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The Bear
Dan Fisher, the man behind the Bear and Barley Mow pubs - and former director of Bedford BID, is under intense scrutiny following allegations by staff at...
Ready Steady Roll
A board game cafe in Sharnbrook, has been selected as one of this year's 100 trail-blazing small businesses in the official count-down to Small Business...
Amy Wright of Select Travel Holidays is celebrating as she's reached the finals of this year's Cruise Star Awards in not one, but two, categories...
Goldings of Bedford
A cash mob has been organised to help give Goldings, one of Bedford's oldest shops, after it was announced they would be closing after over 150 years on the town's High Street...
The Testaments Artwork
Despite a world-wide sale-date embargo, copies of Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale sequel have made their way onto an online retailer - dealing a devasting...
Brewpoint Brewery Artists Impression
Bedford's Wells & Co have spoken exclusively to the Bedford Independent about what they've got in store for their new brewery and what it will mean for the town's oldest brewing...
A bone of contention for many Bedfordians could finally have a solution after planners agreed to new layout proposals at the Interchange Retail Park in Kempston. When major upgrades...
M&S Bedford
We're getting reports that staff have been told Bedford’s Town Centre Marks & Spencer will close on 4 May. We’ll bring you more as we have it...
Bedford Topshop Topman
It's been confirmed that Bedford's Top Shop and Top Man store will close as landlords agree to the CVA proposals set out by Sir Philip Green's Arcadia Group. A spokesperson...
Ninkasi Goddess of Beer mural Brewhouse and Kitchen
Bedford's Brewhouse and Kitchen (B&K) are paying tribute to a goddess of beer with a huge street art mural on the front of their High Street pub. The huge mural of Ninkasi...