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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...
Boyds of Bedford
https://youtu.be/-ywE82FtlQ8 A new indpendent business in Bedford is promsing to raise the game for Bedford's fashion concious gent, selling suits, accesories and grooming products with a vintage twist. Boyds of Bedford, on Castle Lane, is owned by...
Mel Stratton
A woman from Putnoe has taken inspiration from the other side of the world to bring comfort to others closer to home. Mel Stratton saw a Facebook post that her sister, who lives in Adelaide, had shared. It was about...
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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...
Ann Rennell
The Bedford Independent has appointed a sales manager ahead of its website launch in a few weeks' time. Ann Rennell has a long history of working in media, starting her career working for Herts and Essex...
Lisa Hunt
https://youtu.be/pYwoP5B4z1Q Lisa, Amy and Paul took over at the end of last month, so we popped in at the weekend to meet them. In a statement on their Facebook page, former owners, Jan, Debbie and Doug, said:...
car fire
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...
Fancy Bakery
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...
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...
New Bombay
The New Bombay Restaurant, which suffered fire damage on Sunday afternoon, will be closed for the foreseeable future says the owner. As they now decide what to do next, they told the Bedford Independent that they would...
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...
foresters
https://youtu.be/wMj0utrJo2c The Foresters Arms may have been closed for a while, but behind the scenes a transformation has been taking place. New owners Ben Howe and Suzy and Colin Spilling have been expertly cultivating a new...