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Leighton Buzzard receives recognition at awards night

They may have been the Dunstable and Houghton Regis Business and Community Awards, but that didn’t prevent a few accolades being picked up by Leighton Buzzard!

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Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

Business
West Street car park, Leighton Buzzard

Motorists stuck again as invoice mix-up leads BT to cut broadband to Leighton Buzzard car park

There has been confusion for motorists in Leighton Buzzard and Dunstable after BT cut the broadband to two car parks due to a mix-up over invoicing.

Business
Lidl

Lidl recalls drink due to allergy risk

Discount supermarket chain Lidl is recalling four varieties of its drinking choclate sticks as they contain various allergens such as nut, wheat, gluten soya and dairy products.

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Ever wondered what the most used emoji is?

Apple reveals the most popular emojis

The most popular emojis among US English speakers has been revealed by tech giant Apple.

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Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

A popular brand of protein supplement has been recalled by its manufacturer due to its containing possible allergens not mentioned on its label.

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Jon dEste-Hoare with the Train Robber beer

Great Train Robbery tipple brewed in Leighton Buzzard

The idea has been brewing for a while, but now, following strong public demand, a beer was been produced to commemorate the Great Train Robbery.

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The Recreation Rooms

New Linslade base for theatre academy was once used to store snake, crocodile and lizard skins!

It was once a war-time factory storing thousands of snake, crocodile and lizard skins, but now the stage has been set for a new venture by a former West End actor from Linslade.

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Police are investigating the incident.

Thames Valley Police graded Outstanding in new report

Thames Valley Police has been rated as Outstanding, the highest grading available.

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Woburn resort named DEFRA Bees’ Needs Champion for green roofs

Woburn resort named DEFRA Bees’ Needs Champion for green roofs

The newest Center Parcs village, Woburn Forest, which opened in the summer of 2014 in Bedfordshire, has just been named a Bees’ Needs Champion by DEFRA at their annual awards ceremony.

Lifestyle
Paul Newman Homes wants to build 50 homes on agricultural land north of Leighton Road (A4146), Soulbury. PHOTO: Google

Building here would be ‘a disaster for Linslade’

A housebuilder who failed in two appeals over the building of hundreds of homes off the edge of Linslade, has made a new bid to develop part of the land.

Business
Redrow's Heritage Collection homes at Caddington Woods

299 new homes lined up for Leighton Buzzard as Redrow purchases site

The first phase of 950 new homes at the Chamberlain’s Barn Quarry development in Leighton Buzzard has taken a step closer with the sale of the land to a housebuilder.

Politics
Person hit by train at Bletchley - reports

Person hit by train at Bletchley - reports

A person has been hit by a train at Bletchley, according to reports.

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The scam in action

Police issue warning over supermarket money-off voucher scam

Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving ‘money off vouchers’.

Crime
Famous Treehouse accommodation is coming to Center Parcs Woburn Forest resort

Famous Treehouse accommodation is coming to Center Parcs Woburn Forest resort

Following the huge popularity of Treehouse accommodation at Sherwood Forest, Elveden Forest and Longleat Forest, Center Parcs has announced that three brand new Treehouses are being built at nearby Woburn Forest.

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The location for Caffe Nero

Caffè Nero ‘should be open in Leighton Buzzard by May’

Owners of Waterborne Walk have revealed that Caffè Nero will opening in Leighton Buzzard next year.

Business
Product warning

Popular make-up brand recalls product over eye irritation fears

If you use this brand or know someone who does take note.

News
If your family are self-confessed big spenders this could be perfect for you

BBC’s Shop Well For Less seeks contestants

If your family are self-confessed big spenders, the BBC is looking for contestants to enter Shop Well For Less which teaches households how to become savvier shoppers.

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What will you be eating in 2018?

Waitrose has revealed the food you’ll be eating in 2018

Japanese ‘dude food’, Indian tapas and plant protein look set to become the big dishes of 2018 according to a new report.

News
The M1 between Northampton and MK was closed this morning

Delays after M1 closed between after Milton Keynes following accident involving three lorries

There were major delays on the M1 this morning after a section of the motorway was closed following an accident involving three lorries.

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