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Wetherspoons bans England flags from its pubs during World Cup but will allow fans to wear football shirts after outcry

Popular pub chain Wetherspoons has banned staff from flying the St George Cross during the World Cup.

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Center Parcs Woburn Forest close to perfection after retaining five star status

Center Parcs Woburn Forest has retained its Five Star status from VisitEngland, following the recent annual assessment.

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England take on Russia in Marseille at Euro 2016

World Cup banning orders for 16 Bedfordshire football fans

Sixteen people from Bedfordshire have been banned from attending the World Cup in Russia, which kicks off today.

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Studham War Memorial (right). Credit: Google.

Rededication of Studham War Memorial to take place on Saturday

The rededication of the Studham War Memorial Clock Tower will take place on Saturday (June 16) at 2pm to commemorate those who died in World War One, and the restored memorial.

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Family fun day at Dunstable’s Luton Road Methodist church!

A community family fun day is taking place in Dunstable’s Luton Road Methodist Church this Saturday (June 16), 2pm - 5.30pm.

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Dunstable Classic Motor Rally zooms into action

Hundreds of families flocked to Priory Gardens on Saturday for Dunstable’s Classic Motor Rally.

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George Hills.

Mystic Ring invites hopeful magicians to Dunstable magic show

A Dunstable magic club is inviting budding magicians to come and watch a show and see if they can work out the clever tricks on display!

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Flash mob to promote the charity ball

The Greatest Showman Charity Ball

A woman from Dunstable is organising a charity ball to raise money for Breast Cancer Now after losing her sister to the disease.

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Houghton Hall Park

Houghton Hall Park scoops regional award

Central Bedfordshire Council’s visitor centre at Houghton Hall Park in Houghton Regis has won a regional award at the 2018 Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Central Building Excellence Awards.

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Last year's convoy. Credit: Stargazer Photography.

Line Dunstable streets for huge Truck Convoy!

A spectacular truck convoy is coming through Dunstable to support military charities, its organisers hoping people will line the streets in support.

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The view overlooking the town of Sidmouth from Salcombe Hill with the magnificent Belmont and Victoria hotels in the centre of the picture looking out across Lyme Bay.

Travel: Victorian splendour in Sidmouth, a classic west country seaside resort

"We're beginning to see a lot more people holidaying here," said Tim Beauchamp, the friendly general manager responsible for two of Sidmouth's most prestigious hotels.

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Zoe with her medal at the finish.

Under the stars in a bra! Dunstable’s Zoe takes on Moonwalk for breast cancer charities

A determined Dunstable woman donned a stetson and brightly coloured bra to complete a ten hour trek and help others beat breast cancer.

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Plans to demolish the vacant pub. Photo from Google Street View

Plans out for a new coffee shop

Plans to turn a vacant pub in Dunstable into a Starbucks drive-thru have been submitted to Central Bedfordshire Council.

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The four kayakers

Harlington’s Andra would be write proud of paddle power for Brain Tumour Research

A brave Harlington woman who died after cancer spread to her brain was lovingly remembered when family and friends took on a 50K kayaking challenge in her honour.

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Jenny and Jacob will benefit from the advice line, open seven days a week.

Keech launches 24-hour advice line for Bedfordshire parents

Keech Hospice Care is launcing a free 24-hour phone line to support Bedfordshire families caring for children with terminal and life-limiting illnesses.

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Oli (from Oli White TV Channel) and Archie in the limo

YouTube dream for brave Dunstable boy battling brain tumour

A brave Dunstable boy who is battling a brain tumour was granted a magical wish when he visited the YouTube headquarters - and his favourite star was waiting to surprise him!

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Train times are changing from Sunday: is your route affected?

Train times are changing from Sunday: is your route affected?

Rail commuters have been urged to check planned train timetable changes which will see more than four million trains rescheduled from Sunday 20 May onwards.

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Sindy in her dress on her wedding day

An appeal to help find wedding dress

A woman is appealing for the public’s help after her wedding dress was stolen from a dry cleaner’s van in Dunstable.

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Studham May Fayre 2016. Photo by Joanna Cross

Studham Village May Fair returns

The annual Studham Village May Fair returns to Studham Common on Saturday, May 19.

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The team at Fulham.

Footie fans not staying silent about suicide as charity CALM walk comes to Dunstable

Ten devoted football fans made a special trip through Dunstable during a charity walk to raise awareness about the “shocking rate of male suicide”.

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