Passengers using Bedford Train Station will soon be able to pick up, drop off and return their parcels as they hop on and off trains. This is thanks to a partnership between Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and InPost.
New automated lockers are being installed at Bedford Station and at ten other stations across the GTR network.Read More
Central England Co-op is launching its first ever Christmas Toybox Appeal to make sure as many children in Bedfordshire as possible have a gift to open this festive season.
Running throughout the month of November, customers and members are being urged to donate a present or stocking filler at special donation points located in all stores in the area.Read More
Bedford take-away, Jemz Caribbean, scooped the coveted award at the recent ceremony for the Food Awards England 2019. They were named the Best World Cuisine for the southern region.
Jemz Caribbean is run by husband and wife duo, Sandra and Patrick Harris who opened up shop on Ampthill Road back in 2015. Sandra is also the chef, whose mouth-watering cuisine has been popular within the local community for many years.Read More
The Greensand Trust, an independent environmental charity, is working with local communities and landowners to conserve and promote the landscape, wildlife and history of the Greensand Ridge and to improve access, understanding and enjoyment of this fascinating area.
A survey, run by Countryscape on behalf of the Trust, is part of the Trust’s Sense of Place project. The Sense of Place approach was pioneered in England in the early 2000s. It has been used across the country by protected areas and institutions such as National Trust.Read More
The British Embassy Madrid and British Consulate in Palma have launched a new campaign encouraging young British holidaymakers to “stick with your mates”, as part of a FCO global campaign on youth safety. The communications campaign is part of a wider effort to work with local authorities, charities like Street Angels and 24/7, and influencers to encourage young tourists to look out for each other.Read More
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