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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.

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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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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.

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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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Nightfall featuring Woburn's Jason Brock (right) with team members (left-right) Julius, Huw, Bradley and Danny  - (C) BBC  - Photographer: Guy Levy BBC One

‘Nightfall’s ready for the Let It Shine finals!’ says Woburn’s Jason Brock

Woburn’s Jason Brock has ‘sung’ LBO land proud as he’s belted his way to the BBC One Let It Shine final!

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Leighton Buzzard's redeveloped Tidy Tip

Greater recycling available after £1.45m Leighton Tip revamp

Leighton Buzzard’s refurbished Tidy Tip now allows residents to recycle a wider range of materials.

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Anglian Water

Chance of water bill rebate resurfaces... in Billington Park

Billington Park residents are being advised to apply for a reduction on their water bill after a story in the LBO prompted one man him to look at his house plans.

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Greensand Country... PHOTO: Lisa J King

£1.6m lottery award will preserve Greensand landscape in Leighton area

A £1.6 million lottery award will be used to preserve Greensand Country, which encompasses the Greensand Ridge and the surrounding river valleys and stretches from Leighton Buzzard to Gamlingay.

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Have a say in the future of your town

Central Bedfordshire Council is holding Community Planning workshop events in Houghton Regis on 9 March and Studham on 22 March.

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Warning after deer caught in plastic netting in Luton

Warning after deer caught in plastic netting in Luton

The RSPCA is issuing advice to homeowners and gardeners about the dangers of netting to wildlife.

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VIDEO: £1.45m spent on Leighton’s ‘superb’ tip revamp

The long-awaited reopening date of Leighton Buzzard’s Household Waste Recycling Centre in Shenley Hill Road took place this morning (Monday).

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Ongoing work at the Tidy Tip which is due to open again on January 30.

Join the LBO live for the reopening of Leighton’s Tidy Tip!

The long-awaited reopening date for Leighton Buzzard’s Household Waste Recycling Centre in Shenley Hill Road will take place this Monday (January 30).

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WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT - ‘Dogs will be shot’ warns Heath and Reach farmer

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT - ‘Dogs will be shot’ warns Heath and Reach farmer

Farmers have been forced to guard their sheep in the freezing early hours of the morning after a spate of horrific dog attacks.

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Have a say on stables plan for Edlesborough

Have a say on stables plan for Edlesborough

CALA Homes (Chiltern) is hosting a community consultation event to provide local people with the opportunity to have their say on proposed new homes in Edlesborough.

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‘Don’t let them turn Leighton into another Dunstable’

A “crucial” chance to shape the future of Leighton Buzzard next week is an opportunity that shouldn’t be missed, South Beds Friends of the Earth has said in an appeal to residents.

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Valley Farm land, west of Linslade

Valley Farm’s future relies on Local Plan

While campaigners fighting against plans to build on Valley Farm had reason to celebrate last week, questions remain if this is the end of tug-of-war between residents and house builders.

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Fly tipping in Dunstable

Fly-tipping businessman pays the penalty

A business owner has paid the price after admitting to fly-tipping in Dunstable.

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