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Ambassadeurs - Bathrooms of Distinction - Our aim is to provide every one of our customers with the bathroom of their dreams. We manage the whole project from initial design and planning right through to installation and completion of your bathroom.

Bedfringe - Comedy, theatre and live music all day, all week from 10 to 19 July 2008.

Accommodation

Barns Hotel (Corus Group) - Situated in a beautiful riverside location, the Barns Hotel is the perfect place to relax after a long day. Its location makes it the perfect place from which to visit the surrounding shires of Bedford, Cambridge and Oxford. With excellent links to the A1 and M1 and built around a 13th Century barn and 17th Century manor house, the hotel still retains the character of the original beamed and timbered buildings with a stunning location on the riverbank of the Great Ouse and surrounded by 3.5 acres of landscaped gardens makes it a prefect base for all types of stay, in any one of its 48 rooms.

Bedford Swan Hotel - Hotel situated on the banks of the River Ouse

De Pary's Guest House - De Pary's Guest House is a family run business since the mid 1940's. It is well situated on a broad tree-lines avenue, just 2 minutes from the town centre, Bedford Park, and the Robinson Pool.

Edwardian House Hotel - The Edwardian House Hotel is a privately owned hotel where the staff are renowned for their warm, welcoming manner. The hotel blends style and comfort together with friendliness to create the tranquillity required to wind down and enjoy oneself.

Hertford House Hotel - The Hertford House Hotel is situated in a beautiful tree lined Avenue, betwixt the busy town centre leading to the river and embankment and Bedford Premier Park with bandstand, lake, tennis courts and indoor swimming pool. The Hotel garden looks over the playing fields and grounds of the Bedford Public School. The house was originally built at the turn of the century as a family home. Careful refurbishment has converted it to a charming hotel, combining the graciousness of the Edwardian era with modern day comforts. It is attractive to both business and overseas visitors throughout the year.

Park Inn Hotel - Modern 120 bedroom town centre hotel overlooking the river

Property in Bedford - Buy and sell local property online and save on agents fees.

The Elms Guest House - This very affordable, comfortable guest house has been a popular fixture in Bedford for 15 years. For your comfort and pleasure all guest rooms have been remodelled and redecorated in 2008. All rooms have wash basins, complimentary tea/coffee trays and colour tv.’s with "Plus Freeview Channels". Most rooms also have fireplaces and down comforters.

The Embankment Hotel - The Embankment Hotel stands in a picturesque location on the banks of the River Ouse, in the midst of Bedford's beautiful riverside setting overlooking tranquil gardens and the Victorian suspension bridge. However it is only a few minutes walk along the promenade to the busy town and shopping centre. The Beautiful and convenient location of The Embankment is just part of the appeal. It is complemented by a warm, family welcome, friendly pub and a wide choice of meals in the restaurant and pub.

The Muntjac - 17th Century former coaching inn offering luxury accommodation, a la carte restauarant, garden and the longest bar in NE Bedfordshire!

The Shakespeare Hotel - The Shakespeare Hotel, Bar and Restaurant - Bedford

Victoria Guest House - Affordable comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation in Bedford. We offer traditional B&B with a friendly welcoming atmosphere. To book please call 01234 359219. We are open throughout the year. All our large well-furnished rooms have central heating, colour TVs, and complimentary tea and coffee making trays, and most have en-suite facilities. We are a non-smoking B&B establishment, where children are always welcome.

Community

Bedford Free Classified Ads - Bedfords new Free ads website - sell your items, cars, homes, etc for free with photos

Bedford on the web.com - Online guide to businesses in and around the Bedfordshire area, including online menufinder.

Bedford Rowing Club - Bedford Rowing Club Official Site

Bedford Speakers & Leaders - Thursday 14th May buffet evening with Bedford Speakers & Leaders Club members at Fleur de Lis, Mill Street - come along and find out how to improve your communication skills in a friendly environment

Bedford's Hospital Radio - Whether you're a hospital patient, visitor or station member, you'll find something of use here. You can browse the complete programme schedule, request a song for a friend or relative online or see the faces behind the voices.

