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Rail boss quits while rail chaos continues

The chief executive of Govia Thameslink Railway has resigned.

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Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

Customers flying with Ryanair will find it harder to check-in for their flights this summer - unless they pay for their seat.

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New Thameslink train. Photo by Peter Alvey

Passengers told to check train timetable

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is advising passengers to plan ahead for the biggest timetable shake-up in UK rail history.

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Council to invest £3m on road maintenance in 2018/19

Luton council is investing around £3 million in 2018/19 on road maintenance, with most of the money going towards a programme of resurfacing, which will take place from July to November.

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London Luton Airport

Holidays are coming! Three new destinations added to Luton Airport offering and 25,000 more seats

Luton based travel firm TUI UK has revealed new destinations in Greece and Egypt from London Luton Airport for summer 2019 as well as new 10 and 11 night holiday durations for customers and 25,000 extra seats for holidaymakers.

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Drivers in Luton advised of planned roadworks starting today

Drivers in Luton advised of planned roadworks starting today

Motorists are advised of planned roadworks starting today on Bramingham Road, between Northwell Drive and Icknield Way.

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What’s the weather like in Luton and Dunstable? Find out with these live traffic webcams

What’s the weather like in Luton and Dunstable? Find out with these live traffic webcams

If the nationwide TV weather forecast doesn’t give you enough detail, a fast and reliable way to check the local conditions is to view live traffic webcams.

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Smart motorways are catching more motorists

Motorists using M1 junctions for Milton Keynes, Bedford and Luton are HARDEST HIT IN UK by smart motorway fines

New figures show that more than £21 million worth of fines have been issued to drivers on smart motorways with those using the M1 junctions for Milton Keynes, Bedford and Luton Airport hit hardest in all of the UK.

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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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Geoff fills the potholes in the town

Luton Council aims to tackle town’s potholes

Luton Council is sending the ‘seek and repair’ units around the borough with the aim of repairing any potholes they find.

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RAIL FIRE: Services to Bedford and Luton stations affected

RAIL FIRE: Services to Bedford and Luton stations affected

Intercity rail services through Bedfordshire have been affected by the fire at Nottingham Station this morning.

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Speed review over camera fears in Luton

Luton Council is carrying out a review of road speed safety strategy throughout the town.

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Two vehicles involved in the collision in Luton

No serious injuries in two car collision in Luton

Police and emergency services were at the scene of a collision between two cars in Luton last night (Monday).

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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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VIDEO: Shooting stars due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever this week

Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week.

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The M1 between Northampton and MK was closed this morning

Delays after M1 closed between after Milton Keynes following accident involving three lorries

There were major delays on the M1 this morning after a section of the motorway was closed following an accident involving three lorries.

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VIDEO: Top LA directors create new campaign to show dangers of driving with a mobile phone

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

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VIDEO: Chilling footage showing moment child’s buggy rolls into the path of freight train released as warning to parents

This is the shocking moment a thankfully empty child’s buggy was ripped apart when it rolled across a railway platform and into the path of an oncoming train as footage is released to serve as a warning to parents.

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