Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Health

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As the uncertainty of lockdown continues, the Mayor of Bedford Borough, Dave Hodgson, has called on the Government to provide more support for local...
coronavirus testing
Two of Bedford's councillors have responded to the roll-out of coronavirus testing facilities in the Borough. And while there is a consensus that greater testing is necessary, Cllr Louise Jackson, portfolio Holder for Public Health &...
pharmacy
GP practices and pharmacies across Bedfordshire will be providing services over the May Bank Holiday weekend.This year the early May Bank...
Coronavirus public parks sign
We are all still adapting to the significant restrictions on our movement which were brought in by The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 (“the Regulations”)...
The new booking line for the Barkers Lane Tidy Tip has experienced a high volume of callers since it opened this morning. Residents trying to book...
Several educational institutions in Bedford Borough have helped contribute thousands of PPE supplies to local healthcare services and charities, with...
The much-anticipated re-opening of the Barkers Lane Tidy Tip has been announced for Monday 11 May, but bookings to visit the site must be made in advance...
Confusion arose today after patients who had booked coronavirus tests in Bedford weren’t given any information about the location of the testing site...
O2 Mast Vandalised Barkers Lane Ind Est
O2 users in Bedford have experienced connectivity issues throughout the day, after a mobile phone mast was vandalised. Engineers were called...
Money
More than 1,170 households in Bedford will have their council tax bills fully paid off to help them get through the coronavirus lockdown...
Peter Brathwaite
Like many Bedford residents, opera singer, Peter Brathwaite has been using his time in lockdown to pursue a new hobby. Unlike most Bedford residents...
Bedford based SEVA Trust UK have been carrying out emergency food drops to international students who are "actually starving" after being trapped here by the coronavirus...