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Supermarket
Following the announcement by Iceland earlier this week, more supermarkets are introducing measures to ensure their shelves stay stocked and vulnerable...
In response to the on-going coronavirus outbreak, two of Bedford's Iceland stores are adjusting their opening times and creating 'OAP' hours to help...
GDPR
Bedford based Privacy Helper is one of the UK’s leading GDPR consultancies, helping over 150 organisations in the last three years - ranging from major corporates to businesses in the local...
Rishi Sunak MP
Today’s budget, the first from new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has been broadly welcomed by Bedford’s business community, although critics...
Provident House coronavirus workshop
A Bedford business, hosting a coronavirus event this evening, has been criticised for cashing in on scaremongering surrounding the virus...
Unilever competition winners
Cranfield University and Unilever recently collaborated on an event to give students the chance to contribute to the development of the next generation...
Gemma Lane
An entrepreneur from Bedford has been recognised by inspirational British businesswoman, Jacqueline Gold, CEO of the Gold Group and the UK's 16th...
Leaders, the specialist residential lettings agency covering Bedford and its surrounding areas, has relocated - and celebrated with a photoshoot...
Kiosk at the Park
The team from the Longholme Café have been announced as the new owners of the Kiosk in Russell Park.After eight years, owner and the brains behind the...
Beales closing down sale
Just over two weeks after confirming that the Bedford branch of Beales would close, the joint administrators have begun preparations to close all of...
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...
Harpur Centre Brickhill Primary
Have you ever wondered what it takes to run Bedford’s Harpur Centre? Brickhill Primary pupils recently found out when they were given behind-the-scenes...