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Chicken George has revealed the location of their new Bedford sports bar and restaurant in an exclusive interview with the Bedford Independent. After establishing hugely successful businesses in Luton and Hitchin…
Morgan said if the sandwich hadn't rolled when he opened it he may not have seen the screw and swallowed it.
An investigation is underway after a Bedford man found a screw in his order from one of Bedford's Subway fast-food restaurants. Morgan Humphries and his fiance placed an order...
Data Privacy
A notable inclusion in the Queen's Speech earlier this month was the proposed UK Data Reform Bill – the “Brexit Dividend” as the Government has labelled it. The Government claim...
Shop retail sales
Lockdown is over but the impact of COVID is still being felt across Bedford, so it’s vital you do all you can to get your business back on track. Of course, loyal customers will already be...
Leisure destination, Twinwoods Adventure, has ceased trading, leaving many disappointed customers with outstanding vouchers, gym memberships and party bookings and little prospect...
After six successful years, Companions Real Bread has announced that it has ceased trading, citing rising costs and operational issues. The social enterprise began life in...
The Pheasant Pub on Kimbolton Road is getting a new look
Bedford brewer Wells & Co have said they're going to reestablish The Pheasant pub on Kimbolton Road as the "life and soul of the area" after announcing they're taking it back into their...
C-130 Hercules transport aircraft coming in to land
Marshall Aerospace wants your opinions on its proposal to relocate from Cambridge to Cranfield Airport. And it says the move could create up to 1,200 jobs at Cranfield with a ‘diverse...
A new world food supermarket has opened in Bedford, with an official visit from the Ghanaian Embassy's Head of Trade and Investment. Mr Papa Kow Bartels joined High Sheriff of Bedfordshire...
Menu Fresh is excited to announce that it is to open a brand-new distribution centre in Wixams, Bedford to grow its dynamic, fun and energetic business even faster. Menu Fresh started in...
A Bedford clothing brand is collaborating with an accessories designer to divert its damaged and returned stock from landfill. Amber Reeson, the owner of Neon Marl, has teamed up with...
The third in our Faces of Bedford series features John Filby (and his son Rob), whose grandfather started the business they still run back in 1927. Over to John, in his own words…