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Bedfordshire news

Find out what we've been up to in Bedfordshire recently.

Show why you #LoveParks near you

Join in with the 100 million visits to UK parks this #LoveParks Week (14 - 23 July 2017) and tell the world why you love your park.

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Nominate a community group for a national award

We are asking the public to nominate community groups to receive a national award at an awards ceremony recognising their work in making their local areas better places to live.

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Become a Water Warden in Luton

Volunteers are needed to help Luton save water - can you help? We'll provide full training and support.

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Your chance to boost your job prospects and gain new skills

Are you aged 19-65, unemployed, love working outdoors and want to boost your job prospects? Then Green Skills is the answer!

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Local artist pays tribute to River Lea

An interactive exhibition has just opened in Luton. Visitors to The Storefront can photograph, write, walk and talk about the River Lea as part of Luton-based artist Abi Spendlove’s project Tributary.

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Get your garden ready for summer

Summer is fast approaching, so make sure your garden is ready by booking a free, one-off gardening clearance session from the Green Aiders.

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Veterans – get your garden summer ready

Ex-service personnel can get their garden under control ready for summer, with a visit from the Green Aiders.

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Last chance to win prizes for keeping it clear

If you’re an Anglian Water customer living in Bedford, you have until Friday (12 May 2017) to win a hot compost bin, simply by sharing your interesting ways to dispose of excess fat, grease and food.

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Bedfordshire celebrates the achievements of local volunteers

Guests gathered at a special event in Central Bedfordshire to celebrate the achievements of local volunteers, who have enhanced community spaces, whilst improving their own career prospects.

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Hostel residents have new skills for their new lives

Hostel residents across Bedfordshire have gained new gardening, growing and budgeting skills to help them in their move from hostel to independent living.

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Garden clearance on offer to veterans

Ex-service personnel can get their garden under control with a spring clean from the Green Aiders.

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Give your lunch break a lift with a local walk

Do you live or work in Luton? Make your lunchtimes livelier by heading out on free guided walks.

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