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Cavalier Club
A barber shop in Bedford is opening up on Boxing Day to provide food, festive fun and hair cuts to the town's homeless. The Cavalier Club, on the...
CRIB town centre
SMART Prebend Centre staff and volunteers took to the streets to promote their annual Cold Relief In Bedford (CRIB) appeal...
The children's charity, the NSPCC is calling for Facebook to issue a 'guarantee of child safety; after stats obtained by the charity revealed the extent of child abuse images shared on...
Pavilion at the Park
The Pavilion in Bedford Park and Hope Bedfordshire are hosting their annual open air carol service tomorrow and everyone is welcome. "Join us for...
Emmaus Terry Waite
Former hostage Terry Waite CBE shone as the guest auctioneer at a charity evening, featuring a performance by a choir of formerly homeless people. The Christmas-themed fundraising evening organised by local homelessness charity Emmaus Village Carlton...
This week at the Higgins Bedford, a gallery has been dedicated to the work of people who have experienced homelessness as part of a week of activity.
The twelve days of Christmas are celebrated at this year's annual Christmas Tree Festival in St Paul's Church, raising money for Bedford Hospital Charity...
SoupFest 2019video
The third Bedford SoupFest took place in Harpur Square on Tuesday 3 December to raise money for the town's homelessness charities.Thanks to donations of...
RHS gardening
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is calling on communities throughout the UK to give a green makeover to an unloved space in 2020.  
SoupFest
As part of Bedford's Homelessness Awareness Week, SoupFest will be taking over Harpur Square from 11.30am today, serving up delicous soup and raising...
Rough Sleeper black and white
For the second successive year, rough sleepers in Bedford Borough will be able to access emergency beds every night throughout the winter, not just...
A Bedfordshire Police officer has been reunited with a woman whose life he saved after donating stem cells four years ago. Beatrice, from Palm Springs, California, was diagnosed with...