Firm of solicitors employing 34 goes into administration
FRP Advisory, the restructuring and advisory firm, said that on December 9 its partners Tony Wright and Philip Watkins were appointed joint administrators to Hilliers HRW LLP, who have offices in Kempston and Stevenage, employing 34 staff.
Filipino aid collectors see the gifts from Bedford area despatched
A woman from Kempston was among a group of people who have helped send a massive load of aid to the Philippines.
Education minister Michael Gove drops in on free school
Staying in school after the bell paid of for Bedford Free School pupils as the Education Minister dropped in for a guided tour.
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Nominate a young person for YOPEY award
A Leighton young woman has encouraged others to follow in her footsteps and enter the Bedfordshire YOPEY because 'look what it has done for me'.
Jail threat for council tax dodgers
Three Bedford residents who between them failed to pay more than 17,000 in Council Tax arrears have each been sentenced to 90 days in prison.