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Bedfordshire Police probationary officer dismissed for discreditable conduct

A probationary police officer for Bedfordshire Police has been dismissed after acting unprofessionally while off-duty.

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Police

Two held in money laundering probe

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of money laundering and seven others safeguarded following a series of warrants targeting suspected human trafficking and modern day slavery across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire.

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VIDEO: Disgruntled customer filmed paying for £25 Domino’s pizza in 2p coins

This is the bizarre moment a disgruntled customer paid £25 for a Domino’s pizza meal - using just 2p coins.

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England braced to be battered by 70mph winds as Met Office issues severe weather warning

England braced to be battered by 70mph winds as Met Office issues severe weather warning

A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Met Office as England is set to be battered by winds of up to 70mph this week

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This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying.

Crime
Aldi and Lidl recall snacks over allergy fears

Aldi and Lidl recall snacks over allergy fears

Hugely popular discount supermarket chains Aldi and Lidl have issued recalls for snacks over allergy fears.

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Check your change

Check your loose change - you could have a 50p worth hundreds in your pocket

Check your pockets, piggy-banks and down the back of the couch now, folks.

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WATCH: Banned Royal Mail TV ad ‘too scary’ to be aired

A Royal Mail ad intended to raise awareness of the threat of identity theft has been banned for being too scary.

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What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

While many of us are in constant touch electronically with friends and family, the old tradition of sending (and receiving) Christmas cards to far-flung places is one that we still hold dear.

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Are you a heavy snorer?

Loud snorers more at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease says new research

A study of middle aged and elderly people found those with sleep apnoea had a build up of proteins in their brain that trigger the condition.

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Road rage

Revealed: Top 50 bugbears of motorists from lane hoggers to tail-gaters

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

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Teenager helps to develop annual selfie campaign for hospice

A teenager on work experience has helped to inspire a new fund-raising initiative.

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FARMING MATTERS: Ensuring the health of newborn calves

Livestock farmers are always looking for ways to ensure the health of their herd. A recent workshop focused on top tips for healthier calves, highlighting the significant impact scours and pneumonia have on calf rearing operations, and offering timely advice on how to make young stock more resilient to these costly diseases.

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Shock as woman dies after suffering serious injuries

Residents of a quiet Beyton cul de sac were shocked after one of their neighbours suffered serious injuries and died this week.

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‘I felt sick and worried’ says victim of £10,000 oil attack

The owner of an East Harling home targeted in an oil attack has described feeling ‘sick’ on discovering the damage.

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Cheese-themed quiz raises £790

A ‘celebration of cheese’ quiz evening on Saturday in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People raised £790.25.

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Inspector’s high praise for village school

Inspector’s high praise for village school

A Stondon school is celebrating after getting a pat on the back from education watchdogs.

Education
Pervert jailed after trying to meet child for sex in Bedfordshire

Pervert jailed after trying to meet child for sex in Bedfordshire

A man from Scotland has been jailed for five and a half years years after travelling around 370 miles with the intention of meeting a child for sex in Bedfordshire.

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John’s promise to war veteran ignites film bid

John’s promise to war veteran ignites film bid

A Thurston archaeologist and historian has launched a campaign to help the last survivor of a landing craft sunk in World War Two to find the lost vessel.

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Health news

Check ratings for your GP

We can today reveal a list of the best and worst GP surgeries in Chronicle country based on ratings provided by patients on how likely they are to recommend their practice.

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