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Luton blocked sewer saga to cause misery into next week

Roads linked to Luton town centre have been gridlocked well past the normal morning and evening rush hours in the past week, but motorists can expect further disruption.

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Wardown walk for children of Gaza

Wardown walk for children of Gaza

A charity walk supporting the children of Gaza is taking place in Luton on February 5.

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All the latest on the roads with traffic and travel news

Works resurfacing will close parts of the M1 this week

Motorists using the M1 through Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire are being advised of road works this week.

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Borough is shaping up for a bright future

Borough is shaping up for a bright future

2016 has been a significant year in the transformation of Luton.

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Families warned ahead of Flytipping Friday

Families warned ahead of Flytipping Friday

Families have been warned to resist the temptation to dump unwanted rubbish as Britain prepares for the busiest fly-tipping weekend of the year.

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Fly tipping in Luton

Luton’s in the top ten fining fly-tippers

Luton Borough Council has issued 39 fixed penalty notices to fly-tippers since May, putting it in the national top ten, according to a freedom of information request.

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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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Cops spread festive cheer

Cops spread festive cheer

Police team have been spreading Christmas joy to children’s hospital wards.

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Steam engines take to the road

The annual Christmas road run for steam engines and classic vehicles takes place tomorrow (Thursday).

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Turkeys

How your Christmas turkey arrives already stuffed – with antibiotics

You may consider the turkey to be a traditional part of your Christmas celebrations. But however you cook it, something about this festive bird is changing – it’s getting fatter.

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Road to be closed for gas mains works

Road to be closed for gas mains works

High Town Road in Luton is to be closed in the new year for essential gas mains work.

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Green bins

Let’s be clear on recycling

Bin collection crews in Luton have been handing out clear recycling sacks to residents so they can recycle even more over the festive period.

Business
LLA has big plans

Airport gets new ePassport gates

London Luton Airport (LLA) has a special Christmas present for holidaymakers, as airport travel looks to become easier.

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Mohamad's son, Adam, in the communal garden

Families in fight to save Dewsbury flats’ communal gardens

Residents of Dewsbury Road flats are up in arms over a council planning application to build new houses on their beloved communal garden.

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How the entrance to the Mall through the new Northern Gateway might look. This would be the route from Luton Station.

Mall Luton owners share their vision for town centre and Power Court regeneration

The owners of the Mall Luton have told the Local Plan inspector that the town centre can achieve £4.3billion of economic growth over 20 years – but say the Hatters’ new football stadium should stay on the designated site near M1 Junction 10.

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REVEALED: The most common sofa stains and shocking fact that 1 in 10 never clean them

REVEALED: The most common sofa stains and shocking fact that 1 in 10 never clean them

One in ten Brits never clean their sofas despite them being regularly stained with food, drink and even bodily fluids.

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Newts on the move as Dray’s 
dyke protected

Newts on the move as Dray’s 
dyke protected

A developer has been working to protect one of Luton’s oldest monuments – as well as re-homing some existing inhabitants – at its Turnpike Edge development.

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Last chance to submit comments over East of Luton plans

Last chance to submit comments over East of Luton plans

A campaign against plans to build on greenbelt land east of Luton is calling on its supporters to object to North Herts District Council (NHDC).

Environment
Bumpy flight but easyjet is  staying in town

Bumpy flight but easyjet is staying in town

Budget airline easyJet says it is committed to staying in Luton as the company sees profits drop by 28% .

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VIDEO: Smelly STD-riddled ladybirds invading homes

Plagues of foreign ladybirds have been spotted in the UK as they seek shelter in warm houses.

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