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‘Bury St Edmunds and Beyond’ launches to promote tourism to town

A tourism brand to promote Bury St Edmunds and all it has to offer was launched on Monday.

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The scales of justice

Speeders fined

The latest reports from Luton Magistrates court

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Biggleswade man facing jail over threats to kill partner over cheating claim

A Biggleswade man who held a knife to the throat of his partner after telling her he was going to kill her has been warned by a judge he faces the likely prospect of going to prison.

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Bedford’s £10million on healthcare reviews: “£10m which could have gone on health”?

Health bosses have been challenged to explain why they have spent £10million on a series of reviews since 2011, following last week’s proposal to merge Bedford and Luton hospitals.

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Thurston Rugby Club second team. Tributes have been paid to Josh Gilbert - fourth from left - who died on Saturday

Tributes paid to ‘dedicated, loyal and supportive’ Josh, 25, of Walsham-le-Willows

Tributes have been paid to a ‘huge character’ who collapsed and died during a rugby match on Saturday, aged 25.

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The end of the world?

PREVIEW: End of the world

Clear your diaries folks - we have a big day tomorrow (Saturday, September 23), when all life as we know it may end.

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Caring Anne to do skydive to help cat and kitten fund

An elderly cat in need of help has inspired a woman to make a skydive for an animal charity.

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West Suffolk House Picture Mark Westley

Business case for single council for West Suffolk set to be rubber-stamped

Two local authorities are likely to merge if a business case is rubber-stamped next week.

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REVEALED: New statistics reveal the most popular baby names in England and Wales

REVEALED: New statistics reveal the most popular baby names in England and Wales

Olivia has replaced Amelia as the most popular name given to baby girls in England and Wales in 2016, official statistics show.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

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Detective jailed after blackmailing man for using Luton prostitute

Detective jailed after blackmailing man for using Luton prostitute

An ex-Bedfordshire Police detective has been jailed after admitting trying to blackmail a man for using a prostitute in Luton.

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Litter pickers clear up building rubbish and furniture during latest clean-up

Litter picking and a big cake sale have kept community volunteers busy during September.

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East Beds Rainbows

Rainbows celebrate 30th year with cool day of fun

There was a party for 90 girls when the East Beds Rainsbows celebrate their 30th anniversary in Biggleswade.

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Potton Show

Rain could not dampen town’s annual show and entertainment

The 44th Potton Show was as usual well supported and an excellent weekend. The rain held off until 3pm and then it poured but fortunately the Letchworth Morris Men were able to complete their display in the marquee and the visitors were able to shelter there.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway

Beds Police ‘won’t be sustainable in the near future’ without help, says crime commissioner

Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway has welcomed the pay award for police officers announced by Government last week but spelled out the implications for her cash-strapped force.

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Josh Gilbert, back row fourth from left, who collapsed during a Thurston Rangers away match in Hadleigh on Saturday September 16

Tribute as popular rugby player, 25, dies during match

A Thurston rugby club is in mourning today after one of its most popular players suddenly collapsed and died during a match on Saturday.

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Popular brand of kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

Popular brand of kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

A popular brand of children’s drinking bottle has been recalled by the manufacturer due to a risk of choking being identified.

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Product warning

Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

A line of Disney Frozen socks have been recalled by their manufacturer due to concerns that it may contain a cancer-causing chemical.

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Testing life-hacks: Do copper coins really make flowers live longer?

Testing life-hacks: Do copper coins really make flowers live longer?

How often does someone suggest a new hint, tip or hack that will supposedly make your life a whole lot easier? And which ones can you trust?

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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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