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Dennis Keech OBE, the largest benefactor of the children’s service at Bedfordshire's Keech Hospice Care, has died. Dennis Keech, age 90, a well-known local businessman, and his...
Recruiting care staff is “a struggle” admitted a council chief – but the council is working on ways to attract and retain more people to the sector. The Adult Services Overview & Scrutiny...
On Saturday 22 January, a tree planting event will take place in Wootton as part of the Queen's Green Canopy (QGC) initiative. Created...
Bedford Borough councillors will consider a council tax increase of 3.99 per cent next month. Bedford Borough Council’s Constitution requires that Full Council considers the budget...
Chart-topping Bedfordian, Tom Grennan, is among some of the biggest UK artists who feature in a new NHS mental health campaign using...
A Bedford schoolgirl who took part in a pen pal project run by the National Deaf Children’s Society has told the Bedford Independent about the positive...
It has been confirmed that this week, schools in Bedford Borough recorded the highest number of Covid cases since the start of the pandemic...
It was a tough and frustrating week for Bedford's hockey sides; frozen pitches taking control as the Hockey East league season returned from a winter break...
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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...
Newborn baby
Bedfordshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is seeing ‘really positive signs of improvement’ after an ‘in-depth’ plan was started to address...
Family members have paid tribute to a 20-year-old man who died in a road traffic collision in Bedford last week. Aaron Athwal, from Bedford...
Bedfordians volunteered more than 30,000 hours as special constables in the last year to help keep our county safe. Special constables...