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Sharnbrook Mill Theatre
Sharnbrook Mill Theatre (SMTT), a group with about 200 volunteers in Sharnbrook, joins Keech Hospice and Autism Bedfordshire as it is honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS). It is to recognise the work...
Bedford Suspension Bridge
A Remembrance Day yarn bombing of Bedford’s Victorian suspension bridge, to Mark 100 years since the end of World War 1, has been given the go ahead. The yarn bombing is being organised by local artist...
Nigel Bunney at Emmaus
A formerly homeless man is now in his own home and volunteering for local charity Emmaus Village Carlton that helped him overcome a life-time of mental...
Anne Frank's Tree Russell Park
Holocaust Memorial day events are to be held in Bedford this Sunday with a ceremony and service to remember those killed under Nazi persecution...
Love in a Bag Easter
Love in a Bag Bedford is asking generous Bedfordians to join their latest campaign to donate Easter eggs to some of the Borough's most vulnerable children and adults.
On Sunday 29th September, the Bishop of Bedford will reopen part of a church in Bletsoe which most people thought was closed for ever.
SMART CRIB appeal Homeless man[1]
SMART Prebend Centre has launched their annual appeal to raise funds to support the homeless and vulnerably housed in Bedford and they're aiming to raise £50,000.
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...
NSPCC neglect
As part of the NSPCC and Bedfordshire Local Safeguarding Boards’ Neglect Matters Campaign, the NSPCC’s Local Campaigns Manager, Emma Motherwell, talks about neglect.
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For some families, it’s not always plain sailing when it comes to spending Christmas with their nearest and dearest.Lorraine Kirby, a former Bedford-based...
Neighbourhood Watch Week
This week sees the celebration of 35 years of Neighbourhood Watch Week in Bedford. The first week-long event was held in the town in 1985, bringing the community together in a variety...
UpRising
UpRising, the UK-wide youth leadership charity is encouraging all Bedfordians aged between 18-25 to apply for their 2019/20 Bedfordshire Leadership Programmes. The charity's mission...