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Despite their hospital-based studios being in shutdown since 23 March, Hospital Radio Bedford (HRB) volunteers have continued to broadcast from home...
Autism Bedfordshire
Three good causes in Bedford have each been awarded £1,000 funding by the Mayor’s Charity Committee. Every three years, the Mayor's Charity Committee selects three charities to benefit from fundraising events held by the Council. The...
A shopping centre in Bedford has unveiled a new mural, celebrating the achievements of local lockdown hero, Captain Sir Tom Moore...
Embankment flowers summer 2020
Once again, Bedford Borough Council is giving away the Embankment's Spring display tulip bulbs to the Borough's community groups. The annual 'great tulip bulb giveaway' usually...
Gale Trust
A charity supporting Bedford's homeless has been awarded a £5,000 grant to help with staff costs in the coming six months...
childline logo
NSPCC Bedfordshire have launched an online luxury gift fair today, with all profits and a 10% donation from online sales going to Childline. Usually the Bedfordshire branch of the NSPCC hold a...
Oxfam shop
Like many charity shops, the coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating effect on the volunteer numbers at Oxfam's two stores in Bedford town centre...
Apprentice 2019's Tom Skinner
On Tuesday 3 December, Tom Skinner of BBC 1's Apprentice will bring his trademark selling skills to Harpur Square as part of this year's SoupFest...
Capt Tom Bedford Schoolvideo
Bedford School might not be full of pupils this week, but the Great Hall was a hive of activity yesterday (Tuesday) as the school took delivery of over 40,000 birthday cards for Captain Tom...
Captain Tom Millbrook station
A poetry plaque in honour of Captain Tom Moore has been unveiled at the 100-year-old’s local station, Millbrook, in Bedfordshire...
Robinson Pool
A local resident has started a petition urging the Council to take back control of Robinson Pool to preserve its facilities for community use...
George Floyd
Over the past week, people from all communities across Bedford have been sharing their thoughts, anger, pain and hopes in response to the killing of George Floyd. George Floyd...