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Luton men jailed after staging car crash

Two men from Luton were among a trio jailed after staging a car crash in Watford to make false insurance claims.

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Storm Doris pulled down trees all over the UK

WATCH: 10 of the most viewed Storm Doris videos

Storm Doris battered the UK yesterday and much of it was captured on video.

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Photo Derek Martin

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.

Environment
Gilbert collecting his award in November 2014

It’s goodbye to hockey ‘driving force’, Gilbert

A much-loved ex-Luton hockey player and influential chairman has passed away.

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The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

“Holy cr*p, people are stupid:” Walking Dead actor blasts minister who got Primark to ban “racist” t-shirt

An actor whose catchphrase is at the centre of a “racist” t-shirt row has blasted the Methodist minister who got Primark to ban the garment after he complained.

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Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain is at an all-time low - thanks to our our SMARTPHONES.

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Tribute to woman killed in nightclub blaze

Tribute to woman killed in nightclub blaze

A donation in memory of a Luton woman who died after being involved in a tragic fire has been made to the burns unit at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.Friends and colleagues of Elsa Albu raised more than £4,000 in her name after her death in November 2015.

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Firm fined for worker’s injury

Firm fined for worker’s injury

An accident investigation by Luton Borough Council has resulted in a company being fined more than £13,000 after pleading guilty to three offences under the Health and Safety at Work Act.

Crime
Central Bedfordshire confirms council tax rise of 4.5%

Central Bedfordshire confirms council tax rise of 4.5%

The council tax budget for Central Bedfordshire was approved last night (Thursday).

Business
The My Care Co-ordination Team. Sarah Myford (middle)

Keech Hospice Care shortlisted for national awards in House of Lords

Hard-working staff at Keech Hospice Care were finalists in a national awards ceremony held at the House of Lords last night.

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The fallen tree in Totternhoe

Fire officers out in force because of Storm Doris

Storm Doris has wreaked havoc across Bedfordshire, with trees falling, roofs blowing off and even a teenager impaled in the wrist by railings.

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Weather

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.

Environment

WATCH: Storm Doris round-up: How it is affecting your county

From road closures and damage being caused by the high winds, here is a comprehensive round-up of incidents affecting Northants, Milton Keynes, Bucks, Beds, Herts, Warwickshire and Oxfordshire.

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Is Luton the worst traffic town in the UK?

Is Luton the worst traffic town in the UK?

Luton could be the worst town for traffic congestion in the UK, according to grim new statistics.

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London Luton Airport

Alleged cyber criminal arrested at Luton Airport

A British man accused of being the “mastermind” of a major cyber attack on a German telecoms giant has been arrested.

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Storm Doris causes commuter chaos

Storm Doris causes commuter chaos

Rail commuters are experiencing hour long delays between London and Bedford, as Storm Doris tears across the UK.

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Fire caused by a faulty tumble dryer.

ALERT: Bedfordshire residents urged to unplug EXPLODING tumble dryers

Residents across Bedfordshire are being urged to unplug a range of faulty tumble dryers - after some of them started to EXPLODE.

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Luton Carnival in 2010

Can Luton become UK City of Culture 2025?

Ambitious plans for Luton to make a bid for ‘UK City of Culture 2025’ are to be presented to councillors next week.

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The late Jack Sapsworth in his Luton office

Death of former Bedfordshire High Sheriff Jack Sapsworth MBE

Tributes have been pouring in for former High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, Jack Sapsworth MBE DL, who has died aged 75.

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