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Terry Waite hammers down some festive cheer at Bedfordshire auction

Terry Waite hammers down some festive cheer at Bedfordshire auction

Christmas cheer was spread around a homeless charity with a special auction hosted by Terry Waite.

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VIDEO: What it takes to turn Center Parcs Woburn Forest into a Winter Wonderland for Christmas

VIDEO: What it takes to turn Center Parcs Woburn Forest into a Winter Wonderland for Christmas

Staff at Center Parcs Woburn Forest have been busy transforming the resort into a beautiful Winter Wonderland which will see the on-site Santa welcome an astonishing 13,000 expectant kids over the festive period.

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When do the Christmas school holidays start in Bedfordshire?

When do the Christmas school holidays start in Bedfordshire?

Christmas half term in Bedfordshire will soon be upon us and here is a reminder of important diary dates for you kids, which every parent needs to jot down.

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Man in hospital following Christmas Day robbery in Bedford

Man in hospital following Christmas Day robbery in Bedford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was left hospitalised following an attack on Christmas Day.

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Bedfordshire Police spread joy to children’s wards on Christmas Eve

Bedfordshire Police spread joy to children’s wards on Christmas Eve

Officers from Bedfordshire’s Community Cohesion team have spent Christmas Eve delivering presents to courageous children who are spending the festive break in hospital.

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Be bright and safe in Bedfordshire this Christmas

Be bright and safe in Bedfordshire this Christmas

Christmas lights are very festive and are becoming more popular often no longer just restricted to the tree.

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Bedford residents among the most likely to contract food poisoning this Christmas

Bedford residents among the most likely to contract food poisoning this Christmas

Bedford residents are among the most likely to contract food poisoning at a staggering 24 per cent, a survey has revealed. 

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Bedford’s Christmas pharmacy opening times

Bedford’s Christmas pharmacy opening times

Pharmacies across Bedford have announced when they will be each be open over the festive period.

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Mid Bedfordshire’s Christmas pharmacy opening times

Mid Bedfordshire’s Christmas pharmacy opening times

Pharmacies across the area have announced when they will be each be open over the festive period.

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Bedford set to be among the worst places for post-Christmas tummy trouble

Bedford set to be among the worst places for post-Christmas tummy trouble

Eating left-over Christmas dinner is more likely to lead to tummy trouble in Bedford than almost anywhere else in the UK.

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for