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Head Girl Anna drives tractor to school!

A young Hockliffe farmer had an eventful commute into school when she arrived driving a tractor to raise awareness of women in agriculture.

Education
Right up your street!  Have a say on parking

Right up your street! Have a say on parking

That bugbear of motorists - where to park - is to be considered by Central Bedfordshire Council.

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Jobs boost is the Links effect

Jobs boost is the Links effect

Businesses large and small are already benefitting from two new roads in Dunstable which are in the final stages of construction.

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Woody

Missing Woody “mysteriously” disappeared

An upset Totternhoe family have launched an appeal to find their beloved dog Woody after he “mysteriously” disappeared.

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An example of fly-tipping in Leighton Buzzard

Cost of fly-tipping is £180k annually for Central Beds Council

Central Beds Council is launching a campaign to tackle the epidemic of fly-tipping that is costing it about £180,000 annually to clean up.

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Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

The Forestry Commission is urging dog walkers to change their method of dealing with poo in the countryside.

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Tiddenfoot Waterside Park

Tiddenfoot Park closures for power work will continue until June

Public access to the lower part of Tiddenfoot Waterside Park will be restricted this Spring as National Grid carry out major national improvements.

Environment
New lease of life for much loved farm

New lease of life for much loved farm

One year on from the public consultation about the future of Dell Farm Education Centre, the Farm is now thriving and taking bookings through 2018.

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Luton’s high speed airport rail link a step closer

Luton’s high speed airport rail link a step closer

Plans for a state-of-the-art £200 million mass passenger transit (MPT) system linking London Luton Airport (LLA) with Luton Airport Parkway railway station have been submitted, the airport’s owner London Luton Airport Ltd (LLAL) has announced.

Business
Cash boost for M1-A6 link road

Cash boost for M1-A6 link road

Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) has secured further money to progress its plans for a proposed M1-A6 Link Road.

Business
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UPDATE: Vandals ruin Pages Park community garden!

Just days after the LBO reported vandalism in Pages Park community garden, yet another attack has taken place on the plot.

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Doris didn’t dampen village school’s spirit

Doris didn’t dampen village school’s spirit

A little thing like a storm wasn’t going to put off youngsters getting to school - even if it was called Doris!!

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A sign torn from the ground

Vandals ruin Pages Park community garden!

Green-fingered volunteers were disgusted after their community garden was vandalised and a used condom left under a bench.

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Photo Derek Martin

Gardeners’ delight as green waste collection restarts

Central Bedfordshire Council will recommence its fortnightly kerbside collections of garden waste from Monday 27 February to coincide with its usual dry recycling bin collections.

Environment
Footsteps Nursery, Leighton Buzzard... Photo:Google

Neighbours say noisy children at Leighton Buzzard nursery are a nuisance

Is the noise of children playing a nuisance?

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Weather

TRAVEL ADVICE: Storm Doris affects roads across Beds

Bedfordshire Police is issuing advice in light of Storm Doris closing a number of roads across the county.

Environment
Rushmere Park

Rushmere Park closed due to Storm Doris

Rushmere Country Park will close for the remainder of the day as concerns grow over falling trees.

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Storm Doris sends tiles smashing through Leighton Buzzard roof

Storm Doris sends tiles smashing through Leighton Buzzard roof

Strong winds from Storm Doris sent a roof tile flinging through a garage roof in Leighton Buzzard today.

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London Midland

Commuter Warning: Do NOT travel on London Midland today

Due to Storm Doris, London Midland is advising rail users not to travel today if possible.

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Julian (left) introduces customers to reticulated python, Grace

Wrigglies bring education and conservation

A new exotic pet store has arrived in LBO land, aiming to educate, and promote reptile conservation.

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