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BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow at Wrest Park tomorrow

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Veterans in Crisis: ‘We must find out if international suicide rates are reflected in UK’

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Our campaign calls on the Government to get a grip on veteran suicide figures

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Severe weather warning issued with a risk that high temperatures could trigger heavy showers and thunderstorms

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Second Bedford man jailed for nuisance biking offence

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Venomous bird-eating spiders found on the loose in the UK

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Garden on former land settlement site at Chawston opens to the public

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Bedford charity receives Queen’s Award for its work in helping people with dementia

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Oscar Francis West with a wax figure of John Bunyan

Literary winner from Shefford crafts words for John Bunyan the prisoner

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MBTC David Campbell

Police appeal for help in tracing missing Bedford teenager

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Euston Station to close for three weekends from next month

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Daniel Ricciardo

GUIDE: All you need to know about this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone

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Mo Yasin

Rail boss quits while rail chaos continues

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Air ambulance called to road crash west of Bedford

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Ryanair

Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

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Second Bedford man jailed for nuisance biking offence

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Witness appeal after man is attacked in Bedford

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Police

Bedfordshire Police urge public to only call 999 in an emergency after busiest day of the year

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Marcus Rizwani was sentenced to 15 years' jail at Luton Crown Court last Thursday (July 5)

Tenth man jailed following Bedford gang shooting

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Literary winner from Shefford crafts words for John Bunyan the prisoner

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Former students go back to their old classrooms in Biddenham as teachers

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Bunyan prizegiving

John Bunyan Museum in Bedford rewards talented young writers

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Putnoe Primary Justice Squad

Justice Squad founded at Bedford primary start their campaign trail

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Education news

Call to progress to two-tier education in Central Bedfordshire

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Laminates company in Bedford celebrates 70 years of trading

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Grovebury Road pothole in Leighton Buzzard

Council director says 7 years’ annual budget would be needed to fix all Central Bedfordshire potholes he’s aware of

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Trevor Nelson MBE, Britvic's David Greenaway, Peter Borg-Neal, The Caterer's Editor Chris Gamm

Popular pub-restaurant group scoops major hospitality award

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More frozen foods recalled: Full list of 53 items from Aldi, Iceland, Lidl, Sainsbuy’s, Tesco and Waitrose linked to listeria outbreak

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Beds Police and HMP Prison launch crackdown on smuggling of drugs and phones into jail

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MP Mohammad Yasin and Geraint Davies

Bedford and Kempston MP joins campaign on plastic pollution

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A lack of agreement over noise mitigation measures at Santa Pod Raceway has scuppered the current Local Plan

Bedford Local Plan falls through as disagreement with raceway means plan is no longer ‘sound’

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Councillor Doug McMurdo is the new speaker of Bedford Borough Council

Doug McMurdo elected as new speaker of Bedford Borough Council

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Naughty local elections voter guide: Can I bring my dog? And am I allowed to turn up drunk?

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Thousands of visitors have splashing time at 20th biennial Bedford River Festival

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Developers’ scourge the Great Crested Newt, gets its own officer

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SUNCREAM TANNING SUN EXPOSURE SUN RAYS UV TAN File photo dated 23/06/04 of suncream being applied. Four out of 10 people only use sunscreen in the UK if they see sunburnt people around them, according to a poll. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday August 04, 2008.  Despite this, 63% will not get out of the sun until their own skin is hot to touch while 39% do not seek shade until their skin is red. More than one in seven (15%) also believe sunburn is unavoidable. See PA story HEALTH Sun. Photo credit should read: Myung Jung Kim/PA Wire

Help homeless in the sunshine

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High temperatures forecast

Hot tips to stay safe in the summer heat

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Bedford charity receives Queen’s Award for its work in helping people with dementia

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Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

Why bloodsucking horseflies are on the rise this summer

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Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

As NHS warn of a rise in blood sucking insects and horsefly bites, here’s what you should do if bitten

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Michelle Black

Slimmer who lost over 5 stones to help others at new Kempston group

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Bedford dentist’s £8K payout after patient’s filling went badly wrong

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