Friday, November 27, 2020
Henry Parrott
A sculpture by a former Sharnbrook student and Bromham resident has been unveiled in the village to commemorate Armistice Day...
Biddenham
Big-hearted students at Biddenham International School have donated enough food to provide 840 meals to Bedford Foodbank...
Pte Joe Lionetti
An army reservist, waiting to take part in an online Remembrance Day parade on Sunday, gave chase to a thief who had stolen two charity tins from a...
Poppy wreath Photo credit Janice Elliot
The Bedford Independent is partnering with the Bedford Branch of the Royal British Legion and Bedford Borough Council to help Bedfordians safely mark Remembrance Day by "remembering...
The SEVA Trust UK has confirmed that their collaboration with Smart CJS to support 45 of the Borough's most vulnerable rough sleepers will continue during the second lockdown. The Bedford-based...
Older person phone hoax
To support vulnerable residents as the country re-enters lockdown, Bedford Borough Council has confirmed its Community Hub will relaunch. The Prime Minister announced that...
Festival of Hope
From today (30 October), St Paul's Church is inviting Bedfordians into its quiet and historic surroundings to pause for thought at its Rainbow...
Bedford Credit Union
A community bank in Bedford that provides an alternative to loan sharks for low income residents has been given £25,000 from a council-run fund to...
BI Awards - BI only
The Bedford Independent Awards may have been postponed due to the pandemic, but it has allowed us to add two new categories, to find the Borough's 'Covid Heroes'. Throughout the...
Desmond Morrison
As the world celebrates Black History Month the story of boxer Desmond Morrison is a local inspiration.Desmond Morrison came to Bedford from...
Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity (BRCC) was visited by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis, recently to thank the volunteers and...
Family and friends of Stephen Wheatley have helped raise over £1,200 in his memory for Sue Ryder St John's Hospice by taking on a sponsored walk...