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Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Shoppers are being advised to be wary of fake emails pretending to be from Sainsbury’s after a rise in reports of fake gift vouchers sent on behalf of the supermarket.

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‘Smishing’ scam sends fake NatWest messages

Action Fraud is warning people not to be duped by fake text messages claiming to be from NatWest after the cyber-crime reporting centre received new reports of text message fraud.

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Eight bizarre food trends you’ll want to avoid in 2018

Eight bizarre food trends you’ll want to avoid in 2018

Forget pedestrian avocado toast and, frankly, dull doughnut burgers – according to the experts, 2018 has got some truly strange food trends up its sleeve.

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Snow warning issued by Met Office

Snow warning for our region issued by Met Office

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice in the home counties today, Sunday January 21.

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Console Corner: Street Fighter V Arcade Edition review

Finally worthy of legendary series.

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Comment: Nationalising our railways is the only way to fix chronic problems

Just who exactly supports the UK’s privatised railway industry?

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Pie-lovers are up in arms because tinned Fray Bentos ‘contain less meat’

Pie-lovers are up in arms because tinned Fray Bentos ‘contain less meat’

Horrified carnivores have blasted a British food institution online – complaining famous tinned Fray Bentos pies ‘don’t contain enough meat.’

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5 apps that will help you save money

5 apps that will help you save money

January is traditionally a month for money-saving resolutions, with many people forced to tighten the purse strings after going gung-ho with the plastic over Christmas and New Year.

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Students have helped to design the logo for the new Abbeygate Sixth Form, which opens in Bury St Edmunds in September 2019 Picture Mark Westley

Logo for new Abbeygate Sixth Form college incorporates students’ designs

Students have helped to create a dynamic brand for a new sixth form college in Bury St Edmunds.

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Surplus lambs reared on performance-formulated lamb milk replacer perform just as well as lambs running naturally with the ewe

FARMING MATTERS: Study into rearing surplus lambs

We lamb in the spring, but for farmers who are looking ahead to the Easter market, indoor lambing is now underway.

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Discover the Lake District so loved by William Wordsworth.

Travel: Getting away for National Storytelling Week

Whether you’re a fan of Tennyson, Wordsworth or Hardy, you can now follow in the footsteps of your literary heroes as leading walking and activity holiday provider, HF Holidays, has created a list of inspiring UK getaways as part of National Storytelling Week (27 January to 3 February). It offers you the chance to create your own unforgettable story by wandering through the landscapes and coastlines that inspired these great writers.

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Man wanted in connection with four thefts of cars

A man with links to Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire is wanted by police in connection with four thefts of cars.

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Sam Petrie, 33, who has received a terminal cancer diagnosis    PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Sam’s cancer battle inspires flood of donations

Thousands of pounds have now been raised to help a mother-of-three facing a terminal cancer diagnosis.

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Balague: Unexpected joy as United beat the league leaders

As a long term – and even longer-suffering – supporter of Espanyol FC, if there is one thing I have learnt about this crazy, addictive game that we all love so much, is that the only thing we can ever expect is the unexpected.

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Gran: My dream has come true

Gran: My dream has come true

A Shefford grandmother who battled with cancer for seven years has come face to face with “the man that saved her life” in an emotional meeting.

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Homes plan ‘is not fair to us’

A Sutton Parish councillor has said plans for up to 37 new homes in the village will affect its whole character.

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Tidy tip changes on hold

A move to reduce the opening of Biggleswade’s Tidy Tip by two midweek days won’t take place until October 2019 at the earliest.

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Unions plan hospital protest over cuts

Health campaigners are planning demonstrations outside Bedford Hospital on Saturday 20 January at 12pm.

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Flitwick take over lead in Bedfordshire League

BEDFORDSHIRE LEAGUE

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Significant transformation of Woburn Abbey will mean 18-month closure to visitors

Woburn Abbey is scheduled to be closed to visitors for about 18 months from September 2019 as it undergoes the biggest refurbishment since it first opened to the public in 1955.

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