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Geneva to inspire Luton on ITV’s Little Big Shots!

A talented eight-year-old drummer from Luton will be making a special TV appearance on ITV’s Little Big Shots with host and comedienne, Dawn French.

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PJ Shoes, Luton. Credit: Google.

PJ Shoes Pete says heartfelt thanks to Luton

The owner of a much loved Luton shoe shop is hanging up his boots to begin a well-deserved retirement.

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Mitchell at Ali Barber

Kind Luton lad’s Keech colours raise over £417

A caring Luton pupil from Putteridge High School coloured and shaved his head for Keech Hospice Care in memory of a close family friend.

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The charity champions preparing at a previous running event, The Bedford 20.

Four fantastic friends on marathon mission to help Luton Foodbank, Shelter and Hospice UK

A group of Luton charity heroes will be joining thousands of others at the start line for the London Marathon.

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Charlie Oakley

Have you seen missing Luton teen Charlie Oakley?

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find missing teenager Charlie Oakley.

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Protesters in London:  it is estimated that 2,400 people have  died due to the scandal.  Sharon has been told that the virus cleared her system naturally at some point since 1987, but that it means  an increased risk of  liver cancer.

‘Contamination victims must speak out’ says Luton woman whose blood was tainted

A Luton woman whose blood was tainted during the 1980s contamination scandal is encouraging other victims to seek justice during the government’s inquiry.

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Oakman started out with The Akeman in Tring, Herts, and now has over 20 venues in 9 counties

First straws now single-use plastic, popular pub group makes serious pledge

It has been widely acknowledged that Oakman Inns, which operates popular pub-restaurants across Bucks, Herts, Beds, Oxon, Northants and Warwickshire, was the first multiple-site pub group to end the use of plastic straws across their 20 plus venues.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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Figures from the NHS underline the scale of the risks for people in Sussex

Health bodies in Milton Keynes Bedford, and Luton to ‘merge’

NHS bosses have plans to ‘merge’ the health system across Bedford, Luton, and Milton Keynes – and politicians fear it is already a done deal.

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Boxercise session raises money for charity

Boxercise class raises hundreds for charity

A Martial Arts Games and Fitness Academy, ACS MAGFA, raised over £300 for Ovarian Cancer Action at a boxercise class on Saturday.

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Six Biggleswade people caught out in romance fraud

Six Biggleswade people caught out in romance fraud

Bedfordshire Police is warning people about the dangers of romance fraud, following several recent cases in Biggleswade.

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Financial fears for Barnfield College

Financial fears for Barnfield College

Barnfield College has been placed into administered status after serious concerns about its financial management.

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Bedford Hospital boss Stephen Conroy

Bedford and Luton hospitals merger likely to be delayed until April 2019

Plans to merge Bedford and Luton hospitals are likely to be delayed until April 2019 at the earliest.

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New drivers could be banned from driving with car full of friends in ‘boy racer’ crackdown

New drivers could be banned from driving with car full of friends in ‘boy racer’ crackdown

New drivers could soon face tough new driving restrictions after passing their tests under new laws being considered by the Government.

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Power Court

Hatters to meet C&R today as Trust chairman warns Mall owners not to ‘pick a fight with the wrong people’

Capital & Regional have been warned not to “pick a fight with the wrong people” on the eve of the Mall owner’s meeting with Luton Town Football Club.

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Jon Reep

Marathon effort to raise money for Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

Four people will be taking on the London Marathon on Sunday to raise money for the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (L&D) Charitable Fund.

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The Fancott Miniature Railway at The Fancott Arms

Fancott Miniature Railway needs volunteers

Fancott Miniature Railway needs volunteers to help run the railway, or the UK’s ‘last miniature railway at a pub’ will have to close.

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Police investigate knife point robbery in Luton

Police are investigating a knife point robbery in Luton on Sunday afternoon.

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Auditions for Phoenix Starr Dance College will be held at the School's dance studio in Luton

Dancers can book an audition now for Phoenix Starr Dance College in Luton

Dancers can book an audition now for a place at Luton’s first hip hop dance college, opening in September.

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Work begins on £225m link to Luton Airport terminal

Work begins on £225m link to Luton Airport terminal

Today marks the start of work on the £225m Luton DART (Direct Air-Rail Transit) system linking Luton Airport with Luton Airport Parkway railway station.

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