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Wadys anniversary
Bedford-based Wadys Electrical and Mechanical Building Services recently celebrated 60 years of business at a party with staff - past and present - plus...
Chiltern Radiovideo
Chiltern Radio could soon be broadcasting in the area again if a group of former radio presenters can raise the £6,500 needed through crowdfunding. The team behind the project say...
After months of meetings, project planning and secretive photo-shoots, Bedford-based designer, Nikkita Palmer and her partner Billy Barker can finally announce the launch of their new book this April. 'Pallet Style' is a way to live...
Save Bedford Town Centre's Marks and Spencer
The possible closure of Bedford’s Town Centre Marks & Spencer has created a wave of support for the high street shop that’s been a favourite of Bedford shoppers for many years...
Five years after its dramatic renovation and re-launch, the D'Parys pub has revamped its bar and menu in time for Christmas. Owner, Bedford-based family brewer Charles Wells, has created a bar area in front of the...
As town centres up and down the country continue to struggle, over fifty major retailers are calling on the Government to take steps towards fundamental...
New Bombay
The New Bombay Restaurant, which suffered fire damage on Sunday afternoon, will be closed for the foreseeable future says the owner. As they now decide what to do next, they told the Bedford Independent that they would...
The Testaments Artwork
Bedford's Rogan's Books is putting the town's independent retailers in the spotlight again after being selected as one of the bookshops to help launch a sequel to The Handmaid's Tale. The Castle...
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...
Woodfines Logistics
When you ate your cornflakes this morning, you probably didn’t give much thought to how the box arrived in our shops. These day to day items are brought to us through a complex logistics network...
Small Business Saturday is being celebrated this weekend throughout the UK, reminding shoppers to show some love to the independent shops and businesses...
Spaghetti Johns outside
Bedfordian foodies have expressed their sadness this morning at the news that Spaghetti Johns on Castle Lane, Bedford has closed. In a statement on their Facebook...