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Shocking figures reveal 12 year olds self harming in Central Bedfordshire

A boy “of four or five” starting school in Central Bedfordshire didn’t know his own name, it’s been revealed.

Education

The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

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Finn

Finn’s family fun day to raise money for hospitals

The family of a two-year-old boy who has cancer are organising a family fun day to thank the hospitals and charity that have helped him during his treatment.

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Luton lad holds Dunstable footie match fundraiser to kick Crohn’s Disease

A Luton lad with Crohn’s Disease is giving it a good kicking, as he holds a charity football match to raise awareness about the condition.

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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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Houghton hub appeals to help expand cafe

Houghton hub appeals to help expand cafe

A cafe set up 4 years ago by a group of people with learning disabilities who wanted the chance to work, learn skills and become a real part of their local community is celebrating its 4th birthday on June 5.

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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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Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

Hospital moves services to community hub in Luton

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) launched a new community hub health centre in The Mall Luton on Tuesday, May 29.

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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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Infrastructure key to growing Central Beds

Infrastructure key to growing Central Beds

More money will have to be spent on Central Bedfordshire’s infrastructure if the council is to provide the kind of area residents will want in 20 years’ time, it’s been claimed.

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‘Change unfair charges’ pleads Luton nurse

A Luton-based nurse has called for action to axe fees paid by overseas nursing staff to allow them to use NHS services.

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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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The 35 medicines that will NOT be available on NHS prescription by end of this month

The NHS will be banning free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot by the end of this month.

Health
A man has been charged by police

Breaking news: Roads in High Town in Luton closed after car collision fractures gas pipe

Houses in High Town in Luton are being evacuated after a car hit a house and fractured a gas main,

Health

VIDEO: Inspirational deaf Bedford teenager shines like a star in singing competition to become YouTube sensation

A teenager who is severely deaf is set to become a singing sensation on YouTube.

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Rianna and her family and friends are organising a family fun day to raise money for Luton and Dunstable University Hospital's Maternity Bereavement Unit

Charity family fun day

A mum is organising a family fun day on Saturday, May 5, to raise money for Luton and Dunstable Hospital’s Maternity Bereavement Suite.

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New ultrasound scanner unveiled at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

Fundraisers help Luton and Dunstable University Hospital to raise money for new scanner

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) has thanked fundraisers for their work in raising money to help buy a new ultrasound scanning machine for the hospital’s Breast Unit.

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Jobs bonanza at care home

Jobs bonanza at care home

Uo to 100 new jobs will be creaed when a luxury care home opens in Dunstable this year.

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