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Mature art students’ ‘creative explosion’ at Whipsnade exhibition

Talented art students are holding a mixed media show in Whipsnade which promises to be a “creative explosion”.

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One of the zebra crossings. Credit: Google Street View.

‘Houghton Regis High Street zebra crossings are dangerous’

A worried Houghton Regis parent claims that the new ‘Bedford Square’ zebra crossings are unsafe, as he and his son have nearly been hit a number of times.

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The luxury Rocky Mountaineer train operates in western Canada.

Travel: Riding the Rocky Mountaineer in western Canada

A journey on the Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train service that operates on four routes in western Canada, offers a comfortable way viewing landscape and wildlife, plus insights into the important role played by the railway in the country’s history.
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Durdle Door in Dorset

Travel: Adventure swimming in Britain

Although travelling across the world to a beautiful swimming location is incredibly rewarding and exciting, there are multiple world renowned swimming spots right here at home in the UK.

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Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Whether you are a thrillseeker yearning for the great outdoors,or just fancy a more sedate break in calming surroundings, Britain’s 15 National Parks offer the chance to spend some time with nature.

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Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Messages claiming to be from WhatsApp are being sent by fraudsters intending to steal banking and personal information.

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A still from one residents video footage of the racers.

‘Someone could get killed by these A5-M1 racers!’ claim Dunstable residents

Concerned Dunstable residents are appealing to Bedfordshire Police to stop the A5-M1 link road being used for motorbike and car racing.

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Dunstable businessman to hold meeting to help companies prepare for GDPR

A Dunstable businessman is holding a meeting for companies to highlight the need to prepare for new legislation.

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Two vehicles collide in Icknield Way, Eaton Bray

Two vehicles collided yesterday afternoon in Icknield Way, Eaton Bray, as an eyewitness reports that one of the cars was overturned.

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Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Parents beware - the average child will utter their first ‘I’m bored …’ just TEN DAYS into the summer holidays.

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This is the age you’re officially ‘too old’ to go to a nightclub

This is the age you’re officially ‘too old’ to go to a nightclub

If you’re still feeling the effects of a night out this weekend, it may be because you’re now “too old” to go to a nightclub.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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Luton and Dunstable University Hospital. Credit: Sebastian Bober.

UPDATE: Maternity Unit open day today at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital!

Today, Bedfordshire families can visit an exciting open day at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s (L&D) Maternity Unit.

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Kirsty Spicer (centre) is presented with her ELFT award by Sarah Wilson, director of specialist services, and Dermot Ryall, associate director of specialist services

Dunstable teenager named young person of the year

A teenager determined to use her experience of anorexia to help others has been named the first East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) Young Person of the Year.

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Veronica Reavey celebrating 30 years of service at the school

Dunstable school thanks member of staff for 30 years of service

Beecroft Academy organised a party on Friday, June 30, to celebrate Veronica Reavey reaching the milestone of 30 years service at the school.

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HF Holiday's Monk Coniston is a golden winner.

Travel: Gold award for British holiday company

HF Holidays has a proud history spanning over 100 years and throughout that time it has had to move with the times. After a century of changes, the ethos at the heart of its holidays is still the same – beautiful locations, great leaders and pleasant sociable evenings.

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Kodi reveals why customers now mistakenly think their box “no longer works”

Kodi has told customers complaining that their box “no longer works” that a number of websites have now shut down their services.

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Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Just two beers or glasses of wine a day raises the risk of bowel and gullet cancer by more than a fifth, according to new research.

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Supermarket’s own brand bubbly ranked as good as Dom Pérignon

Supermarket’s own brand bubbly ranked as good as Dom Pérignon

If you ever needed an excuse to pop the fizz Co-op’s own brand of champagne wine has been ranked alongside high end brands, Verve Cliquot and Dom Pérignon.

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(L-R) Zahra, Ali, his fiance Mariam and Layla. Layla and Zahra are Ali's two daughters.

Cars zoom down to Kensworth for Cancer Research UK!

A Kensworth family fun and car display day for Cancer Research UK encouraged the Bedfordshire community to unite against the disease.

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