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Pharmacist’s mountain mission to help earthquake victims

An ambitious Luton pharmacist is trekking a famous Nepal mountain range to help the country’s children receive a better education.

Education
Right up your street!  Have a say on parking

Right up your street! Have a say on parking

That bugbear of motorists - where to park - is to be considered by Central Bedfordshire Council.

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Luton raid finds 10 people living in one rented house

Housing officers, accompanied by representatives from the Home Office, Fire Service and Police entered a house in Dunstable Close, Luton, early this morning, 24 March.

Crime
A lucky escape for Bonnie and Clyde

A lucky escape for Bonnie and Clyde

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two seriously neglected spaniels were rescued in an isolated country road on the Dunstable border.

News
Leo Stacey

L&D Hospital slammed for baby’s death

A coroner has blasted Luton and Dunstable hospital for failing to properly treat a ten-month-old baby who died from a rare bowel condition.

Crime
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Luton & Dunstable Hospital apologises to parents after stillbirth

The parents of a stillborn baby girl spoke of their heartbreak after a report revealed hospital doctors failed to take actions that would have saved their baby’s life.

Health
Health

Learn to identify back pain signs

Do you suffer from back pain? Do you know how to differentiate between mechanical and inflammatory symptoms?

News
Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Alarming amounts of salt are lurking in our shopping baskets - and it’s costing thousands of lives a year, warns new research.

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Leo Stacey

Inquest into baby death at Luton & Dunstable Hospital

The parents of a baby boy who died from an undetected bowel condition at Luton & Dunstable Hospital are seeking answers at an inquest to be held this week.

News
Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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And the research shows it is women who suffer more stress than men in their lives.

Revealed: Which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event”

New research has determined which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event” - from losing their smartphone to Brexit.

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Vegetables protect against stress

Vegetables protect against stress

Eating at least three helpings of vegetables a day keeps the blues at bay... especially for women, according to new research.

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Barnfield College, New Bedford Road

Bacterial contamination discovered at Luton’s Barnfield College, but legionella claims dismissed

Barnfield College has strongly dismissed suggestions there is a legionella outbreak at its New Bedford Road campus, but has admitted it is dealing with a bacterial contamination issue.

Education
Spot and speak out about child abuse

Spot and speak out about child abuse

Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG) is urging people to think, spot and speak out against child abuse and sexual exploitation ahead of a national event on Saturday.

Crime 1
Luton & Dunstable Hospital award-winning midwife Mary Edmondson

Top prize for L &D midwife at annual awards

A midwife from Luton & Dunstable Hospital has won one of the UK’s top midwifery prizes at the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Awards.

News
New lease of life for much loved farm

New lease of life for much loved farm

One year on from the public consultation about the future of Dell Farm Education Centre, the Farm is now thriving and taking bookings through 2018.

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Caddington dad Mike Morland who is doing the London Marathon in memory of his triplets who were born prematurely

Caddington dad runs marathon again in memory of premature triplets

When Caddington dad Mike Morland signed up for his first marathon in 2014, he did so with a heavy heart.

News
Central Beds Council’s deputy leader steps down

Central Beds Council’s deputy leader steps down

Maurice Jones will today (10 March) stand down as a Member of Central Bedfordshire Council, having tendered his resignation earlier in the month.

Politics
Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes

It’s hard not to notice that the range of gluten-free foods available in supermarkets has increased massively in recent years.

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Deaf children at L&D Hospital ‘jeopardised’

Deaf children at L&D Hospital ‘jeopardised’

Luton and Dunstable (L&D) University Hospital and Bedfordshire audiology services are under fire from the National Deaf Children’s Society.

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