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‘Come out in support of Luton pubs’

Lutonians are being encouraged to come out in support of the town’s surviving pubs as numbers continue to dwindle each year.

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MP Gavin Shuker talks to commuters

Luton South MP rails against timetable chaos

The MP for Luton South has called for Govia Thameslink Railway to lose its rail franchise after timetable changes brought chaos to rail commuters over the past two weeks.

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Capital & Regional own The Mall

‘Complete nonsense’ - C&R denies rumours it plans to sell The Mall

Capital & Regional has denied rumours it plans to sell the The Mall in Luton and described the claims as “complete and utter nonsense”.

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Sandra Burns

Disabled Luton woman ‘hounded’ for benefits claims

A disabled woman who struggled for years to claim benefits was found dead in her home – surrounded by unpaid bills and letters from the DWP.

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ACC Jackie Sebire

Police boss on shocking rise of Luton knife crime

In an exclusive interview with Luton News, Beds Police’s Assistant Chief Constable Jackie Sebire revealed her worries about the rise in violent gang crime in Luton.

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The scene after the stabbing on May 6

Public meeting to discuss spike in Luton violence

The Assistant Chief Constable of Beds Police and the leader of Luton Borough Council will host a public meeting tonight to discuss the shocking rise of violence in our town – including two murders of young men within two months.

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Cllr Hazel Simmons MBE

Luton Council leader ‘horrified’ at spate of stabbings in town

The leader of Luton Borough Council has told press she is “horrified” at the number of stabbings on Luton’s streets – one of which claimed a young man’s life on Sunday.

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The scene at Bishopscote Road on Sunday

Bedfordshire knife crime up 86% since 2014

Questions are being asked whether Beds Police can handle the growing rate of stabbings in Luton after one young man died and another was injured in separate incidents on Sunday.

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Jordan Thomas

Luton ‘Karate Kid’ Jordan follows in father’s footsteps

Luton’s very own ‘Karate Kid’ who took the world title in 2016 is embroiled in a gruelling training schedule ahead of this week’s European Championships.

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The Periperi chicken shop on Midland Road

£1.5m of cocaine hidden in Luton chicken shop

The owner of a fast food shop in Luton has been found guilty of possessing more than a million pounds worth of cocaine with the intent to supply.

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Two teens stabbed in latest gang attack in Luton

Two teenagers were stabbed in the latest outbreak of gang violence in Luton on Monday night.

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Tourist robbed in Luton

Tourist robbed in Luton

A tourist’s visit to the UK was “marred” after he was robbed by a gang in Luton last week.

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Two men stabbed as violence breaks out in Leagrave

Two men are being treated for serious injuries after they were stabbed in Leagrave yesterday evening.

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Financial fears for Barnfield College

Financial fears for Barnfield College

Barnfield College has been placed into administered status after serious concerns about its financial management.

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Work begins on £225m link to Luton Airport terminal

Work begins on £225m link to Luton Airport terminal

Today marks the start of work on the £225m Luton DART (Direct Air-Rail Transit) system linking Luton Airport with Luton Airport Parkway railway station.

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The Grant Palmer bus after the incident

UPDATE: Bus driver critically injured after Luton head-on collision

A bus driver was left in a critical condition after a head-on smash with another bus in Luton yesterday.

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Court news

Man guilty of historic child abuse

A man has been found guilty of two counts of child sexual abuse dating back ten years after a trial at Luton Crown Court.

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Police on the scene at Blundell Road earlier today [c. Alyesha Hutton]

UPDATE: Luton shooting ‘not a hate crime’ as two men arrested

Two men have been arrested in connection with a shooting in Luton yesterday evening.

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Waqaar Zureen

Hatters Way crash victim identified as 22-year-old man

A young man who tragically died in a collision on Hatters Way in Luton last month has been named by police.

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Ramzan Miah next to a billboard for 'Ghost Stories'

Luton actor thrilled as film debut hits the silver screen

An up-and-coming young actor from Luton is on cloud nine as his first feature film hits the silver screen this week.

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