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Student stars in latest series of BBC 1’s Our Girl

A University of Bedfordshire student is now aiming for Hollywood after appearing in BBC One’s drama Our Girl.

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Luton man charged with drug offences

A 27-year-old man from Luton was arrested on Monday, June 18, by Bedfordshire Police’s Boson team.

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Luton woman ‘traumatised’ as burglars search house while young girl present

A Luton woman and a young girl have been left “traumatised” after an aggravated burglary in Leabank, Luton.

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Elizabeth Bailey and Gavin Shuker MP

Student backs campaign for more NHS cancer staff

A University of Bedfordshire PhD student travelled to Westminster to back an appeal for more NHS cancer staff.

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Andrew Selous MP

MP tells Beds Police to restore 24/7 policing to ‘poorly served’ Dunstable and Houghton Regis as crime rises significantly since 2012 changes

South West Beds MP Andrew Selous says crime in Dunstable and Houghton Regis has increased significantly since October 2012 and is demanding that Beds Police restore cover to the levels before community policing hubs were introduced.

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Shocking figures reveal 12 year olds self harming in Central Bedfordshire

A boy “of four or five” starting school in Central Bedfordshire didn’t know his own name, it’s been revealed.

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Luton taxi driver in Buckingham Palace terror trial claimed Queen “will be in hellfire”

Luton taxi driver in Buckingham Palace terror trial claimed Queen “will be in hellfire”

A Luton Uber driver attacked police with a Samurai sword outside Buckingham Palace out of “hatred” for the Queen, a court has heard.

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

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Lawrence Palmer

Luton swimmimng club to host national event

Putteridge Swimming Club is holding its inaugural Alternative National Swimming Event at Inspire Swimming Pool in Luton on Saturday and Sunday July 21-22, thanks to sponsorship from Redrow Homes.

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Vauxhall donates tyres to Farley Hill community garden

Vauxhall donates tyres to Farley Hill community garden

Vauxhall has donated 25 tyres to community charity Groundwork Luton & Bedfordshire to re-use at their community food growing hub.

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Luton mosques open doors for Discover Ramadan events

Luton mosques open doors for Discover Ramadan events

During Ramadan many mosques around Luton opened their doors for a “Discover Ramadan” event (in association with Discover Islam), where people of many backgrounds, faiths and no faith gathered to have ‘Iftar’ (breaking fast) together.

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Luton domestic abuser jailed despite partner’s ‘excuses for his behaviour’

A Luton man has been jailed for 10 months after beating up his partner, despite the victim being unwilling to support police action.

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Mo Yasin

Rail boss quits while rail chaos continues

The chief executive of Govia Thameslink Railway has resigned.

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Center Parcs Woburn Forest

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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The mess at Ashton Square car park. The containers were undamaged but the cost of the vandalism is estimated to be around 600 pounds.

Yobs are taking blooming liberty in Dunstable!

“Mindless vandals” have been ruining Dunstable’s beautiful floral displays – and residents hope the incidents will stop with Anglia In Bloom looming on the horizon.

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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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Luton teen jailed four years after Houghton Regis stabbing

Luton teen jailed four years after Houghton Regis stabbing

A 17-year-old boy has been sentenced to four years in jail for his involvement in a stabbing.

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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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England take on Russia in Marseille at Euro 2016

World Cup banning orders for 16 Bedfordshire football fans

Sixteen people from Bedfordshire have been banned from attending the World Cup in Russia, which kicks off today.

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The woman's bedroom was torched

Burglars torch elderly woman’s home in Luton

Cruel burglars broke into an elderly woman’s bungalow in Luton and set fire to it after stealing her belongings.

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