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Luton awards fiasco featured on Judge Rinder

The organiser of a Luton awards night fiasco which saw contractors left unpaid has appeared on ITV’s Judge Rinder today (January 23).

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Sainsbury's

Thousands of Sainsbury’s jobs at risk as part of management shake-up across stores

Sainsbury’s has announced a management shake-up at its supermarkets putting thousands of jobs at risk.

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Police

Bedfordshire Police tell Drivers to #PutItDown in new campaign

Bedfordshire Police is taking part in a week-long enforcement campaign focused on raising awareness of the dangers caused by using a mobile phone whilst driving.

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Police

Have you seen wanted Lequan Bennett?

Police are appealing for the public’s help in finding a man who is wanted for an aggravated burglary in Leighton Buzzard.

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Ricky O'Grady has been jailed for 24 years

Jail for pervert who preyed on Bedfordshire girls

A paedophile who preyed on young girls in Bedfordshire has been sentenced to 24 years’ imprisonment plus an eight year extended licence period for multiple sexual offences.

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The top 10 cheap eats in Luton

In a new series of features today we’re highlighting the top 10 ‘cheap eats’ in Luton.

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Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Parts of the UK are set to be hit by freezing temperatures and snow as a ‘polar maritime air mass’ sweeps across the nation, writes Paul Harmer, Consultant with the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering.

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Police launch investigation after two teenagers stabbed in The Mall Luton

Police are investigating after two teenagers were stabbed in an incident in The Mall, Luton, on Sunday afternoon.

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Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Shoppers are being advised to be wary of fake emails pretending to be from Sainsbury’s after a rise in reports of fake gift vouchers sent on behalf of the supermarket.

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NatWest sign

‘Smishing’ scam sends fake NatWest messages

Action Fraud is warning people not to be duped by fake text messages claiming to be from NatWest after the cyber-crime reporting centre received new reports of text message fraud.

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Eight bizarre food trends you’ll want to avoid in 2018

Eight bizarre food trends you’ll want to avoid in 2018

Forget pedestrian avocado toast and, frankly, dull doughnut burgers – according to the experts, 2018 has got some truly strange food trends up its sleeve.

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Crime

UPDATE: Mall Luton reopens after two men were stabbed on Sunday afternoon

The Mall Luton was closed after two men were stabbed inside the shopping centre.

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Snow warning issued by Met Office

Snow warning for our region issued by Met Office

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice in the home counties today, Sunday January 21.

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Comment: Nationalising our railways is the only way to fix chronic problems

Just who exactly supports the UK’s privatised railway industry?

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Pie-lovers are up in arms because tinned Fray Bentos ‘contain less meat’

Pie-lovers are up in arms because tinned Fray Bentos ‘contain less meat’

Horrified carnivores have blasted a British food institution online – complaining famous tinned Fray Bentos pies ‘don’t contain enough meat.’

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5 apps that will help you save money

5 apps that will help you save money

January is traditionally a month for money-saving resolutions, with many people forced to tighten the purse strings after going gung-ho with the plastic over Christmas and New Year.

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Author Chris Bilham. Photo by Stephen Perry.

Luton sailor’s story from Second World War features in new book

A book about the Royal Navy in the Second World War features the story of a man from Luton.

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Peter Norman and Suzanne Rees of Nexus Fostering

Fostering agency is looking for carers in Luton

Nexus Fostering, an independent fostering agency, has opened its first office in Great Marlings, Luton.

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Sophie Caffrey

Luton apprentice in finals of top competition

The finalists in the eighth annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards - celebrating the brightest individuals changing the face of technology in the UK and beyond – have been announced, and include an apprentice from Luton.

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Shoppers in Luton learn lifesaving skills

Shoppers in Luton learn lifesaving skills

Shoppers learned how to save lives with the help of volunteers from the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) at The Mall Luton.

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