Interviews

Best of Bedford with Peter Budek

I returned to my home town of Bedford in order to establish The Eagle Bookshop in 1991. What began as a small room and...

Best of Bedford: Arcadia Sweet Shop

It’s hard to imagine Bedford without its much-loved Arcadia Sweet Shop. Nothing quite compares to the sweet, tantalising scent that hits you the moment...

Unique Bedford: Seventh Heaven Bespoke Cake Company

As we’ve been reporting for the last few months, it’s been all change in the old Arcade. New shops have sprung up, other tenants...

Introducing…. The Wardrobe Edit

Former PR consultant, Isabel Kelly, launched the Wardrobe Edit in Bedford earlier this year. The concept is simple: Isabel offers style advice to busy clients,...

Unique Bedford: Slide Record Shop

Since 2013, Bedford has been without a dedicated record shop. The gap has been filled by the quarterly BedPop Record Shops and weekly Vinyl...

Best of Bedford with Neil Frankel

To celebrate the start of Wimbledon later this month, we thought we’d interrogate Bedford’s resident racquet wielder, Neil Frankel. Neil is Director of Coaching at...

Unique Bedford: Companions Real Bread

Companions Real Bread was set up a year ago this month and began trading in June of last year.  The concept is simple. The...

Interview: Skeptics in the Pub 'Homeopathy in the UK'

More food for thought from the Skeptics in the Pub this month with their guest speaker, Michael Marshall of the Good Thinking Society. Using...

Blanket Boy – Bedford’s folk hero!

Sam Ashworth is a 21 year old former Mark Rutherford pupil pursuing a career in engineering. Nothing too unusual about that, except Sam is...

Unique Bedford: The Blue Glass

John Barnes, owner of the Blue Glass on St Cuthbert’s Street, last featured in our very first issue, back in 2011.  Since then, the...

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