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M1 roadworks lifted for the hols

Roadworks on the M1 around Luton are among 300 miles of works being lifted to help people travelling this May bank holiday.

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Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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The team at G J Smith Roofing

Worker goes under the knife for his boss

A loyal employee saved his boss’s life by donating an organ after he was diagnosed with kidney failure.

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EDS retail park scheme for Leighton to be reconsidered due to Water Meadows disagreement

A scheme to bring a retail park to Leighton Buzzard is being reconsidered by Central Beds Council on Wednesday (May 24) as the developer is refusing to meet a condition to improve access to a countryside site.

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Supermarket recalls chicken tikka chunks which may contain glass

SPAR is recalling its Tikka Chicken Chunks because it may contain small pieces of glass.

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M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Jon d'Este-Hoare of the Leighton Buzzard Brewing Co and David Rosie of the Friends of Leighton-Linslade In Bloom.

We’ll raise a glass to Leighton-Linslade’s golden moment!

A beer brewed to celebrate Leighton-Linslade’s coveted Gold in the 2016-2017 Anglia In Bloom awards is going on sale this week.

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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.

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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.

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Is this £4 Asda jumper offensive?

Is this £4 Asda jumper offensive?

A mum has complained to Asda over an offensive jumper in their childrens wear section deeming it to be offensive.

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South West Beds parliamentary candidate Andrew Selous buying veg

Fresh pricing battle, but who wins... Leighton Market or Tesco/Morrison?

Fresh produce prices at Leighton Buzzard Market and two main supermarkets in the town have placed head-to-head to highlight the value on offer from stallholders.

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Caught on camera!

Caught on camera!

Thousands of motorists driving through Bedfordshire on the M1 have been caught speeding by smart motorway cameras between junctions 10 and 13.

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Aldi

Boozy ice lollies set for sale in Aldi

Summer’s about to get a tad bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

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Product warning

Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

A range of nightlights available in the likes of Boots, Mothercare, Tesco and Sainsbury’s have been recalled over fears that the products could overheat and pose a safety issue.

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Its bring your dog to work day on June 23rd

It’s bring your dog to work day next month: 7 tips to stay out of the doghouse with HR

Ahead of this year’s Bring Your Dog To Work Day - the event’s founders have published guidance for HR departments of the companies who want to take part.

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Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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Rushmere

‘Difficult decision’ made to increase parking charges at Rushmere

The fee to park at Rushmere Country Park is to rise to £3 from next month to cover the rising costs of running the woodland site.

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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.

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John has made it to the semi finals of the carpet fitter contest

A carpet fitter from Leighton Buzzard has made it to the final 12 of a national competition

A father of two has made it to the semi finals of the Carpet Fitter Of The Year competition.

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Leighton Buzzard company Alpha Marketing is celebrating being in business for a quarter of a century

Alpha celebrates 25 years of service

Leighton company Alpha Marketing was launched 25 years ago in response to owner Alice Lewis being made redundant from her previous job because she was pregnant. It has since gone from strength to strength, serving more than 260 customers – most of whom have been there since the beginning.

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