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Paddington Bear is coming to Leighton Buzzard Railway!

It is time to pack a lunchbox full of marmalade sandwiches, as families can ride on The Leighton Buzzard Railway to meet Paddington Bear.

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Organic product recalled due to salmonella contamination

An organic food retailer has recalled a line of tahini because salmonella has been found in the product.

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A quarter of holidaymakers have struck disaster in Spain

A quarter of holidaymakers have struck disaster in Spain

Spain is the holiday destination where you are most likely to fall ill or have your passport or money stolen, according to new research.

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The Menin Gate in Ypres

Travel: Flanders Fields remembers the fallen

The year 2017 is set to be an historic one for Belgium and Flanders Field in particular, for a programme of commemorative exhibitions and events is taking place to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War battles of Messines and Passchendaele.

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The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker jets off to the sunshine with a suitcase crammed full of more than £3,000 worth of tech, toiletries and tanning products, it has emerged.

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(L-R) Standing at the back are LB Mencap volunteers: Mary Sanderson, Cilla James, and Rosalind Winchcomb, with the chair of LB Mencap,  Gaye Beattie.
Sitting down: Catherine Coxall, Victoria Trueman, Ruth Platt, and Sarah Oliver.

‘Leighton Buzzard Mencap has changed our lives!’

For 48 years Leighton Buzzard Mencap has been the unsung hero of our town, and as June 19-25 marks Learning Disability Week, it’s high time the LBO told its story.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

TV media player Kodi has closed two of its most popular streaming channels following a lawsuit from US satellite broadcaster Dish Network.

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WATCH: Decanter which keeps open wine fresh for weeks smashes kickstarter target

WATCH: Decanter which keeps open wine fresh for weeks smashes kickstarter target

A decanter which promises to keep open wine fresh for nearly TWO WEEKS has reached three times its fundraising target on Kickstarter.

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A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

A quarter of a million Brits have had cosmetic surgery

Close to a quarter of a million Brits have undergone cosmetic surgery - at the age of 50 or over, it has emerged.

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Herts Police is investigating the 'cowardly' attack

Victims attacked with baseball bats in violent Dunstable robbery

A violent Dunstable robbery which saw victims attacked with baseball bats has been described by police as “vicious” and “unprovoked”.

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Thousands cheer on magnificent Dunstable Truck Convoy

Thousands of Dunstable and Leighton residents flocked to the streets to witness a spectacular convoy of trucks drive past.

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Lydia. Credit: Lisa McGill Photography

Leighton teacher’s Pilates-a-thon Saturday challenge will raise awareness about diabetes

A determined Leighton Buzzard pilates teacher is holding fundraising sessions to raise awareness about diabetes.

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Shakebox makes the move from Linslade to Leighton Buzzard High Street

Shakebox moves to Market Square

Shakebox Diner has moved to the High Street in Leighton Buzzard after its popularity in Linslade meant it had to expand. The milkshake bar and diner opened in Market Square on Saturday, two years after it first opened in Linslade.

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Big Lunch. Photo by Phil Duffy

Crowds can’t resist such a tasty offering!

Thousands of people enjoyed an array of foods, family entertainment and live music at the Big Lunch Food Festival in Leighton Buzzard on Sunday.

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'Safety in Heath Road must be improved' say campaigners

Dovery Down and Heathwood schools support petition calling for Heath Road to be made safer

Hundreds of concerned parents and school staff have signed a petition urging for Leighton’s Heath Road to be made safer for young children, arguing that cars “travel over the 30mph limit”.

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