Bedford town centre has suffered another loss, with the closure of the Clarks shoe shop on Harpur Street. It comes less than a week after Tesco confirmed its Midland Road store would be closing and hot on the heels of the collapse of...
Tesco have confirmed that they will be closing their Metro store on Midland Road in Bedford town centre. However, in a letter to Bedford & Kempston MP, Mohammad Yasin, the company said they were, "actively working on plans to...
Hometown tourist
The statue of Trevor Huddleston, which was visited by Nelson Mandela in 2000, has been temporarily removed during the High Street improvement works...
Debenhams Bedford
The administrators of Debenhams have announced today that that boohoo group plc have bought the brand for £55m. In a statement, FRP Advisory said that once lockdown permits its stores to reopen...
High Street improvements
The transformation of Bedford High Street will begin in February, with the first phase completed by July and the entire project finished by November. The regeneration will see widened pavements and the High Street reduced to one lane of traffic to...
After a challenging year for everyone, the Elves at Bedford's Harpur Centre have had to get extra creative to ensure that they're still able to spread festive cheer this December, declaring...
Take part in this year's annual competition to find Bedford's best festive windows by voting for your favourite...
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...