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Hummus be joking! UK in meltdown over dip shortage

Fans of the popular dip hummus have been hit by the news supplies are at critical levels.

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Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem

Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem

Men who make sexist and homophobic jokes suffer low self-esteem and are trying to boost their manliness, a study has found.

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Puyo Puyo Tetris is a mash-up which actually works, and it looks great too

Console Corner: Puyo Puyo Tetris review

A mash-up that actually works...

Lifestyle
Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

The notorious hospital super bug C. diff could be spread through contaminated food, a new study warned.

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Cows and calves. Picture copyright Heather Jan Brunt

FARMING MATTERS: Award time of the year

There are annual awards in many industries and agriculture is no exception.

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The Queen's visit

Jumbo order of sand for Leighton firm!

Leighton firm Garside Sands played a jumbo role in supplying a key component for the new £2m Centre for Elephant Care at Whipsnade Zoo.

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Leighton Buzzard woman stole over £11,500 from estate agents

Leighton Buzzard woman stole over £11,500 from estate agents

A young woman from Leighton Buzzard who stole over £11,500 from her bosses was given a suspended sentence as an “act of mercy” after a court heard she had become mired in debt.

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Linslade golfer Gavin Samuels jailed for rape and abuse of girls

Linslade golfer Gavin Samuels jailed for rape and abuse of girls

A professional golfer from Linslade has been jailed for 14 and a half years after abusing three young girls.

Crime
The family are greeted by the Duke of Bedford

Thanks a (20) million for visiting safari park!

Woburn Safari Park welcomed the 20 millionth visitor to the park on Sunday (April 23) and The Duke of Bedford and staff had a big surprise for the lucky family at the park entrance.

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Photo from the canal rescue on April 22 - courtesy of Bucks Fire and Rescue

Public saved trapped disabled man from car sinking in canal

A rescuer who dived into a canal to help save a trapped disabled man whose car had plunged into the water has spoken of the nightmare moment the vehicle began to sink.

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Leighton Buzzard May Fayre 2016

‘Joust great if we get sun for medieval May Fayre’

The Rotary Club of Leighton Linslade are dashing about now putting together the last of its plans for this coming May Day Fayre on Monday, May 1.

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56 interlinked chambers of colour and light in purpose built structure is on its way at Waddesdon Manor

56 interlinked chambers of colour and light in purpose built structure is on its way at Waddesdon Manor

Back by popular demand, Colourscape will return to Waddesdon for a fourth year this summer half-term.

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Leighton Buzzard Christmas  Lights 2016

Decision to cut Leighton’s Christmas weekend to one day is reversed

Leighton’s popular three-day Christmas Shopping Weekend won’t be cut to just a Sunday event – at least not this year.

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Man jailed for organised crime following slavery probe at Little Billington site

Man jailed for organised crime following slavery probe at Little Billington site

A crook has been jailed for three years for organised crime following a police investigation into slavery at a Little Billington traveller site.

Crime
Dylan Gott

Laughter in Leighton Buzzard

Expect plenty of laughter when three comedians perform at the Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
Caldecote v Cranfield. Picture: David Kay. PNL-170426-104559002

Flitwick win Bedfordshire League title

Phil Matthews grabbed an injury time winner to ensure Flitwick Town were crowned Bedfordshire League champions on Saturday.

Football
Leighton Buzzard Railway volunteers celebrate their award from the Heritage Railway Association

Preservation at Leighton Buzzard Railway wins award

The Heritage Railway Association’s Peter Manisty Award plaque has been delivered to Leighton Buzzard Railway and will be displayed in the station entrance.

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes on Jane Eyre in Aylesbury

Resident director on Jane Eyre Hannah Drake tells us all about bringing the show to life on the stage.

Theatre and Comedy
The Florence Nightingale Hospice Midnight Walk is an annual event that raises vital funds to support the community nursing team

Sign up for Florence Nightingale Hospice’s Midnight Walk

Many of those donning flashing bunny ears do it as a thank you to the Florence Nightingale Hospice teams, and to make sure that others can benefit from the compassion and comfort they give at a time of grief and pain for patients and their families.

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Leighton Buzzard Police Station, Hockliffe Road

Leighton care home could close if new one is built

Proposals to redevelop Leighton Buzzard’s police station site in Hockliffe Road for a new care home, could lead to the closure of Westlands Care Home in Duncombe Drive.

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