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A Bedford couple are celebrating after winning £60,000 with the People’s Postcode Lottery after gorillas at ZSL London Zoo...
Poppy Pop Up Shopvideo
https://youtu.be/xz77c6E92AU A temporary Poppy Shop has opened again in Bedford's Harpur Shopping Centre, helping to raise much needed funds for the Royal British Legion. Bedford is just one of a few town's to boast a Royal British...
Michelle Frost
A Kempston Scout Leader, who became a world record holder after running this year's London Marathon on stilts, is now helping 36 Bedfordshire Scouts prepare for the 24th World Scout Jamboree - North America 2019 in West Virginia. Michelle Frost...
Salvation Army Debt Advice Service
Bedford Salvation Army’s debt advice service is calling for more volunteers to help manage its six week waiting list so their small but dedicated team can...
ww1 Postcard
A WW1 postcard, found by a shop-owner in Leeds, has been reunited with a relative of its sender, thanks to a post on the 'We Are Bedford' Facebook group...
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.
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...
Bedfordshire Festival of Music Speech & Drama
Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech & Drama began this weekend, with classes taking place over the next seven days at the Bedford Corn Exchange...
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...
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...
Leap for Lulu JustGiving
On 19 May people will be jumping from the top of a 125 foot tower at Twinwoods Adventure to raise money for 5-year-old Lulu De Vries so she can get life-saving treatment in...
Beds carers
A new Bedfordshire guide for carers launches today to mark Carers Rights Day (Thursday 21 November 2019). 'Caring for Family and Friends' is packed with...