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Leighton Buzzard’s own Lord Sugar!

Leighton Buzzard’s answer to Lord Sugar will be welcoming your custom this summer as his new business aims to give the town’s youth a good reputation.

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The team (L-R) Mark Baskerville, Brad Buller, Lee Willis, Alec Davies and June Davies.  Pop in and say hello!

‘We’re embracing the modern age!’ say Yirrell’s Butchers

Leighton-Linslade’s iconic Yirrell’s Butchers is looking to the future, as the ambitious business hopes to increase local support, expanding its online, deli, and delivery service.

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Pictured: (l-r) Nicky Campbell with reunited half sisters Cathie and Ann, and Davina McCall

Leighton Buzzard mum finds sister on ITV’s Long Lost Family

A Leighton Buzzard mum and former owner of Ann’s Bridal Room has finally met her sister thanks to ITV show Long Lost Family, and will be appearing on Lorraine to talk about her experience tomorrow morning.

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The luxury Rocky Mountaineer train operates in western Canada.

Travel: Riding the Rocky Mountaineer in western Canada

A journey on the Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train service that operates on four routes in western Canada, offers a comfortable way viewing landscape and wildlife, plus insights into the important role played by the railway in the country’s history.
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The Leighton Buzzard winners

Eight People’s Postcode Lottery winners in Leighton Buzzard

Eight players in Leighton Buzzard have a lot to celebrate this week after winning £30,000 each thanks to People’s Postcode Lottery.

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Durdle Door in Dorset

Travel: Adventure swimming in Britain

Although travelling across the world to a beautiful swimming location is incredibly rewarding and exciting, there are multiple world renowned swimming spots right here at home in the UK.

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Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Whether you are a thrillseeker yearning for the great outdoors,or just fancy a more sedate break in calming surroundings, Britain’s 15 National Parks offer the chance to spend some time with nature.

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Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Messages claiming to be from WhatsApp are being sent by fraudsters intending to steal banking and personal information.

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Keith and Jennifer after the Henley Mile

Wing husband and wife team swim Turkey’s Bosphorus strait for maritime rescue charity

An athletic couple from Wing are taking on a big challenge this weekend as they swim six and a half km along the The Bosphorus strait, Turkey.

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Two vehicles collide in Icknield Way, Eaton Bray

Two vehicles collided yesterday afternoon in Icknield Way, Eaton Bray, as an eyewitness reports that one of the cars was overturned.

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Yirrell's Butchers in 1916.

Linslade business Yirrell’s Butchers is not moving

Leighton-Linslade residents will be pleased to hear that much-loved Yirrell’s Butchers is not moving from its home on Old Road, as the site is just acquiring a new landlord.

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Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Parents beware - the average child will utter their first ‘I’m bored …’ just TEN DAYS into the summer holidays.

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This is the age you’re officially ‘too old’ to go to a nightclub

This is the age you’re officially ‘too old’ to go to a nightclub

If you’re still feeling the effects of a night out this weekend, it may be because you’re now “too old” to go to a nightclub.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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The drinks and ice-cream cabinets

Drinks and ice-cream cabinets dumped in Heath and Reach have been removed

Large drinks cooler and ice-cream cabinets, shopping baskets, and other items of rubbish were removed on Wednesday from Bryants Lane, Heath and Reach, after fly tipping caused upset to residents.

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Michael with his PA and carer, Leanne Fitzsimons (middle) and compere, Sasha. Credit: Joanna Cross.

‘Get out there and enjoy life!’ says inspirational volunteer from Woburn who has multiple sclerosis

An inspirational Woburn man who has multiple sclerosis has been awarded for his hard work to ensure Bedfordshire citizens receive quality health care.

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Luton and Dunstable University Hospital. Credit: Sebastian Bober.

UPDATE: Maternity Unit open day today at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital!

Today, Bedfordshire families can visit an exciting open day at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s (L&D) Maternity Unit.

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Jockey Lois-Ann and her horse Chandlers Cross. Photo by Neale Blackburn Photography 2017.

World’s oldest horse race is the challenge

Lois-Ann and her horse Chandlers Cross. Photo by Neale Blackburn Photography 2017

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HF Holiday's Monk Coniston is a golden winner.

Travel: Gold award for British holiday company

HF Holidays has a proud history spanning over 100 years and throughout that time it has had to move with the times. After a century of changes, the ethos at the heart of its holidays is still the same – beautiful locations, great leaders and pleasant sociable evenings.

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Kodi

Kodi reveals why customers now mistakenly think their box “no longer works”

Kodi has told customers complaining that their box “no longer works” that a number of websites have now shut down their services.

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