Sunday, October 25, 2020
Moon Damian Ratcliffe
This lunar marvel was taken by local 'hobby' photographer Damian Ratcliffe, who shared the piece to the We Are Bedford Facebook group. He took up photography as a distraction from his depression about five years...
Bedford town sign
Bedford is predicated to have 1.5% GVA (gross value added) growth over the next three years, according to the annual economic forecast by EY, with the highest growth in the arts and entertainment sector. The report...
Two charities from Bedford have each been awarded £1,000 from the 12 Days of Giving campaign, with the boost promising to make a massive difference to the charities work...
A celebration of Bedford’s Italian community will take place throughout the town centre on Sunday 21 July, giving visitors the chance to immerse themselves in La Dolce Vita. From 12 noon...
Flashmob Harpur Centrevideo
Hope Bedfordshire brought some surprise Christmas cheer to Bedford town centre on Saturday, with two flashmob performances of festive carols.
Ravesnden Church
Ravensden residents are hosting a 'plants for plaster' Flower Festival and craft fair on 1-2 June to raise funds for the upkeep of the local church. The 1000-year-old All Saints Church is...
On Sunday 29th September, the Bishop of Bedford will reopen part of a church in Bletsoe which most people thought was closed for ever.
Refugee Week (15 - 22 June) is a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events celebrating the contribution of refugees in the UK and...
Fire Service awarded
Over the last year, an impressive £72,352 has been raised for the Fire Fighters Charity by the county’s fire service - nearly £10,000 more than they...
Rough Sleeper black and white
This week, posters will be going up across Bedford Borough to raise public awareness of the services and support available for rough sleepers. 
Emmaus Terry Waite
Former hostage Terry Waite CBE shone as the guest auctioneer at a charity evening, featuring a performance by a choir of formerly homeless people. The Christmas-themed fundraising evening organised by local homelessness charity Emmaus Village Carlton...
There was a big birthday celebration at Oak Way House on Kimbolton Road recently, when resident Hilda Millard celebrated turning 100.