Thursday, May 23, 2019

Business

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Union Street Ghost sign before & after
Bedfordians have reacted angrily after property developers painted over a historic 'ghost sign' that has been in place since the c1920s. The faded sign, on the...
Debenhams
While it remains unclear if the Bedford store is to close, the financial woes of the Debenhams chain have been well documented, with the company confirming that 20 stores...
Women of Bedford Roundtable group shot 2019video
A Women of Bedford roundtable event has brought together business women from across Bedford, to find out the challenges women have faced in their careers and how...
Former BHS store empty
Rumours about the future of the former BHS store on Midland Road in Bedford's town centre have resurfaced, with many concerned the Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group...
Made in Bedford
This month, the team behind the popular Made in Bedford artisan fairs will open their new café and shop at Number 13 in St Paul’s Square, showcasing local artists, makers and designers...
The Embankment Pub Bedford Exteriorvideo
The Peach Pub Company, which runs The Embankment Pub, Bedford has again been named in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work. Coming in at number 48...
Harpur Refurb unveiling carnival dancers
There was a carnival atmosphere in the Harpur Centre this weekend as they unveiled their new look interior to the sound of carnival drums and sight of colourfully dressed dancers...
QD Store team
QD, Bedford is celebrating its 21st birthday today by unveiling its recently refurbished and new look store at Greyfriars. The discount store, which is part of an independent family...
Harpur Centre Refurb
After months of being covered by chipboard and dust sheets, Bedford's new look Harpur Centre will be officially unveiled this Saturday (9 March) with an event, organisers say...
After months of meetings, project planning and secretive photo-shoots, Bedford-based designer, Nikkita Palmer and her partner Billy Barker can finally announce the launch of their new book this April. 'Pallet Style' is a way to live...