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  • 10,000 Success Stories

    17 April 2019

    Bedford College Group Learning Centres have helped thousands of people to secure employment through IT training which many missed out on at school.

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  • St Cuthbert’s Arcade Pop-Up

    16 April 2019

    The niche shopping arcade on St Cuthbert’s Street is having a pop-up party on Saturday May 11th, 10am – 4pm.

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  • Business Magazine 2019 out now!

    10 April 2019

    The 300th Business Improvement District has been opened in the UK; Bedford was among the first 12 pilots of the project in 2005.

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  • Bedford’s global author John Bunyan on film

    04 April 2019

    The work of 17th Century author John Bunyan brings tourists from around the world to Bedford.

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  • Local police shave their heads to raise funds for Lulu

    26 March 2019

    This Easter holidays, PC Sharon Cummings from Bedfordshire Police has committed to shave her hair along with PC Kerry Jones to raise money for local girl ‘Lulu De Vries’ who is suffering from cancer.

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  • 21 years in business

    25 March 2019

    5th Avenue in Bedford now has the key to the door as owner Kerry Cash has been in business for 21 years.

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  • The Harpur Centre unveiled

    12 March 2019

    On Saturday 9th March, The Harpur Centre hosted a carnival event for Bedford’s shoppers to celebrate the relaunch after a refurbishment. At 11am, Mayor Dave Hodgson cut the ribbon on the Centre’s brand new elevator.

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  • Lunch is served

    01 March 2019

    The former Délices bakery within the Art Centre is now in new hands – serving hot lunches alongside delicious fresh baked bread and pastries as The Gallery.

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  • New world opens up

    03 February 2019

    2019 is going to be the year when businesses prove they can make Bedford a destination in the UK – or in some cases find ways seeking new audiences overseas.

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  • A new retail experience in Bedford

    30 January 2019

    Blue Glass Independent Wine Merchant John Barnes and Kevin Kavanagh of Frescoes Coffee House are launching a joint venture offering a fantastic new experience to people visiting Bedford.

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  • M&S 100+ years of history

    23 January 2019

    Local historian Maurice Nicholson is the man with access to photographs to prove how important M&S has been to Bedford since 1906.

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  • Get the best from your team

    21 January 2019

    Create a top team and motivate them to boost your business – with the help of a new course at Bedford College.

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  • Make your mark!

    17 January 2019

    If you want your voice to be heard and try to save Marks & Spencer in Bedford the best way is to email their direct feedback line:

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  • Ship Ahoy at Swan Hotel

    15 January 2019

    A fabulous night on the ‘ocean wave’ was held at the riverside Coach Room at the Bedford Swan Hotel on Saturday January 12th to raise funds for the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association.

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  • Nick’s bash to raise £1,000s

    02 January 2019

    Leading estate agent and Rotarian Nick Kier DL is heading up a massive fund-raising project for Motor Neurone Disease.

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  • Prince’s Trust at The Bedford Learning Centre

    02 January 2019

    Young people are invited to sign up for the Bedford College Prince’s Trust Team 3 will be starting on Monday 28th January 2019 at the Learning Centre, 88 High Street.

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