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Infrastructure key to growing Central Beds

More money will have to be spent on Central Bedfordshire’s infrastructure if the council is to provide the kind of area residents will want in 20 years’ time, it’s been claimed.

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Dog to lose leg after being dumped near Potton vets

Dog to lose leg after being dumped near Potton vets

The RSPCA is investigating after a dog with a broken leg was left tied to railings outside a vet clinic in Potton.

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Exhibition for new homes bid

Exhibition for new homes bid

A public exhibition on plans for 161 new homes in Stotfold is being held next week.

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FARMIMG MATTERS: Turnout for the suckler herd

Spring turnout for the suckler herd is always a lovely time. After spending the winter months in the yards, the cows and calves are over the moon to get out into the fresh air and enjoy space and new grass.

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Drivers are in the dock - our round up of the latest cases at Luton Magistrates Court

Drivers are in the dock - our round up of the latest cases at Luton Magistrates Court

On April 17

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Richard and Jean

Daughter disgusted as Potton Town Council quadruple parents’ burial costs despite ‘huge contribution’ to community

A grieving sister and brother have been left “disappointed” with Potton Town Council, after it did not recognise their late parents as ‘residents’ and quadrupled the burial costs.

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Health news

Winter lessons will help plan for future

Plans to ease pressures on the health service in Bedfordshire next winter are well underway to minimise the impact on patients.

Health
Council fury at cut in homes and jobs bid

Council fury at cut in homes and jobs bid

A large chunk of affordable housing in a proposed massive development in Arlesey is at risk because of ‘viability issues.

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Royal Wedding: Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle tomorrow

The Prince of Wales will accompany Meghan Markle down the aisle at her wedding to Prince Harry, Kensington Palace said.

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Gamlingay shed fire

Firefighters were called out to a shed fire in Gamlingay yesterday.

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MOT test changes: the strict new rules being introduced in the next week that could affect your car

The MOT test is to get a major overhaul and introduce new rules that could make it harder for cars to pass.

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Jackie Sebire

Beds Police ‘300 officers short’ of number needed to cut crime

Bedfordshire Police are about 300 officers short of the number needed to help cut crime in the county, a public meeting heard last night (May 16).

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Life is local

Life is local - read all about it every week in your newspaper

For as long as I can remember I have been a fully blown news addict, having got my regular fix from newspapers, radio, television, Ceefax and nowadays also via my laptop and smartphone.
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REVEALED IN PICTURES: OCD clutter scale will tell you if you have a hoarding problem

A hoarding support group is raising awareness of the compulsive disorder as part of National Hoarding Awareness Week (14-18 May).

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Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

Customers flying with Ryanair will find it harder to check-in for their flights this summer - unless they pay for their seat.

Transport
Is it all change for Chronicle country towns and parishes?

Is it all change for Chronicle country towns and parishes?

It could be musical chairs for the town and parish councillors in Chronicle country.

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MP backs campaign to get fitter

North East Beds MP Alistair Burt is encouraging people in Chronicle country to have their say on plans to make it safer for walkers and cyclists.

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‘Change unfair charges’ pleads Luton nurse

A Luton-based nurse has called for action to axe fees paid by overseas nursing staff to allow them to use NHS services.

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Royal debut for carnival duo

Royal debut for carnival duo

A Royal event has taken place in Sandy ahead of the town’s annual carnival.

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FARMING MATTERS: Dedication brings just rewards

Small independent retailers have been the backbone of this country, and to find a fabulous butcher is always a huge bonus.

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