Manjure (Chairperson of Bandhan) introducing Her Excellency Ruchi Ghanashyam the High Commissioner Of India to Mohammad Yasin MP and Mayor Dave Hodgson
Her Excellency Ruchi Ghanashyam, High Commissioner of India, travelled to Bedford last week (15 August) on the most important date in the Indian calendar, their independence day. Over...
Refill Bedford
The campaign against single-use plastic is set to reach a significant milestone with the launch of Refill Bedford, making it easier to reuse and refill...
YWB Brenda Betts & chair of trustees Barbara Conridge
Bedford-based charity Yarl’s Wood Befrienders (YWB) has been awarded two nominations a year by a charity providing free hotel breaks to reward volunteers.
Emmaus
A free exhibition showcasing unique artwork is being held by Bedfordshire homelessness charity Emmaus Village Carlton this week.
SMART Prebend Ball 2019
SMART Prebend Day Centre are giving two people a chance to win tickets to the SMART masquerade ball and an overnight stay at the Sharnbrook Hotel. Bedfords’ SMART Prebend...
Spectacularts Smiling Face
For most people Wednesday nights are just like any other, they’ll come home from work, play with their children, make some dinner, perhaps take the dog for a walk, watch a bit of TV and...
Indian Flag Independence Day
Bedford’s Communities of Indian origin are inviting everyone in the town to join them for a free event to celebrate India’s Independence Day. Organised with help from Bandhan Group, a...
Lonely child
The NSPCC has revealed concerns over children being left home alone to fend for themselves during school holidays saying a third of calls about children left unsupervised come during the...
Creating Memories
A 12-year old girl with a long-term heart condition, saw her wish to sing on stage come true at the Bedfringe Festival thanks to the Creating Memories...