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A Bedford estate agent has said that Bedford's housing market is slowly starting to "come back to life" after the Government gave estate agents permission to get back to work. Jonathan...
March 2020 online sales
Bedford shops are finding that it's a lot easier to embrace modern technology and offer an online service to sell their products than they perhaps previously thought. The coronavirus pandemic...
Select Fred. Olson
Bedford's Select Travel Holidays have been named as 'Viking Masters' and one of by Fred Olsen Cruise Lines' top agencies for the 14th year running. Rachel Wright, owner of the...
Brewpoint Brewery Artists Impression
Ever fancied seeing your artwork in pride of place on the bar at your local pub? Brewpoint, the new flagship Bedford brewery, venue and home of Wells & Co...
Debenhams
Shareholders of the struggling department store chain, Debenhams, could appoint administrators in the next week, according to a report by Sky News...
Bricks - Building
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has this afternoon announced the support package that the government has outlined for self-employed workers...
Bedford's Old Arcade
Small business owners affected by the on-going coronavirus outbreak can now apply for a business support grant on the Council’s website...
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Stack of newspapers
The Bedford Independent has learnt that JPI Media is suspending the Times & Citizen, Bedford's last printed news source, indefinitely and print copies will not be delivered, due to...
M&S foodhall
The Marks & Spencer Foodhall in Kempston has reassured customers that they are open to everyone today, despite misleading posts on social media...
Foresters Arms
The team at the Foresters Arms on Union Street is celebrating after picking up two accolades at Wells & Co.’s annual Pub Partner Awards...
Beales closing down sale
The Bedford branch of Beales will close tomorrow (19 March), two weeks ahead of the administrators' schedule. The joint administrators...