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Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

With temperatures set to plummet well below zero degrees tonight the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice for the evening and tomorrow morning.

Corrie McKeague

Updated: Police looking for Corrie McKeague conclude landfill site search

The family of missing airman Corrie McKeague have spoken of their ‘lifelong debt of gratitude’ to police, after a search at a landfill site ended today.

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Health hub planned for Biggleswade hospital site

Plans for a future health and care centre on the Biggleswade Hospital site have been announced today, as part of the One Public Estate programme.

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Rare Beatles image taken by Bury St Edmunds photographer in charity auction

A rare photograph of the Beatles which saw the Fab Four pose with an unsuspecting man sleeping on a park bench is among the star lots of an online auction.

Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra will be performing at Nowton Park next summer

Jools Holland announced as ‘Nowton Nights’ headline

Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra will be performing at Nowton Park next year, as part of three ‘Nowton Nights’.

Ipswich Crown Court

Man denies being armed with a hammer in Stowmarket

A man alleged to have been armed with a hammer in Stowmarket will go on trial next year.

Police appeal after burglary

Police appeal after Great Livermere burglary

Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Great Livermere over the weekend.

West Stow, Suffolk. Festive Forest Challenge to raise money for St Nicholas Hospice Care - half marathon and 10km run and walk.


Hundreds turn out for Festive Forest Challenge

Elves, Santas and tinsel-wearing fund-raisers wearing were joined by a running Christmas present for a charity challenge on Saturday.

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Petition calls for police action over Shefford yobs

A petition calling for police action in Shefford over anti social behaviour has gained almost 700 signatures in less than 24 hours.

Our region saw widespread snowfall yesterday. Photo: Stephen Pollard

Ice and snow warning further extended across the region today by Met Office

The Met Office is warning there may be more snow on the way in the south Midland today and have extended the area and timeframe where it may fall.
School closures after snow fall

School closures after snow fall

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

Warning over fake bank notes

Police issue warning to public over fake banknotes this Christmas

Police are warning people to be on their guard during the festive shopping season, as fraudsters take advantage of those full of the festive spirit.

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.

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.

Snowed in at home? Know your rights

SNOW DAYS: Can you legally take a day off? Your rights explained if you can't get to work due to snow

The situation: snow has covered large parts of our region and you have to work on Monday. So what are your rights around snow days?

Maintaining our top activity in the face of acute financial challenges

What is free, widely available and helps make a difference to people, families and communities?

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.

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.

A screenshot from a Facebook Messenger Kids promotional video

Facebook launches messaging app for under-13s

Facebook has launched a messaging app for kids, a move which will see the social media giant expand their user base to a whole previously under-age sector.

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