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Success tastes just great for young chef Olatunde

A 14-year-old Dunstable schoolboy has been wowing judges with his culinary talents.

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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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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.

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‘Reading can change your health and career!’

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

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Not the usual teacher’s pet!... 7ft boa is kept in head’s office

A private school headteacher kept a 7ft-long boa constrictor and tarantulas in his office without checking if they posed a risk to his pupils, a report has revealed.

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A mock up of a spaceship crash on school field

Pupils investigate spaceship crash site

Southfield Primary pupils got the chance to investigate their very own spaceship crash site after returning from the Christmas holidays.

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Delighted African school children working on computers that have been refurbished and re-used

Computers 4 Africa urge people not to discard old equipment

IT equipment quickly becomes out of date because the industry is constantly moving forward with faster processor speeds, better graphics and larger memories.

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Cleopatra Beauty Lounge celebrates first birthday

First anniversary for beauty salon

A former Barnfield College student has celebrated her beauty salon’s first anniversary and wants to share her experience.

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Forensics at the university of leicester gv

Pictured, L-R: Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, Dr John Bond and Dr Lisa Smith. ENGPPP00120130814145535

Bedfordshire people awarded in New Year Honours

A former pupil of Luton Grammar School has been made a Companion of Honour in the New Year’s Honours List.

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Luton Sixth Form College celebrates its annual awards

Luton Sixth Form College celebrates its annual awards

Achievement and success at Luton Sixth Form College over the last academic year was celebrated at a special event.

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Pupils from William Austin Junior School

Pupils brush up on their dental education

Children from William Austin Junior School learnt about how they can maintain a healthy mouth in a lesson hosted by mydentist Luton.

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Kath Greenaway (Luton Council), Claire Peter (Smart Safe Alcohol and Drug Worker), Terry Lee and Matthew Udall

Students work with Luton Council on drug-driving prevention campaign

The University of Bedfordshire’s community radio station, Radio LaB, teamed up with Luton Council and Smart Safe to support a drug-driving prevention campaign.

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Luton school celebrates 125 years of teaching

Luton school celebrates 125 years of teaching

From the days of chalk and slate to today’s cutting edge technology, a school in Luton is celebrating its 125 years of teaching children.

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Kindles for St Matthew’s Primary School

St Matthew’s Primary School, Luton, received special presents from Dunstable’s Amazon fulfilment centre.

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King's House Lower School singing their hearts out at their carol concert

Carol concerts from Luton’s little learners

It’s that special time of year when proud parents and grandparents settle down to be entertained by their offsprings’ school choirs.

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Luton families offered help and support with new plans for special education needs

Luton families are being encouraged to take up the offer of free help and support to make sense of the new Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans that have replaced the Statements of Special Education Needs (SEN).

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Carl Mitchell comes from a creative family - his mum is fashion designer Jean Patterson

‘Luton has talent’ says music producer

A Luton music producer hopes to inspire local talent after international success with his new EP.

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Academy plans to expand its pupil numbers

Academy plans to expand its pupil numbers

A consultation will be launched next month about plans to expand Arnold Academy.

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Woburn Lower School choir hope to top the Christmas charts with I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas

Woburn Lower School choir aims for Christmas chart topper

A catchy song recorded by a small village school choir could be winging its way to the top of the Christmas charts, if country singer Lucie Diamond has anything to do with it.

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