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Gardeners’ delight as green waste collection restarts

Central Bedfordshire Council will recommence its fortnightly kerbside collections of garden waste from Monday 27 February to coincide with its usual dry recycling bin collections.

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TRAVEL ADVICE: Storm Doris affects roads across Beds

Bedfordshire Police is issuing advice in light of Storm Doris closing a number of roads across the county.

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Thames Tideway Tunnel

‘Why do Luton’s water bills pay for London’s Thames Tideway Tunnel?’

Confused Luton Thames Water customers are wondering why their bills are paying for projects in London.

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The larva the lady claims she spooned onto her plate

‘Just chow did that get in my Pak Choi?!’

A vegetarian office worker was horrified when she found a creepy crawly in her Chinese takeaway.

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Warning after deer caught in plastic netting in Luton

Warning after deer caught in plastic netting in Luton

The RSPCA is issuing advice to homeowners and gardeners about the dangers of netting to wildlife.

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Huge fines for Luton landlord and lettings agent

Huge fines for Luton landlord and lettings agent

A landlord and letting agency have been fined thousands of pounds after being found guilty of housing offences following a multi-agency operation carried out at two Luton properties last year.

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Century Park LLA Enterprise Zone

On the road to providing 7,000 new jobs at Century Park

Luton’s life-changing 1.5bn transformation is set to continue with plans to create a new, key employment site at Century Park.

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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

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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Forensics at the university of leicester gv

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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.

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