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...
Keys
A successful and established escape room is looking forward to confounding Bedford's puzzlers by opening up in Bedford town centre...
Beales closing down sale
It has been confirmed today that the Bedford branch of Beales will close within eight weeks, despite the joint administrators saying that they are still...
High Street improvements
Bedford Borough Council have today unveiled their plans for the transformation of the High Street as part of Transporting Bedford 2020...
Bedford Town Centre
When it comes to town centres, including Bedford's, it seems that everyone is an expert. From rent and rates to regeneration projects, everyone's got an opinion and everyone thinks they're right. Here at the Bedford Independent,...
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...
Tolchard's
The latest business to open its doors in the Old Arcade might seem familiar to some, as it's owned by the former managers of one of the town's oldest...
DW Sports
Bedford town centre is set to lose another retailer, as DW Sports, the sportswear and equipment retailer, is closing its Harpur Centre store...
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...
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...
At Cuthbert’s Arcade
St Cuthbert's Arcade, which opened following extensive renovations in Spring 2018, is up for sale with a guide price of over half a million pounds...
Dreamwear
A former River Island employee has created his own fashion brand and opened a pop up shop just in time for Christmas. Tauseef Nawaz created Dreamware to...