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Dinky Donuts
We all know Bedford is a great place to live, but what does it mean to be a true Bedfordian? The people at Explore Bedford think they know what it takes to follow in the footsteps of...
YWB
Members of the public are invited to the Yarl's Wood Befrienders (YWB) annual meeting on 23 September which will be followed by a performance of ‘Feeding...
Spectacularts Website
The team behind Bedford Carnival have launched a new website today, giving more people a chance to get involved with the event and help lay the foundations...
Emmaus
A free exhibition showcasing unique artwork is being held by Bedfordshire homelessness charity Emmaus Village Carlton this week.
Marathon
The London Marathon is just days away, so we're shining a spotlight on the runners from Bedford who are going that extra mile (or 26.21 to be precise)...
Among the performers on stage at last week's BRIT awards were at least ten former teachers, students or crew members of the former 2step Dance Company founded by Sharon De Leonardis.
The Bedford Club has presented St Paul's Church, Bedford with a silhouette statue commemorating a World War One soldier. Part of the national There But Not There campaign, in association with Help for Heroes Official and...
Anne-Marie Stijelja
To coincide with Creativity and Wellbeing week in June, local artist, Anne-Marie Stijelja is curating an exhibition of work created by staff employed by the NHS to be displayed in Bedford Hospital.
Remembrance Bench
The Bedfordshire Royal British Legion Riders Branch has unveiled a memorial bench along Bedford’s Embankment to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One. The group raised the money needed to purchase and install the bench...
Run Bedford 10k
This year’s Run Bedford 10km race takes place on Sunday 2 June and there's still time to join the 988 runners and wheelchair competitors already taking part.