Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Apprentice 2019's Tom Skinner
On Tuesday 3 December, Tom Skinner of BBC 1's Apprentice will bring his trademark selling skills to Harpur Square as part of this year's SoupFest...
Wixams' bulb planting
Wixams' residents of all ages joined together on Saturday 16 November, to plant 1,000 spring bulbs throughout the village From toddlers to residents of Wixams' Retirement Village, everyone mucked in and got their hands dirty, but...
homeless man
Bedford's Homelessness Awareness Week returns for second year from 1 December to look at the issues around homelessness and to raise awareness of local services and...
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 BBC Children in Need 2019
Bedford's Harpur Square was packed last night (Thursday) as Matt Baker and the Rickshaw Challenge team arrived in Bedford, their last overnight stop on their 400 mile...
Friendly Nettle
A new cafe in Shortstown is aiming to provide the perfect space to bring the growing community together. The Friendly Nettle cafe will open its doors in Jan...
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.
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...
To mark World Kindness Day today (Wednesday 13 November), and as part of its 25th birthday celebration, The National Lottery is shining a spotlight...
Soupfest
In less than four weeks’ time, Harpur Square in Bedford will be a hive of soup-based activity as SoupFest returns for its third year.
Poppies Mill Meadows
The poppy makers responsible for yarn bombing the Mill Meadows bandstand have revealed that they are planning a permanent remembrance installation in...
BI Awards - BI only
The Bedford Independent in partnership with the Harpur Trust is proud to announce a new series of awards to recognise organisations and individuals who make Bedford brilliant. The Bedford Independent...