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Fly tipper has van seized after dumping rubbish in Dunstable

A fly tipper has been fined and may have his vehicle crushed after being caught in the act of dumping rubbish.

Crime
School closures after snow fall

School closures after snow fall

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

Business
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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.

Business
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.

News
Dog mess on the walk to school.

‘Children keep walking in dog mess on Luton streets!’

A concerned Luton mother is fed up with amount of dog mess left on the pavements, after witnessing children and toddlers treading in it.

News
Are you making any of these common recycling mistakes?

Pizza boxes, crisp bags and light bulbs: here’s what NOT to recycle

People could save thousands of tons of recyclable materials from going to landfill by avoiding the country’s biggest recycling mistakes, according to an expert.

News
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.

News
Jerome’s off on the jamboree of a lifetime

Jerome’s off on the jamboree of a lifetime

A Scout leader from Luton is among a quartet of Bedfordshire people selected from Scouting’s 150,000 adult volunteers to

Environment
Could Dunstable Downs have its own parish council?

Survey wants your views on your parish

Residents in Central Bedfordshire are being given the opportunity to have a say on how local communities are represented by parish or town councils.

Business
Prohibition order at Luton restaurant

Prohibition order at Luton restaurant

A Luton restaurant was temporarily closed after a cockroach infestation.

News
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.

Education
Protesters outside Thomas Cook.

‘Stop supporting cruel SeaWorld park’ argue Luton protesters

Animal welfare groups took to the Luton streets to protest against travel company Thomas Cook supporting wildlife theme park, SeaWorld.

News
‘Chaotic’ Dunstable care home is placed in special measures

‘Chaotic’ Dunstable care home is placed in special measures

Ashton Lodge placed in special measures after

inspectors uncover ‘substantial safeguarding’ issues

Business
Runners at the ready for Love Luton’s fifth half marathon

Runners at the ready for Love Luton’s fifth half marathon

It’s on your marks for the starting pistol for this year’s Luton half-marathon on Sunday.

Environment
Paw Patrol soap warning

Alert over Paw Patrol soap after toddler left fighting for life

The makers of a novelty Paw Patrol bath foam have withdrawn it from sale after it apparently exploded leaving a toddler in a critical condition.

News
Tennyson Road is usually known for its hilltop view of Luton. Credit: Google Street View.

‘Mess in Tennyson Road breaks my heart...’

A worried Luton resident is concerned about a neighbour’s driveway that is allegedly being targeted as a “rubbish dump”.

News
New homes will help people get on the ladder

New homes will help people get on the ladder

The go-ahead has been given for 61 new affordable homes at Brewers Hill Road, Dunstable.

Business
Fined for flytipping TV in Houghton Regis

Fined for flytipping TV in Houghton Regis

Two fly tippers have been fined over £2,600 after both were caught on Central Bedfordshire Council’s CCTV cameras.

Crime
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Charity champion’s Everest trek to support her brave Bedfordshire family!

An inspirational Luton woman is trekking to Everest Base Camp to raise funds for two charities close to the heart of her Bedfordshire family.

News
Luton

Luton sets out plans for next three years

Luton Borough Council Executive Committee has approved a new Corporate Plan for 2017-2020.

Business
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