Thursday, October 29, 2020
Capt Tom Bedford Schoolvideo
Bedford School might not be full of pupils this week, but the Great Hall was a hive of activity yesterday (Tuesday) as the school took delivery of over 40,000 birthday cards for Captain Tom...
Grange Academy Forest School
Staff, pupils and parents at Kempston's Grange Academy have been left devastated after tools and equipment for their new Forest School were stolen...
The organisers of the popular Bedford Christmas Tree Festival at St Paul's Church have confirmed that this year's event will be postponed until 2021...
Sun Felmersham
It's many years since the village of Felmersham had its own shop, but - in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak - the owners of The Sun pub are taking...
Nelson Mandela
Twenty years ago today, on 7 April, 2000, Nelson Mandela made an historic visit to Bedford, to rededicate a statue of his friend and anti-apartheid...
Amira Pagliari Black Lives Matter
A Year 13 student at St Thomas More (STM) School in Brickhill has been inspired by anti-racism protests to create a piece of art that she's now...
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"Black Lives Matter" was the chant heard across Bedford Park today as hundreds gathered peacefully and with social distance in mind to protest against racism in all its...
DKMS Beds Bhangra Ballvideo
A sell-out event at Empire nightclub last week raised over £12,000 for blood cancer charity DKMS, helping more potential life-saving stem cell donors to be registered....
Black Lives Matter protest banner
A peaceful, socially distanced public demonstration in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests taking across the world, has been organised for this Sunday (7 June) at 12:00 in...
childline logo
NSPCC Bedfordshire have launched an online luxury gift fair today, with all profits and a 10% donation from online sales going to Childline. Usually the Bedfordshire branch of the NSPCC hold a...
Italian festivalvideo
On Sunday 21 July, over 2,000 people headed into the heart of Bedford to celebrate the town's Italian heritage. The Bedford Italian Festival was...
Embankment flowers summer 2020
Once again, Bedford Borough Council is giving away the Embankment's Spring display tulip bulbs to the Borough's community groups. The annual 'great tulip bulb giveaway' usually...