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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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  • Marks sparks at Christmas

    29 December 2018

    Despite national predictions of doom and gloom, there were some sparkling sales in key quarters of Bedford this Christmas, reports the Love Bedford team.

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  • Art deal to make more dough in 2019

    24 December 2018

    Christmas wasn’t the only thing being celebrated when volunteers and supporters gathered at Companions Real Bread bakery on Mill Street.

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  • The Magic Ingredient

    10 December 2018

    Star students took to the stage in the annual Bedfordshire Achievement Ceremony hosted by The Bedford College Group and supported by Love Bedford on behalf of BedfordBID businesses.

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  • Lidl ad features Bedford talent

    10 December 2018

    Those visiting the popular town centre Lidl this season may have seen the lovely TV advert – which features two girls from Bedford.

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  • Starbucks at Harpur Centre

    26 November 2018

    On Saturday 8th December at 11am, the coffee giant Starbucks will become the latest exciting addition to The Harpur Centre. And the first 100 customers will received FREE COFFEE for a YEAR!

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  • Winter Wonderland Windows

    23 November 2018

    A special Christmas competition has been launched allowing Bedford visitors to vote for their favourite window displays and be in with a chance to win a meal for two in the New Year.

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