Stoke Hammond bypass lane closure for five days

A southbound lane will be closed on the Stoke Hammond bypass for five days next week.

Mo Yasin

Rail boss quits while rail chaos continues

The chief executive of Govia Thameslink Railway has resigned.

Center Parcs Woburn Forest

Center Parcs Woburn Forest close to perfection after retaining five star status

Center Parcs Woburn Forest has retained its Five Star status from VisitEngland, following the recent annual assessment.


CBC fears over future borrowing

Finance officers are depiciting a healthy picture of Central Bedfordshire Council’s finances, despite a £29m deficit for 2017/18.

Rushmere Country Park

First fall in visitor numbers at Rushmere Park blamed on rise in car park fees

The first fall in annual visitor numbers has been recorded since the opening of Rushmere Country Park in 2011.


Royal Mail bans postal workers from flying England flags from vans during World Cup

Royal Mail has banned postal workers from flying the England flag on their vehicles during the World Cup.

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Action demanded over HGV restrictions ‘flouted on a daily basis in Leighton Buzzard’

A councillor has called on Central Bedfordshire Council to enforce the heavy goods vehicle (HGV) restrictions in Leighton Buzzard.

Victoria Harvey campaigning for the market

Leighton Buzzard Market rents battle taken to High Court

Passionate campaigner Victoria Harvey took the row over rent rises at Leighton Buzzard Market to the High Court yesterday (Monday).

Grovebury Road Retail Park, June 2018

Imminent announcement on final tenant for Leighton Buzzard retail park, as developers say all units should be open by Christmas

Developers behind the Grovebury Road Retail Park in Leighton Buzzard say they expect to announce the final tenant “very shortly” and hope all the units will be open by Christmas.

L-R: Rachel Holmes ( manager), Chris Halsey, Tracie Bellis , Vivienne Rodgers and Lisa Charter (manager)

Breast Cancer Care’s flagship store celebrates ‘huge success’ and first anniversary in Leighton Buzzard

Leighton Buzzard’s Breast Cancer Care was delighted to celebrate its first anniversary, complete with cake and pink party bags.

Chaloner in 1968

Historic event at Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway ‘unlikely ever to be repeated’

Saturday, June 29, 1968 saw the first steam-hauled train, operated by Chaloner, on the line at Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway.

Jon d'Este-Hoare has arranged the beer festival at the scout hut

This is no pint-sized beer festival – it’s a two-day family event for Leighton Buzzard!

Excitement is brewing as the date for Leighton Buzzard’s first full-scale beer festival approaches.

St Judes Clinic

Join St Judes Clinic in Leighton Buzzard as they celebrate landmark birthday on Friday

St Judes Clinic in Lake Street, Leighton Buzzard, will be 25 years old and to celebrate they are inviting you to pop in for tea, cake and a chat on Friday, June 8 (10am-4pm).

Cllr Dalgarno with winner, The Golden Bell

Golden Bell is the ‘Best Bar None’ in Leighton Buzzard!

It’s time to raise a glass to the Golden Bell to celebrate the Leighton Buzzard pub’s triumph in the Best Bar None awards.

Buzzer Buses

Leighton-Linslade’s Buzzer Buses is saved

Residents of Leighton-Linslade are rejoicing, as it is revealed that the town’s beloved Buzzer Buses has been saved!

The tennis club receive the money from Cllr Wallace and Cllr Cotter

Linslade Tennis Club served with council cash for ace new facilities

Linslade Tennis Club celebrated their successful grant application for Leighton-Linslade’s Youth Promise Grant at their open house event last weekend.

Gin and Jazz festival

Black Lion’s Gin and Jazz festival a treat for Leighton Buzzard

A scrumptious Leighton Buzzard gin festival will give you plenty of Dutch Courage during the hot weather, as The Black Lion has an array of flavours, tonics and garnishes for curious customers to try.

Citizens Advice trustee Katharine Reedy

Help others in Leighton-Linslade by answering the CALL from Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice Leighton-Linslade (CALL) is looking for new recruits from the local community to join its board of trustees.

Grasmere Way, Linslade.... Photo:Google

Measures to stop rail commuters parking in Linslade street prompts protest

Residents angered by commuter parking near Leighton Buzzard railway station are calling for changes to measures designed to curb the problem.

Peter Borg-Neal

Owner of popular pub-restaurant operator shortlisted for top industry honour

The shortlist for the 35th Catey Awards has revealed that Peter Borg-Neal, Founder and CEO of Oakman Inns & Restaurants, the operators of 22 venues across the Home Counties, Midlands and beyond has been shortlisted for a top honour.

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