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Barnfield College plan for the future moves a step closer

A brand new, centrally located Further Education College for Luton has moved a step closer after land for the development was secured.

Business
Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

The perfect job is a four-day, 24 hour week with a salary of £61,000-a-year, free fruit and a boss who likes a pint, it has emerged.

Offbeat
New cop recruits out on the beat

New cop recruits out on the beat

Bedfordshire Police welcomed 42 new police officers on Friday (21 July) at a passing out parade at police headquarters.

Crime
Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Messages claiming to be from WhatsApp are being sent by fraudsters intending to steal banking and personal information.

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Primark recalls popular product containing chemical linked to cancer

Primark recalls popular product containing chemical linked to cancer

Discount clothes retail giant Primark has recalled pairs of flip-flop over fears they contain a chemical linked to cancer.

News
Product warning

Doritos recalled over allergy fears

Two pack sizes of Doritos have been recalled by their manufacturer due to allergy concerns.

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Blocks in the attic - are you sitting under a hidden Lego fortune?

Blocks in the attic - are you sitting under a hidden Lego fortune?

Could your kids be playing with a hidden fortune? According to new data, households across the UK could contain more than £50 million worth of highly-collectable LEGO.

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Dunola (front row third from left, wearing red) and her fellow representatives

G20 Summit will empower Luton girls thanks to Dunola and ‘#iamtheCODE’!

A former Putteridge High School pupil represented the UK at the G(irls) 20 Summit.

Business
Jack at the national Young Enterprise Journey Award. Photo by Paul Clarke Photography

Teenager wins enterprise journey award

A teenager from Luton has won the national Young Enterprise Journey Award.

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Nikki. Now early payment period has ended the parking charge has increased to �100.

‘£100 for a mistake?!’ says wife upset with Luton’s Smart Parking

A frustrated couple are upset by their treatment from Smart Parking, Luton, after receiving a fine for entering a wrong number plate code.

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Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Ice served in drinks at the three biggest fast food chains in the UK has been found to contain faecal bacteria.

Business
Roadworks

Motorists warned of Airport Way resurfacing work in Luton

Road resurfacing will take place in Airport Way, Luton, over five nights from Monday, July 24 to Saturday, July 29.

Business
Summer fun set for St George’s Square

Summer fun set for St George’s Square

Here comes the summer.

Business
Ecotile Flooring presented with the Queen's Award for Enterprise. Photo by Vic Ashby

Luton company celebrates winning two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Ecotile Flooring, a Luton firm which manufactures interlocking heavy duty floor tiles and flooring, has received two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.

Business
The Mayor of Luton joined the Asda Luton manager and store team to reopen the superstore

Asda Luton reopens four months after fire hit the store

Asda Luton reopened to the public on Monday after a £7.6 million post fire makeover.

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Luton airport most expensive place to park reveals survey

Luton airport most expensive place to park reveals survey

Luton airport is the most expensive UK airport for parking costs, three times more than the cheapest a survey has found.

Business
Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Budget supermarket Aldi has launched what could be Britain’s cheapest school uniform - which will see children fully-kitted out for only £3.75.

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New business flocking to Luton and Dunstable

New business flocking to Luton and Dunstable

More than half of the industrial space taken up in Luton and Dunstable during the first half of 2017 was by businesses new to the area, according to an insight report by national commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH).

Business
Tesco recall

Tesco withdraws salads due to food poisoning bug

Tesco has recalled two chicken salads because it contains the food bug Campylobacter.

News
Open day at Leighton Buzzard skills centre

Open day at Leighton Buzzard skills centre

A new construction and engineering skills centre in Leighton Buzzard will open its doors for the first time to the public today.

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