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WATCH: Great turnout for Bedford’s multicultural parade

There was a fantastic turnout for this year’s multicultural parade celebrating the diversity in Queen’s Park and Bedford.

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Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Parents beware - the average child will utter their first ‘I’m bored …’ just TEN DAYS into the summer holidays.

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The luxury Rocky Mountaineer train operates in western Canada.

Travel: Riding the Rocky Mountaineer in western Canada

A journey on the Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train service that operates on four routes in western Canada, offers a comfortable way viewing landscape and wildlife, plus insights into the important role played by the railway in the country’s history.

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This is the age you’re officially ‘too old’ to go to a nightclub

This is the age you’re officially ‘too old’ to go to a nightclub

If you’re still feeling the effects of a night out this weekend, it may be because you’re now “too old” to go to a nightclub.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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Luton and Dunstable University Hospital. Credit: Sebastian Bober.

UPDATE: Maternity Unit open day today at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital!

Today, Bedfordshire families can visit an exciting open day at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s (L&D) Maternity Unit.

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HF Holiday's Monk Coniston is a golden winner.

Travel: Gold award for British holiday company

HF Holidays has a proud history spanning over 100 years and throughout that time it has had to move with the times. After a century of changes, the ethos at the heart of its holidays is still the same – beautiful locations, great leaders and pleasant sociable evenings.

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Kodi

Kodi reveals why customers now mistakenly think their box “no longer works”

Kodi has told customers complaining that their box “no longer works” that a number of websites have now shut down their services.

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Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Just two beers or glasses of wine a day raises the risk of bowel and gullet cancer by more than a fifth, according to new research.

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Supermarket’s own brand bubbly ranked as good as Dom Pérignon

Supermarket’s own brand bubbly ranked as good as Dom Pérignon

If you ever needed an excuse to pop the fizz Co-op’s own brand of champagne wine has been ranked alongside high end brands, Verve Cliquot and Dom Pérignon.

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Mark Morriss, Singer, The Bluetones, Acid Jazz, London, Portraits, Brick lane

Food and music festival in Bedford features The Bluetones frontman Mark Morriss

A free gourmet and street food festival in Bedford this Saturday is sure to set the right tone... a Bluetone, in fact!

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Woburn Forest

Woburn Forest Center Parcs resort scoops top honour

Woburn Forest has been awarded the Center Parcs Village of Excellence award at the company’s annual ceremony, just three years after opening to guests in June 2014.

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The floor is lava. Photo: YouTube still

‘The floor is lava’ - the craze that is taking over Bedfordshire... and it’s not just kids playing it

If you have seen people acting strangely in Bedfordshire the last couple of weeks... chances are they are probably playing the latest craze sweeping Britain and the globe, ‘The floor is lava’.

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Bringing a bottle, not getting too drunk and not double dipping are signs you are the perfect party guest

Bringing a bottle, not getting too drunk and not double dipping are signs you are the perfect party guest

The perfect party guest knows when they are about to outstay their welcome, always brings a bottle - and never double-dips the hummus and salsa, a study has found.

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Mayor Dave Digs in at Wixams
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Bedford’s Mayor Dave digs in at £44m Wixams retirement village

A time capsule has been buried at the site of a new £44million retirement village that is being built in Wixams.

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The ATM at 50: how a hole in the wall changed the world

The ATM at 50: how a hole in the wall changed the world

Next time you withdraw money from a hole in the wall, consider singing a rendition of happy birthday.

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Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits will spend 18 months of their lives mulling over what to eat, a study has found.

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Travel: Mountain holidays are not just about skiing

Travel: Mountain holidays are not just about skiing

Travel journalist Jan Henderson forsakes the winter Alpine ski slopes for the joys of a summer break in Austria’s Lakes and Mountains.

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Cornish gin is among the best in the world

Travel: Enjoying the world's best gin… it's in Cornwall!

The world's best gin is from Cornwall… well that's according to the 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

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