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Move over Glasto, get ready for music at Slaptonbury Festival!

Determined village charity, The Spirit of Slapton, is holding a ‘Summer Fayre and Slaptonbury Music Festival’ to raise money and restore their Holy Cross Church bells.

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SMIDS Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns with some of his team

Oakman Inns pub operator gets Royal seal of approval

What do Oakman Inns, Waitrose, Barclays, BAe and the Co-Op all have in common?

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The goats in Stanbridge

Police rely on animal instincts to rescue badger and goats!

Two PCSOs had to rely on their animal instincts when confronted with two unusual incidents involving wildlife on the same morning.

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Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Tesco has recalled a huge list of items and products, including chocolate bars and quorn mince.

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‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

A major UK supermarket could have infected thousands of people with a strain of hepatitis E through its pork sausages, says researchers at Public Health England (PHE).

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Cop jailed for possessing child porn images

Cop jailed for possessing child porn images

A former Bedfordshire police officer has been jailed after pleading guilty to possessing indecent images of children.

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The average modern British family revealed

The average modern British family revealed

The average modern family wakes up at 6:55am on a weekday, watches three and a half hours of television a day - and has a Ford on the driveway.

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Rural crime

Watches stolen during burglary

Thieves stole valuable watches during a burglary in Great Brickhill.

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Have you got what it takes to be a firefighter?

Do you want to be part of a team that can help save lives?

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Get ready to rock as hospice festival returns

Get ready to rock as hospice festival returns

KeechFest is back by popular demand with a fun-filled day of back to back live music acts and family entertainment.

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Police were called to a road accident

Cyclist suffers life-changing injuries after tractor incident

A cyclist sustained life changing leg injuries after he was involved in a collision with a tractor.

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The motocross park

Three villages protest but Billington motocross park is allowed to change its hours

A controversial motocross track has been allowed permission to change its operating hours despite strong opposition from residents in surrounding villages.

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Tesco recalls cooking sauce after allergy fears

Tesco recalls cooking sauce after allergy fears

Tesco is recalling jars of one of its own brand cooking sauces because of allergy fears.

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Putting off car maintenance when it is required could invalidate your car insurance.

10 ways you could be invalidating your car insurance

According to new research by price comparison site uSwitch.com, two thirds (63%) of drivers make simple errors which can leave them out of pocket should they need to make a claim.

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There will be a solar eclipse tonight: what are your chances of seeing it?

There will be a solar eclipse tonight: what are your chances of seeing it?

A solar eclipse is expected tonight (Monday), with some parts of the world seeing a TOTAL eclipse as the moon passes in between the Earth and the sun.

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Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Preferring Pepsi to Coke or McDonald’s to Burger King could doom your relationship, according to new research.

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50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

Parents hand down the same 29 nuggets of wisdom to their children that their own parents did - including ‘get an education’ and ‘always try your best’.

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A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

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Harveting the old fashioned way when there were many farm labourers employed on the land.

FARMING MATTERS: Bustling community thrives on the farm

A farm can be like a mini community with lots of different people living and working together. It’s not like farms of old of course, where there were dozens of farmhands, and one of the duties of the farmer’s wife was to feed them all at lunchtime each day.

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The former Three Counties Asylum

New book tells story of Bedfordshire asylum

A new book looks at the history of the Three Counties Asylum, later to be known as Fairfield Hospital.

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