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Councillors say no to pub plans

Biggleswade town councillors have objected to plans to build a new pub in the town.

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Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app.

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Potton councillor launches national campaign to protect the countryside

Potton councillor launches national campaign to protect the countryside

A Potton councillor has launched a national petition against rural over-development that has attracted 5,000 signatures in just five days.

Business
Bedfordshire Police officer dismissed after false assault allegations

Bedfordshire Police officer dismissed after false assault allegations

PC Christian D’Andrea, 30, had been jailed last year after he admitted falsely alleging his partner had assaulted him and causing criminal damage.

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Jail for Henlow pervert who attacked girls in Dunstable and Milton keynes

Jail for Henlow pervert who attacked girls in Dunstable and Milton keynes

A man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing two 13-year-old girls.

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WATCH: From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year.

Business
Disney recall

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.

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Stondon Lower School

Arts celebration for children and staff

Pupils and staff at Stondon Lower School are celebrating recognition of their work bringing the arts alive.

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Concert band hosts an open rehearsal for new players

Concert band hosts an open rehearsal for new players

A concert band based in Biggleswade is welcoming new players.

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Erlensee sign - Biggleswade's twin town in Germany

Discover more about town’s German link

As Brexit hits the headlines, organisers of Biggleswade Twinning Association are asking residents to take a look at the town’s link with Europe.

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The revised Key Stage 2 league tables have been published

Shefford school closed for gas works

Emergency gas works near a school in Shefford meant pupils got an unexpected three days off this week.

Education
Health

Don’t forget to care for yourself too

People who care for loved-ones in Bedfordshire are being urged not to neglect their own health this winter.

Health
Vice Admiral Ben Key CBE presents the Fleet Commander's Commendation to former Biggleswade Sea Cadet David Smith

Former Biggleswade Sea Cadet receives top Navy commendation

A former Biggleswade Sea Cadet has been awarded the Fleet Commander’s Commendation at a special ceremony.

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The advert for Naturist Cleaners. (Photo: Facebook)

Naked female cleaners wanted to clean houses in Bedfordshire totally nude for £45 an hour

Naked female cleaners are being sought to clean houses for £45 an hour - on condition they do it in the nude.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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All the latest on the roads with traffic and travel news

Works resurfacing will close parts of the M1 this week

Motorists using the M1 through Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire are being advised of road works this week.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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This is what a collision of galaxies looks like (Photo credit: NASA)

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Police are investigating

Hunt for gang after racist attack in Biggleswade

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed and racially abused in Biggleswade.

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