Saturday, July 20, 2019
Bunyan Centre
A local cricket league which has featured England Test legends Sir Alastair Cook and Monty Panesar are furious at being kicked out of their traditional booking at the Bunyan Centre...
Bedford women's centre
Bedford Women’s Centre has taken part in a multi-agency business conference on domestic abuse at Bedfordshire Police's Kempston HQ. This is the first time the Emerald Team, the...
Rosanna Heasman: The Store
A crowdfunding campaign is underway to ensure that ‘The Store’ - Bedford’s first zero waste shop - can open its doors later this year. The Store will stock loose grocery items...
Michael Gurr Humans of Bedford
We're very excited to launch 'Humans of Bedford', an occasional column from the Bedford Independent which will be devoted to ordinary Bedfordians who have lived extraordinary...
Lord Lieutenant Helen Nellis
A Bedford based charity, the Road Victims Trust (RVT) have announced that Helen Nellis, H M Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, will be their patron. Speaking of her patronage...
SAFAD
A charity run by students at Cranfield University which helps improve the lives of people overseas, especially in the developing world, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Today (Tuesday 4 June) Muslims in Bedford and across the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, celebrating the end of Ramadan - a month of fasting and religious reflection.
Queen's Award
FACES Bedford, have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK, often called the ‘MBE for groups’...
Clubhouse Summer Party 2018, Andy Willsher
Bedford Creative Arts (BCA), working with the Higgins Bedford and bpha, has been granted major new funding of £78,000 towards a two-year creative project in Queen’s Park. 
Embankment spring planting
The floral displays on Bedford's embankment are always a spectacular sight, and community groups are being offered the chance to get their...