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Great Big Green Week Bedford – 18 until 26 September 2021

Taking place between 18-26 September 2021, the climate action campaign known as the Great Big Green Week will see thousands of people across the UK organising local festivals and events.

The campaign aims to draw attention to climate change, destruction of the natural world, while also making a connection with these issues in communities like Bedford, at the same time as showcasing actions to tackle climate change.

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Carers celebrate Shared Lives with a virtual afternoon tea

The Shared Lives Bedford team would like to say a big thank you to all our inspirational carers who open up their homes to support young people and adults who have support needs.

‘Virtual’ parties are taking place across the UK as part of Shared Lives week, organised by Shared Lives Plus, the UK charity, which is celebrating supporting more than 14,000 people with support needs who are matched with over 10,000 Shared Lives carers.

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Investment committed to improving mental health provision across Bedfordshire to meet rising demand

New investment of around £37m is planned for mental health services across the Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes integrated care system (ICS) by 2023/24 to meet rising demand.
The spending is part of its response to the NHS Long Term Plan, according to a report to Bedford Borough Council’s health overview and scrutiny committee.

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The Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle covers the following villages in Bedfordshire:

We also cover the latest news from Central Bedfordshire Council, Bedford Borough Council, Bedfordshire Police and Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service.

There are health updates from Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group and Education News from both councils.

Finally, we cover the Business News in the area and Lifestyle News and What's On to help you make the most of your spare time.

Each of the village news pages contain local information such as doctors' surgeries and nearest dentists.


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