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School closures after snow fall

Schools across Bedfordshire are closed this morning because of the snow.

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Aldi recall

Aldi recalls food product because it could contain small pieces of hard plastic

Aldi has recalled one of its food products owing to worries that it may be contaminated with small pieces of hard plastic.

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Baby Rockit Apples from Marks and Spencer

M&S slammed over “irresponsible” plastic apple packaging

Marks & Spencer has been slammed by shoppers and scientists for selling apples in a plastic TUBE - so they can fit in car cup holders.

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Star Wars toys

Do you have valuable Star Wars toys in the attic?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series ‘The Last Jedi’ due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

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Poundland have launched a �1 chocolate bar, Twin Peaks

Poundland launches Toblerone-style treat with 20 per cent more chocolate after court battle

Poundland has finally launched its £1 ‘Twin Peaks’ Toblerone-style chocolate bar this week after a lengthy legal wrangle over its shape and packaging.

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Education

Plans for Pix Academy move a step closer

Plans for a new secondary school have moved a step closer after Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) approved the release of land off Arlesey Road, Stotfold.

Education
Inspectors give care home the thumbs up

Inspectors give care home the thumbs up

Staff and residents at a central Bedfordshire nursing care home are celebrating a new enhanced rating by the official healthcare regulator, the CQC.

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Breaking News

Council plans to tighten up on Biggleswade parking

Biggleswade Town Council is preparing to tackle some of the town’s parking issues.

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Drivers are warned about delays on the M27 this morning

A1 diversions set up for road closures

Essential resurfacing work along the A1 between Langford and Baldock in Bedfordshire will start on Monday 11 December.

Environment
Product warning

Next recall children’s coats over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children’s coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

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Morrisons

Morrison’s recalls chicken pies - because the filling contains fish and mustard

Supermarket giant Morrison’s has pulled its chicken and mushroom pies off its shelves - because some are actually fish pies.

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The NatWest is to close its branches in Oundle and Stamford next year.

REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 259 Natwest and RBS branches resulting in 680 job losses after the state-backed lender said more people are choosing to bank online or on mobile.

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Council’s petition plea to save Sandy bank

Council’s petition plea to save Sandy bank

Sandy Town Council is urging Barclays Bank to think again over plans to close its bank in the town.

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Are you freezing at work? This is how cold it has to be before you can legally go home

Are you freezing at work? This is how cold it has to be before you can legally go home

England is set to freeze this week as temperatures plummet across the country but how cold does it have to be before you can leave work?

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SMIDS Oakman owner Peter Borg-Neal with HR Director Jill Scatchard

Another major gong for popular pub-restaurant operator Oakman Inns

Just over two weeks after Oakman Inns was awarded the prestigious Princess Royal Training Award, their Human Resource programme received further recognition at the National Innovation in Training Awards (NITAs) at the Café de Paris in London.

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ASDA

Asda launch foot long chocolate eclair

The most gluttonous time of the year just got a bit more decadent as Asda have just revealed their latest addition to the bakery aisle – a foot long chocolate éclair.

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Town is all lit up for Christmas

Town is all lit up for Christmas

It’s official, Christmas is here.

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Are you guilty of sending inappropriate emails?

Are you guilty of sending inappropriate emails?

A staggering 92.6 per cent of Brits think there are certain things you should never do over a work email, with the sending of inappropriate content, kisses and not addressing people correctly, taking the lead.

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Energy drinks ‘cause mental health problems and kidney damage’

Energy drinks ‘cause mental health problems and kidney damage’

Children should be banned from buying energy drinks as they can cause high blood pressure, heart problems, obesity and even kidney damage, warns new research.

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How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

Christmas markets spring up across the country and the high street seeing a surge in visitors, shoppers are being warned not to leave themselves vulnerable to theft this Christmas.

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