Tuesday, 2 June 2020
Bedfordshire Lieutenancy: The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Bedfordshire Winners 2020
Buckingham Palace has today announced The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service winners for 2020 and HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire.
Tuesday, 2 June 2020
Central Bedfordshire Council joins in national week of appreciation for volunteers
Central Bedfordshire Council is joining in with National Volunteers’ Week 2020 by saying ‘thank you’ to volunteers throughout Central Bedfordshire who have stepped up to make a difference to others.
Friday, 17 July 2020
Great news for local groups as second bidding round now open for community grants
A scheme to help local voluntary and community organisations make projects a reality by offering matched-funded grants to enable them to invest in their community facilities, is now open for bids.
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Community Champions wanted to share key COVID-19 information
We're calling on you to help reach friends, family, neighbours, colleagues and thousands of other local people with trusted information and advice related to COVID-19.
Friday, 25 September 2020
Community spirit shines through the pandemic
Members of Central Bedfordshire Council unanimously supported a motion of appreciation for volunteers and voluntary organisations across the area, at a meeting of the full Council last night.
Friday, 11 December 2020
Tree Planting Grant open for applications
We've launched our new Tree Planting Grant scheme, aimed at delivering tree and hedge planting schemes across Central Bedfordshire.
Monday, 8 March 2021
Celebrating Central Bedfordshire’s volunteers at virtual event
A virtual awards event which celebrates the achievements of volunteers throughout Central Bedfordshire premiered on Friday, 5 March 2021.
Monday, 16 August 2021
Central Bedfordshire Council holds Community Action Day in Biggleswade
Central Bedfordshire Council held a successful Community Action Day in Biggleswade last week.
Monday, 13 September 2021
Grants for groups to tackle vaccine hesitancy
We're reaching out to community, faith and volunteer groups in a bid to increase vaccine take-up.
Monday, 22 November 2021
We've commissioned town centre benchmarking surveys
We've launched town centre benchmarking surveys to better understand why people visit town centres, how COVID-19 has impacted how people use them, and how they plan to use them in the future.
Monday, 21 February 2022
Community Action Day in Houghton Regis huge success
We successfully held our first Community Action Day in Houghton Regis.
Friday, 10 June 2022
Thank you, volunteers!
It was cream teas all round for the volunteers of Central Bedfordshire at a celebration event held at The Rufus Centre, Flitwick on Tuesday 7 June.
Monday, 11 July 2022
We're encouraging community groups to apply for assets grant
Local groups are being encouraged to apply for grants of up to £25,000 to improve or provide new community infrastructure.
Thursday, 2 February 2023
New grant scheme launched to help voluntary sector
We are launching a new grant scheme to help local charities and voluntary groups supporting people in poverty to continue to deliver their services in the face of rising costs.