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Three-vehicle collision in Leighton Buzzard

Emergency services were out in force last night after a three-vehicle collision near the Leighton Buzzard bypass.

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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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Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre

UPDATED: Leighton Buzzard Library back open but areas remain closed for flooding repairs

Leighton Buzzard Library has reopened today (Friday) following a leak in new pipework which caused its closure due to extensive flooding on Thursday.

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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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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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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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Ivinghoe Aston to Edlesborough bridle path

Go the extra mile with Leighton Buzzard cycling group

Buzzcycles, the Leighton Buzzard cycling group, have completed 1,000 miles of cycling on their Sunday leisure rides in 2017.

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Leighton Buzzard Railway Station

Person struck by train at Leighton Buzzard

Emergency services are attending a fatality on the railway line at Leighton Buzzard.

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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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Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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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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ADVERT: New series of Shop Well For Less commissioned after success

ADVERT: New series of Shop Well For Less commissioned after success

RDF West has been commissioned to make a third 4x60’ series of Shop Well For Less? for BBC One following the success of the last series. 

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CHEQUE MATES: Immediate past Leighton golf club Ladies Captain Avril Simpson with Chiltern Multiple Sclerosis Centre Community fund raiser Sharon Cooper (left), Christine Mumford, President of Leighton Otters (right) and friends and colleagues at the Plantation Road club.

Leighton Buzzard golfers donate a very health sum

Golfers have donated £17,250 to two local charities which provide support for people with health related challenges.

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Rail staff set for strike action on Friday

Rail staff set for strike action on Friday

Members of the RMT are set to take industrial action on Friday.

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Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits.

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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

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Clearning snow, what are the rules?

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your paths and driveways? Expert advice

Despite snow falling on most of the region, many residents are still nervous about clearing it for fear of getting punished.

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Leighton Buzzard Railway

Leighton Buzzard Railway extension on track after cash boost and lease agreement

Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway has secured an early Christmas present after securing a new 250-year lease with Arnold White Estates, and also securing significant EU funding towards its extension project.

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