Bedfordshire Conservation Volunteers - Details of practical conservation work in Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire Friends - This site is a group which you can join (It's free) to make new friends within the Bedfordshire region or to try to find old friends that you may have lost touch with.

BedfordU3A - Senior worldwide organisation.``Bedford Group meets at Addison Centre and St Marks Brickhill

Ceroc - We run Ceroc (modern jive) classes at the Addison Centre in Kempston, Bedford (Mons & Thurs, 7.45 -10.45 pm). Ceroc is a really good night out. The dance is easy to learn, looks cool, is taught light-heartedly & is done primarily to modern music. There's both a bar & a DJ. Admission £7 (concessions available). Tel: 01234 327123.

Grace Community Church - We are a group of people from all walks of life, with very varied backgrounds, and different stories to tell, but united by the love of God. We meet every Sunday at the Addison Centre, Kempston at 10.30am and 6.00pm. Feel free to come along - we want to do our best to make everyone feel warmly welcomed, and to make all we do accessible and helpful. We hope that you find our website a helpful overview of our life as a Christian church, and our involvement in the community here in Kempston and Bedford.

Macmillan Cancer Relief - Macmillan Cancer Relief is running a £1.1million Bedford and District Appeal to help fund the Primrose Unit and fund medical posts in the area

Renaissance Bedford - Renaissance Bedford is the informal partnership created to help meet the challenge of delivering the growth targets for new homes, jobs and infrastructure for the Bedford and North Marston Vale Growth Area.

The Samaritans - Samaritans provide a confidential 24-hour listening service for all those in crisis or who are feeling suicidal. If you need someone to talk to, drop by to see them or give them a call... 23 Foster Hill Road Bedford Bedfordshire MK40 2ES Phone: 01234 211211 08457 909090 (National Helpline) email: jo@samaritans.org

Education

Bedford and District Driving Instructors Associati - Association of Driving Instructors in Bedford and the surrounding areas offering a selection of professional driving schools to suit your needs.

Bedford College - As the biggest local provider of full-time training and education, we offer an extensive range of courses, fully qualified teaching staff to help you achieve your goals, and all the high-quality facilities and equipment that come with studying at a large college. Our pass rates are also among the fastest increasing in the country, with Government Inspectors praising our strong track record for student achievement.

Bedford Modern School - Bedford Modern School is an independent day school for girls and boys aged 7 to 18 years old and combines excellent facilities, first class teaching and traditional values. We are proud of our academic standards, our wide range of cultural and sporting opportunities and our exceptionally caring pastoral structure. We want our students to gain the confidence and academic results to stride confidently into a world where their talents will be recognised and fulfilled.

Bedford School - A renowned boarding and day school for boys aged 7-18 years, Bedford School is situated on an extensive parkland estate at the centre of the county town of Bedford, some 50 miles north of London. The original school was officially founded in 1552 but, though Bedford proudly celebrates its heritage and strong traditional roots, the focus is firmly on the future. This philosophy is underlined by substantial heavy and continuous investment in all areas of school life, a practice that has enabled the provision of superb facilities with recent additions including an Observatory and Planetarium, a new Library, and new Music School, as well as sustaining the School’s unwavering commitment to new technologies.

Dame Alice Harpur School - Dame Alice Harpur School provides a wide ranging education for girls from ages 7 to 18, with each Section of the school offering different opportunities and challenges within a coherent and consistent framework. The School is divided into four Sections: • Junior School (Years 3 to 6) • Lower School (Years 7 to 9) • Upper School (Years 10 and 11) • Sixth Form (Years 12 and 13)

Graduation Attire - At Graduation Attire we are dedicated to making sure you always receive the fairest price. It is easy to order your graduation robe, just choose your gown, pick your height and receive your delivery within 2 working days.

