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Bedfordshire nightclubs, pubs and bars you wish you could bring back


We asked BedfordshireLive readers the nightclubs, pubs and bars they wish they could bring back to the county, and hundreds of you have left comments.

Everyone has fond memories of their local hangouts, the club where they met a future life partner, or even just had a great night out.

Some of you even made a few suggestions outside of that range, one person begging for the bowling alley return – and many of you agreed.

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One reader was not a fan of bars and clubs and said: “No discos, pubs or bars, TELL US OUR BOWLING TRACK !!!”

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In terms of nightclubs, one of the most popular places readers wished they could return to was NewYork NewYork, which was once in Bedford.

The venue was once located on St Peters Street and offered a great night out for everyone.

Many readers agreed they wanted to bring Milwaukee’s back to Bedford, which has since been abandoned and left in ruins.

It was a legendary club which in the 90s became one of the first legally permitted party venues for raves in the UK.

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At Ampthill, Bubbles has been listed as a club readers want to see return. One reader said: “Bubbles in Ampthill, great memories of great people. Unfortunately, some are no longer with us.

Another reader wanted to bring the 5’s Bar back to Bedford and the Chiltern to Dunstable and was supported by a few like-minded people.

More than ten commentators wanted to bring back Sweetings, who was once in Bedford on St Peters Street.

The Lutonians said they wanted to bring Tropicana and Hatters back to the city.

Whatever clubs and pubs you went to before they closed, luckily those memories are still alive.

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