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A celebration of Bedford’s Italian community will take place throughout the town centre on Sunday 21 July, giving visitors the chance to immerse themselves in La Dolce Vita. From 12 noon...
Cavalier Club
A barber shop in Bedford is opening up on Boxing Day to provide food, festive fun and hair cuts to the town's homeless. The Cavalier Club, on the...
Charlotte Martin London Marathon
A teacher from Bedford is in training for her first London Marathon this April, raising vital funds for Sarcoma UK following her best friend's...
Bedford River Clean up truck full of rubbish pulled from the river
Saturday's Bedford RiverCare 2019 has been hailed a success after 150 volunteers pulled 107 bags of rubbish from the River Great Ouse and along its banks...
Amicus
Amicus Trust, a local charity supporting homeless adults, has been awarded a grant by Nationwide Building Society to support 100 vulnerable people.
Santa Special Group Photo at Bedford Station 2018
Father Christmas warmed up for tonight's annual dash across to deliver presents across the world by entertaining young travellers on the Marston Vale Line between Bedford and Bletchley...
Save Bedford Town Centre's Marks and Spencer
People have taken to the streets to show their support for Bedford Town Centre’s Marks & Spencer, with the Bedford Independent backed community-led campaign hearing...
Great Ouse Primary School
Great Ouse Primary Academy has been awarded £2000 from their local Amazon team, as part of a campaign led by the British Science Association to inspire local pupils to embrace STEM.
Emmaus
A free exhibition showcasing unique artwork is being held by Bedfordshire homelessness charity Emmaus Village Carlton this week.
Members of the Bedford Blues squad took time out of training to hang out with Lulu De Vries, Bedford's bravest 5 year old, and collect their Lulu's Fight pink wristbands. Lulu is currently battling Neuroblastoma -...
Companions
A Bedford bakery that gives valuable work experience to ex-offenders has issued an impassioned plea for emergency funding or they may face closure in...
Debbie Burrells is know to many people, as part of the well-known local family behind Kitcheners Marina and Garage. Late last year she was diagnosed with a deadly form of Motor Neurone Disease (MND). She...