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Painting Leighton Buzzard purple for Cancer Research UK

Leighton Buzzard will turn purple next month to raise awareness for Relay For Life in Aylesbury.

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The team at G J Smith Roofing

Worker goes under the knife for his boss

A loyal employee saved his boss’s life by donating an organ after he was diagnosed with kidney failure.

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Going without sleep could make you lonely

Going without sleep could make you lonely

Young Britons are putting themselves at risk of loneliness by going without sleep, according to new research.

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Airport choir helping spread the word on dementia

Airport choir helping spread the word on dementia

More than 60 people who are living with dementia, their family carers, and volunteers, sang at London Luton Airport during Dementia Awareness Week.

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Breast Cancer Care help people to connect

New Breast Cancer Care charity shop opening in Lake Street on Monday

Breast Cancer Care has chosen Leighton Buzzard as the place to open its first ever charity shop.

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Leighton Buzzard care home rated ‘Inadequate’

A “dirty” Leighton Buzzard care home has been slated as ‘Inadequate’ by the Care Quality Commission after its latest inpection.

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How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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NHS hospitals hit by cyber attack spreading across England

Computers have been shut down across the country after NHS computers across the county were hit by a cyber attack.

Health
New cigarette laws come into force this month

New cigarette laws come into force this month: Here’s what smokers need to know

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

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Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating half an avocado a day helps to shed the pounds and stave off heart disease and diabetes, say scientists.

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Prince Philip to stand down from Royal duties

Prince Philip to stand down from Royal duties

The Duke of Edinburgh is retiring from royal duties this autumn, Buckingham Palace has announced.

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Pictures: Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to Bedford

Pictures: Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to Bedford

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn came to Bedford town centre on Wednesday.

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Declutter to help Keech hospice

Declutter to help Keech hospice

A Luton hospice is urging people to #DeclutterForKeech and urgently donate their good quality clutter.

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Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Easier than ever to buy cheap booze in poor areas

Cheap booze is easier than ever to buy despite the dramatic surge in pub closures - especially in deprived areas, according to new research.

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Ever wondered why you can't resist that burger, pizza or kebab? Now you know

Scientists reveal why we find certain foods irresistible

The food we like eating - even when we know it’s bad for us - is all down to our genes, suggests a groundbreaking new study.

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Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

Obesity causes more deaths than smoking

Obesity now causes more premature deaths than smoking, suggests new research.

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Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

The notorious hospital super bug C. diff could be spread through contaminated food, a new study warned.

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Health

Diabetes UK Roadshow in Leighton on Bank Holiday Monday

Find out your risk of getting Type 2 diabetes - and how to reduce it – at the Diabetes UK Know Your Risk roadshow on May 1 and 2.

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Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police are urging a man who has been missing from Biggleswade for more than two weeks to get in touch with them.

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