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Julie Horsman took over the role of manager at Bedford's Debenhams in February.
A former St Thomas More pupil has had her dream come true, after being made manager of Bedford's Debenhams  Julia, 30, has worked at eight Debenhams stores, including Oxford Street...
Robinson Pool
An email seen by the Bedford Independent confirms that Fusion Lifestyle, who manage leisure sites in Bedford, will be making redundancies across its...
Easy Bathrooms copy
Bedford’s former Majestic Wine shop, which closed earlier this year, has been leased and renovated by growing bathroom retailer, Easy Bathrooms. The acquisition...
Restaurants chain Pizza Express has announced a plan to rescue the business that will see 75 of its restaurants close - a list that is yet to be finalised - putting 1,000 jobs at risk. We don't know if the Bedford...
Brewpoint livery front
Bedford's oldest brewer, Wells & Co, will be back brewing in the town by September, with fresh beers being poured in their pubs shortly after.  Speaking exclusively in detail to the...
Harpur Centre
The manager of the Harpur Centre shopping centre has praised Bedfordians for respectfully observing new social distancing rules as shops reopened. The government relaxed lockdown guidelines, allowing non-essential retailers to re-open today (15 June). Retailers including Primark,...
Love Record Stores
Bedford's Slide Record Shop has been featured on Love Record Stores (#LRS) blog, ahead of a full day of celebrating the UK's record stores on 20 May...
The cautious reopening of non-essential shops in Bedford tomorrow (Monday) sees health and safety at the top of the agenda...
Bedford Flea
Bedford Flea is returning for its second year, but the new organisers have had to be extra creative as they navigate running the event during the...
Debenhams MK
As Debenhams confirms its Bedford store would be among 50 to reopen, the retailer has announced their Milton Keynes branch will permanently close. The department store...
Debenhams
New cycle lanes and wider pavements are on the horizon, plus Debenhams is to reopen, as Bedford town centre prepares to welcome shoppers as government...
DJ stevo in2Beats
In2Beats breakfast show presenter, DJ Steveo has been sacked after sharing what has been described as a "highly racist and inflammatory post on his personal social media...