Thursday, November 26, 2020
Arcade Bedford College
A two-year project to create a piece of eye-catching art for an empty wall on Bedford High Street has been completed, with the artwork being installed this month. It is above Coffee Republic on the side...
Christmas lights
Council officials have taken the decision to pull this year's big Christmas light switch on, in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). With infection rates increasing and..
A consultation regarding a proposed Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to tackle street drinking in Bedford town centre has begun - and the council...
Regeneration funding of £1.76m has been awarded to Bedford High Street to encourage more people to visit the town centre...
Argos in the Harpur Centre
Despite what the social media rumour mill might be saying, the Argos store in Bedford's Harpur Centre is preparing to reopen. The store, which closed as per the government coronavirus...
Allhallows
The entire stretch of Allhallows, from St Loyes Street down to Midland Road and including Church Square, will be given an upgrade this summer...
The Arc
The Art Centre and Gallery has undergone a lockdown transformation and this week reopened as The Arc. Run by Gemma Crawley-Roberts, the Howard Street...
March 2020 online sales
Bedford shops are finding that it's a lot easier to embrace modern technology and offer an online service to sell their products than they perhaps previously thought. The coronavirus pandemic...
Cllr Henry Vann
Town centre businesses are like a “coiled spring, ready to bounce back” once the coronavirus crisis is over, according to a leading councillor...
Bedford Borough Council has introduced monthly payments for car park season tickets at Queen Street and a number of other town centre car parks...
As town centres up and down the country continue to struggle, over fifty major retailers are calling on the Government to take steps towards fundamental...
Harpur Centre Brickhill Primary
Have you ever wondered what it takes to run Bedford’s Harpur Centre? Brickhill Primary pupils recently found out when they were given behind-the-scenes...