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Flitwick take over lead in Bedfordshire League

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Woburn Abbey

Significant transformation of Woburn Abbey will mean 18-month closure to visitors

Woburn Abbey is scheduled to be closed to visitors for about 18 months from September 2019 as it undergoes the biggest refurbishment since it first opened to the public in 1955.

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Complaint launched against Bedfordshire PCC

Complaint launched against Bedfordshire PCC

Luton Council of Mosques has launched a complaint against Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway after she shared details of on-going sexual offence investigations during a televised hearing.

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The Jersey Boys

Here come the boys to Milton Keynes Theatre

I see a lot of shows in this job, and one of the best I have ever seen for sheer uplifting joy, is The Jersey Boys.

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Waitrose is to ban sales of high-caffeine energy drinks to children under 16 Picture: Waitrose/PA Wire

Witness appeal following ram raid at Waitrose in Goldington Road, Bedford

Police are appealing for information after a ram raid at the Waitrose store in Goldington Road, Bedford, on Monday.

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Bedford community team clamps down on anti-social behaviour in town centre

Bedford community team clamps down on anti-social behaviour in town centre

Officers from Bedfordshire Police conducted a three day long operation to target anti-social behaviour in Bedford town centre.
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Village will grow 10 times its size fear campaigners

Village will grow 10 times its size fear campaigners

A councillor told how her local parish councillor had been unable to look her in the eye because of announced changes threatened to the Marston Vale.

Business
Joan Johnson

One of Bedford’s oldest residents celebrates her 100th birthday

It was many happy returns to one of Bedford’s oldest residents who celebrated her milestone 100th birthday.

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Court news

Bedford man jailed for seven years for sexual activity with vulnerable woman

A man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual activity with a vulnerable woman.

Crime
Iceland take a stand against plastic

Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

Environment
Samuel Whitbread Academy donation to town's Christmas Lights Committee.

Shefford Christmas lights will have added sparkle thanks to students

Students at the Samuel Whitbread Academy in Shefford have raised £600 for the the town’s Christmas lights which have been developed and maintained by a team of volunteers since 1981.

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Deividas Zvironas

Bedford man jailed for 12 years for string of offences committed across 3 counties

A 38-year-old man has been jailed following a string of offences that took place across Bedfordshire, Suffolk and Norfolk last year.

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Woman’s handbag snatched by passing cyclist in Bedford

Woman’s handbag snatched by passing cyclist in Bedford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman’s handbag was snatched from her shoulder in Bedford.

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Nerf day brings the whole family into battle

Nerf day brings the whole family into battle

A giant Nerf gun battle will get kids of all ages having some serious fun in Bedford.

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Appeal to find family of Bedfordshire First World War soldier before he is finally laid to rest

An appeal has been issued to find the family of a Stotfold soldier killed in France during the First World War.

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The Raymond and Mr Timpkins Revue have been likened to Morecambe and Wise

Top comedians team up with school in Bedford to raise cash for trip

Top-quality comics are coming to Mark Rutherford School in Bedford to raise money for a Cambodian adventure.

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Tamsin Waley-Cohen, Emma Parker, Rosalind Ventris and Nathaniel Boyd of the Albion Quartet

Much-loved string quartets to be brought to life in Bedford concert

An evening of string quartet favourites performed by a newly-formed ensemble of virtuosos takes place in Bedford this week.

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Old Herbaceous features renowned actor Giles Shenton

One-man play explores class, love and the gardening life on Bedford stage

An entrancing one-man play described as “Downton Abbey with gardening tips” comes to Bedford this week.

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Damaging winds predicted to bring power cuts and travel disruption across the region this week as Met Office issue weather warning

Damaging winds predicted to bring power cuts and travel disruption across the region this week as Met Office issue weather warning

Very strong winds will affect most of England this week with a new yellow weather warning issued by the Met Office today.

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Litter

Officers wearing body camera to target litterbugs in Bedford borough

Anyone dropping a cigarette butt or piece of chewing gum on the streets of Bedford faces a fine of £75.

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