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Ampthill employees ride 140 miles for Macmillan

Employees from an Ampthill business completed a two-day cycling challenge in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Woman critical after being found unresponsive at her Bedford home

A woman remains in a critical condition after being found unresponsive at her home in Bedford in the early hours of this morning (Sept 25).

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Taking a break from dieting could improve weight loss

Taking a break from dieting could improve weight loss

Slimmers can shed more pounds by taking a two-week break from dieting - every fortnight, say scientists.

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Nostalgia: Five British public safety videos which scarred us as children

In these days of the internet, child safety is more of a concern for parents everywhere.

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Bedford’s £10million on healthcare reviews: “£10m which could have gone on health”?

Health bosses have been challenged to explain why they have spent £10million on a series of reviews since 2011, following last week’s proposal to merge Bedford and Luton hospitals.

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Numerous protests have been held against plans for waste incinerator plant

Last chance to kick up stink over planned waste incinerator plant near Bedford

Residents are being urged to grab their last chance to kick up a stink over controversial plans for a giant waste incinerator near Stewartby.

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Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

A line of Disney Frozen socks have been recalled by their manufacturer due to concerns that it may contain a cancer-causing chemical.

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HOSPITALS MERGER: The merger between Bedford and Luton hospitals - the full story

Bedford Hospital is set to be taken over by Luton & Dunstable next year.

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BEDFORD HOSPITAL MERGER WITH LUTON: Our guide to what the announcement means

Ben Raza’s guide to what is set to happen as a result of Tuesday’s announcement

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BEDFORD HOSPITAL MERGER: Mayor’s challenge to health bosses - “there can be no backtracking”

Health bosses have been challenged to offer full assurances that key services will remain in Bedford in the long-term, following this week’s merger announcement.

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BEDFORD HOSPITAL MERGER WITH LUTON: MPs give cautious welcome

Both Mohammad Yasin and Alistair Burt have offered a guarded welcome to the news, as long as they receive proper assurances.

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BEDFORD AND LUTON HOSPITALS MERGER: Bosses issue Q&A

Health chiefs have issued a Q&A about key issues, ahead of the expected merger between Bedford and Luton Hospitals.

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HOSPITALS MERGER: Health bosses cancel announcement

Hospital bosses have cancelled a press conference where they were due to announce that Bedford would be taken over by Luton & Dunstable today.

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BEDFORD AND LUTON HOSPITALS MERGER: More details of what it will mean

Luton & Dunstable Hospital have released new information about their takeover of Bedford Hospital.

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BREAKING: Bedford Hospital to be taken over by Luton & Dunstable

Bedford Hospital is set to be taken over by Luton & Dunstable, it will be officially announced tomorrow.

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Tall people ‘more at risk from deadly blood clots’

Tall people ‘more at risk from deadly blood clots’

Tall men and women are more likely to suffer a potentially deadly blood clot, warns new research.

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Toddler’s cancer fight has inspired fundraising efforts

The family of a brave toddler who has been fighting an aggressive form of cancer are raising funds to pay for a new clinical trial.

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£100k appeal to help fund treatment for Bedford boy’s brain injury

The family of a 12-year-old boy are hoping to raise £100,000 to fund treatment for their son’s rare brain tumour only available in Texas, USA.

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Bedfordshire CCG opens up questionnaire.

Have your say on future healthcare plans in Bedfordshire

Patients and healthcare users can have their say on future plans for the local health body in charge of funding.

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Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families didn’t know relative’s wishes

A reluctance to talk about death is leading to hundreds of life-saving transplant opportunities being missed, say the NHS.

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