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Luton raid finds 10 people living in one rented house

Housing officers, accompanied by representatives from the Home Office, Fire Service and Police entered a house in Dunstable Close, Luton, early this morning, 24 March.

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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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A tiger at Woburn Safari Park

Mums can roar into action at Woburn!

The special lady in your life can ‘go wild’ on Mother’s Day with a VIP experience at Woburn Safari Park.

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Luton sends its condolences to Westminster victims

Luton has opened a book of condolence today for the victims of yesterday’s terror attack in Westminster, available to sign in the Town Hall reception and online at www.luton.gov.uk. The flag above the Town Hall is flying at half-mast.

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Uninsured private hire driver unlawfully plied for trade

A Luton private hire driver has been prosecuted for unlawfully plying for trade.

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Map of Century Park development area

Invitation to learn about Century Park employment site

A series of three public exhibitions has been organised to outline more details about emerging proposals to create a new key employment site on the south-eastern edge of Luton at Century Park.

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Tesco recalls popular ready meal over allergy fears

Tesco recalls ready meal which was packed with different dish

Tesco is recalling a popular ready meal over an allergy risk after it was packed with a different dish.

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Children’s toy recalled over safety fears

Smyths Toys Stores has recalled a popular product amid safety fears.

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Simple trick that can slash your SKY TV bill

Simple trick that can slash your SKY TV bill

Want to save £139 a year on your Sky TV subscription with a single click of a button?

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‘Catastrophic failure risk if no CCTV upgrade’

The ageing analogue CCTV system covering Central Bedfordshire looks set to be replaced at a cost of around £640,000 to the taxpayer.

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Rates revaluation threatens future of Bedfordshire’s small businesses

A significant proportion of small businesses across Bedfordshire are preparing to reduce investment and staff costs, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

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Jonathan Ross presents award to Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns

Company in charge of popular Bedfordshire pub adds to list of accolades at industry “Oscars”

Oakman Inns, the operators of the White Hart in Ampthill, has scooped another pair of gongs at the Publican Awards 2017.

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Popular Easter eggs recalled over health risk

Two easter eggs, made by a hugely popular premium chocolate brand have been recalled after it was revealed that they could pose a health risk to some customers.

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Icknield High School

Staff cuts to stave off Luton school’s predicted £750,000 shortfall

A staff consultation is under way as Luton’s Icknield High School looks to make savings to cope with a projected £750,000 two-year budget deficit.

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VIDEO: Luton cabbies protest ‘unfair’ licensing

Luton cab drivers gathered outside the Town Hall yesterday to protest against Luton Borough Council’s “unfair and biased policies” towards outside companies.

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Whetherspoons' free app lets customers avoid the bar and order food and drink straight to their table

Luton pub launches free app so customers can avoid the bar

Forget queuing at the bar, a Luton pub has launched a free ‘Order & Pay’ iPhone and android app, so food can be now be delivered directly to customer’s tables.

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Asda - ‘Thanks for all your support’

Asda - ‘Thanks for all your support’

The manager of the Luton Asda store hit by a serious fire last Monday has thanked loyal customers for their support.

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Sheriff comes to town for Lets jobs fair

Sheriff comes to town for Lets jobs fair

High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, Charles Whitbread, was the highest profile visitor to a series of Luton events that are helping to transform the lives of young people in the town.

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What national insurance is – and where it goes

What national insurance is – and where it goes

A tax called national insurance has become the centre of a row within Britain’s ruling Conservative Party

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Toys R Us recalls childrens rattle over choking fears

Toys R Us recalls children’s rattle over choking fears

Children’s retailer Toys R Us has recalled a product over fears that children could choke on its parts.

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