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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.
BI Awards - BI only
The Bedford Independent in partnership with the Harpur Trust is proud to announce a new series of awards to recognise organisations and individuals who make Bedford brilliant. The Bedford Independent...
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...
Soupfest
In less than four weeks’ time, Harpur Square in Bedford will be a hive of soup-based activity as SoupFest returns for its third year.
Poppies Mill Meadows
The poppy makers responsible for yarn bombing the Mill Meadows bandstand have revealed that they are planning a permanent remembrance installation in...
To mark World Kindness Day today (Wednesday 13 November), and as part of its 25th birthday celebration, The National Lottery is shining a spotlight...
As Matt Baker and his pedal-powered One Show rickshaw team prepare to ride into town tomorrow, a Bedford-based personal trainer has been doing her bit...
Gurdwara
SEVA Trust UK in partnership with with Guru Nanak Gurdwara of Bedford, held a three-day series of events recently to mark the 550th birth anniversary of...
Santa NSPCC letter
As Christmas draws ever nearer, why not get the little ones excited for the big day with a Letter from Santa? It's a great way to bring joy to your own family...
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...
Midland Road Area Residents Assoc
In the fortnight since we reported on the launch of Operation Apex, partner organisations involved have begun to see positive improvements to the Midland...
video
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...