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    In News

    Woburn Safari Park reopens to the public

    Woburn Safari Park plans to reopen on Monday 12th April, with excitement building amongst the staff and animals, to once again welcome visitors for a superb safari adventure and to see the newly updated Penguin enclosure – Humboldt Harbour, and refurbished Monkey Mayhem - home to Guianan Squirrel Monkeys.

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    Roadmap to easing lockdown announced

    In his statement to the House of Commons today, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the government roadmap that outlines how lockdown restrictions will be eased in England. The roadmap is in four steps. Before proceeding to the next step, the Government will examine the data to assess the impact of previous steps.

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    In NewsEvents

    Can you help bring Bedfringe back in 2021?

    Like many of the region’s big events, Bedfringe had to be cancelled for this year and while plans are in place to bring it back in 2021, financial losses have meant that this isn’t a certainty without your help.

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    Sir David Attenborough helps save Whipsnade Zoo

    Everyone’s favourite National Treasure, David Attenborough, has stepped in to help ZSL Whipsnade and London Zoos remain open. Both zoos were forced to close when the country went into lockdown and although they are both now open, they still need help to keep them running.

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    Lion cubs take their first steps at Woburn Safari Park

    One of the lionesses living at Woburn Safari Park has had her paws full over lockdown too, she gave birth to five cubs on 24th April and the five have started exploring their home, heading out into the playground and outdoor paddock for the first time at the end of June.

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    In Features

    Family friendly things to do in Bedfordshire this summer

    No doubt you’re all itching to get out of the house, especially now more restrictions are being lifted, with that in mind, we thought we’d give you a few suggestions of things you can do with the whole family in Bedfordshire this summer.

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    Dramatic rise in barbecues and litter says National Trust as wildfire risk continues

    The National Trust is urging people not to bring a barbecue or light a campfire when they visit the coast and countryside, following a spate of wildfires during lockdown. Despite recent rainfall, a record-breaking spring of sunshine has left many landscapes dry and created the perfect conditions for fires to ignite and quickly spread.  

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    ZSL Whipsnade Zoo appeals for public support

    The directors of Whipsnade Zoo has appealed to the public for help after telling reporters that the future of the zoo hangs in the balance because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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