Michael Botta, Electrician - Carrying out domestic, industrial and office electrical work in the Bedford and North Bedfordshire area.

Food

Akash (Indian) - We offer a take away menu, as well as the newly opened restaurant. Find us at: 2, Springfield Centre, Kempston. Bedford (01234) 851133/851161.

Ali's Indian Restaurant - Come and indulge yourself with our excellent wide range of Traditional Indian cuisine and new, contemporary fusion dishes prepared to the highest of standards and quality. 'Fresh food, friendly service and exceptional value for money'

Fleur De Lis - The Fleur de Lis is the first pub.restaurant in Bedford that combines food excellence with real ales from micro-breweries around the country. We are passionate about bringing you food in a comfortable and relaxed setting without the sky high prices of other restaurants. Our chefs use only the freshest produce to bring you a modern menu combinging influences from around the world.

Fratelli Italian Restaurant Ampthill Bedford - Whether you are looking for a light refreshing bite, a cosy meal for two or a fresh and healthy treat for the family then Fratelli is the ideal place to be. We also have a choice of daily specials, giving an ever-changing choice to our many loyal customers.

Gennaro's Italian Restaurant - Gennaro’s is not just another Italian restaurant, it is a union of taste & authenticity, simplicity & refinement, where the fusion of cuisine, ambiance and clientele effectively creates a unique dining experience. Tucked away in a pleasant courtyard location, a stone’s throw away from the hustle and bustle of Bedford’s High Street, lies a piece of Italy worth discovering. Gennaro’s brings a true taste of Italy to its customers. Experienced chef and restauranteur, Gennaro Marzano, offers an inspirational menu complimented by his attentive staff and warm and welcoming surroundings. Customers can experience a medley of Italian dishes made from only the freshest ingredients and products, with that very simplicity and flavour that has made Italian food so famous around the world, harmonised with an extensive selection of fine wines to cater for both subtle and lavish tastes as befits the occasion.

Harpurs - “You’ve only got to take a peep inside to see that Harpurs is Bedford’s newest, coolest place to eat.” Sue Brickay, Bedfordshire on Sunday

MenuFinder - MenuFinder shows full take-away menus for most of the take aways in Bedford. Please visit & save the site in your favourites for when you need it.

Nando's - 3, High Street, Bedford, MK40 1RN. Tel: 01234 273298 Hot Line: 0800 975 8181. Opening Hours: 12:00 - 23:30. Sun-Thurs, 12:00 - 00:00 Sat.

Orchid Bay - Orchid Bay’s restaurant and takeaway services are open every day and we’d like to invite you to come and sample our restaurant’s delicious menu of classic Thai dishes. Our food is freshly prepared by Experienced Thai Chefs. Thai cuisine is made distinctive by the wonderful ingredients and spices Thailand has to offer including coconut milk, lemongrass, galangal, chillies, ginger, basil and many more besides. When designing the interiors we’ve also tried to add a little of Thailand’s evocative ambience to the restaurant. So, if you’d like to whisk yourself away to Thailand for an evening, there’s only one place to go... Orchid Bay!

Rajkot Indian Restaurant - At Rajkot in the heart of Bedford Indian cuisine meets 21st century cosmopolitan chic to give authentic Indian spice a contemporary twist amidst an ambiance that suits all occasions. The Rajkot team feel we have crafted a mouthwatering menu to create an restaurant experience for the 21st Century. Please feel free to peruse our website see our acclaimed chef in action or come and see for yourself!

The Park - Our main menu has a wide range of dishes to delight every taste. Salads and stone-fired pizzas vie with steak and other traditional favourites prepared in the unique TPI way, such as duck breast with spinach and potato rosti, smothered in a vodka and black cherry sauce. At lunchtimes we also serve a variety of nibbles, grazing boards for deli lovers, and speciality sandwiches with unusual tasty fillings like grilled halloumi, marinated red peppers and peanut oil dressing.

