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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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Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

The perfect job is a four-day, 24 hour week with a salary of £61,000-a-year, free fruit and a boss who likes a pint, it has emerged.

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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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New cop recruits out on the beat

New cop recruits out on the beat

Bedfordshire Police welcomed 42 new police officers on Friday (21 July) at a passing out parade at police headquarters.

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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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Primark recalls popular product containing chemical linked to cancer

Primark recalls popular product containing chemical linked to cancer

Discount clothes retail giant Primark has recalled pairs of flip-flop over fears they contain a chemical linked to cancer.

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Product warning

Doritos recalled over allergy fears

Two pack sizes of Doritos have been recalled by their manufacturer due to allergy concerns.

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Blocks in the attic - are you sitting under a hidden Lego fortune?

Blocks in the attic - are you sitting under a hidden Lego fortune?

Could your kids be playing with a hidden fortune? According to new data, households across the UK could contain more than £50 million worth of highly-collectable LEGO.

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Sandhills lake......photo Graham Mountford

Warning over water hazard as talks on Leighton Buzzard lake remain deadlocked

Talks over the handover of a community lake from a developer to Central Bedfordshire Council are still dragging on after several years – as Beds Police issues a summer warning about the dangers of swimming in risky water areas.

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Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Ice served in drinks at the three biggest fast food chains in the UK has been found to contain faecal bacteria.

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Roadworks

Motorists warned of Airport Way resurfacing work in Luton

Road resurfacing will take place in Airport Way, Luton, over five nights from Monday, July 24 to Saturday, July 29.

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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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The presentation of the Queen's Award to Peli BioThermal at the offices in Leighton Buzzard

Peli BioThermal presented with Queen’s Award for Enterprise at Leighton Buzzard offices

Peli BioThermal, the global name in cold chain packaging, has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation for its pioneering product Chronos Advance.

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Luton airport most expensive place to park reveals survey

Luton airport most expensive place to park reveals survey

Luton airport is the most expensive UK airport for parking costs, three times more than the cheapest a survey has found.

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Leighton Buzzard Railway Station

MP says misery for Leighton Buzzard commuters must end after £13.4m fine for rail operators

Leighton Buzzard’s MP has called for the misery to end for commuters following the Government hitting Govia Thameslink with a £13.4m fine for providing a poor service on its Southern Rail services.

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Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Budget supermarket Aldi has launched what could be Britain’s cheapest school uniform - which will see children fully-kitted out for only £3.75.

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Bill Dunster talks to the audience

MP backs zero energy homes bid after Leighton Buzzard and Dunstable meetings

MP Andrew Selous has commended the work of British architect Bill Dunster who spoke at public meetings in Leighton Buzzard and Dunstable last week on increasing low cost affordable housing with low energy bills.

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Tesco recall

Tesco withdraws salads due to food poisoning bug

Tesco has recalled two chicken salads because it contains the food bug Campylobacter.

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Open day at Leighton Buzzard skills centre

Open day at Leighton Buzzard skills centre

A new construction and engineering skills centre in Leighton Buzzard will open its doors for the first time to the public today.

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