grants
Mental health groups and organisations in Bedford can now apply for grants of between £5,000 and £100,000 as part of a £1.8m fund...
Bedford Park fountain. Credit: ADC Films
Mental Health Awareness Week begins today (Monday) and this year's theme is loneliness, which affects millions of UK residents. In Bedford, local groups will be holding several...
Mental health
Bedfordshire Police force's mental health street triage (MHST) team have given the BBC unprecedented access to highlight the surge in demand for their services during the pandemic...
Over 70s exercise
If you're over 70, the Sports Development team's range of gentle exercise classes could be the perfect way to keep moving, try something new and meet new people...
Hannah Brown
Hannah Brown is bringing a fashion show with a difference to Bedford town centre for World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October, promoting positive body...
A 29-year-old woman from Stewartby who experienced the death of her parents at a very young age has launched a YouTube channel to help others deal with their experiences...
Boys from Bedford School's Upper Sixth have transformed a 70s disco smash into an ode to growing a tash - to raise awareness of men's health and...
Weller Wing
A Bedford pensioner is currently enduring a 140-mile round trip to visit his wife who is being cared for in East London as there are no suitable mental health inpatient beds in Bedfordshire. The case highlights...
‘Every Mind Matters’ is the focus of this year's World Mental Health Day in Bedford on Saturday (10 October).And while ordinarily, Harpur Square...
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...
SpeakOn Mental Health
A new series of online events, aimed at promoting support and awareness for mental health issues is starting today. Set up by Bedfordian, Yolanda Copes-Stepney, the series is designed to help tackle the...
Child walking with backpack
Bedford and Kempston's Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Ryan Henson, has welcomed his party's initiative to offer mental health training to all local schools and colleges...