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Peli BioThermal Palace Visit For Second Successive Queen’s Award For International Export Expertise

Directors from Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, attended a prestigious regal reception hosted by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and members of the Royal Family.

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Peli BioThermal Announces Second Successive Queen’s Award Win!

Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, announces it has won the Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2018.  

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Major New Inward Investments by Aldi and B&M to Create 1,400 New Jobs in Bedford Borough

Two major new regional distribution centres are to be built in Bedford Borough for popular nationwide retailers which will create an estimated 1,400 new jobs for the area.

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Sod Cutting Ceremony marks the official start of i-Worx construction

Works officially began on the i-Worx project following the sod-cutting ceremony on the 16th April. 

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One million new homes in the Oxford to Cambridge arc

A recent study by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has proposed significant new development along a broad corridor linking Oxford in the west with Cambridge in the east. This could extend to one million new homes by the year 2050.

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Central partnership for Bedfordshire Accountant

Ben Halstead, Partner in charge of Streets Chartered Accountants’ Bedford (Wyboston Lakes) office has become a member of the firm’s central partnership.

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Dunster House builds the biggest PEE POWER urinal at Glastonbury

The project is the result of the collaboration with UWE Bristol and Oxfam

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Bedfordshire Policeman balances the world of rural crime with RAF

“It’s never too late to become a reservist” says 44 year old Mark Farrant from Bedford. The Police Inspector with Bedfordshire Police joined the Royal Air Force Police (3 Tactical Police Squadron) just under two years ago and hasn’t looked back since.

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Fire Service Changing Policy On Automatic Fire Alarms As Only 2% Are True Incidents

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Only one in 50 automatic fire alarms (AFAs) is caused by a genuine emergency and Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) is proposing a change in its policy on responding to AFAs to reflect this.

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