Sunday, October 25, 2020

Business

Latest business news from Bedford when and where you want it. The Bedford Independent is your best source of Bedford business news on mobile, tablet and desktop…

https://youtu.be/qiwuUf1ISbI **THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED*** Local author, David Litchfield, launched his brand new book, The Bear, the Piano, the Dog and the Fiddle earlier this month. To celebrate, we have a signed copy to give away...
Rogan's Books
The finalists of the Muddy Stilettos’ awards have now been announced, and the cream of Bedford’s independent businesses have been shortlisted.
Bedford based independent travel agent, Eagle Travel, has been named as one of the top 100 agencies in the country and has brought home two awards...
The decision of M&S to close the Bedford town centre store was not only expected but inevitable. To deny that is to put one’s head in the sand. The brand’s focus and profits have been...
Bedford Visitor Information Centre
Back in August, the Bedford Independent broke the news that Bedford will be getting a new Visitor Information Centre (VIC), now we can tell you it will be open from 17 October and reveal its...
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...
Love Bedford New York
Steve and Wendy Ivins, owners of PDM Car Parts & Accessories in Kempston and Clapham, are about to take a bite of the big apple after winning Love Bedford's New York trip competition, run in conjunction with...
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...
Will Hooley Bedford Independent
Bedford Blues Fly Half, Will Hooley, has joined the Bedford Independent as a freelance Sports Reporter. While many will recognise Will from playing with the Bedford Blues, he is also taking a Journalism and Sporting Writing Degree for...
Following our campaign, the Bedford High Street branch of Ladbrokes has now cleaned up its shop front, removing years of pigeon droppings, a nest and discarded bird's egg...
The Internet
Bedfordshire will get a broadband boost as one of the pilot areas that will be connected to the UK’s next generation broadband network. This will require full replacement of Openreach’s outdated copper network across the county. North...
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...