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My name is Jacqui Ackroyd and I am a nurse at Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice in Moggerhanger in Bedfordshire. I am writing to you to tell you about the...
Chris Robinson
Moving tributes have been paid to Chris Robinson, who sadly died yesterday (8 April) after contracting coronavirus. Chris, 59, was a fixture on Bedford...
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...
Bedford station
East Midlands Railway (EMR) and Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), both of whom operate services from Bedford station, have announced that they will impose...
Bedford station is looking brighter, thanks to dozens of posters by young local artists who wanted to say "thank you" to key workers using Bedford station to get to work.  Station Manager...
Eden Owens
Bedford town bridge has been lit up for Baby Loss Awareness UK Week, which aims to raise awareness of the tragedy that parents face when they lose a baby and the organisations set up to help them. Daniel and Joanne...
Bedford Hospital entrance
The number of coronavirus patients being treated at Bedford Hospital has risen to 12, it has been confirmed. The current total of cases in the UK is 11,658...
MIND donation
The mental health and wellbeing charity, Mind BLMK has been awarded £10,000 raised by a charity triathlon with a difference, held by a leading house...
Jill and Tony Izzard 60th Wedding Anniversary
Lockdown life: Jill and Tony tell us how their 60th wedding anniversary plans have been put on hold and they face another significant challenge. We’ve been together for so many years...
In the Spring Budget Chancellor Rishi Sunak gave no mention of any spending increase for social care. While the money outlined for NHS and local...
Eating Disorders week
As part of Eating Disorder Awareness The Higgins Bedford has been hosting the region's very first Recovery Fayre. The started conversations around all eating disorders...
Don't Light Bonfires
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service have issued a plea asking anyone using the Easter weekend to tidy their gardens to not light any bonfires. Highlighting the pressures on the...