Friday, November 27, 2020
Julie Sims
On Christmas Day this year, David Sims will be taking on a charity challenge to raise £1,500 for Macmillan Cancer Support, in memory of his wife Julie...
Imam Mir Irshad Ali
Imam Mir Irshad Ali passed away at home on Wednesday 7 October aged 80. He had led a life dedicated to the service of God and the communities in which...
Memory Walk
Every Autumn, Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk events across the UK see thousands of people come together to raise money to help defeat dementia...
John Bunyan Museum silver owl award
An 89-year-old volunteer at the John Bunyan Museum has been rewarded for over a quarter of a century of dedication to the role...
Bedford Foodbank
Bedford Foodbank has been given a boost to help families struggling during the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to a £23,000 government grant from...
Police Appeal witness
I would like to express my horror and anger that someone chose to assault one of our volunteers on their way back from attending an event on our behalf...
Marcellus
Today (Saturday) is World Homelessness Day and to raise funds for the charity that helped him, a former homeless man from Bedford has organised a sponsored hike, symbolically carrying his possessions on his back. Two years...
Money
Nobody gives free money! Actually, sometimes people do, and here are some reasons. Every year on 15 September, virtually or in person, people across...
Benjie and Capt Tom
A Bedford teenager who was part of the biggest - and most positive - news story of the year has been recognised with a prestigious national award. Bedford School pupil, Benjie Ingram-Moore, has received the award...
Harpur Trust art competition
Bedford schoolchildren's perspective of Bedford is in the frame this evening, at a virtual awards ceremony marking the end of this year's Harpur Trust...
Poppy wreath Photo credit Janice Elliot
Although crowds are being asked to stay away, Bedford Borough will still be commemorating Remembrance and Armistice Day this year, despite coronavirus...
Benjie Ingram-Moore with his grandfather Captain Sir Tom Moore copy
Captain Tom's fundraising legacy has been given a boost with his foundation being chosen as Bedford School's charity of the year. The school and Captain Sir Tom already have a good...