Sunday, October 25, 2020

Business

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M&S Bedford
We're getting reports that staff have been told Bedford’s Town Centre Marks & Spencer will close on 4 May. We’ll bring you more as we have it...
M&S foodhall
The Marks & Spencer Foodhall in Kempston has reassured customers that they are open to everyone today, despite misleading posts on social media...
Five months after lockdown began, the Pavilion at the Park has now reopened and is under new management. Martin and Dawn, who also run Gallone's Ice Cream parlour, have...
A bar owner in Bedford is considering taking legal action against Bedford Borough Council after a red tape admin error meant they were ineligible for a coronavirus business support grant. Luca Magliaro...
Debenhams MK
As Debenhams confirms its Bedford store would be among 50 to reopen, the retailer has announced their Milton Keynes branch will permanently close. The department store...
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...
Fiver Fest 2019
On Saturday morning, Fiver Fest launches, heralding a week of incredible £5 offers from over 60 of Bedford’s brilliant independent businesses. Organised by the Town Centre Champions’ volunteers, Fiver Fest is a nationwide celebration of indie businesses,...
Danfoss logo
Further to speculation last year, the owners of Danfoss have today confirmed that their facility on Ampthill Road, Bedford, will close by the end of the year.
In response to the on-going coronavirus outbreak, two of Bedford's Iceland stores are adjusting their opening times and creating 'OAP' hours to help...
Jake and Francine Amos and their son open energie Fitness with manager Lee (L)
A brand new, family-run, gym has opened in Bedford, promising to bring a "new-level" of fitness to the town. énergie Fitness, which will be in the basement of the Harpur Centre...
Stack of newspapers
The Bedford Independent has learnt that JPI Media is suspending the Times & Citizen, Bedford's last printed news source, indefinitely and print copies will not be delivered, due to...
Debenhams Bedford
Debenhams have released a list of 22 stores that will close on 22 January and Bedford's town centre store is not on the list. The news will come as relief to many who had...