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The junior captain at Chesfield Downs golf club will be hosting an event to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.

Housing provision for key workers in Central Bedfordshire is set to be more of a priority following the council’s admission its educational support team was “run down” in recent years.

With Bike Week 2018 well under way, the Comet has been looking at how Biggleswade played a crucial role in the development of the bicycle as we know it today.

Fears are being raised about whether Central Bedfordshire Council plans to change the way it runs publicly-owned farms, and possibly sell some of them.

An investigation into a hot air balloon crash near Royston – which saw one passenger thrown from the basket – has concluded with question marks over what caused the incident.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Biggleswade Town have further strengthened their defence with the signing of Jay Lovell from Hertford Town as pre-season looms.

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Biggleswade United’s new chairman Gareth Davies has issued a rallying cry saying: ‘We’re a football league club in non-league surroundings.’

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Biggleswade Town new boss Lee Allinson has added strength in depth to the Waders dressing room with eight ‘big’ signings.

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A woman from Biggleswade has received the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

A record-breaking gathering of autogyros was held over the weekend at Old Warden, near Biggleswade.

A much-loved teacher took his own life after struggling with drug addiction and mental health problems, an inquest has heard.

A broken-down train between Stevenage and Peterborough means there is rail disruption this afternoon.

A skate park in Biggleswade has been closed by Central Bedfordshire Council amid safety concerns.

Organisers of the first Greensand Country Festival are celebrating its success.

Parents at a Sandy academy have today been reassured about the school’s immediate future after the government terminated its funding agreement.

The Biggleswade Air Cadets are holding a recruitment evening next month to find new cadets.

The Bedfordshire police and crime commissioner has given the green light for a new hard-hitting drama to help protect vulnerable youngsters from child exploitation.

Staff from the Sandy postal delivery office have raised money for a cancer charity by running a 10k race.

A chemistry professor from Gosmore is to be knighted for his efforts to open the doors of higher education to all.

Animal charity the RSPCA is appealing for information after a rabbit was left for dead by the side of a Bedfordshire road.

A record-breaking gathering of autogyros is set to take place at Old Warden this weekend.

A pair of kittens abandoned in Stotfold are looking for a new home after being rescued from a shoebox.

The Shuttleworth Collection celebrated naval aviation with their Fly Navy Day last weekend.

Hundreds of people turned out last night to celebrate the inspiring volunteering work of community heroes across Central Bedfordshire.

In 1957, just 10 years after the Roswell incident and at the height of fear over alien invasion, Biggleswade became the UFO capital of the UK.

A stretch of the A1 and A1(M) around Sandy, Biggleswade and Baldock will be closed for a number of overnight periods next week for essential maintenance.

North East Bedforshire MP Alistair Burt will today meet the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to discuss the chaos on the railways.

A Sandy and Biggleswade community nursing sister has been honoured for her professional commitment.

Beds, Cambs and Herts Road Policing Unit are targeting motorists who pose the greatest risk on the roads.

Railway stations have been the sites of anger and outrage recently, but a poet from Biggleswade is trying to brighten up people’s journeys.

A pair of anglers from Bedfordshire claim to have caught the two biggest carp in the UK on record.

Biggleswade Athletic Club members ran a half marathon on Sunday to pay tribute to a beloved fellow runner who tragically died last year.

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