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‘Fat cat’ bosses at Bedford and Central Beds Council earned nearly £3m between them last year

The 20 best-paid council staff in Bedford and Central Bedfordshire councils earned more than £2.7million between them last year.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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Aldi will be building a new distribution centre in Bedford

1,400 jobs to be created in Bedford with new Aldi and B&M warehouses

More than 1,400 new jobs are set to be created in the Bedford area - after two major new regional distribution centres announced they were to be built in the borough.

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Mo Yasin MP

Wages fall behind inflation in Bedford

People living in Bedford are £945.52 worse off after 
wages failed to keep up with inflation over the last six years.

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The Repton Room at The Woburn Hotel

Luxurious room for casual dining inspired by 18th century landscape gardener celebrated at Woburn

The award-winning Olivier’s restaurant at the four-AA-star Woburn Hotel has relaunched with a dramatic new look alongside the new luxurious The Repton Room offering casual dining.

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Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare have urgently recalled a toy due to the discovery of the risk of the battery compartment coming off.

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Airline travellers warned to leave extra time after resurfacing work will close Airport Way

Resurfacing works will start on the roundabout of Airport Way, Kimpton Road and Vauxhall Way next week, following deterioration of the carriageway as a result of an especially cold winter and several months of poor conditions.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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FULL LIST of 81 Carpetright stores to close as firm axes 300 jobs

About 300 jobs are to be axed at Carpetright after the embattled retailer unveiled plans to shut another 81 stores and tap investors for £60 million under a sweeping restructure.

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Senior surveyor appointed at Bedford property agency

Senior surveyor appointed at Bedford property agency

A property agency has made a senior promotion at its Bedford office as the firm continues to go from strength to strength.

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How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook are set to alert 87 million users that their data has been shared with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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Doritos is offering to pay someone �18,000 to eat crisps for a living. Picture: Twitter

Doritos is offering to pay someone £18,000 to eat crisps for a living

If you’re the kind of person who can think of nothing better than sitting on the sofa eating crisps, then Doritos may have just come up with the perfect opportunity for you.

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Sugar tax war: Tesco, Asda and Morrisons gear up for soft drinks battle ahead of Friday’s levy

Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have all reduced the amount of sugar in their own-label soft drinks prior to the introduction of the so-called “sugar tax” this week.

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Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Hawaiian, Pepperoni or Margarita – whatever your topping of choice would-be chefs can create pizzas like a pro as Aldi are launching a new outdoor pizza oven.

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MBTC Cranfield Airport runway

600 new jobs could be created following expansion of Cranfield Airport

Up to 600 jobs could be created on the back of plans for a new Air Park for Cranfield Airport.

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LISTED: The conditions you can’t get prescriptions for and the treatments banned by the NHS

Prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ remedies such as paracetamol and cold treatments have been cut after NHS officials voted in favour of money-saving plans.

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Power cut April 4 2018

Hundreds of homes affected by power cut in Bedford

Almost 500 homes in Bedford are without power, after an underground electricity cable faulted on the UK Power Networks high-voltage network.

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Price hikes listed: All the prices & charges being increased from April

While wages can often be sat at the same level for years on end, sadly the same can’t be said about prices and charges.

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MBTC Woodland Manor

Historic Woodland Manor sold to ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’

Woodland Manor, the historic hotel and wedding venue in Clapham, has a new owner.

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Why deleting your Facebook account could cause you problems

Following the internet-shaking news that Cambridge Analytica “harvested” the data of 50 million Facebook users, many users of the social network are now considering deleting their accounts.

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