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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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Young people more loyal to their phones than their partners

Young people more loyal to their phones than their partners

Young people are more loyal to their mobile phone network than their PARTNERS, a study has found.

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Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

It’s a guilty pleasure that men need six times a week but women can get by with just once - it’s eating chocolate.

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Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Thousands of Brits jetting off on city breaks this weekend could be faced with flight delays to popular European destinations.

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Off the beaten track cycling in the Algarve

Travel: Get on your bike with Chapters

The annual Bike Awareness Week, taking place this year from 10th to 18th June, is the biggest nationwide cycling event in the UK. As well as encouraging ‘every day cycling for everyone’, it demonstrates the fitness and environmental benefits of this increasingly popular hobby.

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Top chef Gino dAcampo at a cookery class.

Travel: Salty cows, ginning cats and a speckled hen

Following the success of last month’s Taste of Cheshire Awards, Cheshire Country Holidays has launched a brand-new package called Cheshire Foodies which is inspired by the gastronomical history of the region.

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The event raised 700 pounds and the cyclists' legs were "on fire!"

Spinning challenge to help beat cancer raises £700 at Houghton Regis Leisure Centre

Houghton Regis mum, Sarah Pyatt, 50, raised £700 from her charity spinning sessions and raffle at Houghton Regis Leisure Centre on Sunday.

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Sunshine for Studham Fair!

Sunshine for Studham Fair!

The Studham May Fair attracted over 400 visitors at the weekend, as crowds delighted in watching the crowning of the May Queen.

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The Adventurer, The Unwinder…  five types of holidaymaker

The Adventurer, The Unwinder… five types of holidaymaker

Millions of us know exactly what we are going to do on holiday - absolutely nothing.

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Travel: A world of pure imagination

Travel: A world of pure imagination

I think Willy Wonka said it best with the words “Come with me and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination, take a look and you’ll see into your imagination.”

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Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

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Spinning challenge to help dear friend beat cancer

A hardworking mum is organising a charity spinning event to help a close friend beat lung cancer.

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All smiles: Mikey and a Bedfordshire Police officer

Wedding guests nick church intruder

A horrified groom thought his wedding day would be ruined, as he turned up at the church to find an intruder detained outside by his guests.

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Councillor Gloria Martin is the Dunstable Town Mayor. Photo by John Chatterley

Dunstable welcomes new Town Mayor

Dunstable Town Council installed councillor Gloria Martin as the Town Mayor at the Town Council AGM on Monday night.

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The Parc du Cinquantenaire or Jubelpark in Brussels

Travel: Belgium gets ready for festivals galore

On May 26-28, Belgium's capital city will come alive with the sound of jazz. The annual Brussels Jazz Marathon sees live performances taking place at Grand Place, Sablon Square, Saint-Catherine Square, Ferdinand Cock Square and Luxembourg Square as well as in various indoor clubs and bars in the city centre. Genres including jazz, blues, funk and world are covered with free entry for visitors.

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How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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Saunton Sands beach and Braunton Burrows.

Saunton Sands is a North Devon delight

From the moment we pulled into the North Devon hotel's reception area and were greeted by jovial doorman Neil Tynan, suitably attired in a top hat and smart tailed coat, we were made to feel at home.

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Andrew Selous at the new bypass link road today.

UPDATE: New A5-M1 link road and M1 junction 11A open as Chris Evans dedicates BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show to Dunstable

It’s a proud day for South Bedfordshire as the new A5-M1 link road and new M1 junction 11A opened to traffic this morning, the news even getting a special mention on the BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans Breakfast Show.

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Greene King Launches Live at Your Local Competition.

Looking out for top musicians

The Ewe & Lamb pub is calling on musicians to take part in a national music talent competition for the chance to win £5,000 and the opportunity to perform at the O2 in London.

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