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RED Saturdays!

Posted: 29/08/2014
RED Saturday is a new idea for Leighton Buzzard high street. Retailers have come together to offer shoppers a day where they can benefit from special offers and discounts. Retailers more…

The Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing & Networking Event - Wed 1st Oct. 2014

Posted: 29/08/2014
The LBBBN is designed to bring together businesses in Leighton Buzzard and the surrounding areas for an informative and topical business update with the chance to network with like-minded more…

Back Care Advice Video from St. Judes Clinic

Posted: 22/10/2013
Nearly half of all sickness absence is caused by back and neck pain. In fact 49% of us will suffer from some form of back pain in any one year with 80% of us suffering from back pain more…

LB Connect Business Fair

Posted: 06/09/2013
BUSINESS EVENT IN LEIGHTON BUZZARD REACHES NEW HEIGHTS It’s now official – the LB Connect Business Fair on 18 September is going to be the biggest event of its kind ever seen in Leighton more…

Energie listed in Health Club Awards

Posted: 06/09/2013
HEALTH CLUB AWARDS 2013 PRESS RELEASE Energie Fitness Club in Leighton Buzzard joins national award scheme recognising the best health clubs & leisure centres in the UK. Energie Fitness more…

Pecks Summer Fair and Tasting

Posted: 23/07/2013
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July marks the return of the ever popular 'Pecks Summer Fair' * Cheese Tasting * Beer & Wine Tasting * Crafts * Stalls * Amusements And much more... Fun more…

Psychic & Craft Fayre

Posted: 03/05/2013
This promises to be a fantastic event, lots of craft stalls plus various highly talented Pyschic's and Mediums. Why not come and have a reading? The event is to be held in the British more…

We Need Your Help PLEASE !!

Posted: 16/11/2012
WE NEED YOUR HELP PLEASE !! Lewis is a bright, intelligent and fun loving 5 year old boy. He loves Power Rangers, Football and everything else that 5 year old boys should love BUT, more…

PUBLIC MEETING REGARDING LOCAL POLICING

Posted: 12/11/2012
The Town Council invites residents of Leighton Buzzard and Linslade to a public meeting to be held on Monday, 10 December 2012 commencing at 1930 hours at the Leighton Buzzard Theatre. more…

3 Course Christmas Menu for £16.95 at Pizza Express

Posted: 12/11/2012
* CHRISTMAS. MADE BETTER * PRESENTS FOR EVERYONE * EFFORTLESS PARTIES * BEAUTIFUL FOOD A classic Christmas needs some special ingredients. Parties with friends. Lots of presents. And, more…

New Assistant Town Clerk Appointed

Posted: 09/11/2012
NEW DEPUTY TOWN CLERK During October 2012, interviews were held for the position of Deputy Town Clerk. There were a large number of applicants and the calibre was extremely high. After more…

Sunday Christmas Shopping in Leighton Buzzard

Posted: 18/10/2012
This year, there is non-stop shopping in December in Leighton Buzzard ! The 3 day Christmas Festival Weekend at the beginning of December (30 November – 2 December) starts off a whole more…

Fireworks Display

Posted: 13/10/2012
Leighton Buzzard Lions Club are pleased to be staging their (brilliant) annual Fireworks display. It is to be held at Brooklands Middle School, Brooklands Drive, Leighton Buzzard, more…

FRENCH MARKET

Posted: 09/10/2012
The French Market is coming back to Leighton Buzzard. High Street, Friday 19th & Saturday 20th October. 9am - 4pm All the usual delights that this wonderful attraction to LB always more…

PIZZA EXPRESS - OPENS ON 10th OCTOBER

Posted: 04/10/2012
All-new Pizza Express fires up in Leighton Buzzard Leighton Buzzard is being given the chance to get all fired up about tasting pizzas devised by TV cook Valentine Warner when Pizza more…

JUST WHAT THE TOWN NEEDS - SAYS ANDREW SELOUS

Posted: 04/10/2012
Just what the town needs, says local MP Visitors who flocked to the LB Connect Business Fair were treated to nearly 60 exhibition stands, advice for business and were given a major more…

New Cafe / Coffee Shop / Eatery opening in town SOON !!

