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Sign making company in Kempston has a new owner

A business producing signs in Kempston has a new owner.

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MP’s fury after rail bosses say they are too busy to meet suffering commuters

North East Beds MP Alistair Burt has hit out at rail bosses after they rejected an invitation to a public meeting with his constituents.

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Rail boss quits while rail chaos continues

The chief executive of Govia Thameslink Railway has resigned.

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Center Parcs Woburn Forest close to perfection after retaining five star status

Center Parcs Woburn Forest has retained its Five Star status from VisitEngland, following the recent annual assessment.

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CBC fears over future borrowing

Finance officers are depiciting a healthy picture of Central Bedfordshire Council’s finances, despite a £29m deficit for 2017/18.

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Royal Mail bans postal workers from flying England flags from vans during World Cup

Royal Mail has banned postal workers from flying the England flag on their vehicles during the World Cup.

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Anger over early plans bid for massive housing scheme in Marston Vale

Anger over early plans bid for massive housing scheme in Marston Vale

Campaigners fighting plans for a massive housing development which they say will dwarf villages in Marston Vale have reacted with shock to an outline plan for the scheme before a decision on the council’s Local Plan.

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Rachel Dixon from Chiltern Hire Centre is presented with the award.

Family-run hire business in Bedford wins national award

A family-run hire business in Bedford has won a national industry award - beating some well-known names to become winners.

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Friendly society marks 50 years in Bedford headquarters

One of Bedford’s business success stories is celebrating 50 years of being based in the area.

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Commuter fury over train chaos

North East Beds MP Alistair Burt has hit out at the massive disruption to passengers after a major change in train timetables saying it is “unacceptable”.

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Peter Borg-Neal

Owner of popular pub-restaurant operator shortlisted for top industry honour

The shortlist for the 35th Catey Awards has revealed that Peter Borg-Neal, Founder and CEO of Oakman Inns & Restaurants, the operators of 22 venues across the Home Counties, Midlands and beyond has been shortlisted for a top honour.

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Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.

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Women needed to multitask in construction

Women needed to multitask in construction

Houghton Regis based Aldwyck Housing Group has recently appointed its first female multi-skilled operative to carry out repairs in its customers’ homes. But it desperately wants more.

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Double glazed windows can act as a significant deterrent to potential thieves, so upgrading your windows can help you feel safe and more secure

How to deter burglars from targeting your home

Securing potential entry points into your home acts as a deterrent and helps keep your home safe. Here’s what you need to know.

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Natasha Trudgill at The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden blossoms in new Bedford arcade

A business which started as a garden sale and grew into an online success, is now blossoming in the ‘hot house’ arcade in St Cuthbert’s Street, Bedford.

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Nike release special edition trainers to honour Bedford man Gary

Nike release special edition trainers to honour Bedford man Gary

Memories of a Bedford man who was a world expert on trainers are to be immortalised by Nike.

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Calls for Minister to resign over ‘Meltdown Monday’ faced by Bedford commuters

“Meltdown Monday” hit rail commuters this week, when a huge overhaul of train timetables failed to go smoothly.

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Home care provider in Bedford backs national campaign

A Bedford-based care provider is celebrating is dedicated team of home care assistants during a national campaign.

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Infrastructure key to growing Central Beds

Infrastructure key to growing Central Beds

More money will have to be spent on Central Bedfordshire’s infrastructure if the council is to provide the kind of area residents will want in 20 years’ time, it’s been claimed.

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Natasha Trudgill, has launched The Secret Garden

Secret Garden blossoms in new St Cuthbert’s Arcade Bedford

A business which started as a garden sale and grew into an online success, is now blossoming in the “hot house” arcade in St Cuthbert’s Street, Bedford.

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