Monday, August 26, 2019

Business

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Bedford’s Eagle Travel has been shortlisted in the Luxury Travel Agency of the Year category in the TTG Luxury Travel Awards. The awards set out to recognise the very best in luxury travel and act as...
Helen Davies
Helen Davies, a top local butcher in Bedfordshire has reached the finals of the National Women in Meat Awards. The director of Woburn Country Foods which runs the Butcher's Counter at The Barn, Cardington, has been shortlisted in the Food Service Category by Meat Management Magazine. The winners will be...
Budget Bedford High Streetvideo
https://youtu.be/haNgx0sLXL0 Chancellor, Philip Hammond announced his final pre-Brexit Budget on Monday 29 October, including: £30bn for motorway and pothole repairs Additional £2bn for mental health A further £650m for councils struggling to cope with rising social...
Debenhams Bedford
Debenhams has increased the number of stores it will close across the UK as it seeks to turn around record losses. The company will not say which stores are earmarked for closure so we don’t...
Gourmet Burger Kitchen
Gourmet Burger Kitchen has confirmed it will close 17 restaurants as Famous Brands, the company that owns Gourmet Burger King, files for a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA). While the plan still needs approval, the company has...
The Arcade
If you’ve visited the Arcade, connecting Bedford High Street and Harpur Street, over the last few months you can’t help but notice the amount of building and development work going on. And while the work is...
A judicial review and a resubmitted planning application for the Fairhill Site, just off the A6 in Bedford, may delay the opening of Charles Wells' new brewery until 2020. A neighbouring land owner has called for a...
https://youtu.be/3KomX_jv7Qc The third BABA (Bedfordshire Asian Business Association) Business Excellence Awards 2018 took place in front of a packed Bedford Corn Exchange on Saturday 13 October. The event recognises the brightest and best businesses across Bedfordshire...
Soupfest
Following the success of last year’s inaugural SoupFest Bedford, the charity take-over of Harpur Square will back on Tuesday 27 November – serving up amazing soups to raise money for homeless charities. Once again, Bedford’s chefs will be...
In2Beats Logovideo
https://youtu.be/GLRiyKicGaQ In2Beats 106.5 FM presenters DJ Stevo and Danii are waiting to hear if they’ve broken the world record for longest marathon for a radio music show DJ team. The challenge was to be on-air continuously for...