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Another month, another flurry of new shop openings in Bedford… 

Bluebird Hair Boutique spreads its wings Based on Harpur Street, Bluebird Hair Boutique is expanding into the adjacent property (formerly Thrift’ee/Coolhaus) this month.  The new space will feature a six-station cutting room, three-station colour bar plus relaxation/washroom and a private treatment room.  “We can’t wait to begin using the new salon space,” said Bluebird owner,…

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Help celebrate the amazing Women of Bedford…

Local voluntary group, Women of Bedford, are crowdfunding to erect the first statue of a woman in Bedford. This will be unveiled in December 2018 as part of the national ‘Vote 100’ celebrations, marking 100 years since women won the right to vote. And you can help make it happen by contributing to the crowdfunding…

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Our (even bigger) Christmas gift guide

We know it’s tempting to lounge on the sofa with a Toblerone and do all your Christmas shopping on Amazon while watching Gogglebox, but there really is nothing like actually going into shops, talking to the lovely shopkeepers and supporting local independent retailers.  We’ve spent a lot of time in Bedford’s shops whilst compiling the…

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Comedian Ed Byrne comes to Bedford

Ed Byrne at Bedford Corn Exchange 8pm, Friday 16th February Interview by Brian Donaldson Ed Byrne has been an acclaimed stand-up (with audiences and critics alike) for 20 years now. His success with shows such as the Roaring Forties, Different Class and the 1998 Perrier-nominated A Night At The Opera led to him appearing on…

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The Bedford Clanger Food – Amici

It’s the restaurant you might cycle or drive by on St Peter’s and think: must go for lunch there one day, or possibly dinner. It’s Italian / Mediterranean and offers a more intimate experience than Pizza Express, which is slap-bang opposite. A £10 lunch grabs the eye, and for at least a year I’ve been…

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Read the November 2017 issue NOW!

This month, the Clanger celebrates Bedford’s brilliant indie retailers. We’ve got an interview with Warren from Slide Records, Hannah from epanoui shares her ‘Best of Bedford’ choices, plus Cat Lane‘s photos accompany our round up of new shops, movers, shakers and recent relaunches. Find out more about Ready Steady Roll‘s new premises in Sharnbrook and…

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John Bunyan Museum announces extended opening dates

This year John Bunyan Museum will be staying open until Saturday 11th November, to coincide with the museum’s exhibition ‘Pride Inspiration Hope’.  Also, following the success of last year, the John Bunyan Museum will again be open on Saturdays during the winter. Although closed during the week from the 11th November, the museum will be…

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