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Texas Instruments Reunion 3
Over 300 former employees of Texas Instruments (TI) returned to Bedford Heights, the company's former UK headquarters, on Brickhill Drive this weekend for a reunion...
Leap for Lulu JustGiving
On 19 May people will be jumping from the top of a 125 foot tower at Twinwoods Adventure to raise money for 5-year-old Lulu De Vries so she can get life-saving treatment in...
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...
We Are Bedford page
The We Are Bedford facebook group has reached a significant milestone today, welcoming its 17,000 member. Created as part of the We Are Bedford event in 2010, that helped...
The volunteer-run pop up Repair Shop will be back open for business on Saturday 25 May at the Tavistock Community Centre and they'd love to fix your broken toasters, bent bikes and battered teddies. Open from...
Rays of Sunshine ambassador Yianni Charalambous with Rays of Sunshine Children’s Choir, which is made up of seriously ill children who have had their own wishes granted by the charity
A supercar event near Bedford, which saw supercar fans descend on Sharnbrook from all over the UK, has raised £60,000 for the Rays of Sunshine charity which helps...
Eagle Travel Team
A Bedford travel agency has vowed to continue raising funds for a local woman who suffers from Motor Neurone Disease (MND). The team at Eagle Travel are continuing to support Debbie Burrells...
Joshua Hawkins Blue Plaque
An extraordinary couple, a couple key to Bedford's history are honoured with the unveiling of a fifth plaque as local historians commemorate...
Dave Denton cake and cheers
An 81-year-old Bedford window cleaner has been thanked and honoured at a surprise birthday party by some of the 30 businesses he cleans windows for. Dave Denton has been cleaning...
Rob and Debbie Burrellsvideo
The first ever 'Bashing the Beds Boundary' finished this morning with squads of relay runners completing a circuit of the Bedfordshire county border overnight...