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Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police are urging a man who has been missing from Biggleswade for more than two weeks to get in touch with them.

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Great community feeling for runners

Great community feeling for runners

Mark Pedder from Houghton Regis is getting ready for the Love Luton half marathon.

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Running to help Luton Foodbank

This weekend run, walk or jog to stop poverty!

Energetic fundraisers can take part in a colour run this weekend to help Luton families struggling to afford meals.

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How do you think we should tackle the obesity crisis? Picture: Pixabay.

Sugar tax works

Hefty taxes on sugary soft drinks could help in the fight against obesity because they stop people buying them, according to new research.

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Olive oil

Olive oil could offset unhealthy diets

Trendy extra virgin olive oil could offset a host of health problems caused by Western-style diets, according to new research.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Screening test that can save your life

Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group is urging residents over the age of 60 to take up the free bowel cancer screening test.

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Overweight and obese workers take more sick days

Overweight and obese workers take more sick days

Overweight and obese workers pull more sickies for non work related illnesses than their slim colleagues, a study found.

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How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

How to eat chocolate this Easter without feeling guilty

Who doesn’t like chocolate? While there may be some who claim to prefer savoury – in my experience, crisps are suggested by these strange people as an equivalent – chocolate has a special place in many people’s hearts, and Easter gives them the perfect opportunity to consume vast quantities of it.

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Rotary is manning a stall offering f ree blood pressure checks at Luton's Mall on Saturday April 22

Take advantage of free blood pressure checks at Luton’s Mall

Shoppers will be able to have free blood pressure checks in The Mall’s Melson Square – near the covered market – on Saturday (April 22).

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Product recall

Kids’ mouthwash recalled over contamination fears

A range of children’s mouthwash has been recalled due to potential contamination of the product.

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‘Please come home, we miss you’

‘Please come home, we miss you’

The family of a missing Biggleswade man say they are desperate for him to get in touch.

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ASR Learning Centre, (Actively Strengthening Resources) new project in Biscot Road, Luton.
The Mayor of Luton cllr Don Worlding cut the ribbon.
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Groups win grants to get out on the road

Two community groups in Bedfordshire have been awarded funding to buy new minibuses to help keep people on the move.

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Give blood during Easter holidays

Children who depend on life-saving blood transfusions are encouraging people to give blood during the Easter holidays to ensure NHS Blood and Transplant has enough to meet demand.

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Children start worrying about their appearance at 12 years old

Children start worrying about their appearance at 12 years old

Children start to worry about their appearance at the age of 12, a study has found.

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Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant more likely to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant ‘more likely’ to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink BEFORE they become pregnant can still harm their babies, warns new research.

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Half of parents resorting to unhealthy food to get children to eat

Half of parents resorting to unhealthy food to get children to eat

Data published in February by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Medicine has revealed that a startling 22 per cent of reception-age children are now overweight or obese.

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Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research

Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research

Children are getting a taste for vaping due to flavoured electronic cigarettes, warns new research.

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It’s time to get pretty muddy!

It’s time to get pretty muddy!

Dunstable women are being encouraged to step into Spring by signing up now to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2017.

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Council chief executive Richard Carr on the high cost of fly-tipping

Council chief executive Richard Carr on the high cost of fly-tipping

“What do you think of it so far? Rubbish!”

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