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councillors
On Sunday 19 January, five former Bedford Borough councillors were recognised for their years of dedication to public service. At the ceremony, former...
Amy Walmsley statue
Bedford is another step closer to having its first female statue, following a fundraising campaign by the Women of Bedford and Bedford Heights which...
Scott Primary SMART
When the weather started to get chillier, the children at Scott Primary School in Brickhill wanted to help those in need. The School Council, made up...
BI Awards - BI only
The nominations for this year's Bedford Independent Awards - in partnership with the Harpur Trust - are now open and we're loving reading through the...
SMART Castle Comedy
Castle Comedy, in conjunction with Bedford Park Rotary held a fundraising night for the SMART Prebend Centre for the homeless last month. The Homeless Day Centre in Bedford has received a total of £1,546 from the...
Bedford Visitor Information Centre
Bedfordians have reacted strongly to that survey by YouGov which claims Bedfordshire is England's least popular county. Now a new centre in Bedford will help promote the area far and wide. The Bedford Visitors Information Centre...
Enviro-hub
A brand new ‘Enviro-Hub’ project based in Kempston has been launched by Bedford Borough Council to make volunteering quick and easy. Enviro-Hub’s make...
NSPCC Bedford Blues
The NSPCC appeared at the first Bedford Blues home game of the year to raise awareness of the charity and promote its PANTS campaign...
Friendly Nettle
A new cafe in Shortstown is aiming to provide the perfect space to bring the growing community together. The Friendly Nettle cafe will open its doors in Jan...
Black Lotus
On Saturday 1 February, a trio of dancers from Bedford will take part in the finals of a national talent show, taking place at the O2 Arena in London...
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...
This January, everyone is invited to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Bedford which takes place on the first weekend of July at Priory Country Park.