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Petition to fight Leighton market move as urgent talks are called for by campaign group

Campaigners fighting a decision to place all Leighton Buzzard’s market stalls on one side of the High Steet will be out in force again tomorrow (Tuesday) aiming to add names to the 1,143 signature-strong petition opposing the move.

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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 third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

Nearly half of all animal owners confess that they’ve pulled a ‘sicky’ to pander to a poorly pet.

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TOMY recall children’s toy over injury fears

Children’s toy manufacturer TOMY Europe has recalled a popular product over safety fears.

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Anger as Luton fans confront The Mall owner over Power Court

Anger as Luton fans confront The Mall owner over Power Court

Luton Town Football Club and its fans made a show of unity against The Mall owner Capital & Regional on Friday evening – vowing to go ahead with the proposed stadium at Power Court.

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Temperatures soar, but Leighton’s splash park will be shut all week

It may be one of the hottest weeks of the year so far, but an unfortunate turn of events mean Leighton Buzzard’s splash park is out of action until at least Friday.

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Market traders unhappy about the planned changes in Leighton Buzzard

Experienced traders threaten to quit in new Leighton market controversy

Long-established market traders in Leighton Buzzard are threatening to quit, while others fear for their future livelihoods after the town council decided to move stalls to just one side of the High Street.

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Controversial waste site approved despite widespread opposition in villages

A retrospective planning application for a major waste processing and recycling centre near Cheddington was today approved by councillors, despite fierce opposition in surrounding villages over HGV movements.

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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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Luton voted worst airport

Luton voted nation’s least favourite airport, Newcastle tops poll

Holidaymakers should avoid Luton Airport this summer, according to a poll of UK travellers.

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Next urgently recalls children’s sandals over choking fears

High street retailer Next have urgently recalled a pair of sandals due to concerns they could present a choking hazard to children.

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Villages united in battle to stop ‘lorry menace’ ahead of key meeting on Monday

Villages are uniting against an application for a major waste processing and recycling centre near Cheddington due to the volume of HGVs they fear it will bring through their communities.

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Beds Food and Drink winners 2017

Leighton tastes huge success at food and drink awards

Businesses in Leighton Buzzard dominated at the 2017 Bedfordshire Food and Drink Awards as they picked up the majority of the winners’ accolades.

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Developer whose clients include Monsoon, Mothercare and The Entertainer was not ‘blocked’ from Leighton scheme, insists council

Central Beds Council has refuted accusations that it is putting the town centre’s future at risk by blocking progress on Leighton Buzzard’s South Side development.

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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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Hundreds cheer volunteers’ achievements at Grove Theatre awards ceremony

Hundreds of people turned out to celebrate the inspiring achievements of Central Bedfordshire’s volunteers.

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The watch that went to auction

Time to check your loft after watch rakes in cash at auction!

A chance find by an auctioneer at an auction house Valuation Day in Leighton Buzzard proved to be a lucky day for one local resident!

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LATEST: Rail delays continue, but trampoline has now been cleared from line at Leighton Buzzard

Rail services are slowly getting back to normal after a stray trampoline was removed from the line at Leighton Buzzard this afternoon.

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Rail lines blocked because of trampoline on the line

Rail services on Virgin and London Midland are being blocked following reports of a trampoline on the line.

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