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Jake’s Houghton Regis Bash raises £1k for defibrillator!

A special disco in memory of a Houghton Regis teen who died from a cardiac arrest has raised £1,000 for a school defibrillator.

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Lynda and Geoff, in the middle, complete the final relay lap in 2010

Lynda’s helping memories and Mary Poppins at Relay for Life Luton

A determined Wigmore mum, whose husband battled cancer, is helping to run a special tea party in Luton to raise funds for a cure.

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From left: Penny Silford, managing director Mike Silford, and experienced staff member Kimberley Rayneau.

Tigers on football journey with Dunstable’s Suitcase Travel

A Dunstable travel agency is proud to be the new shirt sponsors for a team of young footballers.

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Theme for VIP survivors tea 2014:  Alice in Wonderland. This year the theme is Mary Poppins

10 years of fundraising at Relay for Life Luton this weekend!

Stockwood Park Athletics Centre will be full of colour, costumes and fun, as the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Relay for Life Luton celebrates 10 years of fundraising.

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Call of Duty fund to help veterans expands support to the UK

Call of Duty fund to help veterans expands support to the UK

The Call of Duty Endowment, a fund launched off the back of one of the world’s most popular video game franchises, will be supporting UK veterans.

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VIDEO: Astonishing never-seen-before World War Two photos

These astonishing never-seen-before photos snapped a year after VE Day show the apocalyptic devastation across post-war Germany.

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You can buy a Prosecco-themed advent calendar in time for Christmas

You can buy a Prosecco-themed advent calendar in time for Christmas

It might still be four months until Christmas, but lovers of a glass of fizz can already get ready for the festive season with their bubbly-themed advent calendar.

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The Saga Sapphire at her berth in the Netherlands.

Travel: The Sapphire is a cruising gem

From the moment I stepped aboard the Saga Sapphire, I began to realise that I've probably not given cruising holidays a proper chance.

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Jake and his mum, Sarah

Jake’s Houghton Regis disco on defibrillator mission

A determined Houghton Regis mum is holding a special disco to raise money for a school defibrillator, after her young son died from a cardiac arrest.

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Rob with a Keech Hospice Care nurse. His social media campaign for the hospice helped it receive votes. Credit: Keech Hospice Care.

‘Let’s be record-breaking!’ say Hatters as new Supporters’ Charity announced as Keech Hospice Care

Luton Town Football Club is delighted to announce its Supporters’ Charity of the Year for the season is Keech Hospice Care.

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Shopping to help Autism Bedfordshire.

New charity shop coming to Lowther Road

Autism Bedfordshire has made Dunstable proud, as it has chosen the town as the location for its first charity shop.

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Proms in the Park at Priory Gardens

Proms in the Park at Priory Gardens

Proms in the Park returns to Priory Gardens in Dunstable on Saturday, September 9.

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Martyn Murphy, MGM Hotels and Phil Davies, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking

More room at Palace

The Old Palace Lodge Hotel is expanding and will create 12 new jobs, following a £1.1 million loan from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

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Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

The average British family is wasting over TWO kgs of food every month.

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16 years since THAT England-Germany game

16 years since THAT England-Germany game

Today marks 16 years since England beat Germany 5-1 in THAT World Cup qualifying game.

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Sasha (second right) at the awards.

‘Self-confidence is the secret to success’

A kind-hearted Houghton Regis student who overcame her shyness to teach others confidence skills has won Young Volunteer of the Year.

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CCTV issued after burglary at Dunstable’s Highwayman Hotel

Bedfordshire Police has released CCTV images as part of an investigation into a Dunstable hotel burglary.

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A Florida airboat

Travel: Experiencing Kissimmee’s natural beauty

It is one of Orlando's oldest tourist attractions but its appeal has never waned. Since 1949 Brits have come to Gatorland time and time again – even David Attenborough himself has filmed here – so this year, I made it my mission to find out why.
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T&C duo tackle the Burger Day Challenge in Bedford High Street

T&C duo tackle the Burger Day Challenge in Bedford High Street

It can’t have escaped your attention - the big day is here.

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Jane and Peter Pete  Barltrop.  Jane said: He was such a kind, gentle  man, very tolerant and easy to be with.

A legacy for Harlington’s brave Peter one year on

A Harlington woman whose husband passed away shortly after his brain tumour was declared as being ‘in remission’ has set up a special charity with their daughters.

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