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Moon Damian Ratcliffe
This lunar marvel was taken by local 'hobby' photographer Damian Ratcliffe, who shared the piece to the We Are Bedford Facebook group. He took up photography as a distraction from his depression about five years...
Emma Beeden
Following a nomination from her teacher, Emma Beeden, a Y13 student at Sharnbrook Academy, is celebrating after being awarded a prestigious Diana Award...
Curry in a big pot
Bedford Neighbourhood Watch are inviting spice fans to join them for 'The Big Curry' at Indian Summer on Tavistock Street and help raise money for charity. The event being billed as...
Hill Rise Nature Reserve
Hill Rise Nature Reserve, in the heart of the Prime Ministers area of Bedford is under threat of closure if new volunteers cannot be found...
Poppy Police Car
As we head into a week of Remembrance to mark 100 years since the end of the 1st World War, The Bedford Independent will be publishing a series of stories about the activities taking place...
Community Larder at the ReUse Centre
Bedford Community Larder and the Amicus Trust, benefited from supermarket giant Aldi's commitment to making the most of their unsold fresh food this Christmas...
Sharon De Leonardisvideo
Bedford is known for its wonderfully diverse population and now a Bedford woman is setting about bringing all those communities together to create Bedford Carnival. Sharon De Leonardis...
QVS Award
Four Bedford bandmates have been awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) in recognition of the huge amount of money they've raised over...
In2Beats Logovideo
https://youtu.be/GLRiyKicGaQ In2Beats 106.5 FM presenters DJ Stevo and Danii are waiting to hear if they’ve broken the world record for longest marathon for a radio music show DJ team. The challenge was to be on-air continuously for...
Oxfam Book and Record Shopvideo
Oxfam book store, Bedford has been given some incredible donations over the years but none quite as large as this one...
KickOff@3
Bedfordshire Police hosted its first charity football tournament, KickOff@3, on Sunday 28 April, with the aim of strengthening bonds between the police, the community and partners.
North Beds Day of action January
Bedfordshire Police and Bedford Borough Council carried out a joint operation last week to tackle begging and anti-social behaviour, and offer homeless people in town the support...