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One Aldi employee from Bedford has seen her son take centre stage as he's been chosen to grace the supermarket's new nappy packs. Chloe Cameron, who works at the Westville Road store..
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As Bedford enters Tier 3 at midnight tonight (Friday), businesses required to close will automatically receive a business support grant by Wednesday 23 December...
A Bedford business has been recognised by the Energy Institute for their project to become carbon neutral. Based at Elms Farm Industrial Estate in Bedford, Midas is a world leading, process...
Back in April, we shared the news that Bedford family brewers Wells & Co. were on the hunt for local artists to collaborate with on branding the inaugural seasonal beer range to be produced at their new HQ...
The owner of a new 'cat cafe' on Bedford High Street has been amazed by the response from customers since they opened this week. Owner, 19-year-old Willow Mayes, said she was inspired to open...
A former dilapidated shop unit on Tavistock Street has been transformed into a newly opened business centre which was fully occupied within weeks of its launch. Tavistock Yard, created by the conversion...
"An incredible role model working to change the gender balance in STEM," is how Cranfield University's Profession Helen Atkinson CBE, FREng has been described as part of WISE's...
Roll up, roll up, it's the Bedford Independent's fabulous festive giveaway, with 13 incredible prizes up for grabs. From escape room experiences to afternoon tea, hampers to houseplants...
Bedford's non-essential shops, plus hairdressers, barbers, beauty salons and gyms, are throwing open their doors again today, a month...
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Bedford’s Debenhams will close, after last-ditch efforts to rescue the chain failed. After Debenhams went into administration for a second time in April, it was hoped that a rescue package from...
Have you been inspired to shop local this Christmas? Are you looking for some inspiration to kick start your festive shopping?...
As news of lockdown 2.0 emerged on Halloween, many of Bedford's bricks and mortar businesses were once again preparing to shut up shop, just as the busy Christmas trading season was...