Embrace
Bedfordshire Police praised the 'team effort' that helped win the Embrace Child Victims of Crime (CVOC) Fundraising Force of the Year 2018 award, at an event in London last week. Embrace CVOC is a national charity which has worked tirelessly...
Soupfest
Following the success of last year’s inaugural SoupFest Bedford, the charity take-over of Harpur Square will back on Tuesday 27 November – serving up amazing soups to raise money for homeless charities. Once again, Bedford’s chefs will be...
In2Beats Logo
https://youtu.be/GLRiyKicGaQ In2Beats 106.5 FM presenters DJ Stevo and Danii are waiting to hear if they’ve broken the world record for longest marathon for a radio music show DJ team. The challenge was to be on-air continuously for...
Mel Stratton
A woman from Putnoe has taken inspiration from the other side of the world to bring comfort to others closer to home. Mel Stratton saw a Facebook post that her sister, who lives in Adelaide, had shared. It was about...
Bedford Suspension Bridge
A Remembrance Day yarn bombing of Bedford’s Victorian suspension bridge, to Mark 100 years since the end of World War 1, has been given the go ahead. The yarn bombing is being organised by local artist...
Debbie Burrells
Debbie Burrells needs help to walk, has a feeding tube and is now losing her voice, as Motor Neurone Disease (MND) slowly weakens and destroys every muscle in her body, but she says...
Sharon De Leonardis
Bedford is known for its wonderfully diverse population and now a Bedford woman is setting about bringing all those communities together to create Bedford Carnival. Sharon De Leonardis...
Challenge Bedford 2018
https://youtu.be/S81DGim-B-w If you've seen a group of Wonder Women, Fruit Cakes or people in all sorts of fancy dress around Bedford today then you've been part of the first #ChallengeBedford which has been raising money for...
Bedford Visitor Information Centre
Back in August, the Bedford Independent broke the news that Bedford will be getting a new Visitor Information Centre (VIC), now we can tell you it will be open from 17 October and reveal its...
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...
BCH Dog Unit
The Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Dog Unit has launched a new calendar featuring never-before-seen photos of the forces crime fighting pooches. Funds raised from sales of the calendar will be split between German Shepherd Rescue Elite and Luna...
Dumball 2018
https://youtu.be/8YuX0TPMHqU Three Bedford friends, dubbed the ‘Touring Car Three’ are joining The Dumball Rally 2018 to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust. This year, the rally, which has been running for 10 years, will see 48 teams drive from Margate...