Posted: 02/10/2012
At long last, there is a new Cafe / Coffee Shop / Eatery opening soon in town. All freshly prepared, locally sourced food, Breakfasts, Pasta dishes, Sandwiches, Pannini's and more more…

THE PARK WAS ROCKING !!

Posted: 01/10/2012
LEIGHTON BUZZARD RAILWAY Page’s Park Station, Billington Road Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 4TN, England TEL: (01525) 373888 EMAIL: station@lbngrs.org.uk WEBSITE: www.buzzrail.co.uk more…

Duncombe Trust helping young and homeless people in Leighton Linslade

Posted: 01/10/2012
The William Duncombe Charity for Leighton Buzzard (Charity registration number 234309) William Duncombe, a local landowner in the 17th century, established many local charities during more…

LB Connect Business Fair

Posted: 27/09/2012
What a great event the business fair was last night ( Wednesday 26th September ) Massive congratulations to Julia McCann ( PMC Property Services ) and all the team of organisers at more…

Autumn Business Fair 2012

Posted: 24/09/2012
Plans are now complete for one of the biggest business networking events to be held on the Beds, Bucks and Herts borders in recent years. An exhibition featuring 56 local businesses more…

Help needed - Brother & Sister BOTH with Cerebral Palsey

Posted: 20/09/2012
Two young kids, Jack and Rebecca Latham have BOTH been struck by the terrible illness, Cerebral Palsey. They have an opportunity to go to America for life changing operations which more…

Steam Weekend Success

Posted: 17/09/2012
LEIGHTON BUZZARD RAILWAY Page’s Park Station, Billington Road Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 4TN, England TEL: (01525) 373888 EMAIL: station@lbngrs.org.uk WEBSITE: www.buzzrail.co.uk more…

'The Nice Guy' - Launch Party

Posted: 14/09/2012
John Tubby ‘The Nice Guy’ Single Launch Bell Alley Records Press Release John Tubby – The Nice Guy Leighton Buzzard, UK (September 2012). Leighton Buzzard’s very own, ‘Ninja Goldfish’ more…

TAKE A DAY RETURN TO 1877

Posted: 06/09/2012
It will be back to the 19th century at the Leighton Buzzard Railway on the weekend of 15th-16th September, when the annual Steam-Up event sees one of its most popular steam engines more…

Leighton could be on the TV?

Posted: 17/08/2012
Leighton Buzzard, including its narrow-gauge railway, is expected to appear on prime-time BBC television next week. On Tuesday, August 21, the programme in the series “Escape To The more…

Leighton's theatre goes digital

Posted: 15/08/2012
Leighton Buzzard Theatre will have a full digital upgrade during September bringing it in line with the latest technology. The theatre, which currently uses 35mm film equipment for more…

Mad Hatters, Lions, Witches and Time Travelling Cats to launch new children's trail!

Posted: 10/08/2012
Popular children’s author Julia Jarman will be at the launch of the brand new Children’s Trail in Leighton Buzzard this summer. Set to be officially opened on August 25, the trail more…

Four star locos on track for September steam up!

Posted: 08/08/2012
The line-up for the Great Slate Quarry Fest to be held at the Leighton Buzzard Railway on September 15 and 16, has now been confirmed, and it will feature no fewer than three ‘Quarry more…

Sausages, cider and SKA!

Posted: 07/08/2012
Visitors to The Sun pub in Lake Street, Leighton, can look forward to a Friday, Saturday and Sunday, (August 10-12), filled with sausages and cider tasting! Tasty locally produced more…

'Cue' Street Snooker!

