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Group alleged Luton Airport noise controls ‘secretly dismantled’

A lobby campaigning to limit airport noise control has attacked Luton Borough Council – claiming it has “secretly dismantled” noise controls at Luton Airport.

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Runners from Boxfit Triathlon Club were left stranded in Luton on Sunday when their coach failed to arrive

Marathon effort to make big race as driver fails to show

Twenty four angry London Marathon runners were left tired and exhausted BEFORE they had even started Sunday’s event after they were left stranded in Luton.

Valerie's mum Emma walked her down the aisle on Saturday. Photos by Brian Higgins Photography.

Proud moment for 95-year-old mum and bride

Saturday was a special day for Valerie Clarke as her 95-year-old mother proudly walked her down the aisle to her husband -to-be.

Disgust at boy racers’ crash in Luton

Disgust at boy racers’ crash in Luton

Thousands of Facebook users were left reeling after footage was shared of a dramatic crash by boyracers in Luton.

Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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VIDEO: St George’s Square the obvious setting for patron saint celebration

A free, fun-packed event for all the family was held on Saturday to commemorate St George’s Day.

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Luton Lib Dem candidate suspended for ‘anti-Semitic’ tweets

The Liberal Democrat candidate for Luton South has left the Party following allegations of anti-semitic posts on social media.

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Molly Patel from Nisa Local donated the cheque from the store to some of the staff from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Shoppers help Nisa Local donate £250 to Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Shoppers have helped Nisa Local in Lewsey Farm donate £250 to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital.

Circus Wonderland is returning to Stockwood Park this week

Circus Wonderland returns to Stockwood Park

Circus Wonderland returns to Stockwood Park today until Monday, May 1.

One third of Brits have sleepless nights worrying about debt

One third of Brits have sleepless nights worrying about debt

A new survey has revealed that 93 per cent of us believe the UK has an issue with arrears, with a quarter of Brits agreeing that debt is now just a part of everyday life.

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Vale Chapel to close for 5 months

The Vale main chapel in Luton is set to close for five months as part of a major transformation.

Elephants at Whipsnade Zoo with their keeper

Whipsnade Adventure Trail for young readers

It’s the 35th anniversary of legendary author Rod Campbell’s famous book Dear Zoo and Macmillan Children’s Books are teaming up with Whipsnade to provide a new experience for the whole family to enjoy.

CHUMS was one of several charities to benefit from a  �16,381 donation from the Co-op

Big boost for CHUM’s workshops

CHUMS was one of seven good causes to benefit from a £16,381 funding boost from the Co-Op’s membership scheme, launched last September.
A charity spokesperson said: “CHUMS provides mental health and emotional wellbeing services to more than 3,000 children and young people in Luton and Bedfordshire every year.

Lee Memphis King - Europe's most successful Elvis Presley - is appearing at Dunstable's Grove Theatre on May 5

Elvis is back - after stolen suit incident

Last time award-winning Elvis impersonator Lee Memphis King appeared at Dunstable’s Grove Theatre, he accidentally left one of his bespoke jumpsuits in the loading bay from where it was stolen, writes Bev Creagh.

Jay Hutton, Alice Perrin and Steven Porter of E4's Tattoo Fixers

E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Bedfordshire

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck as TV channel E4’s Tattoo Fixers are looking for people from Bedfordshire to appear on the show.

One of the stunning creations from a previous Lilley Flower Festival

Blooming lovely weekend in Lilley


Walk A Mile In My Slippers with Trefoil Residential Care Home

Trefoil Residential Care Home is inviting the community to take part in a sponsored walk, Walk A Mile In My Slippers, at Wardown Park on Saturday, April 29.

Volunteers at CaddingtonCare organise a variety of outings for the elderly and disabled, including canal trips on specially adapted boats

The briefcase that doubles as an office for CaddingtonCare

CaddingtonCare had fairly modest beginnings back in 2009 but it’s blossomed into a vital community service with more than 80 volunteers.

Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits no longer using a pen

Millions of Brits are no longer using a PEN- with a third admitting they barely write anymore, according to new research.

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Fashion and flair - in spite of fractures

Looking good and feeling great – in spite of a changing body shape due to osteoporosis – will be the focus at a Fashion, Flair and Fractures event being organised by the National Osteoporosis Society’s Luton & Dunstable Support Group on Wednesday, May 3.

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