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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Keys
A successful and established escape room is looking forward to confounding Bedford's puzzlers by opening up in Bedford town centre...
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...
Eagle Bookshop
The much-anticipated opening of the Eagle Bookshop's new premises on St Peter's Street took place on Monday (22 October), adding another unique...
High Street improvements
Bedford Borough Council have today unveiled their plans for the transformation of the High Street as part of Transporting Bedford 2020...
On Purple Tuesday - 12 November - Bedford Borough Council and its partners are launching a survey to help create an Inclusive Town Charter.
Bedford town sign
Bedford’s Town Deal Board met for the first time on Monday 20 January to look at ways the town can bid for £25m of government regeneration money. In September 2019, the local government secretary, Rt Hon Robert...