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Festive Keith’s Christmas light display is back for another year!

Festive Keith’s Christmas light display is back for another year!

A Leighton Buzzard man who treats locals to a Christmas light display every year has added a snowman to the back of the house for 2017.

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Santa WILL be steaming into Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway on Sunday for Christmas fun!

Santa WILL be steaming into Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway on Sunday for Christmas fun!

LBO readers may have seen a Tweet on behalf of the Narrow Gauge Railway crying out for volunteers to help with Father Christmas’s visit to Leighton Buzzard on Sunday (December 10), but we can confirm that everything’s Ho, HO’K.

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Morrisons appeal to customers to give a toy to KidsOut

Morrisons appeal to customers to give a toy to KidsOut

Morrisons will be supporting KidsOut this festive season with a toy donation station in store.

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Ho ho ho! Christmas Santa float is coming to Leighton Buzzard

Ho ho ho! Christmas Santa float is coming to Leighton Buzzard

The magic of the North Pole is coming to Leighton Buzzard, as Santa’s sleigh has dusted off its snow, and is set to take to the streets this winter.

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No celebrity for Christmas lights switch-on, but still plenty of festive thrills for Leighton Buzzard

No celebrity for Christmas lights switch-on, but still plenty of festive thrills for Leighton Buzzard

Christmas sparkle arrives in Leighton Buzzard next weekend, but this year there will be no ‘star’ name to turn on the festive lights.

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The wacky Christmas tree decorated with… 1,000 beer pump clips!

The wacky Christmas tree decorated with… 1,000 beer pump clips!

A Leighton Buzzard pub must surely be home to one of the most unusually decorated Christmas trees in the country.

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Robert enlightens neighbours about his love of Christmas

Robert enlightens neighbours about his love of Christmas

You would not miss this house when driving along Raven Way this Christmas.

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Keith lights up for Christmas again

Keith lights up for Christmas again

The festive season means it’s time for one Leighton man to light up his house with a Christmas display for the 13th year.

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Elves needed to save Santa’s float

Elves needed to save Santa’s float

Rennie Grove Hospice Care is appealing for elves to help save Santa’s float in Cheddington this Christmas.

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Forget the Coca-Cola truck! Cadbury might bring festive cheer to Milton Keynes

Forget the Coca-Cola truck! Cadbury might bring festive cheer to Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes may have been snubbed by the Christmas Coca-Cola truck this year but Cadbury might be on hand to bring some seasonal cheer to the city.

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for