Monday, May 27, 2019

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…

B&M managers with FACES team
B&M opened another shop in Bedford last month (20 April) with a brand new B&M store and garden centre on Riverfield Drive and they immediately set about helping...
Love Bedford Bedford BID shop front
Bedford BID temporarily removed a survey from their Love Bedford website last week, after the Bedford Independent raised concerns about how they were collecting data...
Debenhams Bedford
Debenhams have released a list of 22 stores that will close on 22 January and Bedford's town centre store is not on the list. The news will come as relief to many who had...
A high-end recruitment group with global outreach is launching a new company in Bedford's burgeoning Castle Quarter, using it as a base to expand services into the region.
Bedford High Street (April 2019)
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has told all Bedford Borough mayoral candidates that it's up to them to protect our High Street. The comments come...
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...
Texas Instruments
Bedford Heights, the former home of Texas Instruments, will host a reunion in May for ex staff of the electronics giant which operated in Bedford from 1960 until the...
Debenhams Bedford
Debenhams is said to be on the brink of administration after the company and its financial backers rejected a bid from Mike Ashley to pump £150m into the retailer...
Richard Cook Head Brewer Brewhouse and Kitchen Bedford SIBA Gold Award
The head brewer at Brewhouse & Kitchen, Bedford has been awarded gold in the SIBA independent beer awards, for a charity beer he created to help veteran charities...
Whistl is looking for drivers as well as warehouse operatives
Delivery management company Whistl have announced they'll be recruiting for 450 new warehouse operatives and drivers at G-Park Bedford, just off the A421...