Chairman announces closure of The Linslade Horticultural Society

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

Star Wars characters outside the comic shop

Alternate Universe Comics give out hundreds of comic books

Alternate Universe Comics gave hundreds of comics away at the beginning of May to mark the world’s Free Comic Book Day.

Ecto-1, one of the cars that will be on display at Retroplay

Retroplay festival to raise money for Autism Bedfordshire

The Retro Centre is organising an event to raise money for Autism Bedfordshire.

The Adventurer, The Unwinder…  five types of holidaymaker

The Adventurer, The Unwinder… five types of holidaymaker

Millions of us know exactly what we are going to do on holiday - absolutely nothing.

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Travel: A world of pure imagination

Travel: A world of pure imagination

I think Willy Wonka said it best with the words “Come with me and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination, take a look and you’ll see into your imagination.”

Princess Layer, Eggi Master

Winner Princess Layer never enters a Rogue One!

A star chicken from Leighton Buzzard has used the force to lay prize-winning eggs for two years running.

Breast Cancer Care help people to connect

New Breast Cancer Care charity shop opening in Lake Street on Monday

Breast Cancer Care has chosen Leighton Buzzard as the place to open its first ever charity shop.

The Golden Bell had to use candles when they had power cuts in December

Power cuts in Leighton homes are being fixed

Leighton families are battling through more power cuts due to an underground cable fault.

Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

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All smiles: Mikey and a Bedfordshire Police officer

Wedding guests nick church intruder

A horrified groom thought his wedding day would be ruined, as he turned up at the church to find an intruder detained outside by his guests.

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The Parc du Cinquantenaire or Jubelpark in Brussels

Travel: Belgium gets ready for festivals galore

On May 26-28, Belgium's capital city will come alive with the sound of jazz. The annual Brussels Jazz Marathon sees live performances taking place at Grand Place, Sablon Square, Saint-Catherine Square, Ferdinand Cock Square and Luxembourg Square as well as in various indoor clubs and bars in the city centre. Genres including jazz, blues, funk and world are covered with free entry for visitors.

How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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Saunton Sands beach and Braunton Burrows.

Saunton Sands is a North Devon delight

From the moment we pulled into the North Devon hotel's reception area and were greeted by jovial doorman Neil Tynan, suitably attired in a top hat and smart tailed coat, we were made to feel at home.

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Andrew Selous at the new bypass link road today.

UPDATE: New A5-M1 link road and M1 junction 11A open as Chris Evans dedicates BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show to Dunstable

It’s a proud day for South Bedfordshire as the new A5-M1 link road and new M1 junction 11A opened to traffic this morning, the news even getting a special mention on the BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans Breakfast Show.

Carrer del Bisbe

Travel: Enjoying Barcelona on a two day break

After spending two action-packed days in Barcelona and staying at an inimitably extravagant hotel, travel writer Ruth Brindle offers her guide on what to do whether there for business, pleasure or with family…

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Valletta at sunset from the sea.

Travel: Malta joins the great Mediterranean menu

The light is dandelion yellow, I am trussed up in a net veil, and a fierce buzzing is coming from a frame covered in the busy bodies of hundreds of armoured honey bees.

Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating half an avocado a day helps to shed the pounds and stave off heart disease and diabetes, say scientists.

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Ever wondered why you can't resist that burger, pizza or kebab? Now you know

Scientists reveal why we find certain foods irresistible

The food we like eating - even when we know it’s bad for us - is all down to our genes, suggests a groundbreaking new study.

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Gino D'Campo

Gino escapes to Aylesbury

Fresh from a hugely successful fourth series of Gino’s Italian Escape on ITV, Gino D’Acampo is taking his passion and flair for Italian cookery to a live audiences at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre.

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Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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