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Move over Glasto, get ready for music at Slaptonbury Festival!

Determined village charity, The Spirit of Slapton, is holding a ‘Summer Fayre and Slaptonbury Music Festival’ to raise money and restore their Holy Cross Church bells.

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Cottesloe students left to right, Callum Witten, Edward Lee, Charlie Taylor, Mair Jones

A-LEVELS: Cottesloe School in Wing hail ‘extraordinary’ results

The Cottesloe School in Wing is celebrating a fifth consecutive year of improved A-level grades.

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Vandyke A-levels 2017

A-LEVELS: Excellent results for Leighton Buzzard’s Vandyke Upper

For Sixth Form students at Vandyke Upper School the long wait is over and they have been celebrating another excellent set of A-level results.

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A-level results day at Cedars 2017

A-LEVELS: Cedars in Linslade pleased with results, despite challenges of reformed exams

Students from across LBO land found out today if their hard work paid off as they collected their A-level results.

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Gareth meets Woburn and Wavendon FC

Woburn and Wavendon FC meet Gareth Southgate!

This summer, Woburn and Wavendon Football Club were able to put their most pressing questions to England manager, Gareth Southgate, during an exclusive meeting.

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MP cuts ribbon for new library

MP cuts ribbon for new library

A grand design for Totternhoe Lower School has come to fruition.

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Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando’s, is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the UK this week.

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Crawley Borough Council's free outdoor cinema nights are back

Bedfordshire libraries to open for longer

Three libraries across the county have reorganised their opening hours to provide the public further access to facilities.

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One of the recovered Black-Necked Spitting Cobras

‘Wrigglies were invaluable to us’

Leighton Buzzard and Dunstable exotic pet shop staff have been praised for their help with an animal welfare investigation which saw a reckless reptile keeper jailed.

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Jennifer and Keith

Brave Wing couple take on big Bosphorus swim

An athletic couple from Wing took on a big July challenge, as they swam six and a half km along the The Bosphorus strait, in Turkey.

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Miranda takes a Team High  5  selfie on August 3,  with Emma (back of the kayak) and Donna (front of the kayak).

Kind volunteers kayaking for Leighton Buzzard Mencap Hi 5’s

A team of brave Mencap volunteers are kayaking 138 miles along the Grand Union Canal on a mission to raise funds for a special holiday.

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Students’ hard work pays off

Students’ hard work pays off

Graduation season at the University of Bedfordshire came to an end last week with the Civic Ceremony in Luton.

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Damien can get your car looking shiny!

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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Oliver Jackson visited Mentmore Road Under Fives Preschool to read stories to the children

Actor reads stories to children at Mentmore Road Under Fives Preschool

Mentmore Road Under Fives Preschool welcomed actor Oliver Jackson to the school to read the children some stories.

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Pictured: (l-r) Nicky Campbell with reunited half sisters Cathie and Ann, and Davina McCall

Leighton Buzzard mum finds sister on ITV’s Long Lost Family

A Leighton Buzzard mum and former owner of Ann’s Bridal Room has finally met her sister thanks to ITV show Long Lost Family, and will be appearing on Lorraine to talk about her experience tomorrow morning.

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Mr Pierozynski today

Linslade teaching legend Mr Pierozynski leaves Southcott Lower School after 35 years

Francis today - go online to see more photos of Mr Pierozynski’s teaching days at www.leightonbuzzardonline.co.uk

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The 17-year-old was attacked on Thursday (July 27)

Two vehicles collide in Icknield Way, Eaton Bray

Two vehicles collided yesterday afternoon in Icknield Way, Eaton Bray, as an eyewitness reports that one of the cars was overturned.

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Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Women feel more betrayed by ‘emotional’ rather than ‘sexual’ infidelity when they catch a cheating partner on Facebook, according to new research.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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