Health

Chawtons Aromatherapy - Retailers of high quality aromatherapy based skin care, pure essential oils and gift sets at great prices

Don't Go Nuts - Useful nut allergy site give nut allergy information & advice. The site also contains a nut allergy forum.

NHS Bedfordshire - NHS Bedfordshire is responsible for the health of all people living in Bedfordshire. We directly employ more than 1,200 staff, serving a population of over 420,000 people living in Bedfordshire. We were established as Bedfordshire Primary Care Trust (PCT) on 1 October 2006 and cover the area formerly served by Bedford PCT and Bedfordshire Heartlands PCT. We are now known as NHS Bedfordshire, which more fully reflects what we do and our role as the leader of the NHS in Bedfordshire.

SureSlim UK Bedford Branch - Bedford branch of the international weight loss programme helping people around the world lose weight. The site includes branch information, slimming tips and dieting recipes.

Leisure&entertainment

Aspects Leisure Park - It comprises eight units to include a six screen cinema (UGC), a bowling centre (Megabowl), a Fitness centre (Fitness First) and currently two restaurants – McDonalds drive through at the entrance of the park and a Pizza Hut in the main complex. A third restaurant will open shortly located in the main complex. It will serve Indian food. The park has on site parking for 750 cars with parking and access for disabled customers to all facilities.

BBC Three Counties - BBC Three Counties is the where-I-live website for Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire and includes news, sport, entertainment, clubbing and features about the three counties as well as active discussion boards and plenty of competitions.

Bedford Athletic RUFC - Official Web site of Bedford Athletic RUFC

Bedford Blues Rugby Club - Bedford Blues Official Website

Bedford Brass - A high quality entertainment brass band. ``Hire us or come and see us play in and around Bedfordshire.

Bedford Corn Exchange - The Bedford Corn Exchange promotes a programme of live events featuring performers from the worlds of comedy, theatre and music. We are also proud to boast one of only two UK residencies of the Philharmonia Orchestra outside London.

Bedford Creative Arts Gallery - BCA Gallery is part of a larger organisation called Bedford Creative Arts (BCA). BCA is a registered charity, which uses an experienced team of outreach workers and professional artists to deliver valuable community and gallery-based projects for everyone. BCA and BCA Gallery are now based on Bedford’s High Street and we look forward to welcoming you to our new home.

Bedford Marianettes - The Bedford Marianettes perform two musicals a year (usually April and October), a traditional panto at Christmas and a concert of songs from the shows in the summer.

Bedford Now - Find bedford cinema reviews, weather, news, and so many other items of interest.

Bedford Rowing Club - Bedford Rowing Club has one of the finest fleets of any provincial club. Part of our recent facilities extension works included the provision of a large, well-equipped gym and also a spacious ergo room. The whole club boasts modern facilities, having been fully refitted after a major fire gutted the building in 1984. For those new to the sport, there is a one-month introductory period in which you can try out the sport and our facilities. Should you wish to carry on after this introductory period, you will upgrade to senior or student member (as appropriate) and pay those subs, less the introductory fee. Find us at - The Boathouse, Duck Mill Lane, BEDFORD, England, MK42 0AX Clubhouse: 01234 353183 Events office: 01234 218148 Fax: 07092 034083.

Bedford School Theatre - Bedford School Theatre provides high quality touring theatre for the Bedford community. The venue is also available to book through Bedford School Enterprises.

Bedford Town Band - Bedford Town band Official Website - Championship Section Brass band

Bedford Town Football Club - Official Eagles Web Site

Bedfordshire Road Cycling Club - A family cycling club based in Cardington village just outside Bedford

Bedfordshire Road Cycling Club - A family cycling club based in Cardington village just outside Bedford -Time Trialling, Track Racing, Touring & Youth Hostelling.

