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Woburn singer to support Gary Barlow on tour!

A talented singer from Woburn is honoured to be supporting Gary Barlow on tour, embracing the chance to showcase his new music.

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Significant increase in arsons across Bedfordshire last year

Significant increase in arsons across Bedfordshire last year

Fire services in Bedfordshire saw a significant increase in the number of arson attacks on homes last year, figures from the Home Office show.

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Campaigners plan protests over housing plan for Central Bedfordshire

Campaigners plan protests over housing plan for Central Bedfordshire

Campaigning groups fighting plans for massive house building plans by Central Bedfordshire Council are preparing to protest at a council meeting next Thursday.

Environment
Health

Below average obesity and excess weight in Leighton Linslade

Levels of obesity and excess weight are below average in Leighton Linslade when compared to other wards within the Central Beds area.

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Phil Simpkins

‘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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Oakman started out with The Akeman in Tring, Herts, and now has over 20 venues in 9 counties

First straws now single-use plastic, popular pub group makes serious pledge

It has been widely acknowledged that Oakman Inns, which operates popular pub-restaurants across Bucks, Herts, Beds, Oxon, Northants and Warwickshire, was the first multiple-site pub group to end the use of plastic straws across their 20 plus venues.

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St George's Lower School

St George’s 65th birthday celebrations continue this Saturday in Leighton Buzzard!

St George’s Lower School is celebrating its 65th school year and is delighted to be holding its second special event to mark the occasion.

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Bowls

New disability sports for Leighton-Linslade’s super ‘Yes We Can’ project

The Rotary Club of Leighton-Linslade is delighted to announce that the next stage of its disability sports programme kicks into action this spring.

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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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A parent has complained to Central Bedfordshire Council about the dangerous parking in South Street

Angry mum criticises Central Bedfordshire Council over dangerous parking in Leighton Buzzard

A mum from Leighton Buzzard has criticised Central Beds Council over dangerous parking in South Street.

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A Facebook Page has been set up to Save Leighton Buzzard Skatepark

Campaign to save Leighton Buzzard skatepark as council considers future of facility

One of the original fundraisers for Leighton Buzzard’s skatepark has launched a campaign to safeguard the facility as the town council reviews future provision.

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Six Biggleswade people caught out in romance fraud

Six Biggleswade people caught out in romance fraud

Bedfordshire Police is warning people about the dangers of romance fraud, following several recent cases in Biggleswade.

Crime
New drivers could be banned from driving with car full of friends in ‘boy racer’ crackdown

New drivers could be banned from driving with car full of friends in ‘boy racer’ crackdown

New drivers could soon face tough new driving restrictions after passing their tests under new laws being considered by the Government.

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Picture taken from inside the Co-op on Stanbridge Road shows extensive damage

Stanbridge Road’s Co-op sets a date to re-open after it was broken into last month

The Co-op on Stanbridge Road is set to re-open on Friday, April 27, following a five week programme of works to repair the shop after it was damaged during a raid involving a digger last month.

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Daniella with her dad Stephen

Stanbridge runner hopes to raise £4,000 for Aspire at London Marathon

A woman from Stanbridge is preparing to run the London Marathon on Sunday, to raise money for Aspire.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Five people from Bedfordshire on invite list for wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Five lucky people from Beds have been chosen to be part of next month’s royal wedding.

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Leighton Buzzard police team don’t patrol after 10pm

Leighton Buzzard police team don’t patrol after 10pm

Residents of Leighton Buzzard’s Sandhills estate claim their area is being blighted by crime because police “won’t patrol the patch after 10pm”.

Crime
Leighton Buzzard

Demand for public meeting to debate Leighton Buzzard’s crime concerns

Leighton-Linslade Town Council is urging Beds Police to attend a public meeting so officers can hear first-hand about rising concerns over anti-social behaviour and crime .

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Ken Sharer

Obituary: Remembering Leighton-Linslade’s Ken Sharer

Family and colleagues are paying tribute to former Leighton Buzzard town, district and county councillor, Ken Sharer, as they remember his passion for serving the community.

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