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Gabor achieves prestigious engineer award

A Dunstable engineer has celebrated a career miletone after completing a prestigious apprenticeship.

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Mayoress, Cllr Ann Sparrow, businessman John Silford, and Mayor, Cllr Peter Hollick. Credit: John Chatterley.

Suitcase Travel jets into action

Suitcase Travel is officially open after celebrating with the Mayor of Dunstable and helping residents realise their holiday dreams.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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A new Dawn for the action RPG genre

Console Corner: Horizon Zero Dawn review

New Dawn for the action RPG.

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Jonathan Ross presents award to Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns

Company in charge of popular Bedfordshire pub adds to list of accolades at industry “Oscars”

Oakman Inns, the operators of the White Hart in Ampthill, has scooped another pair of gongs at the Publican Awards 2017.

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March 2017. Credit: Andy Godly

‘Two years to fix? It’s Virgin on ridiculous!’

A frustrated Dunstable resident took to Twitter to demand that Virgin Media fix a “dangerous” phone cabinet.

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Houghton Regis Primary School used to be a lower school. Credit: Google Maps

Houghton Regis Primary School told it has to improve by inspectors

Houghton Regis Primary School has been rated by Ofsted as ‘requiring improvement’, five years after it was judged as ‘good’ in 2012.

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Whetherspoons' free app lets customers avoid the bar and order food and drink straight to their table

Dunstable pub launches free app so customers can avoid the bar

Forget queuing at the bar, a popular Dunstable pub has launched a free ‘Order & Pay’ iPhone and android app, so food can be now be delivered directly to customer’s tables.

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Beefeater Halfway House has a new look

Beefeater Halfway House opens in Dunstable

Beefeater Halfway House is welcoming guests through its new restaurant’s doors on Luton Road, Dunstable.

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One in seven pick their pet based on potential social media likes

One in seven pick their pet based on potential social media ‘likes’

One in seven people pick a cat or dog based on how many ‘likes’ they think their pet will get on social media, a new survey has found.

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Deaf children at L&D Hospital ‘jeopardised’

Deaf children at L&D Hospital ‘jeopardised’

Luton and Dunstable (L&D) University Hospital and Bedfordshire audiology services are under fire from the National Deaf Children’s Society.

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Partygoers from Dunstable's Amazon. Credit: Denise Slark.

Dunstable’s Amazon team celebrate success with masquerade ball!

Amazon’s Dunstable team were treated to a glamourous Venetian masquerade ball to celebrate a successful 2016.

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Indoor target practice with the Mounties.

Travel: Training with the Mounties and discovering a gangsters hideout

In his second features about one of Canada's lesser known provinces, travel writer Alan Wooding spends time with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at their headquarters in Regina and discovers the hiding place of one of America's most notorious criminals.
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Man entered forbidden LLA zone and possessed Class B Drug

Man entered forbidden LLA zone and possessed Class B Drug

A man from London has been charged for entering a restricted area at London Luton Airport yesterday (Wednesday).

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The redevelopment of LLA  airport is a key factor in easyJets commitment to doubling passenger numbers

easyJet supports LLA development

easyJet has announced a “massive” growth in passengers for London Luton Airport.

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The Kings of Hearts Chorus (barbershop singers) from Harpenden

Kind Dunstable church group, The Union of Catholic Mothers, raise £900 for Keech

A kind-hearted Dunstable church organisation were delighted to raise £900 in aid of Keech Hospice Care.

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ScS directors Simon Nicholson and Paul Burke with the 100 Good Causes voting box

Nominate a local Dunstable cause to receive £100 from ScS!

Dunstable residents are being urged to nominate a local cause which deserves a £100 donation.

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First & Last pub taken around 1906. Photo from the collection of the Dunstable History Society.

Last orders called at Dunstable pub

A pub that has been in Dunstable for over 100 years closed its doors for the last time on Thursday, after it was sold by pub operator Greene King.

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Rise of the robots: the jobs set to be overtaken by technology

Rise of the robots: the jobs set to be overtaken by technology

Salespeople, spreadsheet jockeys and, er, journalists will be the first jobs to hit the scrapheap due to advances in technology, according to a leading technology expert.

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