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Stockwood Park Academy pupil wins top photo competition

A student from The Stockwood Park Academy in Farley Hill has won the prestigious Beyond Borders Photography competition.

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Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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Luton is known for being a multi-cultural town.

TV production company searching for Luton Eastern European men for documentary!

A production company is looking for confident Luton residents to appear in a documentary about multi-cultural Britain.

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10F Sqn athletics team

Luton Airport cadets make history with medal win

A proud Luton Air Cadet Squadron has won a tough athletics competition, scooping a host of gold, silver and bronze medals.

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Jean-Christophe Novelli and Ghanaian-born Patti Sloley who is running an African fusion cooking course at his academy in Tea Green.

Cooking up a Ghanaian storm with Luton tasting sessions

A talented Wigmore chef who works for Jean-Christophe Novelli is holding a series of friendly cooking sessions to teach dishes from her Ghanaian roots.

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Suzanne receives her finalist certificate

Luton Kia sales advisor competes in South Korea

A hardworking staff member from Luton and Dunstable’s Grovebury Cars is competing at an awards ceremony in South Korea.

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Neil Hannah

Luton hip hop producer releases new single ‘Alone’ with Planet Asia

An ambitious Luton hip hop producer has created a new single to enter into the next Grammy awards.

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Arriva Midlands PR Gary Young speaks to Chantry pupils

Pupils help Arriva with new campaign to cut air pollution

Pupils from Chantry Primary Academy have been helping Arriva spread the word that taking a bus can help cut air pollution.

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Southfield pupils were visited by the HM Lord-Lieutenant Helen Nellis

HM Lord-Lieutenant made a special visit to Southfield Primary School

Southfield Primary School welcomed HM Lord-Lieutenant, Helen Nellis, to their school last week.

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Harlington jazz students enjoy an impromptu workshop

Harlington students jazz up their weekend

Harlington music students had an impromptu Sunday jazz workshop with a group of internationally-acclaimed musicians, including award-winning Nikki Iles, Royal Academy of Music’s head of jazz Nick Smart and Tim Giles.

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The top pet hates of parents on the schoolrun

REVEALED: The biggest pet hates of the school run

With school term just restarted, frustrations are already starting to show as parents have revealed their top school run gripes.

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Baroness Young visited Luton Sixth Form College  to give students an insight into how the Lords works

Luton Sixth Form College students learn about life in the Lords

Parliament’s second chamber came under the spotlight when a member of the House of Lords visited Luton Sixth Form College.

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Hamza with Jake Gray and Danny Hylton

Hatters stars visit Chantry Primary pupils

Hatters players Danny Hylton and Jake Gray visited Chantry Primary Academy to discuss how the club supports disabled supporters.

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Little learners from Luton's King's House School visited Australia House to quiz the High Commissioner

King’s House School pupils meet Australian High Commissioner

Little learners from Luton’s King’s House School visited Australia House to intervew High Commissioner Alexander Downer, whose role is equivalent to that of ambassador.

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Majority get their first choice Central Beds school place

Children across Central Bedfordshire have found out today where they will be starting school or transferring to middle school in September.

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Luton mezzo soprano Hannah Bennett who has won a scholarship for a posr graduate course at the Royal Academy of Music

Luton singer credits her success to the town’s support and encouragement

Hannah Bennett won’t hear a word said against Luton and becomes particularly cross when people call it a ‘crap’ town.

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Holi Festival at Foxdell Infant School

Foxdell pupils celebrate Holi festival

Foxdell Infant school hosted a Holi festival on Friday, March 17, to celebrate the Indian Festival of Colours.

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ARC Nursery

Community group protests rent increase

The Ashcroft and Ramridge Tenants and Residents Association is asking for the public to back their petition and Save ARC Community Services, after Luton Borough Council increased their rents for the buildings they use.

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School’s play a roaring success

School’s play a roaring success

Children at a Dunstable primary school have been in the spotlight with a spectacular production of Disney’s classic stage hit The Lion King.

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As well as short term needs, 30% of people visit because of changes to their benefits.  Other reasons vary, from having a disability to seeking asylum. (Asylum is very low percentage).  Photo: Mosque food drive, January 2017.

Is ‘I Daniel Blake’ close to Luton reality?

As Luton residents fought back their tears at a recent Hat Factory film screening of ‘I, Daniel Blake’, a food bank worker shares its parallels with reality.

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