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Invitation to learn about Century Park employment site

A series of three public exhibitions has been organised to outline more details about emerging proposals to create a new key employment site on the south-eastern edge of Luton at Century Park.

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An example of fly-tipping in Leighton Buzzard

Cost of fly-tipping is £180k annually for Central Beds Council

Central Beds Council is launching a campaign to tackle the epidemic of fly-tipping that is costing it about £180,000 annually to clean up.

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Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

The Forestry Commission is urging dog walkers to change their method of dealing with poo in the countryside.

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‘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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New lease of life for much loved farm

New lease of life for much loved farm

One year on from the public consultation about the future of Dell Farm Education Centre, the Farm is now thriving and taking bookings through 2018.

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Luton’s high speed airport rail link a step closer

Luton’s high speed airport rail link a step closer

Plans for a state-of-the-art £200 million mass passenger transit (MPT) system linking London Luton Airport (LLA) with Luton Airport Parkway railway station have been submitted, the airport’s owner London Luton Airport Ltd (LLAL) has announced.

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Cash boost for M1-A6 link road

Cash boost for M1-A6 link road

Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) has secured further money to progress its plans for a proposed M1-A6 Link Road.

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Doris didn’t dampen village school’s spirit

Doris didn’t dampen village school’s spirit

A little thing like a storm wasn’t going to put off youngsters getting to school - even if it was called Doris!!

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The race is on for a great Pancake Day

The race is on for a great Pancake Day

The rain didn’t deter the 18 teams who took part in the annual Dunstable Pancake Race held in Grove Gardens

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MP campaigns to change for leasehold laws

South West Beds MP Andrew Selous has raised the unacceptable practice of large developers buying freehold land on which they then sell houses on a leasehold basis.

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Gardeners’ delight as green waste collection restarts

Central Bedfordshire Council will recommence its fortnightly kerbside collections of garden waste from Monday 27 February to coincide with its usual dry recycling bin collections.

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TRAVEL ADVICE: Storm Doris affects roads across Beds

Bedfordshire Police is issuing advice in light of Storm Doris closing a number of roads across the county.

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Have a say in the future of your town

Central Bedfordshire Council is holding Community Planning workshop events in Houghton Regis on 9 March and Studham on 22 March.

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Warning after deer caught in plastic netting in Luton

Warning after deer caught in plastic netting in Luton

The RSPCA is issuing advice to homeowners and gardeners about the dangers of netting to wildlife.

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Grace and albino boa constrictor, Max.  Ask experts about the correct Ca:P ratio for your pet.

Time to stop bone disease!

Reptile experts are determined to raise awareness about the dangers of not caring for your pets properly.

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Huge fines for Luton landlord and lettings agent

Huge fines for Luton landlord and lettings agent

A landlord and letting agency have been fined thousands of pounds after being found guilty of housing offences following a multi-agency operation carried out at two Luton properties last year.

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Luton blocked sewer saga to cause misery into next week

Roads linked to Luton town centre have been gridlocked well past the normal morning and evening rush hours in the past week, but motorists can expect further disruption.

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Have a say on stables plan for Edlesborough

Have a say on stables plan for Edlesborough

CALA Homes (Chiltern) is hosting a community consultation event to provide local people with the opportunity to have their say on proposed new homes in Edlesborough.

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Wardown walk for children of Gaza

A charity walk supporting the children of Gaza is taking place in Luton on February 5.

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Fly tipping in Dunstable

Fly-tipping businessman pays the penalty

A business owner has paid the price after admitting to fly-tipping in Dunstable.

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