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    John Ball's Diary 19.10.14

    Monday, October 13ON Friday my phone started bleeping and I wasn't sure why. After puzzling over this all weekend (and trying the age old technique of turning...

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    John Ball's Diary 12.10.14

    Wednesday, October 8ONE of our reporters is off to a court case in Luton.On his way back to the train station he spots an H&M and convinces himself he has a...

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    John Ball's Diary 28.9.14

    Tuesday, September 23I'VE always thought of Bedford as the centre of the universe, and it looks as if the rest of the world might be taking note.After BoS...

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    John Ball's Diary 21.9.14

    Monday, September 15WE like to flush out a bit of good news when we can. Ok, it may be only a bog standard story but Deputy Mayor Charles Royden and Chairman of...

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    John Ball's Diary 14.09.14

    Monday, September 8I AM having a read of Private Eye magazine over breakfast when I spot one of our local councils has ended up on their list of 'rotten...

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    John Ball's Diary 7.9.14

    MONDAY, September 1A YOUNG man came into reception this morning with a complaint to make.He said for the past two weeks we've featured pictures of his motorbike...

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    John Ball's Diary 31.08.14

    Monday, August 25THIRSTY regulars feared the worst at the weekend when a huge Union Jack was displayed hanging upside down outside the Old Sun pub in Ampthill.A...

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  • John Ball's Diary 24.8.14

    Sunday, August 17I AM out with the family in town when I spot this rather odd sign adorning a skip (pictured).I hadn't actually mistaken it for a dog poo bin...

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    John Ball's Diary 03.08.14

    Tuesday, July 29TODAY in Bedford the sun is shining and we're all having a jolly good summer's day, enjoying the warm weather while it lasts.However it seems...