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Seven Luton-bound flights forced to divert due to lightning

Seven Luton-bound flights were forced to divert to other airports during last night’s thunderstorm.

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Find out what’s on in your parks

Join in with the 100 million visits to UK parks this #LoveParks Week (14 -23 July) and tell the world why you love your Central Bedfordshire park.

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Luton airport most expensive place to park reveals survey

Luton airport most expensive place to park reveals survey

Luton airport is the most expensive UK airport for parking costs, three times more than the cheapest a survey has found.

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Bill Dunster talks to the audience

MP backs zero energy homes bid after Leighton Buzzard and Dunstable meetings

MP Andrew Selous has commended the work of British architect Bill Dunster who spoke at public meetings in Leighton Buzzard and Dunstable last week on increasing low cost affordable housing with low energy bills.

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Houghton Regis councillor calls the mayor a ‘cut-price Swampy’

Arguments over the Kingsland site in Houghton Regis descended into a slanging match with a town councillor insulting the mayor, we can reveal.

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The summer grants will be used to deliver a variety of community projects

Taking the weight off the towns’ roads

Central Bedfordshire Council has been working with local companies to educate their drivers about the upcoming area-wide weight limit scheme that will apply to Houghton Regis, Dunstable, Toddington, Chalton and many local roads.

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Have your say on school travel plans

Central Bedfordshire Council is holding a public consultation on changes to the way pupils travel to schools and colleges.

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Dunstable’s splash park is open for business

Dunstable’s splash park is open for business

Bennett’s Splash and the Splashside Café is OPEN

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EasyJet CEO Carolyn McCall and crew CREDIT: Tim Anderson

easyJet’s new ‘quiet’ NEO flys into airport!

There was excitement at London Luton Airport, as easyJet’s very first LEAP-1A powered A320neo “quieter aircraft” flew in to land.

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Massive homes plans for Luton 
north and west

Massive homes plans for Luton north and west

Central Bedfordshire Council’s long anticipated Local Plan is good news for Dunstable, but could see massive expansion north and east of Luton.

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The photos were taken by a resident at 4.45am on Thursday June 1

‘Noisy’ lorries give furious Luton Road residents sleepless nights, ‘ignoring’ new Woodside Link and Junction 11A

Angry Luton Road residents are at their wits end, claiming huge HGV lorries “ignore” the new Junction 11A motorway link, with heavy vehicles causing houses to shake “unbearably” and giving families “sleepless nights”.

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When handling Brian, Julian makes sure he controls her tail as well as the head.

American Alligator Brian and Wrigglies Dunstable star in ITV online report!

Dunstable reptile shop, Wrigglies, were paid a special visit by ITV’s Good Morning Britain, as they filmed the store’s resident American Alligator.

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M1 roadworks lifted for the hols

M1 roadworks lifted for the hols

Roadworks on the M1 around Luton are among 300 miles of works being lifted to help people travelling this May bank holiday.

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Join in the Teddy Bear trail for End Polio

The Rotary Club of Dunstable will be hosting a Teddy Bear Trail during the May 2017 half-term to raise funds for the End Polio Now campaign.

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New bus links for Kensworth

Centrebus has joined forces with Central Bedfordshire Council and Kensworth Parish Council to improve local bus links between the village and Dunstable on Mondays to Fridays from Tuesday 30 May.

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Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Hordes of pesky visitors could be invading homes this summer as freak weather conditions will mean a bumper season - for INSECTS, experts say.

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Fury as vandals target Blows Down orchard

Fury as vandals target Blows Down orchard

Volunteers for the Community Orchard at the Wildlife Trust Blow’s Downs Nature Reserve are furious after the site has once again been damaged by vandals.

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Caught on camera!

Caught on camera!

Thousands of motorists driving through Bedfordshire on the M1 have been caught speeding by smart motorway cameras between junctions 10 and 13.

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Top housing award goes to Priory View

Top housing award goes to Priory View

Central Bedfordshire Council has scooped four gongs at a prestigious building industry awards, which brought more recognition for Dunstable’s Priory View.

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Studham May Fayre 2016. Photo by Joanna Cross PNL-160614-164136001

May Day queen leads the fun at Studham fair

An afternoon of fun in the sun is hopefully on the cards for the annual Studham May Fair on Saturday.

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