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Alert over Paw Patrol soap after toddler left fighting for life

The makers of a novelty Paw Patrol bath foam have withdrawn it from sale after it apparently exploded leaving a toddler in a critical condition.

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Town plan is to go forward for 
a referendum

Residents in Arlesey are being given the opportunity to vote on the town’s proposed Neighbourhood Plan.

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Drop in session to see quarry growth plans

Drop in session to see quarry growth plans

The owners of Broom Quarry are inviting residents to view plans to extend the site.

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College saves ancient pear tree from HS2

College saves ancient pear tree from HS2

Students at Shuttleworth College have been helping to save an ancient pear tree threatened by HS2.

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Council slammed over housing claim

Council slammed over housing claim

An environment watchdog has attacked a council’s claim that it needs up to 55,000 new homes over the next 20 years to meet the needs of its population.

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Petition calls for sports funding for Potton

A petition is demanding Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) hand back sports pitch funding to Potton.

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Call for action over state of Biggleswade town centre

A Biggleswade business group has hit out at what it says is a lack of support for the town.

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Britain's biggest 'fatberg' weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

Here’s why you shouldn’t put oil down the sink

Britain’s biggest ‘fatberg’ weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

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Hurrican Irma

Hurricane Irma: Five ways people turned tragedy into stupidity

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Passing out parade for Beds Police cadets

Police cadets were honoured at a passing out parade last Sunday which marked their contribution to the force and their achievements over the previous 12 months.

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Appeal to help find missing tame barn owl

Appeal to help find missing tame barn owl

A Langford family is desperately searching for their missing barn owl.

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Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

The average British family is wasting over TWO kgs of food every month.

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‘Don’t use conkers’ Spider season is upon us, here’s how to keep arachnids out of your home

‘Don’t use conkers’ Spider season is upon us, here’s how to keep arachnids out of your home

A cool August has seen spiders head indoors earlier than usual this year.

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History revealed, one tile at a time on mosaic trail

History revealed, one tile at a time on mosaic trail

The history of Chronicle country has been taking shape, thanks to a unique scheme to bring a mosaic trail to the area.

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Call to arms over massive housing plan

Call to arms over massive housing plan

Residents of the small village of Sutton are gearing up for a battle over housing plans.

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Show’s in a class of its own

The 51st Annual Sandy Show is being held on Saturday 19 August in the hall and grounds of Sandye Place Academy.

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Honouring the town’s heroes

Honouring the town’s heroes

Sandy dignitaries and members of the uniformed services turned out in force on Sunday for the re-dedication of the town’s war memorial.

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Natterjack toadlet Epidalea calamita, The Lodge RSPB Reserve, Bedfordshire, July

Natterjack toadlets that are causing a stir on nature reserve

These stunning images of rare natterjack toadlets were captured by RSPB Picture Researcher Ben Andrew.

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Tesco announces plans to scrap 5p single-use plastic bags

Shoppers at Tesco stores across Britain will no longer be able to buy 5p ‘single-use’ plastic carrier bags from the end of the month.

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Campaigners bring ancient East Hatley church back to life

Campaigners bring ancient East Hatley church back to life

A disused Cambridgeshire church is getting back its floor and windows so that it can take its rightful place as a valued community asset after transferring ownership to a conservation charity,

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