Nelson Mandela
Twenty years ago today, on 7 April, 2000, Nelson Mandela made an historic visit to Bedford, to rededicate a statue of his friend and anti-apartheid...
Every Sunday morning, Mark Russell is taking to the airwaves of In2Beats Radio to bring a ray of sunshine to our lockdown weekends...
Residents of Great Denham are urged to join their neighbours for a rousing sing song on Saturday as a show of the village's community spirit...
National lottery
An unclaimed National Lottery prize of £1,000,000 is waiting for a resident of Bedford Borough. Could it be you? Local players are urged to double-check...
Harpur Trust 'Fabric of Bedford' competition
An annual art competition, usually just open to schools, is now open to everyone in Bedford, whatever your age or artistic ability.Local charity The...
#clapforourcarers
At 8pm on Thursday 26 March, thousands of people from Bedford Borough took to their front gardens, windows and streets to simultaneously send a message...
Prebend Day Centre
In response to the coronavirus crisis, the Prebend Day Centre is facing an unprecedented change in order to comply with government guidance and they...
As the government urges people to stay at home during the Covid-19 pandemic, Bedfordshire Police is raising awareness of those where home may not be...
Kempston Fire Station NHS
Firefighters at Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service got creative to praise NHS workers for their service during the coronavirus pandemic. Watch Commander...
Tom Grennan Bedford Foodbank
Musician Tom Grennan is working with Bedford Kindness volunteers to deliver much-needed supplies to Bedford Foodbank. The singer/songwriter has...
hand heart
An initiative to show support to the frontline staff working during the current crisis is taking place across the whole of the UK on Thursday (26 March)...
Cyber security
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has released figures, showing a new drastic rise in fraud related to coronavirus. Updated figures show...