Environment

Environment

‘Mess in Tennyson Road breaks my heart...’

A worried Luton resident is concerned about a neighbour’s driveway that is allegedly being targeted as a “rubbish dump”.

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New homes will help people get on the ladder

New homes will help people get on the ladder

The go-ahead has been given for 61 new affordable homes at Brewers Hill Road, Dunstable.

Business
Fined for flytipping TV in Houghton Regis

Fined for flytipping TV in Houghton Regis

Two fly tippers have been fined over £2,600 after both were caught on Central Bedfordshire Council’s CCTV cameras.

Crime
Denise Kearney

Charity champion’s Everest trek to support her brave Bedfordshire family!

An inspirational Luton woman is trekking to Everest Base Camp to raise funds for two charities close to the heart of her Bedfordshire family.

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Luton

Luton sets out plans for next three years

Luton Borough Council Executive Committee has approved a new Corporate Plan for 2017-2020.

Business
Amelia in the rubbish. Credit: RSPCA

‘Thin’ Amelia found in Caddington fly-tipped rubbish

A poorly cat, believed to be suffering from head trauma, has been found within a pile of fly-tipped rubbish in Caddington.

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Britain's biggest 'fatberg' weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

Here’s why you shouldn’t put oil down the sink

Britain’s biggest ‘fatberg’ weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

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One residents photograph of the mess on Stopsley Common.

‘I’m incensed! Luton Borough Council is a hyprocrite!’

Luton Borough Council has been slammed by residents for not clearing up mess allegedly left by travellers – and “not providing a portable toilet or skip in the first place!”

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Hurrican Irma

Hurricane Irma: Five ways people turned tragedy into stupidity

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MBTC Police passing out parade

Passing out parade for Beds Police cadets

Police cadets were honoured at a passing out parade last Sunday which marked their contribution to the force and their achievements over the previous 12 months.

News
Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

The average British family is wasting over TWO kgs of food every month.

News
‘Don’t use conkers’ Spider season is upon us, here’s how to keep arachnids out of your home

‘Don’t use conkers’ Spider season is upon us, here’s how to keep arachnids out of your home

A cool August has seen spiders head indoors earlier than usual this year.

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London Luton Airport

London Luton Airport piling causes sleepless nights and ‘tsunami of complaints’

The council is investigating an alleged breach of planning consent by London Luton Airport’s operator, after noisy night-time building work caused a “tsunami” of complaints.

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Court news

Man fined for fag butt drop

A man has been prosecuted for dropping a cigarette from his car.

Crime
Natterjack toadlet Epidalea calamita, The Lodge RSPB Reserve, Bedfordshire, July

Natterjack toadlets that are causing a stir on nature reserve

These stunning images of rare natterjack toadlets were captured by RSPB Picture Researcher Ben Andrew.

News
Luton’s roads surfaces are to get a facelift

Luton’s roads surfaces are to get a facelift

More that 25 roads are to be repaired in Luton over the coming weeks,

Business
Saints Community Centre. Credit: Joanna Cross

Will Luton Saints Community Centre site become 15 new houses and activity hub?

Luton Borough Council is to recommend that planning permission to build houses on the former site of Saints Community Centre is granted.

Environment
Tesco

Tesco announces plans to scrap 5p single-use plastic bags

Shoppers at Tesco stores across Britain will no longer be able to buy 5p ‘single-use’ plastic carrier bags from the end of the month.

News
Don’t bin good food before you go on holiday

Don’t bin good food before you go on holiday

Holidaygoers are being asked to think again before binning good food before they go away.

News
Harley’s face to lead doggie clean up bid

Harley’s face to lead doggie clean up bid

Meet Harley, the new face of Luton Borough Council’s campaign for responsible dog ownership.

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