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Three Uni of Beds students scoop awards!

Three University of Bedfordshire students bagged awards at the recent Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) Regional Awards.

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Kim Norris. The UK only has nine per cent of female engineers in its workforce, so Kim is a passionate STEM ambassador.

Award winning engineer at Luton Leonardo helps helicopter rescue crews

A talented employee at a Luton aerospace company has been named as one of the ‘Top 50 women in engineering under 35’.

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Luton’s TOKKO Youth Space present modern Macbeth!

An exciting new production of Macbeth is coming to Luton as a cast from TOKKO Youth Space perform one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies.

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Into the blue - pioneering astronaut training centre to come to RAF Henlow

Into the blue - pioneering astronaut training centre to come to RAF Henlow

The world’s biggest 50m deep pool and an astronaut training centre is to be developed at the soon to be closed RAF Henlow site.

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£2million boost for Luton’s art scene

Luton’s arts scene is celebrating after a giant cash injection.

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Charity commission slams Luton school trustees

Trustees of an independent school in Luton are responsible for mismanagement and misconduct says the charity regulator.

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Healthy bid to fight diabetes

Healthy bid to fight diabetes

More than 13,000 Luton people with Type 2 diabetes will benefit from the world’s first diabetes prevention programme (NDPP) which will be rolled out in the town this month.

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Nathan Fox with Gavin Nirwan (Year 6) and Angel Pitt (Year 5)

Record breaking triple-jumper talks to pupils

Record breaking triple-jumper Nathan Fox visited Stopsley Community Primary School last week to talk with pupils about his daily life as an athlete and show them his gold medal that he won at the British Championships last year.

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Neil Rowlands Punk Story is available on Amazon and you can also order the novel via Waterstones.   Visit: www.neilrowland.com

Punk Story relives ‘the thrill ride of music’ in vibrant 70s Luton

A Luton writer has penned a new novel based on his experiences as a young journalist in the town’s Punk scene.

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Talented Luton teacher heads to Vancouver for Toastmasters public speaking final!

A talented Icknield High School teacher will be competing in an international public speaking contest held in Canada.

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Karl Nova at a past event at Luton Town Football Club. CREDIT: Khalid Bari

Nominate your child for hip hop and poetry at Luton Town Football Club

Luton primary schools have been asked to nominate children for an innovative hip hop and spoken word poetry project.

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Bedfordshire Police gather to remember PC Jon Henry

Police remember brave PC Henry who was killed in Luton

A minute’s silence was held by Bedfordshire Police to remember a brave PC who was killed while on duty in Luton.

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Massive homes plans for Luton 
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Massive homes plans for Luton north and west

Central Bedfordshire Council’s long anticipated Local Plan is good news for Dunstable, but could see massive expansion north and east of Luton.

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Inspiring Volunteering grant recipients. Credit: Joanna Cross

Hundreds cheer volunteers’ achievements at Grove Theatre awards ceremony

Hundreds of people turned out to celebrate the inspiring achievements of Central Bedfordshire’s volunteers.

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ITV Anglia star Becky Jago thanks uni’s ‘Clearing’ process for kickstarting career

An ITV newsreader has credited the University of Bedfordshire’s ‘Clearing’ process for kickstarting her career.

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Luton teacher banned for unauthorised wrestling lessons

A Luton teacher who arranged private maths and wrestling sessions for muslim pupils has been banned from the country’s classrooms.

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Keith. Bedfordshire Police advise citizens to keep purses and bags close at all times and to remain vigilant.

Elderly Dunstable widow distracted as purse stolen in Asda car park

An upset son wants to warn Luton and Dunstable shoppers after his widowed mother was distracted in a car park and her purse stolen.

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Handmade crocheted hearts made by Jody Swain, the college's  BTEC art and design course manager. Photo by Luton Sixth Form College

Luton Sixth Form College staff send handmade hearts to Manchester

Thousands of handmade hearts have been handed out in Manchester, including some from Luton Sixth Form College staff, to show support and love following the Manchester Arena terror attack a fortnight ago.

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Help save lives with St John Ambulance Luton and Dunstable volunteers

St John Ambulance are continuing their recruitment drive, appealing for life-saving volunteers in Dunstable and Luton.

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Dunola was invited to Buckingham Palace for an advisory council meeting in March. HRH, Charles, Prince of Wales is the patron of the #iWill fund and Dunola is on the leadership board of the fund. Their aim is to ensure 60 per cent of young people in the U.K. are involved in some meaningful social action by 2020.

Luton’s Dunola visits G(irls) 20 Munich Summit

A former Putteridge High School pupil is representing the UK at the G(irls) 20 Summit in Munich.

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