Could you give up your time to volunteer as a member of  the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB), providing independent scrutiny of Yarl's Wood? Yarl's Wood IRC is an Immigration Removal Centre situated in Clapham that is...
Bedford's SMART Prebend Centre for the homeless and socially isolated is just £1,000 away from reaching their £50,000 target, and with the help of Bedford Independent readers...
An award winning charity which supports bereaved children has been awarded a substantial donation to continue its incredible work...
FACES Bedford
Bedford shoppers treated to random acts of kindness thanks to the actions of a few dedicated volunteers who simply wanted to bring a smile...
David Steadman CEO Harpur Trust
The Harpur Trust has announced that David Steadman will be the charity’s new chief executive from July. David takes over from current chief executive David Russell, who retires in August...
A thief broke into Bedford Golf Club in Great Denham in the early hours of Saturday 2 February, making off with two charity collection boxes from the bar...
Ken Parsons is gearing up for three epic challenges in a bid to raise funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust, his inspiration being a family who have faced it all...
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...
Queens Cheque
Queens RUFC have donated over £700 to the Emmaus Village Carlton in memory of former player Richard Coates, who people say was "at his happiest" when using the service...
homeless man
The number of rough sleepers in Bedford has dropped by 33% in the last 12 months from 76 to 51 people on the streets overnight. Sam Price from Bedford's Homeless Partnership has...
Homeless Woman
Bedford's SMART Prebend Centre, which offers support for homeless and socially isolated people, says it's just £13,000 away from achieving the target for their annual...
Jack, Billie and Spencer King
Dan and Charley King's triplets, Jack, Billie and Spencer were born at 31 weeks and now require specialist treatment to correct a condition caused by being born at just 31 weeks...