Business

Business

Bedford loses intercity train services: Mayor blasts ‘Betrayal’ while MP demands urgent answers

The decision to scrap intercity rail services between Bedford and St Pancras during the rush hour has been blasted by the town’s bosses.

News
No more fast trains to London from Bedford or Luton

No more fast trains to London from Bedford or Luton

There will be no peak times trains from Bedford to London for at least two years after May.

News
School closures after snow fall

School closures after snow fall

Schools across Bedfordshire are closed this morning because of the snow.

Business
Aldi recall

Aldi recalls food product because it could contain small pieces of hard plastic

Aldi has recalled one of its food products owing to worries that it may be contaminated with small pieces of hard plastic.

News
Baby Rockit Apples from Marks and Spencer

M&S slammed over “irresponsible” plastic apple packaging

Marks & Spencer has been slammed by shoppers and scientists for selling apples in a plastic TUBE - so they can fit in car cup holders.

News
Star Wars toys

Do you have valuable Star Wars toys in the attic?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series ‘The Last Jedi’ due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

News
Poundland have launched a �1 chocolate bar, Twin Peaks

Poundland launches Toblerone-style treat with 20 per cent more chocolate after court battle

Poundland has finally launched its £1 ‘Twin Peaks’ Toblerone-style chocolate bar this week after a lengthy legal wrangle over its shape and packaging.

News
Insurance claim of up to £32m for repairs to Airlander

Insurance claim of up to £32m for repairs to Airlander

The insurance claim for the broken Airlander 10 could be as much as £32 million, it was revealed this week.

News
Stock image - Money

Council tax for Bedford borough set to rise by nearly 5% to help pay for social care

Council tax could rise by almost five per cent next year to help solve Bedford borough’s growing social care crisis.

News
£18m grant to help cut traffic congestion across Bedford

£18m grant to help cut traffic congestion across Bedford

Gridlocked Bedford town centre has received a bumper Christmas present – an £18m grant to tackle traffic congestion.

News
Toys R Us stock

Future of Bedford’s Toys R Us revealed as full list of store closures is announced

The future of Bedford’s Toys R Us has been revealed after the company announced plans to close a third of its UK stores.

News
Product warning

Next recall children’s coats over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children’s coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

News
Morrisons

Morrison’s recalls chicken pies - because the filling contains fish and mustard

Supermarket giant Morrison’s has pulled its chicken and mushroom pies off its shelves - because some are actually fish pies.

News
The NatWest is to close its branches in Oundle and Stamford next year.

REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 259 Natwest and RBS branches resulting in 680 job losses after the state-backed lender said more people are choosing to bank online or on mobile.

Business
Police have confirmed the man's next of kin have been informed

Man dies following A421 collision in Bedford

Bedfordshire Police has confirmed that a man has died following a collision on the A421 yesterday.

News
Are you freezing at work? This is how cold it has to be before you can legally go home

Are you freezing at work? This is how cold it has to be before you can legally go home

England is set to freeze this week as temperatures plummet across the country but how cold does it have to be before you can leave work?

News
London Midland train ENGNNL00120130304155417

RAIL UPDATE: Horse was struck by train on Bedford-Bletchley line

A horse was struck by a train in an incident in Aspley Guise this morning.

News
London Midland train ENGNNL00120130304155417

Rail services cancelled on Marston Vale Line

Trains have been cancelled today on the rural rail route between Bedford and Bletchley.

News
SMIDS Oakman owner Peter Borg-Neal with HR Director Jill Scatchard

Another major gong for popular pub-restaurant operator Oakman Inns

Just over two weeks after Oakman Inns was awarded the prestigious Princess Royal Training Award, their Human Resource programme received further recognition at the National Innovation in Training Awards (NITAs) at the Café de Paris in London.

Business
ASDA

Asda launch foot long chocolate eclair

The most gluttonous time of the year just got a bit more decadent as Asda have just revealed their latest addition to the bakery aisle – a foot long chocolate éclair.

Business
Load more