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Unattended Milton Keynes barbecue goes 'horribly wrong'

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - 53 min 29 sec ago
Nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution, police say.

'Foreign objects' found in food at Leavesden Warner Bros Studios

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 15:23
The food was discovered before it was eaten and investigations are continuing, police say.

Moon landing anniversary display at St Albans Cathedral will allow visitors to travel the cosmos

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 08:10
A light and sound installation will bring Nasa imagery of the lunar surface to the nave and aisles.

Little Italy festival returns to Bedford to revive 'diluted heritage'

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Sat, 07/20/2019 - 00:09
Thousands of people arrived in Bedford after World War Two to work in the brickmaking industry.

HS2: High-speed line cost 'could rise by £30bn'

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 21:58
The boss of the new high-speed rail link has reportedly warned the project will exceed its £56bn budget.

Stevenage 'car cruise' crash leaves 17 injured

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 17:40
The "horrendous" two-car crash in Stevenage came at a gathering where there were modified vehicles.

Paul Smyth: Wycombe Wanderers sign QPR's Northern Ireland striker on loan

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:33
Wycombe Wanderers signed Northern Ireland striker Paul Smyth on a season-long loan from Queens Park Rangers.

Luton 1919 Peace Day riots remembered 100 years on

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 12:53
A town hall was burnt down in 1919 as people protested against a range of post-WW1 problems.

Iris Goldsmith died when 'all-terrain vehicle' overturned

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 11:55
Iris Goldsmith was driving the vehicle on the family farm in Somerset, an inquest has heard.

Simon Sluga: Luton Town sign HNK Rijeka keeper for club record fee

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 10:54
Championship side Luton Town sign Croatia goalkeeper Simon Sluga for a club record fee of more than €1.5m (£1.34m).

Gianluca Vialli: How the ex-Italy striker is helping boost Stevenage's promotion hopes

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 09:03
BBC Sport looks at how former Chelsea striker Gianluca Vialli is trying to help Stevenage realise their promotion hopes.

Bus company convicted after woman's death in Bedford

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 21:03
Cambus Limited is found guilty of a health and safety breach during a bus station redevelopment.

Milton Keynes wins European City of Sport title

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:12
A year of events is planned to raise awareness of existing sports and activity in the town.

Luton crash: Man arrested after car hits wall

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:47
A 22-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of drugs and driving offences.

I'm fine with my 'dad bod' - Olympic gold medallist Greg Rutherford

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:43
When Greg Rutherford posted a photo of himself on Instagram, he wasn't expecting to be criticised for his "dad bod".

Baby who fell from Luton window released from hospital

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 08:12
The one-year-old suffered "life-threatening injuries" after the fall three weeks ago.

Anger at Watford planning law allowing 'oppressive' small flats

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 23:09
Converting an industrial unit into flats would create homes that lack light and space, critics say.

Lister Hospital IT issue: 'No harm' has come to patients

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 15:07
A trust had found almost 15,000 patients may have been affected by a failure to pass on medical updates.

Luton house transformed to help parents of sick children

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 13:54
The former 1930s council house will support 420 families a year and has five bedrooms.

Bedford sex trafficking inquiry: Teenagers rescued from property

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 11:27
Six people are arrested as police target a suspected organised crime group.