Sunday, October 25, 2020

Business

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Car Parking Charges Mayor Davevideo
https://youtu.be/b36y6jWK7c0 Bedford and Kempston Conservatives have hit out at Mayor Dave Hodgson's claim that parking charges are a good deal for Bedford shoppers, saying they could be cheaper and his claim of charges being frozen is...
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...
Coop Post Office
A Bedford Borough Councillor is calling on Co-op to save Post Office services on Queen's Drive, Bedford, claiming they are to blame for them now being at risk. McColl's on Queen's Drive currently provide Post Office...
Fancy Bakeryvideo
https://youtu.be/0Puls7D0JUY The owner of Fancy Bakery on Roff Avenue has told Bedford Independent that they are still waiting for Bedfordshire Police to gather evidence after they were burgled over a week ago. Police were notified of the...
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...
The Fragrance Shop
There will be a formidable scent in the Harpur Shopping Centre from this weekend as The Fragrance Shop moves to a new premises in Bedford. Harpur Centre Manager, Samantha Laycock, said, “We are delighted the store is moving into a bigger...
Tim Pain
Drive, the Partnership Network, has held its first meeting at the new look Bedford Heights, hearing from Tim Pain, MD of Verve Developments Ltd, who own the building. Tim described how he uses 12 rules to balance...
Shop Local
As the news that 14 shops are shutting every day on the UK's High Streets, we are partnering with Explore Bedford to launch the Shop Local Bedford campaign. This is a call to action for us all...
Roosters
Have you seen the new look Roosters Sandwich Bar? Nansi and the team have done a cracking job, it’s bang on trend. Find them on St Cuthbert’s Street, right on the corner of St Peter’s St. They’re...
Gemma Lane Shop Local Septembervideo
https://youtu.be/Fi35EcjuntM Gemma Lane has set herself a challenge, a challenge to try Bedford's shops before she logs on to the internet. She says it's to help Bedford's economy and also find shops in town she didn't...
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...
car firevideo
https://youtu.be/Hlphhwla6Ls "We will be back stronger than before" - Oakley businessman defiantly shrugs off vehicle fire as 'minor setback'. This is the moment Kieran Cowley found one of his work vans had been set on fire outside...