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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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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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Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Fizzy drinks giant Coca-Cola is to launch smaller bottles at higher prices.

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How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever

How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever

Daniel Allen, Keele University

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The Empress and Widow Twanky. The colourful costumes and sets were one of the highlights.

Aladdin’s lamp brings pantomime magic to Leighton Buzzard!

It’s the time of year when Leighton Buzzard audiences brace themselves for water pistols, sing offs and sweet showers - oh yes they do!

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Rosina, author of Aphrodite's Fury

Leighton Buzzard author crowdfunding for feminist fairytale about Greek goddesses and girl power!

An ambitious Leighton Buzzard author is launching a crowdfunding campaign to publish her 21st century fairytale, featuring Greek goddesses and girl power...

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When do the decorations go down?

When should your Christmas decorations be put away?

Santa’s been and gone and you’ve had your decorations up for weeks.

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The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume a staggering 3.5 MILLION calories over a lifetime - in BOOZE alone, a study has found.

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The care packages received by Rev Wynn Jones.

William’s Christmas care packages help the homeless in Leighton Buzzard

A kind-hearted schoolboy has made a generous donation to Leighton Buzzard’s homeless shelter this Christmas.

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Retiring Angela Licheri (right) with new owner Leanne Smith. Angela wishes Leanne every success with her new business.

Retiring hairdresser Angela sends heartfelt thanks to loyal Leighton Buzzard customers

A much-loved Leighton Buzzard hairdresser who is retiring after 46 years is sending her heartfelt thanks to her clients, friends and family.

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Ice skating in Boston

Boston and The Berkshires in winter make a spa and shopping heaven

If you’re looking for an ideal place for a bit of winter R&R there’s a B&B option that fits the bill exactly – Boston and The Berskshires that is, in New England.

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Leighton Buzzard mum is appealing a fine she was given for taking her son to South Korea during term time

A mother from Leighton Buzzard is appealing a fine she was issued for taking her son out of school for two weeks when she had to travel to South Korea for work.

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VIDEO: What it takes to turn Center Parcs Woburn Forest into a Winter Wonderland for Christmas

Staff at Center Parcs Woburn Forest have been busy transforming the resort into a beautiful Winter Wonderland which will see the on-site Santa welcome an astonishing 13,000 expectant kids over the festive period.

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Jeremy Kyle backs hard-hitting ambulance campaign for Beds and Herts

Jeremy Kyle, a television presenter known for his zero tolerance approach, has backed a hard-hitting new ambulance campaign for Beds and Herts.

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Jess Stretton MBE at the launch of 'Yes I Can'. Credit: Jane Russell.

BBC nomination for Paralympic archer and Leighton-Linslade ‘Yes I Can’ disability sports supporter

The Paralympic supporter of Leighton-Linslade’s ‘Yes I Can’ disability sports campaign has been nominated for a top award.

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Jutsna with her daughter, Hana Khan and nephew, Ibrahim.

Winter fun in Wonderland for Luton community and Whipperley Infant Academy!

A Luton school organised a special festive outing to London’s Winter Wonderland for parents and children to enjoy.

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Paul and Sue dance the Foxtrot.

Leighton Buzzard ballroom dancers are top 10 in UK!

A Leighton Buzzard brother and sister blitzed their rivals on the ballroom floor, as they ranked 6th and 7th in a national dance competition.

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Tim on Liza's wedding day.

Tribute to Leighton Buzzard carpenter Tim with gift to lifeboats

The family of a respected Leighton Buzzard carpenter who had a passion for fishing are remembering his life with a special donation to the RNLI.

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