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REVEALED: How to get money off Amazon purchases before the Boxing Day sales

Looking to bag a bargain before the Boxing Day sales start?

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IN FULL: Hurdles to cross for Luton’s planned expansion of airport

IN FULL: Hurdles to cross for Luton’s planned expansion of airport

Bold plans to more than double Luton Airport’s capacity could be the linchpin to Luton’s prosperity – but not without overcoming significant hurdles.

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Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits.

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London Luton Airport

Opposition to Luton Airport expansion from Herts County Council

Hertfordshire County Council has registered its opposition to neighbouring Luton’s plan to expand its airport.

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London Luton Airport

‘Ambitious’ plans to grow Luton Airport over 30 years

An “ambitious” vision to grow London Luton Airport over 30 years has been revealed by owner London Luton Airport Ltd (LLAL) as part of Luton Council’s £1.5bn investment programme.

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School closures after snow fall

School closures after snow fall

Schools across Bedfordshire are closed this morning because of the snow.

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Aldi recall

Aldi recalls food product because it could contain small pieces of hard plastic

Aldi has recalled one of its food products owing to worries that it may be contaminated with small pieces of hard plastic.

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Baby Rockit Apples from Marks and Spencer

M&S slammed over “irresponsible” plastic apple packaging

Marks & Spencer has been slammed by shoppers and scientists for selling apples in a plastic TUBE - so they can fit in car cup holders.

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Star Wars toys

Do you have valuable Star Wars toys in the attic?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series ‘The Last Jedi’ due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

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Poundland have launched a �1 chocolate bar, Twin Peaks

Poundland launches Toblerone-style treat with 20 per cent more chocolate after court battle

Poundland has finally launched its £1 ‘Twin Peaks’ Toblerone-style chocolate bar this week after a lengthy legal wrangle over its shape and packaging.

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Luton. Credit: Jane Russell

Luton Borough Council’s £1m parking profit is revealed...

The RAC has revealed that English councils made a record £819 million from their parking operations in the last financial year, as the Herald & Post can reveal the figures for Luton and Dunstable areas.

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Have your say on flood plans

Residents are being invited to find out more about planned Houghton Regis Flood Alleviation Scheme next week.

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Product warning

Next recall children’s coats over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children’s coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

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Morrisons

Morrison’s recalls chicken pies - because the filling contains fish and mustard

Supermarket giant Morrison’s has pulled its chicken and mushroom pies off its shelves - because some are actually fish pies.

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The NatWest is to close its branches in Oundle and Stamford next year.

REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 259 Natwest and RBS branches resulting in 680 job losses after the state-backed lender said more people are choosing to bank online or on mobile.

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Faryal Makhdoom at the restaurant.

Amir Khan’s wife Faryal Makhdoom meets fans at Luton’s new Marhaba Restaurant

The wife of world champion boxer Amir Khan was welcomed to Luton on Friday to attend a ‘meet and greet’ at a new restaurant and sheesha lounge.

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The advent calendar and food items.  Last year (2016),  Luton Foodbank gave out over 8,000 food parcels, an increase of 33 per cent.

Luton Foodbank launch advent calendar appeal to help families in poverty

Luton Foodbank has launched its ‘Christmas Appeal’ as the charity asks kind residents to help adults and children in poverty and crisis.

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Are you freezing at work? This is how cold it has to be before you can legally go home

Are you freezing at work? This is how cold it has to be before you can legally go home

England is set to freeze this week as temperatures plummet across the country but how cold does it have to be before you can leave work?

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House prices in Central Beds, Luton and Bucks rise higher than national average

House prices in Luton, Central Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire have risen higher than the national average in the past year.

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