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...
Lord Lieutenant Helen Nellis
An annual thanksgiving service, paying tribute to the outstanding work of Bedfordshire's voluntary organisations, will this year take place 'virtually'...
On Sunday 16 February, a Bedford tattoo parlour will be hosting a fun day with a difference to help one of their staff members as she undergoes treatment for cancer. Keely Freeman is a freelance tattoo...
Richard Garrett
The trouble with being asked to write an obituary for my husband Rich is that he was a larger than life character and I have no idea how to do justice to the giant who has been by...
#clapforourcarers
At 8pm on Thursday 26 March, thousands of people from Bedford Borough took to their front gardens, windows and streets to simultaneously send a message...
Dine with us on the Streets
A grassroots organisation supporting Bedford’s homeless community is urgently seeking funding to continue their work. Dine with Us on the Streets...
Cyber security
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has released figures, showing a new drastic rise in fraud related to coronavirus. Updated figures show...
People are being asked to 'bash your garden boundary' while in lockdown and help raise funds for the Sue Ryder St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger. Usually the Bash the Beds Boundary' event...
hand heart
An initiative to show support to the frontline staff working during the current crisis is taking place across the whole of the UK on Thursday (26 March)...
love in a bag
The charitable project that aims to show vulnerable people some love and kindness at Christmas is back in Bedford - and support is coming from businesses...
Kempston Fire Station NHS
Firefighters at Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service got creative to praise NHS workers for their service during the coronavirus pandemic. Watch Commander...
Dinky Donuts
We all know Bedford is a great place to live, but what does it mean to be a true Bedfordian? The people at Explore Bedford think they know what it takes to follow in the footsteps of...