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One person seriously injured in A1 crash off Biggleswade

The A1 is currently closed northbound between Langford and the Biggleswade south roundabout following a serious collision.

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Man injured at Sandy industrial site

Emergency services were called to an industrial site in Sunderland Road, Sandy after a man was badly hurt in a fall.

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McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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Former soldier joins epic quest

A former soldier injured in Afghanistan is to join a team taking on an epic journey across America in aid of Help for Heroes.

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One third of Brits have sleepless nights worrying about debt

One third of Brits have sleepless nights worrying about debt

A new survey has revealed that 93 per cent of us believe the UK has an issue with arrears, with a quarter of Brits agreeing that debt is now just a part of everyday life.

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Energy leaps from pages of new books for schools

Science and technology learning at Potton Lower and Middle Schools has been energised by the donation of a set of 14 non-fiction and story books from energy company E.ON.

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Community walk to set off at Jordan’s Mill fun day

A sponsored walk where you to raise funds for your own charity or club is being organised by Biggleswade Ivel Rotary Club.

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Sandy Historical Research Group exhibition at Beeston - viewing are Dale and John Snashfold

Nostalgic time at exhibition

Old pictures and maps of Sandy and surrounding villagers attracted many visitors to Beeston at the weeeknd.

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E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Bedfordshire

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as TV channel E4’s Tattoo Fixers are looking for people from Bedfordshire to appear on the show.

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Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits are no longer using a PEN- with a third admitting they barely write anymore, according to new research.

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Could Woolworths be set to return to Biggleswade after former boss makes admission?

Could Woolworths be set to return to Biggleswade after former boss makes admission?

Retailer collapsed in 2008 after racking up debts of £400m but former boss plans to resurrect brand.

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No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No one is immune from cyber crime, a leading internet security expert has warned, following revelations that one in five UK businesses fell victim to online attacks last year.

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Choosing your best social profile pic? Ask a stranger

Choosing your best social profile pic? Ask a stranger

If you’re having difficulty choosing the most flattering pictures for your online profile - then let a stranger decide, suggests new research.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

It may legendarily exist in a galaxy far far away, but it could be that fans of Star Wars could soon visit the Unknown Regions.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Rugby Town Centre hosted celebrations to mark St. George's Day on Saturday, with a host of stalls and attractions. The event was organised by Rugby Bid. NNL-160424-193152009

Saint George’s Day - all you need to know

It’s Saint George’s Day today - the day we celebrate England’s patron saint. Or the day we moan about how we ought to celebrate him, whilst not doing anything to actually celebrate him ourselves. Both are fine options.

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FARMING MATTERS: Cleaning up the countryside

The NFU says the government’s new Litter Strategy for England is a missed opportunity to tackle the scourge of fly-tipping as an environmental crime.

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Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police are urging a man who has been missing from Biggleswade for more than two weeks to get in touch with them.

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