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Don’t forget to care for yourself too

People who care for loved-ones in Bedfordshire are being urged not to neglect their own health this winter.

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The advert for Naturist Cleaners. (Photo: Facebook)

Naked female cleaners wanted to clean houses in Bedfordshire totally nude for £45 an hour

Naked female cleaners are being sought to clean houses for £45 an hour - on condition they do it in the nude.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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All the latest on the roads with traffic and travel news

Works resurfacing will close parts of the M1 this week

Motorists using the M1 through Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire are being advised of road works this week.

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Success tastes just great for young chef Olatunde

A 14-year-old Dunstable schoolboy has been wowing judges with his culinary talents.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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Hollywood self-defence school comes to Bedford

Hollywood self-defence school comes to Bedford

An international self-defence school is set to open its doors in Bedford next month.

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Tribute to Bedfordshire legend and war veteran Eddie Petri

Tribute to Bedfordshire legend and war veteran Eddie Petri

The founder of the Great Barford/Wollstein twinning group sadly passed away on January 2.

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Former Ampthill police station could become retirement village

Former Ampthill police station could become retirement village

A retirement home is set to be approved to redevelop the former Ampthill police station site.

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Jason hopes Gary Barlow will help his musical dreams come true

Woburn’s West End star has spoken to this website about his musical dreams after dazzling the judges on BBC One’s Let It Shine.

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This is what a collision of galaxies looks like (Photo credit: NASA)

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

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Historic trees in Bedford infected and cut down

Historic trees in Bedford infected and cut down

Historic trees in Bedford were cut down last week after being infected by a national disease.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Courts

Dunstable benefits cheat caught out by marriage certificate

A Dunstable woman has been found guilty of unlawfully claiming Council Tax support, after she supplied false information to Central Bedfordshire Council.

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REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

New analysis has revealed jobs in construction dominate the list of occupations most likely to have a conviction for drink and drug-driving.

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Hidden sugar in everyday foods could be causing us to die younger

‘Hidden sugar in everyday foods could be causing us to die younger’

The “hidden sugar” in our diets could be causing us to die younger, according to scientists.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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Product warning

Laptop battery packs recalled over fire hazard fears

Computer manufacturer Toshiba has recalled a range of laptop battery packs over fears that the units could overheat and potentially catch fire.

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Dog obesity

Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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