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Wrigglies bring education and conservation

A new exotic pet store has arrived in LBO land, aiming to educate, and promote reptile conservation.

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Cod and Waffle “thrilled” with Beds Food and Drink Awards nomination

The LBO are excited to announce that a “family friendly” Leighton business has been nominated in the Bedfordshire Food and Drink Awards 2017.

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Nightfall featuring Woburn's Jason Brock (right) with team members (left-right) Julius, Huw, Bradley and Danny  - (C) BBC  - Photographer: Guy Levy BBC One

‘Nightfall’s ready for the Let It Shine finals!’ says Woburn’s Jason Brock

Woburn’s Jason Brock has ‘sung’ LBO land proud as he’s belted his way to the BBC One Let It Shine final!

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Ella at 5 months a few weeks after surgery

‘My baby had heart failure but is now thriving’

A brave girl with Down’s Syndrome who cheated death has inspired a family friend to run the London Marathon for her special charity.

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Parma Cathedral with the Baptistery's leaning tower.

Travel: Hamming it up in Italy

There is no such thing as spaghetti Bolognese.

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Stratton Butchers, Leighton Buzzard

Leighton businesses nominated in Food and Drink Awards

A Leighton Buzzard independent butcher is looking forward to defending its title at this year’s Bedfordshire Food and Drink Awards.

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Jason Brock, middle, Let It Shine (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy BBC One

Jason sings on a high to the Let It Shine semi-final!

Woburn’s determined Let It Shine contestant has made it through to the BBC show’s semi-final.

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Police encourage parents to talk to children about staying safe online

Bedfordshire Police is marking Safer Internet Day by urging parents to speak to their children about the consequences of speaking to people online.

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Let It Shine: Kyle, Hercules, Nicky, Danny, Melanie C, Bradley, Huw, Julius, and Woburn's Jason Brock  (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy BBC One

Star struck Jason sings with Mel C in BBC One competition Let It Shine

Woburn’s talented Jason Brock stormed his way into the next round of BBC singing competition, Let It Shine.

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Martime Museum

Travel: Hull of a culture shock

Hull? Why the heck are you off to Hull?"

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Sweet-toothed coffee lovers have weekly calories of over three cans of Coke

Sweet-toothed coffee lovers have weekly calories of over three cans of Coke

Sweet toothed latte or flat white drinkers drink the same amount of calories as three-and-a half cans of Coke, nutritionists said.

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Would you and your mates go on a Great British Bake Off stag do?

Would you and your mates go on a ‘Great British Bake Off’ stag do?

Grooms-to-be have started going on alternative stag-dos - where they are taught how to BAKE CAKES by stars from the Great British Bake Off.

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Solny Square in Wroclaw, Poland.

Travel: Moving into Pole position

It's a tricky city to pronounce, presuming you've even heard of it, but once you've nailed its name, Wroclaw (pronounced Vrots-Vaaff) in southwest Poland, is easy enough to visit, especially for a short break.

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Warning to parents over video app after perverts sickening post as school children chat online

Warning to parents over video app after pervert’s sickening post as school children chat online

A warning has been issued to parents nationwide by police today about children using the live.ly app after a serious sexual offence was committed in front of a group of English primary school children online.

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Full Sky TV service  to be available without satellite dish for first time

Full Sky TV service to be available without satellite dish for first time

Pay-TV giant Sky is to make its full service of 270 channels available without the need for a satellite dish for the first time, as it looks to win back customers who have defected to rivals such as BT.

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John White and Steve Archer of Manor Farm Butchers with some Prosecco sausages. EMN-170123-102916001

Butcher invents Prosecco flavour sausages...and they’re a sizzling success

A family farm shop has been attracting customers left, right and centre, with its unusual sausage recipe involving a sparkling ingredient.

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The Golden Bell in candlelight during December power cuts

UPDATE: Blackouts back for Leighton, as residents say ‘cut it out!’

Yet more Leighton residents are battling blackouts as power cuts hit the town.

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Dam Square in Amsterdam was awash with spring colour on National Tulip Day.

Travel: Free tulips in Amsterdam

The new season for cut tulips began in Holland last Saturday (21 January) and it attracted attention from around the world as the Dutch tulip growers (TPN) organised their sixth annual National Tulip Day.

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What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

For many Brits there’s nothing better than a greasy, full English but with so much to include on the plate, what’s your must-have ingredient?

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Suzie loves a challenge! London 2016

Marathon mum runs hearty competition for Down’s Syndrome charity

An ambitious mum is raising money for a vital Down’s Syndrome charity with an arty Valentine’s competition.

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