Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Bedford and Kempston

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Richard Cook Head Brewer Brewhouse and Kitchen Bedford SIBA Gold Award
The head brewer at Brewhouse & Kitchen, Bedford has been awarded gold in the SIBA independent beer awards, for a charity beer he created to help veteran charities...
River Street Car Park Entrancevideo
Motorists using Bedford's River Street Car Park have been left confused after a new road layout opened with inadequate signage to tell drivers which way to go...
Rita Ora Live in Bedford Park banner 27 July 2019
Rita Ora is coming to Bedford Park this summer as part of the Bedford Park Concerts weekend in July. The internationally renowned singer is playing a small tour...
The Devonshire Arms awarded North Beds CAMRA Town Pub of the Yearvideo
The Devonshire Arms on Dudley Street, Bedford has been named as Bedford's town pub of the year by North Beds CAMRA. Each year North Beds CAMRA award...
RAE Bedford Picture of Concorde
A new display at the Higgins Bedford celebrates RAE Bedford’s major, but often unrecognised, contribution to Concorde, the world’s first fully operational supersonic airliner.
Three men have been arrested after a break-in at One Stop, Castle Road in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police were called at around 3am after glass in the shop...
Bedford River Clean up truck full of rubbish pulled from the river
Saturday's Bedford RiverCare 2019 has been hailed a success after 150 volunteers pulled 107 bags of rubbish from the River Great Ouse and along its banks...
Covanta Incinerator at Rookery Pit Artist's Impression
Covanta have announced that they'll start building the controversial incinerator at Rookery Pit, just outside Stewartby, now that finances have been agreed...
Community Toilet Scheme Sign Bedford High Street
Despite the Chancellor of the Exchequer giving business rates relief for public toilets in last year's Budget, a Times opinion piece this week claimed many local authorities...
Union Street Ghost sign before & after
Bedfordians have reacted angrily after property developers painted over a historic 'ghost sign' that has been in place since the c1920s. The faded sign, on the...
Debenhams
While it remains unclear if the Bedford store is to close, the financial woes of the Debenhams chain have been well documented, with the company confirming that 20 stores...
Cycle lane sign
Bedford Borough Council is consulting on the renewal of controversial Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) which are due to expire later this year.