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River Boat carries its 22,000th passenger!

John Bunyan, Bedford’s Community Boat has this summer had its best season ever and has now carried over 22,000 passengers since it first started operating in July 2013. The boat which was launched by the Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust to raise awareness and funds for the proposed new Waterway Park which will link [...]

By |2016-11-23T12:30:24+00:00October 4th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Let’s Make Stevenage More Wheelchair Friendly

From automatic doors and lower checkout counters to properly marked parking spaces, Stevenage could do more to help wheelchair users… Huge areas of the town centre are pedestrianised, making Stevenage a rather wheelchair accessible place, but when it comes to our facilities, there’s room for improvement if we’re to guarantee everyone’s independence. That’s according to [...]

By |2016-11-23T12:30:24+00:00October 1st, 2016|Local Announcments|0 Comments

Fundraising for Bella

We are fundraising for 6 year old Bella to have life changing surgery. Bella was born with Cerebral Palsy and has been offered a surgery called Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy. This is a surgery in which they cut the nerves to stop the bad messages being sent from Bella’s brain to her legs. After intense physio [...]

By |2016-11-23T12:30:24+00:00July 14th, 2016|Local Announcments|0 Comments

Olney Girls Rugby

In the winter of 2012 Bob Hardman, Buckinghamshire Community Developments Coach, took a series of training sessions at Ousedale School and the girls asked if they could set their own team up. We held our first training session in April 2012 at Olney RFC with half a dozen girls, the squad rapidly grew as more [...]

By |2016-11-23T12:30:24+00:00July 13th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments


There are numerous wines, produced in Germany, that are very popular and of high-quality. VDP (Association of German Prädikat Wine Estates) indicates that the wine is from the best terroirs and that strict guidelines have been adhered to, in the production of that wine. Then – and only then – can the VDP logo be [...]

By |2016-11-23T12:30:24+00:00July 13th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Time Capsule launched to celebrate store’s 80th birthday

Time Capsule launched to celebrate store’s 80th birthday Family run furniture store Martins of Letchworth is delighted to announce that it is launching a special time capsule campaign and is calling out to all customers and local residents to get involved. The store, which this year celebrates its 80th year of trading on Leys Avenue [...]

By |2016-11-23T12:30:25+00:00July 13th, 2016|Local Announcments|0 Comments

East Beds Concert Band at Moggerhanger!

East Beds Concert Band will be performing their annual summer concert at Moggerhanger Playing Fields on Sunday 17th July. This year, there is a Royal/Shakespeareian them to the concert, and once again, there will be a wide range of music performed: from Crown Imperial, ‘Padstow Lifeboat’, a piece by Guy Wolfenden (official composer to the [...]

By |2016-06-16T11:26:48+00:00June 16th, 2016|Local Announcments|0 Comments

Letchworth Air Cadets secure LOTTERY funding

Letchworth ATC have managed to secure a grant from the Big Lottery Fund and have purchased a Mobile Team Challenge Kit which they will be showing off at Armed Forces Day on 25th June 2016 in Broadway Gardens, Letchworth. Please come and have a go at some of their exercises. The Air Training Corps (ATC) [...]

By |2016-06-16T11:25:17+00:00June 16th, 2016|Local Announcments|0 Comments

Potton Library to Celebrate Diamond Year

Potton Library is gearing up to celebrate its diamond anniversary next month – 60 years of service after it first opened its doors to the public. When the first book was borrowed on the 23rd July 1956, ‘Why Do Fools Fall In Love’ by Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers was enjoying its second week at [...]

By |2016-11-23T12:30:33+00:00June 16th, 2016|Local Announcments|0 Comments