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The founder of Bedford-based background screening company, Verifile, Eyal Ben Cohen, has been named as Cranfield School of Management’s Entrepreneur Alumnus...
Springfield eco van
Bedford-based Springfield Business Supplies has taken delivery of an all-electric delivery van after winning a national competition to promote eco...
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Press regulator, IMPRESS and the Public Interest News Foundation have urged the Government to speed up its efforts to support independent news publishers, such as the Bedford Independent...
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The Harpur Centre's renovations continue, with the launch of a new, boutique style gym in the coming weeks. Energie Fitness will feature state-of-the...
Times Tables Rock Stars
A educational technology company based at Bedford Heights was among the winners at the Bett Awards this week. Maths Circle won the Primary Content award...
Team Garrett
A year ago today we published the moving obituary of Richard Garrett, written by his wife of 26 years, Emma.  Richard had fought cancer for nine years, having been...
i-Worx
Bedford i-Worx, created to enable engineering, tech entrepreneurs and small businesses to thrive in preparation for the Oxford-Cambridge Arc, was...
Brewpoint Brewery Artists Impressionvideo
Brewpoint, the new flagship Bedford brewery, venue and home of Wells & Co in Fairhill, near Clapham is gathering momentum, and the Bedford Independent...
Verifile National SME Business Awards
Verifile, a background screening company based at Priory Business Park, has been named ‘Best Enterprising Business’ at this year’s SME National Business Awards. Verifile qualified...
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is one of our favourite Christmas Songs, but did you know Rudolph was created for a marketing campaign in 1939, 10 years before the song, and his red nose was...
Small Business Saturday is being celebrated this weekend throughout the UK, reminding shoppers to show some love to the independent shops and businesses...
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Three independent Bedford businesses are teaming up to help your gift go further this Christmas by donating to the Rainforest Trust.