Posted: 06/08/2012
Parsons Close Recreation Ground, in the centre of town, is the venue for a Street Snooker event organised for Thursday, August 16, 11am to 3pm. The event, run by Leighton Linslade more…

Businesses on target for major event

Posted: 02/08/2012
Plans are now complete for one of the biggest business networking events to be held on the Beds, Bucks and Herts borders in recent years. An exhibition featuring 56 local businesses more…

Sort home security before you holiday

Posted: 01/08/2012
It’s finally that time of year and some of you will be getting excited about your summer holidays! It is however always important to make sure your house is secure when you leave for more…

Special market in the High Street

Posted: 01/08/2012
There is a special market visiting town from today (Wednesday) until Saturday (Aug 4). Some of the delicacies on offer include olives and Turkish delight. Delightful indeed! more…

Wat-er way to enjoy a day of family fun

Posted: 24/07/2012
By far the biggest event in the town’s diary is the Linslade Canal Festival held at Tiddenfoot Waterside Park. Now celebrating 10 years of success, the event organised by Leighton-Linslade more…

Holidays are here

Posted: 20/07/2012
School’s out for summer – hip, hip hooray! Three cheers from the children maybe, but for working parents, childcare arrangements can be a nightmare. With this in mind Central Bedfordshire more…

Allez, Allez, French market today!

Posted: 20/07/2012
Say Ooh la la! There is a French market visiting the town today (Friday, July 20). Cuisine and wares look good. Why not come along and see for yourselves. more…

Look out for a Sand Train in the carnival procession!

Posted: 13/07/2012
Tomorrow, Saturday 14, look out for Leighton Buzzard Railway's entry into the Leighton-Linslade Carnival procession. Volunteers will be displaying a real narrow gauge sand train, a more…

Eat, drink and be merry at summer tasting weekend!

Posted: 12/07/2012
Pecks Farm Shop in Eggington is hosting a summer fair and tasting day on Saturday July 21 and Sunday 22. Saturday will start bright and early from 9am and run throughout the day until more…

WANTED: Young people to enter competition!

Posted: 10/07/2012
Bedfordshire Police is inviting young people, aged between 11 and 18, to put their creative skills to the test with a performing arts competition designed to highlight the dangers more…

Diary Date: Craft Market

Posted: 09/07/2012
A craft market will be pitching up in Leighton Buzzard High Street on Saturday, August 25 for the first time. "Hand Made in Bedfordshire" is the first of the new markets implemented more…

'Be aware' of flood risk

Posted: 06/07/2012
Leighton Buzzard and Linslade has been put on a precautionary flood alert this morning (9.45am) by the Environment Agency as heavy rainfall has seen the River Ouzel and the Clipstone more…

Leighton Buzzard submits its Portas bid

Posted: 04/07/2012
Leighton Buzzard has submitted its bid to shopping guru Mary Portas hoping to secure much-needed cash for its market. Up to £100,000 is up for grabs in the Portas Pilot Bid which, more…

Launchpad event coming soon

Posted: 04/07/2012
The next Launchpad event is lined up for Sunday, July 15, at Tilsworth Golf and Conference Centre. The event will see the return of local blues legend Giles Hedley who kicked off our more…

Flame of Hope concert in Leighton Buzzard

Posted: 04/07/2012
Why not celebrate the spirit of the Olympics on July 7 at Leighton Buzzard Theatre. A collection of the county's best young talent from Inspiring Music, Central Bedfordshire's music more…

Remember your limits!

Posted: 03/07/2012
Remember your limits! SUMMER is here, the sun is shining, and there are many celebrations on the horizon. It is always very important however, to remember your limits when drinking more…

Vandyke Upper School celebrates student's Olympic status

Posted: 15/05/2012
Vandyke Upper School is fully embracing this year.s Olympics in London, and celebrating the honour that has been bestowed on one of its students, Emma Marks. The Olympic Flame will more…

Leighton-Linslade Town Council's Diamond Jubilee Event

Posted: 08/05/2012
Paint the town red, white and blue! It will be a chance to celebrate the very best of British, to wave the Union Jack and generally paint the town red, white and blue. The Queen's more…

January 2012 Business Excellence Award

Posted: 06/03/2012
We are proud to announce that Sapphire Holistic Therapies is the winner of the January 2012 Business Excellence Award. more…

December 2011 Business Excellence Award

Posted: 26/01/2012
We are proud to announce that Greentea are the winners of the December 2011 Business Excellence Award. About Greentea: "Greentea was born on the kitchen table of my cottage. With a more…

November 2011 Business Excellence Award

Posted: 01/12/2011
We are proud to announce that William Yirrell Ltd are the winners of the November 2011 Business Excellence Award. After running this business for the past three years, we are in touch more…