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Bedfordshire Police probationary officer dismissed for discreditable conduct

A probationary police officer for Bedfordshire Police has been dismissed after acting unprofessionally while off-duty.

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Zaz and Shannaz

Recognised for promoting 
NHS diversity

A Luton couple have received a prestigious NHS award at the East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) staff awards.

Health

VIDEO: Disgruntled customer filmed paying for £25 Domino’s pizza in 2p coins

This is the bizarre moment a disgruntled customer paid £25 for a Domino’s pizza meal - using just 2p coins.

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Dunstable torch procession from Priory Church in 2012

When is Dunstable’s official Christmas lights switch on for 2017?

Dunstable Town Council is preparing for this year’s annual Christmas Tree Carols and Torchlight Processions.

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Zoo licensing seminar

Council hosts zoo training seminar

Central Bedfordshire Council hosted a seminar at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Dunstable to advise other authorities on undertaking successful zoo inspections.

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England braced to be battered by 70mph winds as Met Office issues severe weather warning

England braced to be battered by 70mph winds as Met Office issues severe weather warning

A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Met Office as England is set to be battered by winds of up to 70mph this week

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This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying.

Crime
Aldi and Lidl recall snacks over allergy fears

Aldi and Lidl recall snacks over allergy fears

Hugely popular discount supermarket chains Aldi and Lidl have issued recalls for snacks over allergy fears.

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Check your change

Check your loose change - you could have a 50p worth hundreds in your pocket

Check your pockets, piggy-banks and down the back of the couch now, folks.

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WATCH: Banned Royal Mail TV ad ‘too scary’ to be aired

A Royal Mail ad intended to raise awareness of the threat of identity theft has been banned for being too scary.

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What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

While many of us are in constant touch electronically with friends and family, the old tradition of sending (and receiving) Christmas cards to far-flung places is one that we still hold dear.

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Are you a heavy snorer?

Loud snorers more at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease says new research

A study of middle aged and elderly people found those with sleep apnoea had a build up of proteins in their brain that trigger the condition.

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Road rage

Revealed: Top 50 bugbears of motorists from lane hoggers to tail-gaters

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

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All the winners.

Deserving winners honoured at Dunstable and Houghton Regis Business and Community Awards

There was plenty of praise handed out with the accolades as the Dunstable and Houghton Regis Business and Community Awards took place once again.

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Pervert jailed after trying to meet child for sex in Bedfordshire

Pervert jailed after trying to meet child for sex in Bedfordshire

A man from Scotland has been jailed for five and a half years years after travelling around 370 miles with the intention of meeting a child for sex in Bedfordshire.

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Shocking details emerge of six child abuse investigations in Bedfordshire

Shocking details emerge of six child abuse investigations in Bedfordshire

Beds Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway has revealed there are six child sex exploitation investigations in Bedfordshire that are “ferociously absorbing” police resources.

Crime
Just excellent - Priory View wins top award

Just excellent - Priory View wins top award

Priory View, an independent living scheme in Dunstable, has been awarded the title of Best Social or Affordable New Housing Development at the Grand Final of the LABC Building Excellence Awards.

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Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

Business
Police

Two teenagers charged in relation to burglaries

Two teenagers have been charged with a number of offences relating to recent burglaries in Toddington and Dunstable.

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CCTV from the shop on Ravenhill Way, Lewsey Farm

Charity boxes stolen from shops and pubs across Bedfordshire

Police are investigating after a number of charity boxes were stolen in Bedfordshire over the past fortnight.

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