Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Business

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Ready Steady Roll
A board game cafe in Sharnbrook, has been selected as one of this year's 100 trail-blazing small businesses in the official count-down to Small Business...
Amy Wright of Select Travel Holidays is celebrating as she's reached the finals of this year's Cruise Star Awards in not one, but two, categories...
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...
The Bear
Dan Fisher, the man behind the Bear and Barley Mow pubs - and former director of Bedford BID, is under intense scrutiny following allegations by staff at...
Liz Sullivan
Independent travel agents, Eagle Travel are flying high after receiving nominations for three national industry awards. The Goldington Road-based business...
Tesco Express Brickhill New
Tesco's Express store in Brickhill will reopen again next week, almost 10 weeks since it suddenly closed for what bosses say was to "carry out maintenance work." Back in June Tesco said...
GPDR Alt
July was a busy month for the Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO), with 'intention to fine' notices being issued to British Airways and Marriot Hotel Group for a combined £282m – the first...
Eagle Brewery logo
Packaging staff at Bedford's Eagle Brewery have been told they're facing redundancy after owners, Marston's, said they were reducing the packaging side of the business locally. “There will be...
The Testaments Artwork
Bedford's Rogan's Books is putting the town's independent retailers in the spotlight again after being selected as one of the bookshops to help launch a sequel to The Handmaid's Tale. The Castle...
A bone of contention for many Bedfordians could finally have a solution after planners agreed to new layout proposals at the Interchange Retail Park in Kempston. When major upgrades...
Ninkasi Goddess of Beer mural Brewhouse and Kitchen
Bedford's Brewhouse and Kitchen (B&K) are paying tribute to a goddess of beer with a huge street art mural on the front of their High Street pub. The huge mural of Ninkasi...
Beerfly
Craft beer shop and bar, Beerfly, celebrates its 1st birthday this week, and while the past 12 months have seen the shop go from strength to strength, owner Tim Edwards says the best is...