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...
Beales
Struggling department store chain, Beales, which has a large presence in Bedford town centre, is paying over £1m extra in business rates despite a 2017...
Beales closing down sale
The Bedford branch of Beales is advertising its closing down sale, despite assurances from the administrator that the store will continue to trade while...
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...
Seventh Heaven Cakes
A bakery in Bedford has created a finger lickin’ life size chicken bucket cake, complete with sides and a drink, as a birthday treat for one lucky...
Today is Purple Tuesday, a worldwide call to action to improve the customer experience for disabled people. The potential for the purple pound is clear...
on street parking
Business owners have been left angry at changes to on-street parking permits, claiming that it will negatively impact their business...
Narnia
A fancy dress shop on Bedford High Street has confirmed that it will close at the end of November when its lease expires. Narnia Fancy Dress has been...
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...
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...
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...