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Travel: Walking the latest UNESCO World Heritage destination

Britain's stunning Lake District gained UNESCO World Heritage status just a couple of weeks ago which positions it with other ‘must see’ iconic outdoor destinations such as the Grand Canyon and Great Barrier Reef. So why not actively seek out the joys of its lakes, mountains and fells on a Chapters Experience Holiday?

Travel
Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

While builder’s tea - milk, two sugars - may be the stereotypical cuppa for most Brits, it seems that younger consumers are more adventurous in their leaf of choice.

Offbeat
SMIDS Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns with some of his team

Oakman Inns pub operator gets Royal seal of approval

What do Oakman Inns, Waitrose, Barclays, BAe and the Co-Op all have in common?

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Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Preferring Pepsi to Coke or McDonald’s to Burger King could doom your relationship, according to new research.

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50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

Parents hand down the same 29 nuggets of wisdom to their children that their own parents did - including ‘get an education’ and ‘always try your best’.

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A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

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‘Where are my dear wartime friends from Luton?’

A Luton MBE and octogenarian is on a mission to find old friends from his wartime years thanks to a special photograph.

Education
One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

More than one in ten UK holidaymakers have misplaced an electronic device in their luggage, resulting in them being stopped by airport security, according to a new report.

Offbeat

Food glorious food at Berkhamsted Food Festival

Pies, vintage teas, local ales and live music are all part of the Berkhamsted Food Festival.

Eating Out
Puzzled shoppers stand outside.

Luton Mall evacuated

Luton Mall was evacuated this morning as crowds of confused shoppers stood outside the centre wondering what was going on.

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Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando’s, is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the UK this week.

News
UK’s longest sausage roll coming to Morrisons

UK’s longest sausage roll coming to Morrisons

Morrisons is to sell the UK’s longest sausage roll – for just £1.

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12 Take Me Out facts

Take Me Out looking for singletons for new series

Ever fancied being on TV? Well if you’re single and looking for love, now’s your chance!

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Top row L-R - Special Constable Nathan Clarke & Special Constable Dean Torr. Bottom row - PCC Kathryn Holloway &  Special Constabulary Chief Officer Clint Sharp.

Specials get a new head with Sharp’s intake

Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway has welcomed the brand new chief officer for the force’s volunteer Bobbies.

Crime
Midwifery student Justine McNulty with Vice Chancellor, Bill Rammell

ICARE reward for kind University of Bedfordshire students

Healthcare students from the University of Bedfordshire were rewarded for care and compassion shown to their patients on placement.

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Mums, dads, the Splashathon and Peppa!

Luton tots have Splashathon fun with Peppa Pig for Tommy’s charity

Little Luton swimmers of Water Babies Bucks and Beds have helped raise an impressive £36,000 and counting for Tommy’s, the baby charity.

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Uni helps Asian businesswomen

The University of Bedfordshire has joined forces with the Cherie Blair Foundation to support female business owners in South East Asia.

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St John Ambulance Cadets

Dunstable celebrates 30 years of Badger first aid skills

St John Ambulance is looking for new Dunstable volunteers as its young Badger unit celebrates its 30th anniversary.

Business
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Luton friends’ gruelling trek for Oxfam and Gurkhas

A group of Luton GPs, teachers, students and friends have completed a 100km trek, raising £6,700 for Oxfam and the Gurkha Welfare Trust.

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