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The following companies are sponsors of the Shefford Community Festival. If you would like to sponsor the festival please get in touch and we will explain all of the options available.

Lemon Plaice, Shefford, logo Lemon Plaice – Serving Traditional Fish Chips in Shefford since 2003

Lemon Plaice is a traditional fish and chip shop that has been proud to be feeding the good people of Shefford for the last 20 years! Order online or in store. Delivery available, free parking outside.

Great local chippy. Best chips and pies and great selection of other foods available! Highly recommend.

Best fish & chips ever.

Incredible chips!!! The best in the nation, if not the whole world!

Been going here for 15+ years and food has always been great. Nice chips and very good portions!

Contact Lemon Plaice

John R Ford Shefford John R Ford Shefford

Family owned and operated. John R Ford & Sons Ltd has a long established reputation for excellence in both the product we supply and the way in which we look after our customers, you will go a long way before finding deals as good as those we offer. Now employing over 50 staff, across 3 sites, John R Ford & Sons has a reputation admired by all, even by the trade. Please take a look around our site and contact us to talk about ways we can help you.

With sites across Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, this family owned and run business has been serving the local community for over 60 years.

Contact John R Ford Shefford.

Bathroom Vogue Logo Bathroom Vogue – Supplying Quality Bathrooms since 1989

Bathroom Vogue is a Family run business in Shefford. It’s been established since 1989. We have a large showroom over two floors with full bathroom suites, En-suite shower room and cloakroom settings, tiles, and many more bathroom accessories.

“Bob was so helpful and knowledgeable when we were choosing our new suite. Liaised with our fitter on delivery so everything went according to plan! 5* service.”

“We purchased an en-suite just recently, they couldn’t help me enough in deciding what I need and even came out to measure up too. Bob is completely knowledgeable in all aspects in all bathrooms and was able to advise us on what was required, a 5* service and will definitely use them again”

Contact Bathroom Vogue.

The Bedfordshire Schools Trust Bedfordshire Schools Trust 

The Bedfordshire Schools Trust (BEST) is a Multi-Academy Trust comprising 10 schools and five nurseries across Central Bedfordshire.

Hundreds of families in Shefford send their children to two of the biggest schools in BEST, Robert Bloomfield Academy and Samuel Whitbread Academy.

This year we are marking our fifth anniversary, having launched in the summer of 2016. In our first five years we are incredibly proud to have nurtured a welcoming learning community where all are supported, inspired and thrive.

Contact The Bedfordshire Schools Trust.

Country Properties logo Country Properties Shefford

Country Properties Shefford have been helping clients since opening our High Street office in 2004. We help sellers and landlords in Shefford and the surrounding villages find the perfect buyer or tenant. We are a local agent, run by local people and we care about our community. With the whole team living locally, all our staff are local experts with extensive knowledge of all that our area has to offer, to ensure sellers, buyers, landlords and tenants receive a professional and friendly service.

Contact Country Properties Shefford.

River Dream Events River Dream Events

If you’re looking for craft fairs in Bedfordshire, you’ve come to the right place!

We aim to attract the best crafters and entice the most people through our doors – it’s a 2-pronged approach as great crafters attract the most people and a good footfall attracts the best crafters.

Contact River Dream Events

Shefford Marketing Agency Shefford Marketing Agency

Come to the Shefford Marketing Agency where we understand sales and marketing for small businesses – local and national.

– Websites – concept, execution and updates
– Blogs – design, set up and creation of regular posts
– Design of publicity materials – posters, banners, leaflets
– Graphics + images – creation of new material
– Text/copy writing – generation of descriptive text for your marketing and advertising needs
– Social media – up to date word of mouth recommendation – design and fulfilment of pages and posting of regular content
– Newsletters – creation, production and distribution

Providing marketing expertise – we can do the things that small companies just haven’t got the time to do, as they are too busy actually servicing customers and the many other things that make up their business. Helping out “behind the scenes”, local marketing support from an experienced team who have operated a national marketing agency for the past 30 years.

Contact Shefford Marketing Agency

Living Life Magazine logo LivingLife Magazine

As local residents to the area, business partners Andrew & John decided to create LivingLife in 2018 as they knew there was a massive opportunity to help the local residents of Shefford & Clifton by way of informative and interesting news articles, and also by connecting local businesses, trades and services to this thriving, local community.

With a background in marketing, design, photography and videography, this free monthly magazine was the perfect solution.

Contact LivingLife Magazine.

Shefford Newsline Shefford Newsline

The quarterly newsletter, giving all the community news in Shefford, produced by Shefford Town Council. If you have something you wish to share with Shefford residents, please send your articles in!

The dates for article or advert submissions are 4th Jan (for February publication), 4th April (for May publication), 4th July (for August publication), and 4th October (for November publication).

For advertising enquiries and rates, please email: [email protected] for further details. For more information regarding the newsletter, please email: [email protected].

Contact Shefford Newsline

Shefford Tai Chi Shefford Tai Chi

The benefits of Tai Chi are well known—they include improved posture, mobility, relaxation, breathing and circulation. At Shefford Tai Chi we practice  Chen Style with a focus mainly on health, relaxation and personal development, while understanding the martial roots of the style. Weekly classes are held in Shefford, Biggleswade and Flitwick, and at Shuttleworth Swiss Garden, they are suitable for people of all ages and abilities.

Contact Shefford Tai Chi.

Lesley Whiteman Social Media logo Lesley Whiteman Social Media

Lesley Whiteman Social Media provide a complete social media management service for small businesses and charities. We support you to reach your business goals via the main social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin and YouTube.

We can set up, maintain and manage your accounts, building your following, engaging with your audience and creating graphics, or we can offer a support service – taking care of the aspects you don’t know how to do or don’t like doing.

Contact Lesley Whiteman Social Media.

Shefford Local Shefford Local

Low cost social media advertising to help local businesses, charities and events to be found by local people.

Contact Shefford Local.

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