Best of Bedford with Neil Frankel

To celebrate the start of Wimbledon later this month, we thought we’d interrogate Bedford’s resident racquet wielder, Neil Frankel. Neil is Director of Coaching at Riverside Tennis Club on Goldington Road and is a born and bred Bedfordian.  He’s worked at Riverside for 20 years, ever since leaving Leeds University with a Human Biology degree….


Cat Lane photographer’s ‘Best of Bedford’

This month’s Best of Bedford comes from Cat Lane.  Cat is an award-winning wedding photographer with an amazing eye for detail and a passion for what she does. We are lucky enough to count Cat among the many generous contributors to the Clanger, sharing her love for Bedford with our readers.  Over the years, Cat…


Unique Bedford: Companions Real Bread

Companions Real Bread was set up a year ago this month and began trading in June of last year.  The concept is simple. The micro bakery was set up to provide employment and work experience for prison leavers to help with reform and recovery.  The brainchild of Maggie Rich, Companions aims to build a community…


Clanger interview: Inheaven

On Saturday 18th February, indie darlings, Inheaven are playing at Bedford Esquires. They’re hotley tipped for 2017, so, as ever, this is a great chance to see them in an intimate venue while you can…   The Clanger’s Lloyd Lugsden grabbed a short-but-perfectly-formed interview with bassist/vocalist Chloe Little. Expect big muffs and Dream Fuzz: Whats on your…


Time for a Cheeky Cocktail!

Where better to get into the festive spirit than Bears and Tales? We sent Clanger and cocktail fan, Emily Finney to Lime Street to interview the man with the mixers, Tom Faden: Originally envisioned as spirits and mixer bar, Bear and Tales on Lime Street is actually home to the best cocktails in Bedford.  Created,…


Interview: Skeptics in the Pub ‘Homeopathy in the UK’

More food for thought from the Skeptics in the Pub this month with their guest speaker, Michael Marshall of the Good Thinking Society. Using information and personal experiences gathered during his last 6 years of campaigning against homeopathy, Michael will highlight how much money is spent on homeopathic remedies, how this gives undeserved credibility to…

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