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3 hrs ago | Dunstable Today

Army Cadet Corps on parade at Dunstable Grammar School

Former pupils of Dunstable Grammar School are suffering particular pangs of nostalgia this year with the news that the buildings there are under threat.

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7 hrs ago | Miltonkeynes Today

Milton Keynes businesswoman rubs shoulders with Dragons' Den star

A Milton Keynes worker rubbed shoulders with Dragons' Den and entrepreneur Peter Jones last week as she graduated from a BTEC Business course.

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11 hrs ago | Miltonkeynes Today

'Catwoman' foiled in roof-scaling bid to win back kids in Milton Keynes

A young mum who once rubbed shoulders with the Prime Minister has dressed as Catwoman to climb a city building as a parental rights activist.

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11 hrs ago | Buckingham Today

Sian feels the sprain of charity trek at 70km

But SiA n Whyte, from Buckingham, still managed to raise A 2,000 for Willen Hospice after taking part in the Isle of Wight Challenge.

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14 hrs ago | Dunstable Today

The shelf life of Luton's many libraries through time

In their book The Story Of Luton, published two years later, local historians James Dyer and John Dony wrote that the new library was built "in a modern and refreshing style with a gramophone record and music library, as well as a theatre and lecture room".

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Related Topix: Libraries, World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England

18 hrs ago | Leighton Buzzard Online

Team to Cycle 100 miles for Freddie

One of the landlords at a Heath and Reach pub is joining a team of cyclists for a 100-mile ride on Sunday, August 31, to raise money for Freddie Gray.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hunts Post

Cambs council has no plans to review areas where street lights have been removed

More readers are contacting The Hunts Post to say they feel their areas have been left in the dark following lamppost replacement work - and the county council has no plans to review or analyse streets where work has been completed.

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Miltonkeynes Today

Walk and wheel-a-thon in Milton Keynes to save lives

A little girl who is one of just 75 children in the UK diagnosed with an extremely rare neurological disease has been described as a fighter.

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Bedford Today

Drivers escape serious injury in bypass accident

A Mini Cooper, which overturned, and an Audi A3 crashed on the road between the Kempston and Marston Moretain junctions during rush hour.

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Leighton Buzzard Online

Nominate a good citizen for Leighton-Linslade honour

If you know a good citizen, then nominations are being taken for the title of 2015 Honorary Burgess of Leighton Buzzard and Linslade.

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Luton Today

Three youths arrested as police target nuisance bikers in Stopsley

Specialist police officers clamped down on nuisance bikers in Stopsley over the Bank Holiday weekend, following rafts of complaints from residents.

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Miltonkeynes Today

Milton Keynes schoolgirl scoops prize for saying what her hometown means to her

A schoolgirl who paid tribute to her hometown and heroes of the two world wars has won a national competition.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Miltonkeynes Today

"We can't deliver your mail - because of your hanging baskets"

Peter Kelly, 75, from Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes. The Royal Mail have been refusing to deliver post to his address after they complained that the hanging flower baskets outside his house obstructed them.

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Cambridge Evening News

DISRUPTED: Cable problems hit commuter services at Huntingdon and St Neots this morning

Network Rail has apologised to commuters at Huntingdon and St Neots after journeys this morning were disrupted by overhead power problems.

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New Scientist

Five sites shortlisted for Rosetta's comet landing

The shortlist is now down to five. "I think in the end everyone was happy," says Philae manager Stephan Ulamec.

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Miltonkeynes Today

Acetylene cylinders on fire in Milton Keynes: Fire crews at the scene controlling the blaze

Crews from Newport Pagnell, Bletchley, Broughton and Great Holm remain on site to control the cooling of the cylinders, which were at risk of exploding.

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Miltonkeynes Today

Milton Keynes area ranks in top ten of most desirable postcodes in England

MK8, which covers areas including Two Mile Ash, Great Holm, Wymbush, Crownhill and Grange Farm ranked in the top ten in an analysic to mark the 40th anniversary of the allocation of postcodes to every address in Britain.

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Cambridge Evening News

Plans for a new RNLI branch in St Neots, Geoff Heathcock wants to hear from potential members

APPEAL: Geoff Heathcock, from the RNLI, left, wants to hear from potential members of a new St Neots branch of the charity.

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Miltonkeynes Today

Two arrested after fight between group of teenager in Milton Keynes

Two boys were left with head and facial injuries after a fight between a group of teenagers in Milton Keynes last week.

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Miltonkeynes Today

CCTV image released after sexual assault in Milton Keynes

Shortly after 10.20pm on July 16, a 17-year-old girl got off a train in Bletchley with a man and walked with him to Tinkers Bridge.

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