A number of arrests have been made in relation to the recent spate of gun crime in Luton.
A new supermarket is coming to town, with the announcement that a Morrisons is set to open in Dallow Road.
Eviction procedures have started against travellers who pitched up in Leagrave last week.2 comments
Yasir Masood and Mohammed Iqbal have been convicted by Luton Magistrates Court of offences relating to the use of a licensed private hire vehicle.1 comment
A man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder following a rush hour shooting near a school yesterday (May 20).
Two people were arrested this morning (May 21) in connection with the attempted murder of a 16-year-old who was shot in the back in Marsh Farm.3 comments
With the Whitsun bank holiday upon us, there’s only one place to be this weekend – everyone’s heading to the Herts County Show.
A village plant sale which last year raised more than £5,000 for charity is setting its sights even higher this weekend.
Gambolling in a Hertfordshire back garden is a sight to make anyone sit up and take notice – a grey squirrel may be a regular visitor, a black squirrel is rarer, but the reader who captured this brief snatch of film has never seen both at the same time.8 comments
A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in the leg in Luton this morning.9 comments
Beds Police crime commissioner Olly Martins is putting up Colette Paul, currently Deputy Chief Constable of South Wales Police, as the county’s new Chief Constable.2 comments
Councillors, police and officials visited Marsh Farm on Friday (May 17) to reassure residents following the recent spate of shootings.4 comments
A former fashion model celebrated her 100th birthday in style with champagne for breakfast and a private performance from an opera singer.
As the centenary to mark the start of the First World War approaches, the Imperial War Museum is calling for help with a unique project.
A Luton woman has raised over £1,500 for ‘vital’ charity Keech Hospice by leaping 10,000ft out of an aeroplane.
Four men were arrested after a vandalism spree at a Royal Mail sorting office on Thursday morning (May 16).4 comments
A 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted as she walked home from school yesterday (May 16).
Companies have been shortlisted for prestigious awards from Bedfordshire Federation of Small Businesses.
A teenager arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of a 16-year-old was released on police bail last night (May 16).5 comments
Beds Police crime commissioner Olly Martins is putting up Colette Paul, currently Deputy Chief Constable of South Wales Police, as the county’s new Chief Constable.7 comments
A father is furious that he and his family have been barred from all NHS surgeries for a year following an altercation with a doctor on Monday.1 comment
A government minister praised a Luton company for “showing the way” for British manufacturing during a visit to open the first phase of a much-needed modernisation programme.
England manager Roy Hodgson announced his latest squad at Vauxhall’s Luton headquarters today, as the car giant announced an extension to their sponsorship deal with the Football Association.
Fire completely destroyed two stables at a riding school in Warden Hill Road last night (May 15).
The first speed tests on the £89 million Luton and Dunstable guided busway took place this morning (May 16).5 comments
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teenager was shot in Luton.3 comments
A woman was taken by helicopter to a London hospital after colliding with a motorcyclist in Luton town centre yesterday evening (May 15).1 comment
The grandfather of murdered Delaney Brown says he feels “no great pleasure” in seeing the teenager’s former friend sentenced to life in prison for the killing today (May 15).
The killer of 19-year-old Delaney Brown has been told he will serve a minimum of 24 years in jail.3 comments
The demolition of a block of flats in Luton has been postponed for at least two years so the council can fulfil its obligations to homeless families.1 comment
Two schoolboys were robbed in Axe Close, Luton on Friday, May 10.2 comments
A man who drove a stolen BMW at a teenage cyclist was found guilty of the murder of his former friend at Luton Crown Court today (May 15).9 comments
Three wild boar piglets are being hand reared by zoo keepers - with the help of a cuddly toy sheep.
A man wanted in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old boy on Saturday is shown on CCTV footage released by police today (May 15).3 comments
Starting a business in the Middle East is no comfy camel ride in the desert – particularly in you’re a woman.
Armed officers, dog units and local policing teams are patrolling Marsh Farm and Lewsey Farm in an attempt to reassure the community following the latest gun crime on Saturday.
An event to inspire people to help change the face of local government has been described as an ‘experiment’ to be learnt from.
After a long wait, a new vicar is set to arrive at St Mary’s Church in Luton.2 comments
Men who stole two safes during a robbery at a garage on Monday night (May 13) threatened two mechanics and a customer with a knife.3 comments
A 30-year-old man had his mobile phone stolen as he walked through a park on Thursday (May 9).1 comment
A Milton Keynes company that runs bars and nightclubs in Luton and Bedford has called in the administrators.
The owner and manager of a shisha cafe in Leagrave Road were both fined for allowing people to smoke in an enclosed marquee.3 comments
“Escalating friction” between gangs is behind the increase in gun crime in Luton, one of Bedfordshire’s top cops says.3 comments
Universities minister David Willetts praised the “flair and flexibility” of the University of Bedfordshire at today’s (Monday) launch of a new £20million centre.
Nuisance vehicles which are “a blight on residents’ lives” are being targeted in a police crackdown ahead of summer.8 comments
Police are offering a £1,000 reward to halt the escalation in violence after Luton was rocked by another teenage shooting in the early hours of Saturday.6 comments
A man had to be given oxygen after a fire broke at a house in Bury Park.
A “kind and generous” former Vauxhall Motors worker celebrated his 100th birthday with a party fit for a centenarian.1 comment
To have your work called “puerile” isn’t normally something to be pleased about.2 comments
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Wednesday 22 May 2013
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