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MENTA networking event attracts 42 businesses

More than 40 business owners heard about a three-year barn renovation at MENTA’s monthly networking event in Bury St Edmunds.

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Popular Flitwick restaurant was closed after cockroaches found in kitchen area

Popular Flitwick restaurant was closed after cockroaches found in kitchen area

A popular restaurant was closed by health inspectors for a week after cockroaches were found in the kitchen.

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Tarli with Woburns Head Elephant Keeper Darren Fellowes. Photo:Bridget Davey Photography

First elephant born at Woburn Safari Park beats the odds to survive Ebola-like virus

A three-year-old Asian elephant at Woburn Safari Park has beaten the odds to recover from an aggressive disease which is fatal in 80% of recorded cases.

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30 years of Red Dwarf: We present our favourite quotes

It was 30 years ago today that Red Dwarf first was first broadcast on the nation’s TV screens.

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Register for Mid Suffolk Business Exhibition to receive a goody bag

Goody bags are up for grabs for the first 100 people registering for the inaugural Mid Suffolk Business Exhibition.

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Black bins could become a three-weekly collection

Proposed three-weekly black bin collection and £40 garden waste charge will be subject to a ‘genuine consultation’ vow councillors

Councillors have voted unanimously to press ahead with a consultation on possible changes to bin collections in Central Bedfordshire, including the option of moving to a three-weekly collection and charging for garden waste.

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Black bins could become a three-weekly collection

Three-weekly black bin collections and £40 garden waste charge for Central Bedfordshire?

Fortnightly general waste collections could be binned in favour of a three-weekly service as Central Beds Council looks at more ways to make savings.

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10 of the toughest job interview questions – and how to answer them

10 of the toughest job interview questions – and how to answer them

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking experiences, made even more intense if the interviewer goes off script to ask something unexpected.

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Britain faces hummus crisis amid global chickpea shortage

Britain faces hummus crisis amid global chickpea shortage

The price of supermarket hummus has leapt by 29 per cent since January 2017 due to a global chickpea shortage. A 310g pot of hummus costs £1.47 on average now, a year-on-year increase of 33 pence, according to analysis by the trade magazine The Grocer.

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B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

Weddings can be expensive affairs but high street retailer B&M has released a new selection of wedding accessories to make your big day that bit more affordable with prices starting at just one pound.

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Council Tax charges are set to be frozen

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Environment charity says plans for 20,000 new homes are ‘untenable’

Environment charity says plans for 20,000 new homes are ‘untenable’

An environmental charity has said it has serious concerns about the number of new houses Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) is proposing over the next 20 years.

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Bobby’s is open for business

Bobby’s is open for business

It’s a fond farewell but a bright new start for a popular Biggleswade hairdressers.

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Fake toys are flooding the UK market and can be dangerous

Dangerous counterfeit toys that can cause cancer and even KILL are flooding the market

Dangerous fake toys that can cause cancer or even KILL are flooding into the UK – costing the industry a whopping £400 million last year.

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Do you know your holiday rights?

A third of workers don’t understand their annual leave policy – so make sure you do

We might be in the midst of winter and planning our escape to sunnier climates, but a recent report has revealed that a third (33 per cent) of British workers don’t actually understand their annual leave policy, according to latest research from online recruitment firm, Totaljobs.

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The future of UK shopping? Revolutionary new Amazon supermarket has no checkouts and no staff

Amazon have welcomed the public into their first supermarket more than a year after opening the space to employees for testing purposes.

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Campaigning groups want your support over housing plans

Campaigning groups want your support over housing plans

Campaign groups are gearing up for a fight over plans for massive housing building projects across Chronicle country.

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There have been reports Facebook is down. Picture: John Devlin

Is Facebook down in your area?

Across the UK there have been multiple reports of Facebook outages. Last night, the social media giant - which boasts over 2 billion active users - announced services were down around the globe.

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