Cecil Higgins Art Gallery - The Cecil Higgins Gallery holds a major archive of the work of Edward Bawden comprising works from all periods of his career.

Educo Gym - Gym and Fitness Training

English to Spanish Translation - Professional Onli - English Spanish translation specialists. Our English to Spanish translation team provides the best service & rates. Native Spanish speakers - Instant Online Quotations

Fab Nights At The Shed - FAB (folk, acoustic, blues) at THE Ents. SHED, Gordon Arms, Castle Road, Bedford.``Live music. Check our site for what's on.

Full take away menus for Bedford - See complete take away food menus for Bedford here at Menufinder.

MISSION Night Club - free before 11pm with a flyer - £5 after Drinks: range from £1.50 - £2.50 depending on time open 10pm - 3am

Stewartby Football Club - the home page of Stewartby FC who compete in the Bedford and District Michael R Peters Sunday football League.

Thameslink Rail Information - Rail information

The Bedford Pantomime Company - We are The Bedford Pantomime Company and we exist to produce affordable, family Pantomime in Bedford at Christmas time. By concentrating on panto and nothing else, we can put together a show that is of really high quality but without losing sight of what panto is all about. For example every child in the audience wil be invited on stage to join the singing, there'll be slapstick and mayhem on stage and loads of opportunity for the audience to join in the fun. Oh no there won't. Oh yes there will !

Vertical skydiving wind tunnel - Extreme Creations is pleased to announce that the worlds largest vertical skydiving wind tunnel is under renovation and its in Bedford!

Vintage Wine Tours Ltd - Vintage Wine Tours is a Bedford based company specialising in escorted tours by executive coach to the vineyards of Europe. These tours are ideal for singles, couple and small groups. Please either E Mail on info@vintage-winetours.co.uk or telephone 01234 403404 for a brochure

Wild Britain - There's so much to do at Wild Britain (formerly known as Bedford Butterfly Park). Follow the NEW Hedgehog Play Trail, get 'hands on' with creepy crawlies and become a safari spotter in the butterfly jungle. It's one wild day out!

Localauthority&government

134 (Bedford) Squadron - Air Cadets - Come join the fun. We do flying, gliding, shooting, adventure training and much much more. See our website for more info

Action 4 Brickhill - News and Information from the Brickhill Conservatives Community Action Team.

Bedford and Kempston Conservative Association - The constituancy web site of the Bedford and Kempston Conservative Association.

Bedford Borough Conservatives - News and information from the Conservatives on Bedford Borough Council.

Bedford Borough Council - Official Borough Council Website including Best Value Website, Citizen's Panel and Borough On-Line information.

Bedford Hospital - Bedford Hospital NHS Web Site

Bedford Liberal Democrats - The Liberal Democrats are a strong force in Bedford, winning the popular vote in the 2004 local elections.

Bedford on the web - Community guide to Bedford

Bravo Troop, 60 (RBH) Signal Squadron - Royal Signals Territorial Army

Brickhill Liberal Democrats - The website of the Liberal Democrats in Brickhill, situated in the north of Bedford.

Brickhill Parish Council - The official website of Brickhill Parish Council. Brickhill is on the northern side of Bedford. The Parish Council was created in 2004.

Business Environmental Training Initiative - County Council and District Authority European funded project to train business managers and staff in environmental awareness. Project partners also include Trading Standards, Environment Agency, LSC, Chamber Business, Cranfield University & the University of Luton Innovation Centre. Unique project and support: open to all business sectors. Will help increase competitiveness; reduce business costs; reduce environmental impacts and train staff with new skills.

Charles Rose - All about Charles Rose. Bedford Mayoral Candidate. 2002.

News

Bedford and District Audio News - This is the official website of Bedford's Talking Newspaper for the Blind A registered charity providing a free service, operated by volunteers.

