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  • May the 4th be with you

    22 March 2017

    Being held on May 4th at Bedford Corn Exchange, the Bedford College Hair & Beauty show is this year going to be promoted via Instagram @lovebedford1 to link up with fashionable followers.

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  • Welcome to Board meetings

    21 March 2017

    The next meeting will be on May 17th. If you own or run a town centre business and would like to see the BID Board in action please contact BedfordBID to check details of location and future dates.

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  • Action for homeless

    21 March 2017

    Bedford Borough Council has announced it has won a bid for £623,000 for a Rough Sleeper Street Outreach Service. This news will be welcomed by businesses who are aware of the issues raise by people begging or “squatting” in the town centre.

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  • Improved police presence

    20 March 2017

    News of an increased police presence in the town centre and an officer “hub” is expected to be announced soon.

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  • Certified success

    20 March 2017

    Certificates in nationally recognised office computer skills have been attained by 200 people at the High Street IT training centre.

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  • Service is “electric”

    15 March 2017

    Mystery shoppers visited 24 businesses in Bedford town centre in November and December 2016.

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  • Flotilla at Castle Quay

    06 March 2017

    A round Britain tour highlighting wheelchair sports will arrive in Bedford on Saturday April 22nd.

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  • Rehearsing for real life

    01 March 2017

    Stage craft, filming, singing and dancing opportunities are being made possible for performing arts students of Bedford College.

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  • Best Customer Service in Bedfordshire!

    01 March 2017

    Proud winners of the Bedfordshire on Sunday Business Awards 2016, Arcadia Sweetshop has now been nominated for Best Customer Service in the SME Bedfordshire Business Awards 2017.

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  • Exciting new stalls at Bedford Market!

    28 February 2017

    To kick off March Bedford has a visiting street market running from Wednesday to Sunday this week in the town centre.

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