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Hard work pays off for Manshead students

Manshead CE Academy, Dunstable, is celebrating after over 55% of A level students achieved “top flight” grades “A*-B”, including nearly a quarter of students who topped that with “A*-A” results.

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The community day

Open day at Dunstable Community Fire Station is summer success!

Dunstable Community Fire station made sure their open day was a summer sizzler, as families enjoyed a glimpse of the action-packed job.

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Active Luton helps Dell Farm make progress

Active Luton helps Dell Farm make progress

Dell Farm, which faced closure last year, has made steady progress under Active Luton’s new operating model, according to a report for the council’s Executive.

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MP cuts ribbon for new library

MP cuts ribbon for new library

A grand design for Totternhoe Lower School has come to fruition.

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Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando’s, is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the UK this week.

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Teen offers a huge help to victims of crime

Teen offers a huge help to victims of crime

Opening up to a teenager about being the victim of a really nasty crime might not be easy for an older person. But in Dominika Greszczak – at the age of 18 – Luton Victim Support has found an ‘older head on young shoulders’.

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Playday. Credit: John Chatterley

Dunstable National Playday’s colourful capers!

National Playday 2017 came to Dunstable, as the town’s younsters enjoyed a bouncy castle, crafts and a giant darts board.

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One of the recovered Black-Necked Spitting Cobras

‘Wrigglies were invaluable to us’

Leighton Buzzard and Dunstable exotic pet shop staff have been praised for their help with an animal welfare investigation which saw a reckless reptile keeper jailed.

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Guests admire the mixed media art

Whipsnade art exhibition takes guests on a journey through ‘creative explosion’

A Whipsnade art exhibition attended by Dunstable’s Town Mayor celebrated the talented work of mature students.

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Above: Joe Brown. Fun fact: Kuwait has the worlds largest kite, a 1,050 square-metre Kuwaiti flag. Credit: John Chatterley

Dunstable Kite Festival organiser Joe, from Luton, flys off on a high!

A hardworking organiser and MC at Dunstable Kite Festival is stepping down after 20 years at the prestigious show.

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Students’ hard work pays off

Students’ hard work pays off

Graduation season at the University of Bedfordshire came to an end last week with the Civic Ceremony in Luton.

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Barnfield College, New Bedford Road PNL-170329-134200001

Barnfield College plan for the future moves a step closer

A brand new, centrally located Further Education College for Luton has moved a step closer after land for the development was secured.

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The students painting

Mature art students’ ‘creative explosion’ at Whipsnade exhibition

Talented art students are holding a mixed media show in Whipsnade which promises to be a “creative explosion”.

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Club signs up Academy for a year of fun

Club signs up Academy for a year of fun

Weatherfield Academy has been selected as the Dunstable Town FC Community School of the Season for 2017-18.

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The 17-year-old was attacked on Thursday (July 27)

Two vehicles collide in Icknield Way, Eaton Bray

Two vehicles collided yesterday afternoon in Icknield Way, Eaton Bray, as an eyewitness reports that one of the cars was overturned.

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Teamwork as football club joins forces with library

Teamwork as football club joins forces with library

Dunstable Town Football Club has developed links with Dunstable Library to develop and promote educational activities with local schools and the youth section of the club.

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Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Women feel more betrayed by ‘emotional’ rather than ‘sexual’ infidelity when they catch a cheating partner on Facebook, according to new research.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Budget supermarket Aldi has launched what could be Britain’s cheapest school uniform - which will see children fully-kitted out for only £3.75.

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