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Boost your career skills with savvy Luton business podcast

A Luton entrepreneur has launched a new podcast series to inspire students and those who want to better their career opportunities.

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World Cup charity wallchart by Luton Town fan smashes NICU fundraising target as orders flood in from across the globe

A football fan has illustrated perfectly how to use the World Cup to generate support for Luton and Dunstable Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

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Is it now bin lids at dawn?

Is it now bin lids at dawn?

A battle of the bins is brewing in Luton.

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Rail boss quits while rail chaos continues

The chief executive of Govia Thameslink Railway has resigned.

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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.

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CBC fears over future borrowing

Finance officers are depiciting a healthy picture of Central Bedfordshire Council’s finances, despite a £29m deficit for 2017/18.

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Royal Mail bans postal workers from flying England flags from vans during World Cup

Royal Mail has banned postal workers from flying the England flag on their vehicles during the World Cup.

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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.

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Support in Bury Park for #saveourtown

Bury Park backing for Luton Town’s Power Court and Newlands plans

Ambassadors from the #saveourtown campaign were given a warm welcome in Bury Park at the weekend, the venue for the first in a series of planned community engagement events in Luton.

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Proposed red routes for Windmill Road, Kimpton Road and Airport Way area

Business owners on Kimpton Road fear ‘red routes will kill our shops’

Business owners on Kimpton Road claim proposed red routes will kill their businesses.

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All eyes are on Luton’s Andy at Ronaldo’s CR7 catwalk

An ambitious actor and model from Luton will be strutting his stuff on the catwalk at Madeira Fashion Weekend.

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Peter Borg-Neal

Owner of popular pub-restaurant operator shortlisted for top industry honour

The shortlist for the 35th Catey Awards has revealed that Peter Borg-Neal, Founder and CEO of Oakman Inns & Restaurants, the operators of 22 venues across the Home Counties, Midlands and beyond has been shortlisted for a top honour.

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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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Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.

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Women needed to multitask in construction

Women needed to multitask in construction

Houghton Regis based Aldwyck Housing Group has recently appointed its first female multi-skilled operative to carry out repairs in its customers’ homes. But it desperately wants more.

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The Chicago's and Liquid/Envy buildings

Flats plan for Luton nightclub site

A historic cinema building in Luton town centre, which later became a nightclub, is now set to be turned into flats.

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A display at the Passenger Security Awareness Event encouraging commuters not to ignore unattended bags.

‘Report a suspicious item or person’ urge rail campaigners in Luton

Luton train station hosted its first ‘Passenger Security Awareness Event’, as staff aimed to teach commuters one very important number: 61016.

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The skydive

Luton Leonardo’s daring skydive for army veterans

Luton Leonardo employees took a daring leap of faith, as they put their fears aside to brave a skydive and raise money for army veterans.

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Help Hannah raise £10K to support youngsters with ambitious charity ‘ZemZam Inspiring Change’

A former Cardinal Newman student went back to her roots, as she launched a project to help youngsters achieve their dreams and inspired pupils to aim high.

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Infrastructure key to growing Central Beds

Infrastructure key to growing Central Beds

More money will have to be spent on Central Bedfordshire’s infrastructure if the council is to provide the kind of area residents will want in 20 years’ time, it’s been claimed.

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