Friday, October 18, 2019
Shop Local
As the news that 14 shops are shutting every day on the UK's High Streets, we are partnering with Explore Bedford to launch the Shop Local Bedford campaign. This is a call to action for us all...
Education Cuts
Bedford's Mayor, Dave Hodgson, has said schools across Bedford Borough are facing a combined cut of £1.3m as their budgets are slashed by central government.  In a statement issued today, the town's Mayor said that the...
Budget Bedford High Streetvideo
https://youtu.be/haNgx0sLXL0 Chancellor, Philip Hammond announced his final pre-Brexit Budget on Monday 29 October, including: £30bn for motorway and pothole repairs Additional £2bn for mental health A further £650m for councils struggling to cope with rising social...
Tim Pain
Drive, the Partnership Network, has held its first meeting at the new look Bedford Heights, hearing from Tim Pain, MD of Verve Developments Ltd, who own the building. Tim described how he uses 12 rules to balance...
Gemma Lane Shop Local Septembervideo
https://youtu.be/Fi35EcjuntM Gemma Lane has set herself a challenge, a challenge to try Bedford's shops before she logs on to the internet. She says it's to help Bedford's economy and also find shops in town she didn't...