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Tilsworth Golf Centre buggies vandalised by ‘mindless idiots’

A golf club in LBO land has met with another act of mindless vandalism after thieves broke into the centre on a Sunday night – damaging buggies and stealing their batteries.

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The damage left after the car crashed into The White Horse pub. Credit: Jane Russell.

UPDATE: Husborne Crawley pub reopens after car crash

A Husborne Crawley pub is back open after a car crashed into one of its windows and a diner was thrown from her chair.

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Staff at the McDonald's restaurant in Hockliffe

New look McDonald’s

Ten new jobs have been created for the community after Hockliffe’s McDonald’s recently received a digital makeover.

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VIDEO: Police officers train for high-speed car chases at Silverstone

Police officers have been receiving extra lessons in high-speed car chases - by playing a PlayStation VIDEO GAME at Silverstone race track on the border of Northants and Bucks.

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West Street car park, Leighton Buzzard, in quieter times!

Drivers struggle to escape Leighton Buzzard car park due to technology trouble

Frustrated shoppers were stuck for up to half an hour in Leighton Buzzard’s West Street car park, after broadband troubles meant the barrier wouldn’t open.

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Luton marks final destination for rescued Monarch passengers

Luton marks final destination for rescued Monarch passengers

The largest repatriation scheme in British history ended today when the last flight to rescue Monarch holidaymakers touched down in Luton Airport.

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Morgan Pell farm

Comparisons shows virtues of Leighton Buzzard’s farmers’ market

South Beds Friends of the Earth is heralding the virtues of Leighton Buzzard’s Farmers’Market, which it says reveals that the farmers have comparable or cheaper products than three major supermarkets.

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Live: Storm Ophelia - What next for weather system which has blighted UK and Ireland?

The latest news as Ophelia – the storm expected to bring 80mph winds to Britain and Ireland today (Monday) – was first tracked nearly 900 miles off the coast of the Azores on October 9.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Product warning

Popular children’s ball toy recalled over safety fears

A children’s toy has been recalled by Babies ‘R’ Us following fears that it could pose a choking hazard.

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When it comes to spicy food, can you handle the heat?

Morrisons launches UK’s ‘hottest’ supermarket curry but it won’t be around long

When it comes to spicy food, can you handle the heat?

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VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

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The parking restrictions

Mum’s fury as council ‘tolerates’ dangerous yellow line parking outside Leighton Buzzard schools

A worried mum has slammed Central Beds Council for “tolerating” dangerous motorists who are repeatedly parking on yellow lines outside a Leighton Buzzard lower school.

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Firm’s Pledge to help charity

Firm’s Pledge to help charity

An office furniture manufacturer in Leighton Buzzard has turned an annual football match into a charity fundraiser.

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Family fun at safari park this half term

Family fun at safari park this half term

There’s lots for families to do at Woburn Safari Park this half term (October 20-28).

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Solicitors’ ticket gift to youth group

Solicitors’ ticket gift to youth group

A youth group, organised by local charity, KidsOut, enjoyed a special day out to watch MK Dons take on Northampton Town after employees at law firm Osborne Morris & Morgan donated 20 football match tickets.

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Boutique’s fundraiser for hospice volunteers

Boutique’s fundraiser for hospice volunteers

A Leighton Buzzard boutique held a successful autumn fashion show to raise money for a local charity.

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Restaurant staff celebrate 20 year milestone

Restaurant staff celebrate 20 year milestone

Two employees at a restaurant chain are celebrating their 20th anniversary of working there.

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"Hangover-free" prosecco is on sale in Lidl

Lidl launch ‘hangover-free’ prosecco

If you’re prone to hangover hell every time the bubbly is popped Lidl have answered your prayers with a prosecco that’s allegedly hangover free.

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The flu jab

It’s official - ‘man flu’ does exist, finds study

It’s official ... ‘man flu’ DOES exist - because men are more likely to call in sick with a cold than women are, according to new research.

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