Travel: Living out a Wild West dream

Mention Canada and most people immediately think of a trip through the Rockies from Calgary to Vancouver – but In the first of two features about one of the Commonwealth country's lesser known provinces, travel writer Alan Wooding enjoys all that the prairie state of Saskatchewan has to offer.

The My Care Co-ordination Team. Sarah Myford (middle)

Keech Hospice Care shortlisted for national awards in House of Lords

Hard-working staff at Keech Hospice Care were finalists in a national awards ceremony held at the House of Lords last night.

The Range: Luton store front

The Range opens new store in Madford Retail Park

The hotly anticipated opening of The Range in Luton took place on Friday, as customers queued outside in a bid to win special prizes.

Anthony Faulkner

Can New Yorker Dan discover the secrets of the afterlife?

A former Luton businessman has penned his first novella to reveal “the ultimate secret of the Universe!”

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Penny holding the Olympic torch in 2012 (right)

‘If it wasn’t for Penny I’m not sure I’d have made it!’

A special Dunstable charity worker has inspired a mum to run the London Marathon for Down’s Heart Group.

Builders work away, as the exciting opening date is to be confirmed!

New Suitcase Travel office to fly you away!

A caring, family-run travel agency will soon be opening another office in Dunstable, helping to transform the town into a thriving district.

An artist's impression of the Central Terminal exterior

£200 million London Luton Airport link is on the right track

Plans for a state-of-the-art £200 million mass passenger transit (MPT) system linking London Luton Airport (LLA) with Luton Airport Parkway have been submitted.

Chiltern Hills. Credit: Google Maps

Petition power to save Dunstable’s Chiltern Hills surgery

A determined GP patient is hoping to gain support for a petition to save the ‘best’ Dunstable doctor’s surgery.

Licensee, Colin Edwynn, to whom Charles Wells  Ltd  are truly grateful

Tebworth residents still battling to save The Queen’s Head

Tebworth residents are still fighting to buy their only village pub, to avoid “hostile bidders” turning it into housing.

Parma Cathedral with the Baptistery's leaning tower.

Travel: Hamming it up in Italy

There is no such thing as spaghetti Bolognese.

Irmak BBQ Dunstable

Irmak BBQ shortlisted for two awards at the British Kebab Awards

A Dunstable Kebab shop has been shortlisted for two awards at the British Kebab Awards 2017.

TOKKO Centre. Credit: Google Maps

Counselling services saved from closure at Luton’s TOKKO youth space

Luton charities have breathed a sigh of relief as they secure funds to keep counselling services free.

The wedding cake that Denise made for the competition

Best in Class and Gold for The Cake House’s Denise

A teacher from The Cake House in Dunstable has won two awards for her wedding cake at the Salon Culinaire competition.


Police encourage parents to talk to children about staying safe online

Bedfordshire Police is marking Safer Internet Day by urging parents to speak to their children about the consequences of speaking to people online.

Martime Museum

Travel: Hull of a culture shock

Hull? Why the heck are you off to Hull?"

Sweet-toothed coffee lovers have weekly calories of over three cans of Coke

Sweet-toothed coffee lovers have weekly calories of over three cans of Coke

Sweet toothed latte or flat white drinkers drink the same amount of calories as three-and-a half cans of Coke, nutritionists said.

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Would you and your mates go on a Great British Bake Off stag do?

Would you and your mates go on a ‘Great British Bake Off’ stag do?

Grooms-to-be have started going on alternative stag-dos - where they are taught how to BAKE CAKES by stars from the Great British Bake Off.

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OpSentinel Team

Anti-social behaviour means closure notice for former Toddington pub

Toddington residents will be happy to hear that Op Sentinel carried out yet another successful closure order.

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Peaceful anti-Trump march to US Embassy

Peaceful Luton protesters are marching to the US Embassy in response Donald Trump’s controversial 90-day immigration ban.

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Little Mason when he was first born

Mum’s £10,000 mission for NICU after nurses save premature son

A courageous mum is determined to raise £10,000 for a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit unit after nurses saved her premature son’s life.

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