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The Great Northern’s landlady is heading for retirement after 32 years

The landlady of The Great Northern pub in Luton is retiring after 32 years of serving the town.

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Students from Cardinal Newman Catholic School rehearsing

Students learn from the best for Jazz Ticket

Three Luton schools will be participating in a special performance, The Jazz Ticket, delivered by Tomorrow’s Warriors, as part of a new music education project.

Education
Rhythm Junkeys

Street dance group appeals for the public’s help

A dance group who have qualified to represent Britain in the World and European Street Dance Championships are appealing for the public’s help to get them to the finals.

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Thelonious Monk is among the big names whose music will be commemorated

Jazz greats to be celebrated by Luton youngsters

Young talent will jazz up Luton this week with a concert celebrating the centenary of some of the giants of the genre.

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Diane Spencer is known for her charming demeanour, cutting wit and skilfully crafted material

Acclaimed trio of comics on way to Dunstable

A deep-voiced raconteur and a “filth-firing voice of nature” promise to bring laughter to Dunstable this week.

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Daniel Kaluuya in Get Out

Review: Horror comedy Get Out is a cult classic in the making

Matt Adcock reviews Get Out (15), starring Daniel Kaluuya

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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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Simple trick that can slash your SKY TV bill

Simple trick that can slash your SKY TV bill

Want to save £139 a year on your Sky TV subscription with a single click of a button?

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Dairy Milk is top of the Easter chocs in Bedfordshire - but do you agree?

Dairy Milk is top of the Easter chocs in Bedfordshire - but do you agree?

As the Easter eggs roll onto the shelves, old favourite Cadbury’s Dairy Milk has been named as Bedfordshire’s most popular chocolate, beating Galaxy into second place and soaring away from Snickers, Ferrero Rocher and Caramac which make up the top five.

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Jonathan Ross presents award to Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns

Company in charge of popular Bedfordshire pub adds to list of accolades at industry “Oscars”

Oakman Inns, the operators of the White Hart in Ampthill, has scooped another pair of gongs at the Publican Awards 2017.

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Shirley Valentine starring Jodie Prenger

Shirley Valentine heads for Milton Keynes

Willy Russell’s heart warming comedy Shirley Valentine premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm.

Theatre and Comedy
Hungry Caterpillars  - cook and play classes

Encouraging children to eat healthy food

A mother-of-three is encouraging parents to try her cook and play classes for under fives on Friday mornings.

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Whetherspoons' free app lets customers avoid the bar and order food and drink straight to their table

Luton pub launches free app so customers can avoid the bar

Forget queuing at the bar, a Luton pub has launched a free ‘Order & Pay’ iPhone and android app, so food can be now be delivered directly to customer’s tables.

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Beefeater Halfway House has a new look

Beefeater Halfway House opens in Dunstable

Beefeater Halfway House is welcoming guests through its new restaurant’s doors on Luton Road, Dunstable.

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Qawwali music is a centuries-old form of Sufi devotional music

Mystical ecstasy at Luton theatre

Hypnotic and ecstatic music based on Islamic mysticism comes to Luton next week.

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The show is staged traditionally, with a set reflecting the Bohemian art of the period

Grand opera on the way to Dunstable

A classic tale of Parisian love and loss comes to Dunstable this spring when romantic opera La Boheme takes to the stage.

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The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong

Review - The Play That Goes Wrong at Milton Keynes Theatre

It's very rare to watch a show where you expect mistakes.

Theatre and Comedy
Guiliano Contadini in Northern Ballet's production of Casanova

Casanova heads to Milton Keynes

Northern Ballet is bringing history’s most notorious lover to life with a sensual new ballet, Casanova.

Theatre and Comedy
Samuel L Jackson in Kong: Skull Island

Review: Big hairy action aplenty as Kong returns

Matt Adcock reviews Kong: Skull Island (12A), starring Tom Hiddlestone and Brie Larson
TV and Film
Legendary TV dating show makes its return to our screens this year and the production company behind it is looking for singletons to take part.

New series of Blind Date looking for singletons in Luton

Legendary TV dating show makes its return to our screens this year and the production company behind it is looking for Luton singletons to take part.

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