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Mohammad Yasin MP with Tonia Antoniazzi
The MP for Bedford and Kempston, Mohammad Yasin, led a Westminster Hall debate in Parliament’s second chamber today (Tuesday) on nursing shortages...
Childhood obesity child standing on weighing scales
Childhood obesity is at the forefront of Bedford council’s public health boss’ mind as one of the lasting impacts of the Covid pandemic. Figures show that nationally there has been a 20 per cent increase...
Bricks - Building
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has this afternoon announced the support package that the government has outlined for self-employed workers...
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...
Multi-million-pound plans are being drawn up by NHS leaders to improve cancer services across Bedfordshire and beyond. Although the £230m price tag for moving Mount Vernon Cancer Centre to Watford Hospital...
Victoria Ward Nursery Rhyme Tiles
Bedford Hospital's application to remove over 20 historic nursery rhyme tiles has been rejected by Bedford Borough Council. The hospital said the application was made after...
Bedford's over 70s who have not yet had their Covid-19 (coronavirus) vaccination are being asked to contact their GP to arrange an appointment. Despite delivery issues earlier in the year, the Gurdwara and Kings House...
School Meals
Bedford Borough's MPs have spoken of their decision to vote for or against a Labour motion to offer frees school meals during holidays until Easter 2021. Labour MP for Bedford and Kempston...
A pill with a tiny camera inside is helping cancer patients in Bedfordshire get the diagnosis they need. A meeting this week was told that the replacement for more traditional...
Jacqueline Emkes
A woman from Bedford, who donated one of her kidneys eight years ago, is asking others to consider whether they could also ‘Share Their Spare’ today...
Cranfield University
Scientists from Bedfordshire's Cranfield University are hoping that research they're involved with will provide an early warning of future outbreaks of...
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...