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Leighton Buzzard man allegedly writing an email on M25 while driving at 50mph

A Leighton Buzzard motorist has been allegedly caught writing an email on his mobile phone as he drove along the M25 at 50mph.

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Relay for Life

Painting Leighton Buzzard purple for Cancer Research UK

Leighton Buzzard will turn purple next month to raise awareness for Relay For Life in Aylesbury.

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Ralph at a Linslade Horticultural Society summer show

Chairman announces closure of The Linslade Horticultural Society

The Linslade Horticultural Society has confirmed it will close because of a lack of support.

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Tree stump left behind in Danes Way

‘Kick test is a rotten excuse to chop down trees’

A resident has criticised a council’s ‘rotten’ method to determine whether trees need to be chopped down, after a pair were removed near his home.

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An image taken moments after the attack. Inset: Ariana Grande.

Ariana Grande “offers to pay for victims’ funerals” after Manchester Arena attack

Popstar, Ariana Grande, has reportedly offered to pay for the funerals of those who died as a result of a terror attack in Manchester on Monday.

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M1 roadworks lifted for the hols

M1 roadworks lifted for the hols

Roadworks on the M1 around Luton are among 300 miles of works being lifted to help people travelling this May bank holiday.

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Tania is shaving her hair to raise money for CLIC Sargent

Fundraiser is shaving off her hair to raise money for CLIC Sargent

A 23-year-old is preparing to shave her hair off to raise money for CLIC Sargent.

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Staff from McDonald's in Leighton get ready for their ride

Restaurant staff saddle up to help charity

Employees and the franchisee of the McDonald’s in Leighton Buzzard are taking part in a fundraising cycle ride.

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Puplis from Doreen's School of Dancing

Pupils’ show is a tribute to Doreen

A dance school’s annual show was a fitting tribute to the school’s founder, who died last year.

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Alison Johnson

Dieters urged to sign up for discounted sessions

Leighton Buzzard residents who are worried about their weight are being encouraged to sign up to a free scheme to help them shed the pounds.

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Tributes have been left at the scene of Saturday's fatal collision on Southcourt Avenue. Photo by Jane Russell

Tributes left at the scene of fatal collision in Linslade

Tributes have been left at the scene of Saturday’s fatal collision on Southcourt Avenue, Linslade.

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Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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Police near the scene of the explosion in Manchester yesterday.

Manchester attack: Homeless man rushes to help, cradles dying woman in his arms

A homeless man who rushed into the Manchester Arena in the wake of the terror attack has described how he helped a girl with no legs and cradled a dying 60-year-old woman.

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Tonight’s Leighton Buzzard hustings cancelled due to Manchester terror attack

The hustings event for Leighton Buzzard planned for this evening has been cancelled in the wake of the Manchester Arena terrorist attack last night.

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The team at G J Smith Roofing

Worker goes under the knife for his boss

A loyal employee saved his boss’s life by donating an organ after he was diagnosed with kidney failure.

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Glamping competition

WIN: Glamping break worth £370!

Hill Farm & Orchard nestles at the edge of the beautiful village of Slapton, adjacent to the towpath of the scenic Grand Union Canal, and with breathtaking views of the Ivinghoe Hills Nature Reserve.

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Beds Police reviewing security operations after Manchester terror attack

Beds Police reviewing security operations after Manchester terror attack

Bedfordshire Police is stepping up security measures following last night’s terror attack in Manchester Arena.

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EDS retail park scheme for Leighton to be reconsidered due to Water Meadows disagreement

A scheme to bring a retail park to Leighton Buzzard is being reconsidered by Central Beds Council on Wednesday (May 24) as the developer is refusing to meet a condition to improve access to a countryside site.

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A lorry and a car collided on Danes Camp Way at around 1pm, causing delays in the eastbound direction.

Disruption as truck overturns on A5-M1 Link

There are reports of a disruption on the A5-M1 Link road after a truck overturned.

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