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Winter survival tips for indoor plants

January 15, 2021/0/0/

The obsession for houseplants seems to be getting bigger and even more so this past year due to a national pandemic and never ending lock downs, people want to feel closer to nature when spending so much time in their homes. According to the Barometer of Trade report published by the Garden Centre Association (GCA), […]

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Bedford Heights bees prepare for spring pollination

January 6, 2021/0/1/

It’s been a little while since we have updated you on how the Bedford Heights bees have been doing since their arrival here last July. We recently spoke with experienced beekeeper Steve Binnington from Bedfordshire Beekeepers Association who has been keeping a close watch on the bees along with Bedford Heights garden designer, Graham A. […]

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Texan Garden Blooms | Meet Bedford Heights Head Gardener, Dave Boyd

July 29, 2020/0/0/

It may have been a little quieter here over the last few months, but the Texan Garden continues to be positively blooming, all thanks to the hard work of our Head Gardener Dave Boyd. We recently caught up with Dave to find out more about the different plants and flowers on display and to get [...]

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Bedford Heights business in residence Maths Circle helps 10-year-old win GUINNESS WORLD RECORD

July 7, 2020/0/0/

  Maths Circle, based here at Bedford Heights, have been on a roll recently, first winning a Bett EdTech award, then a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, and now creating a brand new Guinness World Record category for their very own app, Times Tables Rock Stars – Highest score achieved on Times Tables Rock Stars in […]

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Bedford Heights business Maths Circle honoured with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

April 28, 2020/0/0/

Bedford Heights business Maths Circle, which specialises in educational tech, has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its excellence in innovation. The company is one of 220 organisations nationally (the only one in Bedfordshire) to be recognised with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Maths Circle created “Times Tables Rock Stars” a […]

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The best Bedford based Yoga & Wellbeing classes from the comfort of your home

April 2, 2020/0/0/

We really are lucky as a town to have a huge amount of incredible Yoga and Wellness practitioners, a handful of which run some of their classes from Verve, the brand new Wellness Studio at Bedford Heights. Although we are sad to have had to close the studio temporarily due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, […]

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Five simple tips to help you work effectively from home

April 2, 2020/0/0/

Over recent weeks, many of us may have found ourselves in the position of having to work from home for the very first time due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Although working from home doesn’t sound like a hard task, it can be difficult finding the motivation to get going and be productive with your day, […]

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Festive fundraising campaign raises over £600 for Bedford’s first female statue

January 24, 2020/0/0/

Bedford is now another step closer to having its first female statue following a fundraising campaign by the Women of Bedford and Bedford Heights which raised over £600. To help raise the funds needed to install a bronze statue of Suffragist and Educationalist Amy Walmsley on Bedford’s Embankment, the Women of Bedford joined forces with […]

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Bedford Heights supports campaign to install the first female statue in Bedford

December 3, 2019/0/0/

Amy Walmsley, 1867 – 1928, Political Figure, Educationalist and Suffragist  In 2019, there are still no female statues in Bedford. Across the UK, there are only 80 named statues of women, compared to 422 of men. Campaigning to install the first female statue in Bedford is Women of Bedford, an organisation made up of local […]

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Celebrating Black History Month. Interview with Yolande Lewis.

October 29, 2019/0/0/

Left: Yolande with his Mother and siblings, pictured in Grenada Right: Yolande (3rd from left), age 13, pictured with his siblings before coming to England   October is Black History Month, a time to recognise and celebrate the contributions made by people of African and Caribbean descent. Yolande Lewis, Maintenance Engineer at Bedford Heights, emigrated […]

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