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Right up your street! Have a say on parking

That bugbear of motorists - where to park - is to be considered by Central Bedfordshire Council.

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Disgraced Shefford GP 
is struck off

Disgraced Shefford GP is struck off

A doctor who abused his position of trust to sexually exploit three patients in his care has been struck off by the General Medical Council.

Crime
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Patient left 
in dark over 
ride home

An elderly woman reliant on a private ambulance service to take her to hospital appointments has slammed the company behind the scheme.

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Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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Sculpture Gallery presents the magic of opera by candlelight

Sculpture Gallery presents the magic of opera by candlelight

Three of the leading lights in international opera will be presenting a dramatic musical programme as part of The Sculpture Gallery’s dynamic series of evening events.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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And the research shows it is women who suffer more stress than men in their lives.

Revealed: Which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event”

New research has determined which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event” - from losing their smartphone to Brexit.

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Vegetables protect against stress

Vegetables protect against stress

Eating at least three helpings of vegetables a day keeps the blues at bay... especially for women, according to new research.

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Spot and speak out about child abuse

Spot and speak out about child abuse

Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG) is urging people to think, spot and speak out against child abuse and sexual exploitation ahead of a national event on Saturday.

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Learn more about healthcare in Bedford

Learn more about healthcare in Bedford

Residents are invited to find out more about the health care available to them at an event this Thursday.

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New lease of life for much loved farm

New lease of life for much loved farm

One year on from the public consultation about the future of Dell Farm Education Centre, the Farm is now thriving and taking bookings through 2018.

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Horse rescued from Sandy culvert

Horse rescued from Sandy culvert

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue crews from Kempston and Sandy stations saved a horse trapped in a culvert in George Town, Sandy on Friday morning (10 th March).

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Central Beds Council’s deputy leader steps down

Central Beds Council’s deputy leader steps down

Maurice Jones will today (10 March) stand down as a Member of Central Bedfordshire Council, having tendered his resignation earlier in the month.

Politics
Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

It’s hard not to notice that the range of gluten-free foods available in supermarkets has increased massively in recent years.

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Speak out to save Bedford A&E and maternity

Speak out to save Bedford A&E and maternity

Mayor of Bedford Dave Hodgson has urged Bedfordians to speak out now to protect key hospital services before it is too late.

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Bedford demolition company boss risked public health  while removing asbestos in Biggleswade

Bedford demolition company boss risked public health while removing asbestos in Biggleswade

A demolition company owner put people’s health at risk while he removed potentially-deadly asbestos in a public place, a court heard.

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The superbug is immune to our strongest antibiotics.

Warning over highly-contagious superbug sweeping the nation

A new variant of a gene that causes resistance to our strongest antibiotics has been discovered in a healthy person, prompting fears it could be spreading.

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Sprinter goes from strength to strength

Sprinter goes from strength to strength

A community bus service is going from strength to strength with the purchase of a new vehicle.

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Free-range eggs become barn eggs following bird flu

Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

A bird flu panic has seen free-range eggs temporarily lose their status after hens were brought indoors.

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Raising smoking age does cut teen smoking

Raising smoking age does cut teen smoking

Raising the legal age of smoking to 21 or even would dramatically slash the numbers of teenagers taking up the deadly habit, researchers said.

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