Sunday, October 25, 2020

Business

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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...
Kiosk at the Park
The team from the Longholme Café have been announced as the new owners of the Kiosk in Russell Park.After eight years, owner and the brains behind the...
DJ stevo in2Beats
In2Beats breakfast show presenter, DJ Steveo has been sacked after sharing what has been described as a "highly racist and inflammatory post on his personal social media...
Jake and Francine Energie Fitness-2
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...
Bedford Cineworld
The cinema chain, Cineworld, has confirmed it will temporarily close its UK cinemas from this Thursday (8 October). Bedford's Cineworld, at Aspects...
M&S Bedford
Employees at the M&S in Bedford Town Centre on Midland Road have been told the store is no longer viable and, subject to consultation with their employee representative group...
Texas Instruments
Bedford Heights, the former home of Texas Instruments, will host a reunion in May for ex staff of the electronics giant which operated in Bedford from 1960 until the...
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...
Bedford's Old Arcade
Small business owners affected by the on-going coronavirus outbreak can now apply for a business support grant on the Council’s website...
Gourmet Burger King Logo
Bedford Independent has received reports that Bedford’s Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) at Riverside Bedford will close on 23 November. Concerns that the Bedford restaurant would close surfaced in August when GBK owners, Famous Brands, issued an...
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...
Spaghetti Johns outside
Bedfordian foodies have expressed their sadness this morning at the news that Spaghetti Johns on Castle Lane, Bedford has closed. In a statement on their Facebook...