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The Great Bedford Foodbank
The Great Bedford Foodbank challenge needs your helps to raise £7433. Why that figure?Because Bedford Foodbank fed 7433 people in the last year. They’re hoping to raise...
Cat
A local pet charity is running an online cat show in order to raise vital funds for their branch, and share photos of Bedfordshire's...
Autism Bedfordshire
Three good causes in Bedford have each been awarded £1,000 funding by the Mayor’s Charity Committee. Every three years, the Mayor's Charity Committee selects three charities to benefit from fundraising events held by the Council. The...
Companions Real Bread cheque
Companions Real Bread on Mill Street Bedford has announced it will be taking over Delices bakery on Lurke Street from mid-January 2019. At a special event today, where the bakery...
Chris Andrews
Even the world’s worst golfer doesn’t take as many as 229 strokes during a game, but a Bedford fundraiser is aiming to do exactly that at Bedford...
Bedford's River Great Ouse, Longholme Boat House, Longholme Lake and Butterfly Bridge. Credit: ADC Films
The winners of the Bedford Independent festive prize draw have now been picked and if you're one of the lucky ones, an email will have already winged its way to you...
As part of the worldwide celebrations of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, a local councillor from Sharnbrook has recently returned from a...
Midland Road Area Residents Assoc
In the fortnight since we reported on the launch of Operation Apex, partner organisations involved have begun to see positive improvements to the Midland...
Henry Parrott
A sculpture by a former Sharnbrook student and Bromham resident has been unveiled in the village to commemorate Armistice Day...
Food4
As demand doubles, local stores and restaurants have been donating products that would have gone to waste to Food4, a project run by YMCA Bedfordshire...
A Bedford care home resident is in store to receive a bumper crop of birthday cards when she turns 100 this week, thanks to an appearance on Good Morning Britain. Norah Gould, who is a resident at Arden House, may not be able to spend...
David Steadman CEO Harpur Trust
The Harpur Trust has announced that David Steadman will be the charity’s new chief executive from July. David takes over from current chief executive David Russell, who retires in August...