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An initiative to show support to the frontline staff working during the current crisis is taking place across the whole of the UK on Thursday (26 March)...
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A Facebook group has been set up in Bedford to harness the vast numbers of volunteers wanting to support the old and vulnerable in their communities...
Sun Felmersham
It's many years since the village of Felmersham had its own shop, but - in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak - the owners of The Sun pub are taking...
Tom Grennan Bedford Foodbank
Musician Tom Grennan is working with Bedford Kindness volunteers to deliver much-needed supplies to Bedford Foodbank. The singer/songwriter has...
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...
C-19 community response
As the uncertainty of the coronavirus outbreak continues, many of Bedford's villages and communities are planning ahead, preparing to support vulnerable...
#clapforourcarers
At 8pm on Thursday 26 March, thousands of people from Bedford Borough took to their front gardens, windows and streets to simultaneously send a message...
As the government urges people to stay at home during the Covid-19 pandemic, Bedfordshire Police is raising awareness of those where home may not be...
Kempston Fire Station NHS
Firefighters at Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service got creative to praise NHS workers for their service during the coronavirus pandemic. Watch Commander...
Cyber security
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has released figures, showing a new drastic rise in fraud related to coronavirus. Updated figures show...
Tom Grennan
Former St Thomas More pupil, Tom Grennan, is doing what he can to make the best of the current coronavirus situation. Last night (Wednesday)...
The decision has been taken to cancel this month's Bedford Holi Festival, the first time the event was due to be staged in the town centre...