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Winter fun in Wonderland for Luton community and Whipperley Infant Academy!

A Luton school organised a special festive outing to London’s Winter Wonderland for parents and children to enjoy.

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Just under 300 people attended the launch event.

Super storytelling thrives in Dunstable as Lancot Online Library launched

Imaginative Dunstable school pupils created their very own digital library books, which were celebrated during a special showcase at the town’s Grove Theatre.

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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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Pupils protest at Chalk Hills Academy in Luton

Parents say children have been suspended from Chalk Hills Academy after protesting against the treatment of a teacher.

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Miss Fiona Rae

Luton singer ‘Miss Fiona Rae’ helps Caribbean night for children’s charities

A kind-hearted Luton singer is hoping Bedfordshire residents will help support a Christmas Caribbean night for children’s charities.

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When do the Christmas school holidays start in the Luton area?

The Christmas school holidays in Luton will soon be upon us and here is a reminder of important diary dates for your children, which every parent needs to jot down.

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From left to right: Journalism Technician Mary Ferguson, Radio LaB Coordinator Terry Lee & Radio LaB student manager Catherine Cousins

Community radio station marks 20 years

Students and staff from the University of Bedfordshire’s community radio station, Radio LaB, have been celebrating the station’s 20th birthday at the Luton campus.

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Strike at Challney High School for Girls tomorrow

Strike at Challney High School for Girls tomorrow

Trade union members at a Luton school will begin the first of six planned days of strike action tomorrow.

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Apps the way to help kids to stay in control of lives

Apps the way to help kids to stay in control of lives

Children using social services provided by Central Beds Council are to be given access to an app, Mind of My Own (MOMO), which helps them to talk about and influence the care they receive and share concerns and worries about their lives.

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Time to vote for the Best of Luton

Time to vote for the Best of Luton

It’s that time again, when you help us to celebrate the town’s unsung heroes.

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Time to get your Christmas thinking caps on!

‘Write Christmas’ story challenge for creative Luton children

Imaginative Luton children could win £1,500 for their school by writing a brand new Christmas story or poem.

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Above: Sophie. She previously attended Harlington Upper School.

Luton apprentice is Young Woman Engineer finalist

A Luton technical apprentice has been nominated as a finalist for the IET’s Young Woman Engineer (YWE) of the Year award.

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Rabbis participating in ShabbatUK. The two Rabbis are in the process of making challah which is the traditional, plated bread eaten on Shabbat

Luton United Synagogue take part in the biggest ShabbatUK!

ShabbatUK took the town by storm, as Luton United Synagogue took part in the largest mass participation event for the UK Jewish community.

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Lillie’s sacrifice is rewarded

Lillie’s sacrifice is rewarded

A 25 year-old woman who became the mum to her five younger siblings following the death in 2016 of their mother was named the Winner of Winners at the Luton &Bedfordshire Community Awards.

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Year 2 pupils at Ramsey Manor Lower School buried a time capsule under the classroom extensions to mark the school's upcoming 50th anniversary

Pupils bury time capsule to mark 50 years

Pupils from Ramsey Manor Lower School buried a time capsule under a new classroom to mark the school’s 50th anniversary.

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A poster for auditions for Phoenix Starr Academy of Dance

Phoenix Starr Academy of dance

The owner of Phoenix Starr, a Luton dance school, is opening the town’s first hip-hop college.

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Dean, Partner of Marshalls Coaches LLP, and 2016 winner Izzy Batchelor.

Bedfordshire students can win school coach trip with Christmas card competition

Marshalls Coaches LLP are looking for imaginative Bedfordshire children to design them a company Christmas card and win a coach trip!

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Cyberstalking

Uni’s mission to tackle online harassment in Luton and Bedford

The University of Bedfordshire is taking strong steps to crack down on cyber harassment and hate on campus.

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(L-R) Head of Languages Ian McCracken, GCSE leaver Sarah Hilsdon, and Professor Sweeney.

Proud Lealands High School students celebrate year of success!

The academic successes of Lealands High School students were celebrated in style at the school’s annual presentation evening.

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Alex Mayer MEP and a poster design.

Luton: take a stand against racism with poster competition

Budding Luton artists are urged to get their pens and paints out to design a poster to combat racism.

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