The painting of hospice staff celebrating their ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2019
Bedford School pupils have been inspired to create several creative works to show their support for staff at the Sue Ryder St John's Hospice. Artists and writers have created paintings and poems...
Blesma Charity
A Bedford man has set himself a target to row one million meters to raise £10,000 for veterans who have lost limbs while serving in the UK armed forces. Former soldier, Gary Huntley, is rowing the...
Bedford's creative community is calling on as many residents as possible to release their inner artist and take part in the Great Big Art Exhibition. The national initiative, supported by world-renowned artists Sir Antony Gormley and Anish Kapoor...
Friends of Al Walaja
A Bedford resident has asked the Mayor and council to support the twinning of the town with a village in Palestine to show solidarity to the residents.
Harpur Trust laptops
Bedford Borough Council has joined other organisations to call for donations of tech devices to help school children get online with home learning. With schools closed to the majority of students, most children and young...
Benjie Ingram-Moore with his grandfather Captain Sir Tom Moore copy
The Head Master of Bedford School, which became such a big part of Sir Captain Tom Moore's 100th birthday celebrations, has spoken about the legacy that the record-breaking fundraiser and WW2 veteran has left behind. Captain...
A Bedford-based plumbing and heating business has been supporting vulnerable families in their community delivering food parcels. The team at LCA Maintenance Services, based at Elms Farm Industrial Estate, were inspired by the media coverage...
The Bishop of Bedford is among more than 70 people of faith, community representatives and concerned citizens who have written an open letter to the Home Office expressing concern about the proposal to temporarily accommodate...
Sun Felmersham
Thanks to the generosity of locals, a village pub in Felmersham is delivering 'restaurant quality ready meals' for vulnerable and deserving members of the community...
A local gym is dedicated to getting Bedford fitter and healthier by launching free online workout videos for the whole community to take part in. Core Performance, on Elms Farm Industrial Estate, has been closed for...
A brother and sister are fundraising for the ICU staff at Bedford Hospital who cared for their mother and brother before they lost their lives to Covid-19 (coronavirus). Akhlatun Miah, aged 66 and her son, Mohammed Imdad Miah, known as Imz, 40...
Companions bread
A community bakery which offers work experience and training to ex-offenders, is reaching out to furloughed chefs and kitchen staff to ask for their support. A number of the staff and volunteers at Companions CIC, based at The Gallery on Howard Street...