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Young comic book fans were treated to free sketches at Close Encounters on Saturday, as part of Free Comic Book Day. Bedford artists Tom Andrews and Jonny Padbury were...
By Bedford Town Centre Churches Together Is there a greater joy and wonder than seeing a newborn child for the first time? Everyone looks with great concentration at the...
Chart-topping Tom Grennan returned to Esquires last weekend for the first of his homecoming gigs. We asked self-confessed superfan, Stuart Freer, to write a Clanger review...
Bedford’s very own Festival Fringe is back in town from Thursday 22 July to Sunday 1 August, with over 100 events, from comedy and theatre to music and poetry...
If there is one positive thing about Covid – and there isn’t – it would be that we appreciate outdoor spaces more. As long as it’s not raining. Or cold. Or both. Which it often has been...
The launch of a new restaurant and bar at Riverside Bedford is one step closer, as its owners launched their crowdfunder this week.
The team at Bedford's Harpur Centre are undertaking a challenge in memory of Sir Captain Tom Moore, to raise money for his charitable foundation.
It's been over a year since Bedford Borough's libraries were forced to close as part of the first national Covid-19 (coronavirus) lockdown.

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