Bedford News -

Bedfordshire on Sunday - Weekly Sunday newspaper for Bedfordshire

Shopping&business

Amy Taylor Accountancy - The team at Amy Taylor Accountancy are dedicated to providing a flexible, efficient, high quality accounts and taxation service which gives you peace of mind, and frees up more of your time to do things you enjoy!

AssessCo - AssessCo is an independently run local fire safety consultancy. We provide fire warden training, fire safety training and fire safety risk assessments. Please visit our site for more info

Beales - Department Store in centre of Bedford

Bedford Development Agency - The Bedford Development Agency is a partnership between local companies and Bedford Borough Council. Its objectives are to: Act as an influential lobbying force on important issues such as communications. Support the development of Bedford to make it a first class location in which to live and work. Nurture a two way, supportive relationship between the Council and local business.

Bedford Home Computers - Bedford Home Computer services: Internet & Wireless Broadband Spyware Removal Computer Virus Removal Computer RepairsComputer Upgrades One-to-One Training

Boots the Chemist - One of Bedford's major stores.

Debenhams - Department store in centre of Bedford Town Centre

Evolving Media - Marketing solutions and services, websites, print design, Content Management Systems, packaging design, Adaptiv:CMS, Adaptiv:Tracker, CMS, Tracker, design for print, internet software, POS, point of sale, and PR.

Fall River Zone - Serving Bristol County

Felipe Bazon - Need reliable and trustworthy computer repairs and maintenance? Contact Computer Repairs Bedford and arrange a visit to your home or business.

Future Legend - Future Legend Media Group. Video marketing and website solutions for your business.

Gem Hut - Unique Greeting Cards & Gifts for all occasions Plus Balloon Service

Gentlevans A Man with a Van - Man with a Van covering Bedford & Bedfordshire. Single item to Full load

Harpur Shopping Centre - Shopping centre with over 30 retail shops

Internet Marketing UK - Our internet marketing solutions provide cost effective business marketing solutions for companies in need of a greater web presence!

Marks and Spencer - Major store in Bedford Town Centre

Melnychenko Internet Marketing - Strategy, Researc - Internet marketing strategy, internet market research, multilingual website optimisation & translation

Park Road Garage - Quality new and used range of Vauxhall models. Excellent mechanics, good customer service and top notch valeting. Come and take a look...

Polly Flinders - Art,craft and gift store with specialist areas offering doll's houses, models & accessories. Caters for children's parties voted best shop in the Chiltern Region

S&S Removals Bedford - S&S Removals - Bedford based family run removal business catering for all your removal needs.

The Picture Gallery - All aspects of picture framing, mount cutting service, large format printing up to 44" wide, poster prints, printing onto canvas and photographic paper. Free Parking. In a hurry? Same day service normally possible.

THUK Internet Marketing - On-line And Internet Marketing Company

THUK Online Marketing - H UK a talented, original online marketing agency, drive results for your business. Our e marketing experts achieve optimum results by creating original online marketing strategies. TH UK provides its clients with strategic online marketing solutions including search engine marketing, email marketing, web development & design & SMS campaigns.

Tick - However you play and whoever you play with, Tickle ‘n Tease Me has the toys, the tools, and the battery powered buzz to provide all the kicks, climaxes and cum you can muster. Ticklenteaseme, Dildos & Dongs Books Clearance Specials Anal Bondage Costumes Valentine's Day Essentials Fun & Games Enhancers Sex Dolls for Her for Him Vibrators Hen and stag

TT UK - TT Uk is the UK subsidary of Tracto-Technik GmbH. Provides Trenchless pipe laying and pipebusting machines

Watson Lifestyle Management Services - Locally based professional garden, home & business services. Customised packages for the time hungry in or near the Beds, Herts & Bucks area.

Travel

Bedford - Stagecoach Bus Timetable - Timetable, route information and news on local services.

Bedford Travel Agents -

My Local Van Hire - Independent van hire information for Bedford including van rental guides and help for first time renters.

Voluntary&charity

The Bedford Charity (The Harpur Trust) -

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