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UPDATE: Power cuts strike Leighton-Linslade again with over 1,900 properties affected

Leighton-Linslade businesses and residents are still stuck in the dark, as engineers battle to fix a power cut in the town.

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Views made clear on controversial potential housing site in Linslade

Several members of the public turned up at a Leighton-Linslade Town Council meeting to register their anger at plans to designate a Green Belt site in Linslade for possible housing development.

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BREAKING: Power cuts strike Leighton-Linslade again with over 1,900 properties affected

BREAKING: Power cuts strike Leighton-Linslade again with over 1,900 properties affected

Leighton-Linslade has been hit by two power cuts, as engineers strive to help customers and businesses left in the dark.

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Man attacked and robbed by gang in Leighton Buzzard park

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked and robbed by a gang in a Leighton Buzzard park last week.

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Flitwick take over lead in Bedfordshire League

BEDFORDSHIRE LEAGUE

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Woburn Abbey

Significant transformation of Woburn Abbey will mean 18-month closure to visitors

Woburn Abbey is scheduled to be closed to visitors for about 18 months from September 2019 as it undergoes the biggest refurbishment since it first opened to the public in 1955.

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Complaint launched against Bedfordshire PCC

Complaint launched against Bedfordshire PCC

Luton Council of Mosques has launched a complaint against Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway after she shared details of on-going sexual offence investigations during a televised hearing.

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Dick Whittington

Dick’s journey to Heath and Reach

The festive season might be over but there is still time for one last hurrah with a popular pantomime being performed later this month.

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The Jersey Boys

Here come the boys to Milton Keynes Theatre

I see a lot of shows in this job, and one of the best I have ever seen for sheer uplifting joy, is The Jersey Boys.

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West Street car park, Leighton Buzzard, is not normally this empty!

More parking for Leighton Buzzard by 2020-21?

The possibility of providing more off-street parking in Leighton Buzzard and Biggleswade by 2020-21 has been highlighted by Central Beds Council.

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Leighton Buzzard's redeveloped Tidy Tip

Will Leighton Buzzard’s Tidy Tip eventually be closed for two midweek days to save money?

A move to reduce the opening of Leighton Buzzard’s Tidy Tip by two midweek days won’t take place until October 2019 at the earliest.

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Rob Stoddart took this photo of a fox in Nelson Road

Foxy goings-on in Leighton Buzzard!

Flashes of orange and white have become a common occurence in Leighton Buzzard, with several residents reporting fox sightings in recent weeks.

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Chamberlain's Barn development

‘Cash generated by Leighton Buzzard house building, should fund new leisure centre’

‘Leighton Buzzard needs its own leisure centre’. That’s the message to Central Beds Council from one of its councillors who is concerned that money generated from housebuilding in the town is being spent in other parts of the district.

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Iceland take a stand against plastic

Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

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The work by the parking bay outside the almshouses in North Street

Anger won’t be kept at bay following loss of parking provision in Leighton Buzzard

The start of work to remove parking spaces from outside the historic almshouses in North Street, Leighton Buzzard has prompted a backlash.

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The blood donation session at Dunstable Community Fire Station. Jason is pictured second from right. Jason visited in the afternoon and was informed that the centre was on target to hit 140 pints by the evening.  Credit: David Stubbs.

Blood supplies kept Leighton Buzzard firefighter alive after horrific road accident

A former Leighton Buzzard firefighter who lost his leg in a traffic accident is urging people to consider blood donation, as over 50 pints were needed to save his life.

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Appeal to find family of Bedfordshire First World War soldier before he is finally laid to rest

An appeal has been issued to find the family of a Stotfold soldier killed in France during the First World War.

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Damaging winds predicted to bring power cuts and travel disruption across the region this week as Met Office issue weather warning

Damaging winds predicted to bring power cuts and travel disruption across the region this week as Met Office issue weather warning

Very strong winds will affect most of England this week with a new yellow weather warning issued by the Met Office today.

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Leighton Town

Town down 10-man Tigers to continue the winning feeling

Leighton Town returned to SSML Premier Division action in style with a consummate 4-1 victory over London Tigers.

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Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping organic coconuts in plastic

‘Zips on bananas next’ Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping ‘organic’ coconuts in plastic

A supermarket giant has come under fire for selling ‘organic’ coconuts wrapped in plastic packaging.

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