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Pat on the back for police

Bedfordshire Police has been rated ‘Good’ at keeping people safe and reducing crime in the latest inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC).

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The mariachi band

Merry Mariachi band bring cheer to Dunstable Amazon workers

Workers at Amazon’s Dunstable warehouse were treated to a Mariachi band to celebrate Black Friday and the countdown to Christmas.

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Flooding in Dunstable on Dec 6

Damage to water main causes flooding in Dunstable

Affinity Water is working to fix a damaged water main in Dunstable after a number of calls from customers about the water supply.

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Power Court

‘Significant’ obstacle to Hatters’ Power Court stadium plan just days from being overcome

Luton Town has revealed that it is on the verge of removing a “significant” obstacle to developing a football stadium at Power Court.

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How the entrance to the Mall through the new Northern Gateway might look. This would be the route from Luton Station.

Mall Luton owners share their vision for town centre and Power Court regeneration

The owners of the Mall Luton have told the Local Plan inspector that the town centre can achieve £4.3billion of economic growth over 20 years – but say the Hatters’ new football stadium should stay on the designated site near M1 Junction 10.

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Product warning

Supermarket recalls steak over allergy fears

Supermarket giant issues recall on their Butcher’s selection garlic and herb thin cut beef sizzle steak.

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David Bowie at Friars, July 15, 1972

Campaign to fund world’s first David Bowie statue falling short with 24 hours to go

A crowdfunding campaign to help build the world’s first David Bowie Statue is £16,000 short with just 24 hours to go.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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One in six workers experience stress, anxiety and depression at any given time but, more often than not, workers dont disclose their problems and mental health remains a workplace taboo

Should I disclose my mental health issues to my employer?

One in six workers experience stress, anxiety and depression at any given time but, more often than not, workers don’t disclose their problems and mental health remains a workplace taboo.

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Product warning

Pet food recalled over salmonella fears

A range of pet food has been recalled by its manufacturer following the discovery that the product contains salmonella.

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The Black Lion

RESULTS: Which venues are the best... bar none!

The waiting was finally over this week as venues across Leighton-Linslade, Dunstable and Houghton Regis and discovered who had been crowned Best Bar None.

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Rejected by Peter Richardson

Rejected Peter wanted to bring back Luton Town’s plastic pitch!

Ever tried to blag yourself a job despite lacking the necessary qualifications for the role?

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Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Morrisons is bringing back Christmas carols to its stores after 15 years, after listening to its customers who said they preferred traditional songs to pop music.

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Jo on the Queen's birthday market that the Dunstable traders helped to  arrange

Ho-no! Can you help market traders find Santa suit?

Kind-hearted Dunstable market traders are in desperate need of a Santa suit to open a special Christmas grotto.

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The Mayor declares the store 'open' after its refurbishment

Boots eye up future success at reopening

Boots Opticians treated Dunstable residents to a grand reopening after an ambitious refurbishment.

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School ‘failing to protect pupils’

School ‘failing to protect pupils’

A primary school is putting children at risk according to its latest damning Ofsted report.

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Post Office

Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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Advice on your festive waste

Advice on your festive waste

Households in Central Bedfordshire should have received information about the temporary changes to household waste collections during Christmas week.

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Nice women earn less says new report

Nice women earn less says new report

Women who behave like men earn more than those who are nice, according to new research.

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