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Faith settings to be advised on how to reopen safely in Bedford borough as vaccination slows

Churches, mosques and temples can expect to receive a letter from Bedford Council soon with advice on how they can safely reopen for group worship.
A meeting heard even though communal worship was not banned for this lockdown, most faith leaders agreed that they would not continue while case rates were high.

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Memorial fundraiser for two Cranfield-based airmen who crashed in Flitwick

On 24 February 1945, two airmen based at the RAF base at Cranfield, Bedfordshire took off on a training mission.

At some time during the flight, the aircraft got into trouble and began to head back to the airfield at Cranfield. As the aircraft flew over Flitwick it began to break up, crashing in Woodside Field, Flitwick at around 12.32 with the loss of both airmen.

Flitwick residents Mark Rankin and Gareth Mackey are raising money to create a lasting memorial to the airmen.

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