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Meet the Special Constabulary during recruitment event

Members of the public who want to make a difference to their community can meet Bedfordshire Police’s Special Constabulary during a recruitment event.

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Food provides link for celebration of diversity

Sample foods from around the world for free at a community event at Harper Square, Bedford, on Sunday, April 29.

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Jay Hutton, Alice Perrin and Steven Porter of E4's Tattoo Fixers

E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Bedfordshire

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as TV channel E4’s Tattoo Fixers are looking for people from Bedfordshire to appear on the show.

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Rotary clubs place defibrillators across Bedford

Rotary clubs place defibrillators across Bedford

The Rotary Club of Bedford have arranged for the placing of two local Community Public Access Defibrillators (cPADS).

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Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits are no longer using a PEN- with a third admitting they barely write anymore, according to new research.

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Sky Sports presenter Dave Clark promotes Walk for Parkinson's

Sky Sports presenter urges people to step up for Parkinson’s fund

People across Bedfordshire are being urged to join the Walk for Parkinson’s taking place around The Forest of Marston Vale.

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Leukaemia survivor puts the glitz into fundraising

A woman who battled leukaemia as a child is to host a glitzy fundraising ball to aid research into the disease.

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Bedford and Ampthill officers to operate out of fire stations

Bedford and Ampthill officers to operate out of fire stations

Front line teams of Police Officers and PCSOs are now based at Bedford and Ampthill Community Fire Stations to enable them to spend more time in local communities and increase their visibility in local areas.

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Could Woolworths be set to return to Bedford after former boss makes admission?

Could Woolworths be set to return to Bedford after former boss makes admission?

Retailer collapsed in 2008 after racking up debts of £400m but former boss plans to resurrect brand.

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Bedford village football game prompts serious assault

Bedford village football game prompts serious assault

A young footballer has been given a suspended prison sentence after punching an opposing player so hard that he fractured his jaw.

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New police operation cracks down on vehicle crime in Bedfordshire

New police operation cracks down on vehicle crime in Bedfordshire

A new Bedfordshire Police team has held three successful two-day long operations, named Operation Torby, targeting vehicle crime and anti-social behaviour in the rural areas of the county.

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Deo Volente Solicitors celebrate 10 year anniversary with Bedford

Deo Volente Solicitors celebrate 10 year anniversary with Bedford

On April 20, Deo Volente Solicitors hosted a gala dinner to celebrate the firm’s 10 year anniversary.

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Thousands visit Wrest Park to enjoy St George’s Day celebrations

Thousands visit Wrest Park to enjoy St George’s Day celebrations

The country’s largest St George’s Day celebration, which saw England’s patron saint celebrated with plenty of pomp, pageantry and patriotic flag waving, returned to Wrest Park in Bedfordshire across the weekend.

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No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No one is immune from cyber crime, a leading internet security expert has warned, following revelations that one in five UK businesses fell victim to online attacks last year.

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Choosing your best social profile pic? Ask a stranger

Choosing your best social profile pic? Ask a stranger

If you’re having difficulty choosing the most flattering pictures for your online profile - then let a stranger decide, suggests new research.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

It may legendarily exist in a galaxy far far away, but it could be that fans of Star Wars could soon visit the Unknown Regions.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Rugby Town Centre hosted celebrations to mark St. George's Day on Saturday, with a host of stalls and attractions. The event was organised by Rugby Bid. NNL-160424-193152009

Saint George’s Day - all you need to know

It’s Saint George’s Day today - the day we celebrate England’s patron saint. Or the day we moan about how we ought to celebrate him, whilst not doing anything to actually celebrate him ourselves. Both are fine options.

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