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Dinky Donuts
We all know Bedford is a great place to live, but what does it mean to be a true Bedfordian? The people at Explore Bedford think they know what it takes to follow in the footsteps of...
Debbie Burrells Combined
Fighter Debbie Burrells said her farewells to friends last night (23 May) and her parting wave was presenting two HUGE cheques to the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Debbie died just hours after...
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KNE, which has members from the Bedford area, will be performing live on tonight's Britain's Got Talent semi-final show at 7.30pm, fighting for a place in Sunday's final. The performers, who combine complex...
Flashmob Harpur Centrevideo
Hope Bedfordshire brought some surprise Christmas cheer to Bedford town centre on Saturday, with two flashmob performances of festive carols.
Richard Garrett
The trouble with being asked to write an obituary for my husband Rich is that he was a larger than life character and I have no idea how to do justice to the giant who has been by...
love in a bag
The charitable project that aims to show vulnerable people some love and kindness at Christmas is back in Bedford - and support is coming from businesses...
Simon Mushonga photo
A fundraising page has been set up for Simon Mushonga, the Bedford man murdered in Kettering at the weekend. The page, set up by a family members is asking for support to raise the £5000 needed to send Simon...
Hill Rise Nature Reserve
Hill Rise Nature Reserve, in the heart of the Prime Ministers area of Bedford is under threat of closure if new volunteers cannot be found...
Bunyan Centre
A local cricket league which has featured England Test legends Sir Alastair Cook and Monty Panesar are furious at being kicked out of their traditional booking at the Bunyan Centre...
Bedford Blues LuLu's Appealvideo
If it wasn't for the feeding tube you'd think Lulu De Vries was any other care-free five-year-old as she laughs, plays and jumps all over the Bedford Blues players visiting her today....
Rickshaw Challenge
The BBC Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge will ride into Harpur Square at 7pm this evening and they're hoping for a warm Bedford welcome.
Rosanna Heasman: The Store
A crowdfunding campaign is underway to ensure that ‘The Store’ - Bedford’s first zero waste shop - can open its doors later this year. The Store will stock loose grocery items...