Blog (May 2020) - Experience Bedfordshire

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    Whipsnade welcomes the pitter patter of tiny trotters

    The team at Whipsnade Zoo might not be able to welcome visitors at the moment, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t still hard at work looking after the many animals that call it home including Otis and Wilma, the wild boar who recently gave birth to a litter of tiny piglets.

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    Celebrate Bedford’s otters this World Otter Day

    If you’ve ever been lucky enough to spot one of Bedford’s resident otters at the Longholme Boating Lake you’ll know doubt be aware of how fun and joyous it is to watch them play in the water. So, this World Otter Day, let’s celebrate Bedford’s otter population.

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    Get involved with English Tourism Week!

    English Tourism Week takes place between 25th and 31st May, however, because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Visit England has made a few changes to how the tourism industry can celebrate.

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    Wyboston Lakes launches ‘Safe Events’ plan

    Wyboston Lakes Resort has launched Safe Events, a comprehensive plan and policy in response to Covid-19 to safeguard the health and safety of its staff, customers and clients to ensure the conference and training complex is ready for a safe reopening.

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    Book Tastic goes online

    Rather than cancel Bedford’s annual children’s book festival, organisers of Book Tastic have decided to take the event online.

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    National Trust calls for UK’s letters from lockdown

    The National Trust is calling for people around the UK to share their letters with the conservation charity and its followers and members, about their lockdown experiences. The Trust plans to add a selection to its historic collection of letters.

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    In News

    Remembering Bedfordshire’s contribution to the war on V E Day

    The 8th May marks the 75th anniversary of V E Day, also known as Victory in Europe Day. As many of the events that were planned to commemorate this have now been cancelled or postponed, we thought we’d spend some time remembering the contributions made by Bedfordshire during the war effort.

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