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Exercise classes to help those with weight problems

The founder of Big Health and Fitness is starting a six week programme to help people who have problems with their weight.

Disney recall

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.

Jasmine's sons: Deven (left) and Harley (right)

Mum’s anger as son lives in ‘filthy’ home

A worried Luton mother, whose toddler has a rare health condition, claims her family home is unfit to live in as they battle “ongoing problems”.

Peter Bonnar

Charity concert is tribute for musician Peter Bonnar

Kind-hearted friends of a talented Luton musician are looking to organise a music competition in his memory.

Holocaust Memorial Day Trust leaflets

Time to plan for Holocaust Memorial Day

As Holocaust Memorial Day approaches, Luton businesses, schools and community groups can begin planning activities for commemoration.

Some of the latecomers arrive back in Leeuwarden after dark.

Travel: A unique Dutch winter challenge

With a cold snap currently sweeping across Europe, more than 15,000 Dutch ice-skaters and more than two million winter sports fans have been waiting patiently since 1997 for a proper big freeze in the hope that 2017 will be the year in which the Elfstedentocht is permitted to go ahead.

Sarah and Clare will be in episode 10 of the Worst Witch

Twin sisters will make CBBC debut

Twin sisters from Luton will be appearing in an episode of the new series of The Worst Witch on CBBC.

Travel writer Ella Walker outside Jane Austen's house.

Travel: Book a novel weekend break

Trudging through the misty graveyard of St Nicholas Church in Steventon, Hampshire on a chilly Saturday morning, I could really do with some of the ringed patterns Jane Austen and her sister Cassandra strapped to their boots to keep off the sodden, muddy ground.

Mr Monopoly will be at The Mall on Saturday

Meet Mr Monopoly at The Mall

Families will have the chance to meet Mr Monopoly at The Mall on Saturday, January 21.

Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Dog obesity

Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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A fighting chance for food parcels

A fighting chance for food parcels

Luton boxing hero Jordan Reynolds visited his old school at Christmas to celebrate kind-hearted pupils gathering food parcels.

Joseph Powell of LearnGrowDevelop

‘Reading can change your health and career!’

A former pupil from Cardinal Newman School is on a mission to get students in Luton reading.

Barnstormers Comedy compere Kevin Precious

Laughter set to lighten up a January night in Dunstable

A rising star and a comedians’ favourite are among the comics bringing laughs to the Grove Theatre in Dunstable on Thursday January 19.

Don't Tell the Bride is looking for couples to apply for this year's series.

Couples in Luton wanted for 2017 series of Don’t Tell the Bride

Couples wanting to tie the knot this year are being invited to apply for a new series of Don’t Tell the Bride.

Helsinki's Tuomiokirkko Cathedral in Finland

Travel: Where to go in 2017

Sarah Marshall checks out five different destinations for you to consider this year.

New Year overtaken by summer holidays as peak divorce season

New Year overtaken by summer holidays as peak divorce season

New Year has been overtaken by the end of the summer holidays as peak divorce season, according to family lawyers.

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Commodore 64

The future is retro: could your old tech be worth a fortune?

While shiny new PlayStation 4 Slims and Xbox One S games consoles are likely to be high up on the wish lists of many this Christmas, others would like nothing more than to slip back in time to the golden age of video games, between the late 70s and early 90s.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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Swiss Alps

Travel: Swiss slopes are no swizz

Leonardo DiCaprio, Jude Law, and Bono are names that pop up during discussions of celebrities who regularly ski in the Swiss ski resort of Verbier, known for it’s excellent slopes, exclusivity and famous clientele. I’ve come here to see if it’s possible to enjoy Verbier on a more modest budget than the likes of Prince Harry might have at their disposal.

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