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Luton’s Keech Hospice Care Santa Run is on Sunday!

Luton is raring to go racing as the Keech Hospice Care Santa Run has been rescheduled for Sunday (Dec 17), after being cancelled on Dec 10 due to poor weather.

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Jeremy Kyle backs hard-hitting ambulance campaign for Beds and Herts

Jeremy Kyle, a television presenter known for his zero tolerance approach, has backed a hard-hitting new ambulance campaign for Beds and Herts.

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Group shot at the relaunch of the Travel Choices Hub

Dunstable Travel Choices Hub celebrates relaunch

Central Bedfordshire Council is pleased to announce that the Travel Choices Hub in Dunstable is back in business.

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Just under 300 people attended the launch event.

Super storytelling thrives in Dunstable as Lancot Online Library launched

Imaginative Dunstable school pupils created their very own digital library books, which were celebrated during a special showcase at the town’s Grove Theatre.

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Linda and Stephen enjoying afternoon tea a few years ago.

Tributes to inspirational Dunstable mother Linda who battled Cystic Fibrosis and won medals at the National Transplant Games

The family of a brave Dunstable mother who battled Cystic Fibrosis are paying tribute to her courage and kindness, after she defied the doctors’ odds and lived to 64.

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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

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Naturalist Russell Hedley explains how recognise edible fungi

Travel: An autumn wildlife adventure in Lakeland

It was a horrible high-pitched squeal that suddenly made us aware that something serious was happening close by. But little did we expect to see a juvenile stoat attempting to kill a large rabbit just yards from the RSPB Campfield Marsh building where we were eating our picnic lunches.
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Josh and director Charlotte Ingham

Eaton Bray teen wins BAFTA as his CBBC story encourages youngsters to speak out about mental health

A Cedars Upper School pupil has been awarded a BAFTA for his dedicated work with CBBC to raise awareness about mental health.

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The RAC have released how much each council has earnt through parking fines

Dunstable discovers how much profit Central Beds Council made from parking fees

The RAC has stated that English councils made a record £819 million from their parking operations in the last financial year, as the Dunstable Gazette can reveal the figures for Central Bedfordshire and Luton.

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The water damage from the burglary at Kazmicks

Kazmicks is back open for business

Kazmicks Café in Dunstable is open again after it was forced to close for six days following a break-in.

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Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Any music fan will be aware of how vinyl records have become strangely fashionable again, with the retro format enjoying a resurgence as an alternative mp3 downloads and streaming.

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Gold medal winner, Benjamin Ani-Adjei, proudly takes his place at number '1' on the podium. (Second left)

Dunstable judo club St Katherine’s celebrate six medal win at national competition!

A Dunstable judo club are celebrating success after they attended a national competition and came home with an impressive six medals.

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Sarah (middle) with the memorial plaque each school receives with their defibrillator. Jake's siblings (L-R): Leo, Charlie, and Ella.

Life-saving defibrillator donated to Vale Academy thanks to Houghton Regis mum

A caring Houghton Regis mother is donating a defibrillator to a Dunstable school in memory of her late son, so staff and pupils have access to life-saving equipment.

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Houghton Regis author’s ghostly story for Amazon tells bullies to ‘beware’!

A Houghton Regis author is thrilled to have his latest novel championed by Amazon Kindle Scout, as his pages tackle the consequences of bullying.

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SMIDS Oakman owner Peter Borg-Neal with HR Director Jill Scatchard

Another major gong for popular pub-restaurant operator Oakman Inns

Just over two weeks after Oakman Inns was awarded the prestigious Princess Royal Training Award, their Human Resource programme received further recognition at the National Innovation in Training Awards (NITAs) at the Café de Paris in London.

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Asda launch foot long chocolate eclair

The most gluttonous time of the year just got a bit more decadent as Asda have just revealed their latest addition to the bakery aisle – a foot long chocolate éclair.

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You could win £10k a month for life with new Lottery shake up

You could win £10k a month for life with new Lottery shake up

Lottery winners could be swapping their multi-million pound prizes for a lifetime monthly payout of £10,000 in a possible new shake up to increase ticket sales.

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Seven laws you might be breaking in your own garden without realising it

Thousands of British gardeners are at risk of becoming unwitting criminals due to a lack of knowledge of basic gardening laws, experts have claimed.

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The Houghton Regis Aldwyck team with their Makaton certificates.

Kind Houghton Regis colleagues study Makaton to help people with learning difficulties

Kind-hearted Houghton Regis colleagues completed training in a revolutionary language programme, so as they are better able to help people with learning or communication difficulties.

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Jayda with Paul and Debbie (Alice in Wonderland, an Easter panto).

Oh yes she can! Grove Theatre record for panto dancer Jayda

A talented Dunstable school girl has smashed a Grove Theatre record having appeared on its stage around 150 times, as she gets set to dazzle and dance in Sleeping Beauty.

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