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NHS Trust has ‘made improvements’ after deaths in Bedfordshire

A report by the Care Quality Commission has judged that the main provider of mental health services in Bedfordshire is improving after four unexpected deaths.

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Felled trees at Tiddenfoot

Tiddenfoot trees felled to protect rare acid grassland

A number of trees around Tiddenfoot Lake have been felled by Central Beds Council to protect a patch of ‘rare acid grassland’ from the shade.

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PCSOs stepped up in Leighton Buzzard after strangers approach children

PCSOs have been deployed to reassure the community in Leighton Buzzard after children were approached by strange men on two separate occasions this week.

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Concerns after child wanders out of Cheddington school

Safeguarding concerns have been raised after a seven-year-old wandered out of Cheddington Combined School last month.

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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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Court

Center Parcs Woburn faces trial over safety claims

Center Parcs Woburn is to go on trial later this year accused of a string of health and safety regulatory breaches.

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Leighton Buzzard market

Frozen locks ruin Saturday trade at Leighton Buzzard market

Saturday trade was ruined for many Leighton Buzzard market stallholders after the locks were frozen at the storage units containing their gazebos.

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School shows its support to family of Linslade boy killed in train tragedy

A Linslade school raised over £1,000 in a single day in memory of a former pupil who tragically died days before Christmas.

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Bedfordshire PCC’s public spat with news website

Bedfordshire PCC’s public spat with news website

Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway attracted unwanted attention after making accusations against a news website that turned out to be wrong.

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Tributes

Linslade man died while lying in the road

A young man from Linslade tragically died after being hit by a car as he lay in a road in the early hours of the morning, an inquest heard.

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Leighton Buzzard Railway Station

UPDATE: Cedars Upper School offers support in aftermath of train tragedy

Cedars Upper School in Linslade has offered support to pupils and parents after the death of a 14-year-old boy yesterday.

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IN FULL: Hurdles to cross for Luton’s planned expansion of airport

IN FULL: Hurdles to cross for Luton’s planned expansion of airport

Bold plans to more than double Luton Airport’s capacity could be the linchpin to Luton’s prosperity – but not without overcoming significant hurdles.

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Leighton Buzzard Railway Station

UPDATE: 14-year-old boy died in Leighton Buzzard train collision

British Transport Police have revealed that a 14-year-old boy was the person struck by a train in yesterday’s tragic collision at Leighton Buzzard.

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Caught in a flap over posties’ refusal to deliver to Leighton Buzzard house!

Caught in a flap over posties’ refusal to deliver to Leighton Buzzard house!

A Leighton Buzzard man is in a wrangle with Royal Mail after they stopped delivering mail through his catflap.

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1838 map of the High Street shows exceptional details of the properties together with their gardens

Mission to restore extraordinary 1838 map of Leighton Buzzard

An extraordinary 1838 map of Leighton Buzzard was saved from going into a skip after handlers noticed its historic significance in the nick of time.

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Britain First leader banned from Luton re-tweeted by Donald Trump

Britain First leader banned from Luton re-tweeted by Donald Trump

A far right leader banned from Luton has spoken of her delight after being re-tweeted by Donald Trump.

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Shocking details emerge of six child abuse investigations in Bedfordshire

Shocking details emerge of six child abuse investigations in Bedfordshire

Beds Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway has revealed there are six child sex exploitation investigations in Bedfordshire that are “ferociously absorbing” police resources.

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Mayor of Leighton Buzzard, Cllr Syed Rahman

Mayor of Leighton Buzzard responds to claims

The mayor of Leighton Buzzard has been forced to defend his position after questions arose over his businesses in the town.

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Claymore retail park for Leighton Buzzard

‘I quit Tories so I could speak out on issues like retail park threat to Leighton Buzzard’

A councillor says he has quit the Conservative group of Central Beds Council because he was unable to speak out on key issues such as the threat to Leighton Buzzard town centre posed by new retail parks.

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IN FULL: How one sister’s ‘bitter jealousy’ led to murder

IN FULL: How one sister’s ‘bitter jealousy’ led to murder

A Luton woman who murdered her sister after starting an affair with her brother-in-law has been jailed for life with a minimum of 22 years behind bars.

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