People's Postcode Lottery
One Kempstonian is celebrating today after winning £30,000 in the people's postcode lottery. The resident, who lives in Whittingstall Avenue, scooped the lump sum when...
self-isolation
A Facebook group has been set up in Bedford to harness the vast numbers of volunteers wanting to support the old and vulnerable in their communities...
Enviro-hub
A brand new ‘Enviro-Hub’ project based in Kempston has been launched by Bedford Borough Council to make volunteering quick and easy. Enviro-Hub’s make...
Conway Brothers
Three brothers - one of whom is from Kempston - are undertaking a 160 feet bungee jump this weekend, to raise money for Parkinson’s UK.
North Beds Day of action January
Bedfordshire Police and Bedford Borough Council carried out a joint operation last week to tackle begging and anti-social behaviour, and offer homeless people in town the support...
The volunteer-run pop up Repair Shop will be back open for business on Saturday 25 May at the Tavistock Community Centre and they'd love to fix your broken toasters, bent bikes and battered teddies. Open from...
Texas Instruments Reunion 3
Over 300 former employees of Texas Instruments (TI) returned to Bedford Heights, the company's former UK headquarters, on Brickhill Drive this weekend for a reunion...
CALA Community Bursary 2019 - £12,000
Bedfords good causes are being encouraged to apply for a slice of a £12,000 bursary up for grabs as the CALA group extend the deadline...
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...
SMART Prebend Ball 2019
SMART Prebend Day Centre are giving two people a chance to win tickets to the SMART masquerade ball and an overnight stay at the Sharnbrook Hotel. Bedfords’ SMART Prebend...
Bedford Park
Bedford Borough Council Community Engagement has been shortlisted in this year's Keep Britain Tidy’s annual awards. The awards celebrate the councils that...
Two charities from Bedford have each been awarded £1,000 from the 12 Days of Giving campaign, with the boost promising to make a massive difference to the charities work...