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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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REVEALED: The most common sofa stains and shocking fact that 1 in 10 never clean them

REVEALED: The most common sofa stains and shocking fact that 1 in 10 never clean them

One in ten Brits never clean their sofas despite them being regularly stained with food, drink and even bodily fluids.

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Bumpy flight but easyjet is  staying in town

Bumpy flight but easyjet is staying in town

Budget airline easyJet says it is committed to staying in Luton as the company sees profits drop by 28% .

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Homes plan for older people gets go-ahead

Homes plan for older people gets go-ahead

Plans for a new Independent Living scheme in the centre of Houghton Regis have been given the go-ahead.

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View of light beams reflecting from a disco ball.

Dunstable Town Centre Manager Clare Brett on festive plans for the town

In a festive first, the annual Dunstable Town Council switch on event will feature a spectacular lighting finale with an array of special effects, lighting and lasers, elegantly synchronised to a custom musical soundtrack.

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Council suspends garden waste collection for the winter

Kerbside collection of household garden waste will be suspended across Central Bedfordshire during the winter.

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VIDEO: Smelly STD-riddled ladybirds invading homes

Plagues of foreign ladybirds have been spotted in the UK as they seek shelter in warm houses.

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Kerbing collections

Kerbing collections

Kerbside collection of household garden waste will be suspended across Central Bedfordshire over the winter months.

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Sadness turns to joy with iguana babies

Sadness turns to joy with iguana babies

Helping to save a tropical iguana from extinction is now a badge of honour worn by the team at the English countryside setting of Shuttleworth College.

Education
State of the art rail link is on the right track

State of the art rail link is on the right track

Luton’s ambitious plans for a £200 million Mass Passenger Transit system linking London Luton Airport with Luton Airport Parkway railway station will be displayed at two forthcoming public exhibitions next week.

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Luton Airport

It’s a thumbs up for Heathrow runway

The Government’s decision to approve a third runway at Heathrow, announced today, has been welcomed by Luton based easyJet.

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Eggs of mosquito capable of carrying the Zika virus found in the UK

Eggs of mosquito capable of carrying the Zika virus found in the UK

Eggs of a mosquito capable of carrying the zika virus have been found in a small village in England.

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Pupils ‘travel the world’ with 80 ways of ideas

Pupils ‘travel the world’ with 80 ways of ideas

Dunstable school pupils are leading the way in developing environmentally friendly ways to get around.

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Luton Airport

Airport celebrates milestone

London Luton Airport (LLA) continues to be a soaraway success as passenger numbers rise.

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Luton town centre flats to house MK homeless

Luton town centre flats to house MK homeless

An entire block of 110 apartments in Luton has been snapped by another council in a bid to ease its homelessness crisis.

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Amnesty before fraud campaign

People who made a false housing application, are subletting their council house illegally or have abandoned it in Central Bedfordshire, will have a chance to hand in the keys, no questions asked, as part of a key amnesty to help free up homes for those in genuine need.

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Killer Asian Hornets UK invasion worse than we thought

‘Killer’ Asian Hornet’s UK invasion worse than we thought

The invasion of ‘killer’ Asian hornets into the UK appears worse than initially thought after a SECOND sighting in a separate location was confirmed.

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Flea

Fleas with massive penises could invade bedrooms this autumn in their millions

Bad news for anyone with a fear of bugs, billions of super-fleas with massive penises are being predicted to invade British bedrooms in the coming months.

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Turning back clock to historic glory

Turning back clock to historic glory

What would you change about Dunstable’s high street? Residents and businesses in Dunstable are being asked to share their ideas for how to improve the high street to enhance the town’s character and encourage people to spend time there.

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VIDEO: Remarkable sight as bees take over

Families in Totternhoe are dealing with some uninvited guests this summer who just won’t buzz off.

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