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‘Fat cat’ bosses at Bedford and Central Beds Council earned nearly £3m between them last year

The 20 best-paid council staff in Bedford and Central Bedfordshire councils earned more than £2.7million between them last year.

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Left to right: Nick Burton (LBR Project Manager), Terry Bendall (LBR Chairman), Mark Teal (AWE solicitor), Ian Foll (AWE Operations Director).

Leaseback deal is right on track for Leighton Buzzard Railway!

A major milestone has been reached for the future development of the Leighton Buzzard Railway (LBR), as the team moves a step closer to an extension of the track.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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The mast is sited at the water tower off Eatern Way.    Photo:Google

Security to be stepped up after vandalism at EE mast site in Heath & Reach leaves residents still without signal after six weeks

Mobile network operator EE says it will invest in extra security measures as it works to restore the signal at a site in Heath and Reach following vandalism.

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The pothole fix crumbles again

Permanent solution being worked on for Linslade pothole puzzle with autumn fix likely

A scheme to a provide a long-term solution to a pothole puzzle in Linslade is currently being designed by Central Beds Council ready to be implemented this autumn.

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Members of Leighton Buzzard Pubwatch

Pubwatch bans 12 people from its bars in Leighton Buzzard in 6 weeks since relaunch

Leighton Buzzard Pubwatch has been very busy in the first six weeks since its relaunch, with action taken against 14 people for anti-social behaviour.

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Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare have urgently recalled a toy due to the discovery of the risk of the battery compartment coming off.

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Vera and her green bin

Leighton Buzzard pensioner Vera could push her bin, but council said it was too heavy and may break their lorry

A 76-year-old Leighton Buzzard pensioner who wheels her green bin out each week claims she was shocked when the council refused to collect it because it was “too heavy”.

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Airline travellers warned to leave extra time after resurfacing work will close Airport Way

Resurfacing works will start on the roundabout of Airport Way, Kimpton Road and Vauxhall Way next week, following deterioration of the carriageway as a result of an especially cold winter and several months of poor conditions.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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Tiddenfoot car park

Tiddenfoot time limit to stop commuter parking at Linslade’s leisure centre

A three-hour time limit is to be introduced at Tiddenfoot Leisure Centre’s car park in Mentmore Road, Linslade on weekdays between 8am and 6pm.

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Best Bar None

Which of these ten Leighton Linslade venues is the Best Bar None?

The time has come to vote for your favourite Leighton Buzzard venue in the annual Best Bar None awards.

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REVEALED IN PICTURES: Animal group slams farm near Leighton Buzzard which supplied Nando’s, Lidl and Asda after chickens seen living next to corpses in cramped and squalid conditions

Shocking images taken by animals rights campaigners show the squalid and cramped conditions of chickens living at farm near Leighton Buzzard which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s.

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FULL LIST of 81 Carpetright stores to close as firm axes 300 jobs

About 300 jobs are to be axed at Carpetright after the embattled retailer unveiled plans to shut another 81 stores and tap investors for £60 million under a sweeping restructure.

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The East West Expressway 'missing link' has 3 corridor options, with Option A having junctions at Leighton Buzzard and Rowsham

Expressway ‘missing link’ could be the road to massive housing growth in Leighton Buzzard area

A section of the proposed East-West Expressway linking Oxford to Cambridge could be routed via Leighton Buzzard and result in massive housing growth in the area, while also creating a bypass for Wing in the process.

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How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook are set to alert 87 million users that their data has been shared with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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Doritos is offering to pay someone �18,000 to eat crisps for a living. Picture: Twitter

Doritos is offering to pay someone £18,000 to eat crisps for a living

If you’re the kind of person who can think of nothing better than sitting on the sofa eating crisps, then Doritos may have just come up with the perfect opportunity for you.

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Sugar tax war: Tesco, Asda and Morrisons gear up for soft drinks battle ahead of Friday’s levy

Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have all reduced the amount of sugar in their own-label soft drinks prior to the introduction of the so-called “sugar tax” this week.

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Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Hawaiian, Pepperoni or Margarita – whatever your topping of choice would-be chefs can create pizzas like a pro as Aldi are launching a new outdoor pizza oven.

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Wing bridal shop in liquidation

A much-loved Wing bridal shop has gone into liquidation, marking the end of an era for the business.

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