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Student stars in latest series of BBC 1’s Our Girl

A University of Bedfordshire student is now aiming for Hollywood after appearing in BBC One’s drama Our Girl.


Wetherspoons bans England flags from its pubs during World Cup but will allow fans to wear football shirts after outcry

Popular pub chain Wetherspoons has banned staff from flying the St George Cross during the World Cup.

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Center Parcs Woburn Forest

Center Parcs Woburn Forest close to perfection after retaining five star status

Center Parcs Woburn Forest has retained its Five Star status from VisitEngland, following the recent annual assessment.

England take on Russia in Marseille at Euro 2016

World Cup banning orders for 16 Bedfordshire football fans

Sixteen people from Bedfordshire have been banned from attending the World Cup in Russia, which kicks off today.


Supporting local charities

The Mall Luton will be supporting Small Charity Week, every day next week.

The day included drumming workshops, craft lessons, Gambian geography lessons, and African story times. Here, headteacher Chris Davidson joins in.

Luton school Gambia Day raises £2,500 for charity

Kind-hearted staff and pupils from Beech Hill Community Primary in Luton held their very own ‘Gambia Day’, to raise much-needed funds for the African school they are twinned with.

Ambitious Andy takes to the stage as the winner. Credit: Madeira Fashion Weekend

Luton’s Andy crowned Mr Madeira Fashion Weekend 2018

An actor and model from Luton was honoured to be crowned Mr Madeira Fashion Weekend 2018 as he strutted his stuff on the catwalk and partied with the stars.

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Luton’s Holy Trinity Church celebrates 150th anniversary with special guests

Luton’s Holy Trinity Church of Biscot Parish celebrated its 150th anniversary, as the community came together to honour its journey through history.

Professor Les Ebdon formerly of the University of Bedfordshire

Five honoured for outstanding service

Investigative journalist Stacey Dooley was awarded an MBE by the Queen in the Birthday Honours List last week.

Luton Tigers receive donation of cricket equipment

Luton Tigers receive donation of cricket equipment

Luton Tigers has received a donation of cricket equipment from the owner of Mongoose Inclusive Cricket owner.


Council reject plans for an arcade and coffee shop in town

A planning application for an arcade and coffee shop in Luton town centre has been refused by the council.


Honouring Luton’s glamorous Gemma with ‘Pretty Muddy’ run for breast cancer

Friends and family of a strong Luton woman who battled cancer with “pink lippy” and charity t-shirts are taking on a mud challenge in her memory.

Amar at a previous 'Be Champions' event with pupils from The Meads. Credit: Khalid Bari.

Be a healthy food champion with the ‘World Cup trophy’ and Luton Foodbank!

Luton pupils will learn what it takes to be healthy eating champions when the ‘World Cup trophy’ comes to town.

L-R: Paul Hunt CEO YMCA Bedfordshire, High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, Deputy Mayor, Junayd Hanif YMCA Bedfordshire Housing Manager (Luton).

‘YMCA Luton helped me recover’

Luton’s YMCA residents took local businesses, sector partners and council officials on a tour to help promote the charity’s services and break down stigmas.

Asim Warraich

Can you help people feel less alone in Luton?

British Red Cross is looking for volunteers to help beat loneliness in Luton.

Luton Festival of Transport

Festival of Transport zooms to Luton this Sunday

The Luton Festival of Transport is back in the town for its 27th year with over 1,000 classic vehicles to admire.

The view overlooking the town of Sidmouth from Salcombe Hill with the magnificent Belmont and Victoria hotels in the centre of the picture looking out across Lyme Bay.

Travel: Victorian splendour in Sidmouth, a classic west country seaside resort

"We're beginning to see a lot more people holidaying here," said Tim Beauchamp, the friendly general manager responsible for two of Sidmouth's most prestigious hotels.

Louise Fox

Help Barton-Le-Clay Stella & Dot stylist raise funds for charities

A kind-hearted stylist from Barton-Le-Clay is on a mission to help charities by holding special fundraising sessions.

Above: Peculi8. There will also be a children's entertainment zone, retail village, and a bar for adults.

The Luton Keech Hospice Care ‘Big Weekender’ is back!

Live music, tasty street food and first-class family entertainment are up for grabs at Keech’s Big Weekender!

Residents enjoying the celebrations.

‘Congratulations Harry and Meghan’ cheer Luton’s Mary Brash residents

Luton residents of Mary Brash Sheltered Accommodation enjoyed a right royal knees up when they celebrated the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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