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The Fragrance Shop
There will be a formidable scent in the Harpur Shopping Centre from this weekend as The Fragrance Shop moves to a new premises in Bedford. Harpur Centre Manager, Samantha Laycock, said, “We are delighted the store is moving into a bigger...
iKan
Bedford i-Kan, a pioneering project by Bedford Borough Council to provide flexible and affordable office accommodation for fledgling business and start-ups, celebrated its tenth birthday this week. Located on Mill Street in the town centre, i-Kan has been...
Bedford prison
MP for Bedford and Kempston, Mohammad Yasin MP has raised an urgent question over the safety of HMP Bedford in parliament today after a report highlights assaults on prison officers are now the highest in the country and there...
Dave Hodgson
Mayor Dave Hodgson has told Bedford Independent that the build for the proposed railway station at Wixams could start as early as 2019, if proposals to bridge the funding gap...
Dumball 2018
https://youtu.be/8YuX0TPMHqU Three Bedford friends, dubbed the ‘Touring Car Three’ are joining The Dumball Rally 2018 to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust. This year, the rally, which has been running for 10 years, will see 48 teams drive from Margate...
Gemma Lane Shop Local September
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...
appeal
Bedfordshire Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed or has information about a robbery near the Slipe in Queen's Park on Thursday evening (6 Sept). A man was approached by a group of 6-7 black and...
Bedford Student
Research carried out by TickX - The Event Ticket Search Engine has revealed Bedford is the fourth best location for great nights out for students. The research took the number of students at 30 universities across the UK...
𝗕𝗲𝗱𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗱 𝗱𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝘁𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝘄𝗶𝗻𝘀 ‘𝗶𝗻𝘀𝗽𝗶𝗿𝗲 𝗶𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲’ 𝗮𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱
https://youtu.be/PC4M8_Pydy8 Dance teacher Nisha Vyas-Myall has been award the judges’ prize in the Inspire Initiative awards thanks to the work she does teaching children dance at schools and community centres. The Inspire Initiative is a competition set...
Zayaan Williamson
https://youtu.be/bqumRw3NPRk Having won two national kickboxing titles in 2017, Zayaan Williamson will now represent England at the International Sport Kickboxing Association (ISKA) World Championships. The trip, which Zayaan is required to fund himself, has been made possible...
Alistair Cook
Former Bedford School pupil and England cricket captain, Alastair Cook will retire from international duties today, ending a career that has produced more runs, more centuries and more half-centuries than any other player from these shores...
emma garrett
Emma Garrett, the widely respected Bedford businesswoman behind Kiosk At The Park, Pavilion At The Park and SoupFest Bedford has been appointed as a Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire. The announcement was made in a tweet direct to Bedford Independent last night...