Riseley community first responders (CFRs) marked a milestone this new year when they attended their 1,000th emergency call on 2 January. CFRs are a team of volunteers who work alongside the East of England Ambulance Service...
Imagine being so dedicated to something that you want to be reminded every time that you open your door. Well, that is exactly what Bedfordian Pritti Saggi has done, with the help of local illustrator Sarah Harrison...
Following a plea for help from the community to donate unwanted laptops to their school, Queens Park Academy has been overwhelmed with the response. On Friday, the Bedford Independent reported that many schools...
A Bedford care home resident is in store to receive a bumper crop of birthday cards when she turns 100 this week, thanks to an appearance on Good Morning Britain. Norah Gould, who is a resident at Arden House, may not be able to spend...
Queens Park Academy (QPA) has launched an impassioned appeal to the wider community, asking for donations of laptops and tablets to help the children during lockdown...
In July, Priory Park will once again host the Cancer Research UK's Race For Life and organisers are urging participants to 'look beyond lockdown' to sign up. The charity’s much-loved events are aiming to return to the Borough on 3 and 4 July...
Vulnerable child
There’s been a mini boom in people considering adopting needy children in Bedford as stay-at-home residents reconsider what is important in life, a meeting heard...
Two people who have "gone the extra mile" to support the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) in Bedford, have been recognised in the Queen's New Year's Honours. Debbie Buck, a lead...
A schoolgirl from Bedford has raised an incredible £2,500 for charity in just four days - and is aiming for £4,000 by the end of the year. Dia Kumari, who is in year 6 at Edith Cavell Primary School...
Bedford Borough River Great Ouse Floods December 2020
Bedford's Mayor has thanked volunteers and organisations who displayed "Bedford Borough’s incredible community spirit" by helping those affected by flooding in areas along the...
Bedford Borough communities have rallied round to help neighbours and strangers alike, as flooding swept through the town and villages after heavy rainfall began...
DKMS
This Christmas DKMS Bedford Hub is asking local people to give the ultimate gift and join the international stem cell register. Anyone between 17-55 years of age can register at dkms.org.uk/en/bedfordhub, you'll then receive a cheek...