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Welcome to the Early Childhood Partnership Bedford – home to your local children’s centre.

Early Childhood Partnership Bedford offers a full range of FREE services to expectant parents/carers and families with children up to the age of 5.

Children Centres are a place where lots of different things happen under one roof. Here you can…

  • See your midwife
  • See your health visitor
  • Meet other families in your community and make friends
  • Bring your child/children along to play and learn
  • Join us in other fun activities
  • Receive support and advice
  • Learn a new skill
  • Get information on a range of other local services

The list goes on and you will find more information about specific groups currently on offer through this website and our termly timetables available at your local children’s centre.

Please take a look at what’s on near you. You can use the ‘Activity Search’ on this page or look through the catalogue of events available to you and your children in our ‘Events’ section.

There are centres across Bedford where you will find all manner of support and activities, whatever your situation.

We would love to see you are one of the centres.

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Recent Activity


Calling all Mums, Dads and Carers with newborns.

Please join us for Fledglings every Friday during term time 10am – 11.30, to celebrate your baby. Today's theme is "Play!"

You will have the chance to meet up with other new Mums and have a chat over a cup of tea or coffee. This group is free.

Fledglings is a group for babies from birth to crawling.

Please contact Esther for more information on 01234 327955 or keepguardnursery@aol.com.

Look forward to meeting you soon.

The West Wing
The Keep
Walcourt Road
MK42 8 SJ
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A Pandora charm was found today at Goldington Family Centre. If it is yours please contact us on 01234 341 977

Thank You
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Don’t forget our Play and Learn sessions are cancelled today due to staff training.

Our Pop In Clinic at Daisy Hill is still taking place but we have no health visitors, though Children Centre staff are on hand to support with self weighing.

Our Bluebells Brasserie session will run as normal.

All services will be back to normal tomorrow.
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Over the coming months we will be developing mud kitchen areas in our gardens and this week the team have been busy making tables and stools out of cable reels for them! We are looking for donations of stainless steel cooking equipment, such as pots, pans, jugs, teapots, whisks, sieves and old microwaves - if you do have any please drop them off at any of our sessions. ... See MoreSee Less

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There will be no play and learns running on Monday the 30th October 2017 due to staff training.
There will still be pop ins on Monday at Daisy Hill, there will be no health visitors there, but you can do self weigh in and children centre staff will be present.
The baby brassiere will be on at Bluebells in the morning if you require any support.
Mid wife drop ins in the afternoon at Cherry Trees and Eastcotts will be running as normal. We hope you have had a lovely half term and see you back on Tuesday for the play and learns

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Forthcoming Activities