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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.

News
Summer fun set for St George’s Square

Summer fun set for St George’s Square

Here comes the summer.

Business
Thunderstorm

Seven Luton-bound flights forced to divert due to lightning

Seven Luton-bound flights were forced to divert to other airports during last night’s thunderstorm.

Environment
Luton airport most expensive place to park reveals survey

Luton airport most expensive place to park reveals survey

Luton airport is the most expensive UK airport for parking costs, three times more than the cheapest a survey has found.

Business
Wardown Park has previously won a Green Flag award.

Celebrate Love Parks Week in Luton

Luton Borough Council is asking residents to say why they love the parks in Luton to celebrate Love Parks Week (14-23 July).

News
An artist's impression of the new light rail link.

London Luton Airport thrilled as rail link gets go-ahead

As the transformation of London Luton Airport (LLA) passes a major milestone, the business reflects on its achievements as passenger numbers continue to rise.

Environment
Taking the weight off the towns’ roads

Taking the weight off the towns’ roads

Central Bedfordshire Council has been working with local companies to educate their drivers about the upcoming area-wide weight limit scheme that will apply to Houghton Regis, Dunstable, Toddington, Chalton and many local roads.

Business
Education

Have your say on school travel plans

Central Bedfordshire Council is holding a public consultation on changes to the way pupils travel to schools and colleges.

Education
Runway run

Search is on for LLA’s next official charity partner

London Luton Airport (LLA) is inviting submissions from local charities to become its official charity partner.

News
Recycling firm aiming to go on for infinity

Recycling firm aiming to go on for infinity

Luton based waste management company Cawleys has launched a new range of office recycling consoles, made from recycled content collected from customers, known as its ‘Infinity’ programme.

Business
Dunstable’s splash park is open for business

Dunstable’s splash park is open for business

Bennett’s Splash and the Splashside Café is OPEN

Environment
LBC said the lime trees will quickly grow back and the pollarding should ensure no further nuisance issues for a number of years.

‘You’re harming baby birds’ argue Luton residents upset by pollarding

Upset Stockingstone Road residents are concerned for wildlife after creatures’ homes were “destroyed”.

News
EasyJet CEO Carolyn McCall and crew CREDIT: Tim Anderson

easyJet’s new ‘quiet’ NEO flys into airport!

There was excitement at London Luton Airport, as easyJet’s very first LEAP-1A powered A320neo “quieter aircraft” flew in to land.

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Penrose enhance and encourage wildlife, regenerating unused land

Luton Penrose Roots to Recovery therapy garden opened by Sheriff

A therapeutic garden designed to help vulnerable Luton residents is celebrating its official opening today with the High Sheriff of Bedfordshire.

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