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Queens Park Academy (QPA) has launched an impassioned appeal to the wider community, asking for donations of laptops and tablets to help the children during lockdown...
In July, Priory Park will once again host the Cancer Research UK's Race For Life and organisers are urging participants to 'look beyond lockdown' to sign up. The charity’s much-loved events are aiming to return to the Borough on 3 and 4 July...
Cycle lane sign
To enable safer and greener travel, a protected cycle lane is being proposed on a stretch of Goldington Road, following a £291,000 Active Travel Fund grant from the Department of Transport...
Lurke Street Car Park
Bedford town centre multi storey car parks at Lurke Street, River Street and Allhallows will be closed from tonight (Thursday) to encourage residents to stay home during the Covid-19 (coronavirus) lockdown.
2020 really did keep on giving until the end. After a year of Covid 19 and restrictions relating to the virus, not only was the Borough placed in Tier 4 for Christmas, but we in Bedfordshire then suffered from the Christmas Eve/Day/Boxing Day floods...
The Bedford Players’ Trust have appealed for public support to help The Place Theatre become more environmentally friendly. A Gofundme page has been set up as The Place seeks £9,500 of public funding within two months to enable the...
Vaccine elderly
The Bedford Independent has been told that COVID-19 (coronavirus) for the most vulnerable in Bedford Borough have arrived and vaccinations will start this afternoon (6 Jan)...
Despite all the upheaval to the travel sector over the last 12 months, one local travel agency is starting the new year with cause to celebrate. Independent, family-owned travel agency Select Travel Holidays have been shortlisted...
vaccine
We knew we wouldn't be first on the list, but Bedford residents at least were reassured that, come 4 January, two Covid-19 (coronavirus) vaccination hubs would be open in the Borough...
Harpur Trust laptops
As Bedford’s schools head once more into lockdown mode education chiefs want to make sure that all pupils have access to the internet. With Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement just minutes away borough councillors met yesterday...
To kick off LGBT+ History Month this February, the Higgins Bedford is holding a virtual evening of poetry, prose and personal recollections with LGBT+ Poet Laureate Trudy Howson...
Vulnerable child
There’s been a mini boom in people considering adopting needy children in Bedford as stay-at-home residents reconsider what is important in life, a meeting heard...