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Don’t forget to care for yourself too

People who care for loved-ones in Bedfordshire are being urged not to neglect their own health this winter.

Health
Frankie Ross visits the Christmas lights put up in her honour last year

Lighting up Pitstone helps Frankie’s beloved water therapy, and charity close to her heart, Rett UK

Kind Pitstone residents lit up their entire street raising over £1,500 to help disabled girl, Frankie Ross.

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Flight simulator lands at Leighton’s garden centre

Flight simulator lands at Leighton’s garden centre

Wannabe pilots have a chance at experiencing the closest thing to take-off thanks to a new feature at Leighton Buzzard Garden Centre.

Business
The advert for Naturist Cleaners. (Photo: Facebook)

Naked female cleaners wanted to clean houses in Bedfordshire totally nude for £45 an hour

Naked female cleaners are being sought to clean houses for £45 an hour - on condition they do it in the nude.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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All the latest on the roads with traffic and travel news

Works resurfacing will close parts of the M1 this week

Motorists using the M1 through Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire are being advised of road works this week.

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Accident

Firefighters called to crash at Wingrave Crossroads

A woman was injured following a collision between a car and a van at the A418 Wingrave Crossroads at around 2.30pm this afternoon (Tuesday).

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Johnny Vaughan, photo Radio X

Juliet’s made up over Leighton Buzzard radio chat with DJ Johnny Vaughan!

A Leighton-Linslade make-up artist gave the nation a ‘tongue in cheek’ guide to Leighton Buzzard on Johnny Vaughan’s evening radio show on Friday.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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Pratts Quarry lake: Photo by Graham Mountford PNL-160502-135742001

Water bills could be cut for thousands of Leighton residents

Thousands of residents in Leighton Buzzard could be overpaying for their water – as it emerges that one woman has just had her monthly payments slashed from £40 to just £2.

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The Leighton Buzzard Sentinel team are headed up by Sgt Louise Bates (front)

‘You know who they are, so why not stop yobs?’

There are fears of vigilantism against a group of teenage yobs in Leighton Buzzard after complaints of police inaction.

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education

13 Leighton families miss middle school application cut-off

A warning that parents were cutting it fine to apply for a middle school place for their child nudged a few into action last week – but 13 Leighton Buzzard families still missed yesterday’s deadline.

Education
Jason Brock  (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy BBC One

Jason hopes Gary Barlow will help his musical dreams come true

Woburn’s West End star has spoken to this website about his musical dreams after dazzling the judges on BBC One’s Let It Shine.

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This is what a collision of galaxies looks like (Photo credit: NASA)

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Courts

Dunstable benefits cheat caught out by marriage certificate

A Dunstable woman has been found guilty of unlawfully claiming Council Tax support, after she supplied false information to Central Bedfordshire Council.

Crime
Others splash the cash, so will Leighton be less congested this summer?

Others splash the cash, so will Leighton be less congested this summer?

Hope is on the horizon that Leighton’s popular splash park may not cause as much town centre congestion when warmer temperatures return this summer.

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REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

New analysis has revealed jobs in construction dominate the list of occupations most likely to have a conviction for drink and drug-driving.

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Hidden sugar in everyday foods could be causing us to die younger

‘Hidden sugar in everyday foods could be causing us to die younger’

The “hidden sugar” in our diets could be causing us to die younger, according to scientists.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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