Kayakers in Bedfordshire are hoping to raise money for charities that helped the victims of two very different tragedies.
The region's bracing itself for the largest Public Sector strikes since 2011.
A mother from Bedfordshire whose disabled daughter was refused entry to a kids' club while on holiday plans to fight similar discrimination
A new consular service for Italians is officially opened in Bedford today.
The office is run by volunteers and means Italians won't have to travel to London for services such as renewing passports.
It follows protests by the Italian community in 2012 when the consulate office was shut as part of the country's cost-cutting measures.
The Red Bull air race series is held all over the world, and today the pilots were showing off their skils in the East.
Reigning world champion Paul Bonhomme from Hinxton in Cambridgeshire was there and found time to chat to our reporter Sarah Beecroft.
One lane closed and queueing traffic due to accident on M1 Southbound between J11 A505 Dunstable Road / B579 Dunstable Road (Dunstable) and J10 M1 (Luton Airport Spur Road).
A four and a half million pound youth venue in the centre of Luton is celebrating its first birthday this weekend.
Tokko, a project to help young people in the area offering them everything from career support to counselling, now has over four hundred members and as Sarah Beecroft reports (below) has won the hearts of young people in the town.
One of the aims of the London Olympics in 2012 was to get youngsters more active, and that's been in action in Bedfordshire today where hundreds of youngsters have been taking part in the school games.
Our reporter Sarah Beecroft's been hearing from a very special guest of honour as to why the Olympic legacy is so important.