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Over 150 people attended an online conference in September, organised by Central Bedfordshire Council’s Safer Communities & Partnership Team. As part of the team’s work to tackle exploitation, along with other partner agencies, they continue to...
Flitwick Sign Cropped
On Friday 8 October 2021 Central Bedfordshire Council will be hosting a Community Action Day in Flitwick. Along with some of its local partner agencies, the Council said it will be making improvements to the local...
L-R: Dominic Cook, Tony Mayne, Luke Stanbridge, Mick Orme, Matt Hyland
On Saturday (2 October 2021) a team from Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue attended the Fire Service College to take part in a Breathing Apparatus competition, and were awarded "Best Breathing Apparatus Team (BA)". The competition is...
Driver's Eyesight Test Image Open Government Licence v3.0
Drivers must be able to read (with glasses or contact lenses, if necessary) a car number plate made after 1 September 2001 from 20 metres. The DVLA said that just 48.5% of drivers it surveyed were...
Watch Manager Jamie Clarke and PC Grant Hayes, from the Bedfordshire Police Rural Crime Team Image:BFRS
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service has joined forces with Bedfordshire Police’s Rural Crime Team to produce and distribute a fire safety guide to the agricultural community across the county. The guidance document, produced by the fire...
SERV Suffolk and Cambridgeshire volunteer and Operations Manager, Mick Thurman at the East Anglian Air Ambulance base at Cambridge City Airport with crew members (left to right) Pilot Andy Moorhouse, Critical Care Paramedic Joe Dowsing and Pilot Captain Matt Sandbach Credit: EAAA
How charities and hospitals in the region are working together to save lives East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) is now permanently able to deliver blood transfusions as a core part of its life-saving service. Following a fundraising...
EAAA start flying 247 CREDIT christaylorphoto.co.uk
Tonight (Wednesday 30 June 2021) is a landmark moment for East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) and the provision of emergency critical care in the region, as the charity starts flying 24/7 for the very first...
Police car Image: iStock
Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a 29-year-old died following a collision in Maulden, near Ampthill. Emergency services were called at approximately 3.45pm yesterday (27 June 2021) to Flitwick Road, following a report of a...
THINK! launches major new campaign with a passionate team talk to young drivers Image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Radio One DJ joins forces with the County Football Association to promote safe driving habits As part of the launch of a major new THINK! campaign, Radio One DJ and co-host of ‘That Peter Crouch Podcast’,...
EAAA Best Companies 2021 Award with crew member Dr Sarah McNeilly
East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) has been awarded the top spot in this year’s Best Companies list for the Charity Sector for its employee engagement and support during the pandemic. The charity has also been recognised...