Flowering talents among Dunstable neighbours and licensees will be showcased in the town’s 2013 front garden and floral display contests.1 comment
Chairman of East Anglian Air Ambulance, Andrew Egerton-Smith has been recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours list.1 comment
A man caused hundreds of pounds of damage when he attacked a car with a baseball bat during a road rage incident in Dunstable on Friday (June 14).
They were singing in the rain at the start of the Dunstable Live! free open-air ska and reggae concert, but it was all brolly good fun.
Poynters Road in Dunstable will be closed for about 11 weeks from next month, so much-needed maintenance work can be carried out.
It was a roller derby derby on Saturday (June 15) with two local teams going head to head the Bunyan Sports Centre.
Central Beds Council has altered plans to cut the “unacceptably high volumes” of rat run traffic in Downs Road, Dunstable, after taking on board the strength of local opinion.
Principal Martin Bonner told the Gazette he is “excited” to implement plans to change from a middle school to a secondary school.
Free driver training is being offered to 16 to 24-year-olds in Central Bedfordshire and Luton to help young drivers stay safer on the roads and reduce the number being killed or seriously injured.2 comments
If you watched Britain’s Got Talent, one of the top acts might have looked more than a little familiar.
Latest planning applications which have been submitted to Central Bedfordshire Council include the following.
A nationwide hunt has been launched to find the UK’s shining young engineering stars.2 comments
From 8pm on Friday, June 14, until 6am, Monday, June 17, the following road closures will take place in Dunstable:
A multi-talented former Dunstable student has wowed film festivals around the world with a short feature he wrote, directed and starred in.
Elderly neighbours living in sheltered accommodation fear proposed parking restrictions in their street will impede the carers they rely on every day.
A 49-year-old man was knocked unconscious and lost a tooth as he was attacked and robbed in Dunstable on Sunday (June 9).
Improvement works began in Court Drive on Wednesday (June 12) as Central Beds Council responded to concerns from the public that the ‘Shared Space’ was not safe for pedestrians.2 comments
Memory lane in Dunstable video
Take a trip down memory lane with this slideshow of Dunstable in the good old days.
Motorists are currently experiencing severe delays in Dunstable town centre due to an incident on the M1.
Actor Rupert Grint, aka Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films, was at The New Greyhound pub in Dunstable with his family on Friday, June 7.
Public consultation has begun on a proposal which would effectively block the licensing of “sex establishments” in Central Beds town centres.
Houghton Regis Town Green is the place to be this weekend if you want to see impressive pooches and handsome hounds.1 comment
Thousands of people enjoyed the fun at this year’s Dunstable Classic Motor Rally, in Priory Gardens on Saturday, June 8.
A man has been flown to hospital after collapsing in Dunstable town centre this afternoon (June 12).
The latest craft fair at Houghton Regis Community Centre, beside Bedford Square, is 10am-4pm,Friday, June 14.
A 21-year-old Dunstable man was airlifted to the JR2 Hospital in Oxford with head injuries after his car and a lorry were in collision on Monday evening just after 6pm.
Police have asked parents to be vigilant after receiving reports of two men in a white van attempting to snatch children in Sycamore Road, Houghton Regis.
Complete Madness really is coming to Dunstable this weekend – that’s the name of one of the acts in a free open-air concert for the town!
A pioneering survey has revealed Bedfordshire’s biggest businesses are recording slow but steady growth.2 comments
Central Beds Council announced a new strategy to ensure 5,000 homes meet the needs of their tenants ‘now and in the future’.
Treating my dining partner to dinner at a fish restaurant when they don’t like fish could so easily have backfired.
A flat fire in the early hours of Saturday morning (June 8) has sparked the hunt for an arsonist on the loose in Dunstable.
Lancot Lower School in Dunstable is making strong progess towards extending its age range after initial consultation showed ‘solid support’ from parents and the local community.
Beds Police are making a public appeal for help in recovering a distinctive mountain bike which was stolen during a burglary in Totternhoe last week.
The chairman of Eaton Bray Parish Council has taken over as the sixth chairman of the Lymphoma Association trustees.
Sainsbury’s in Dunstable is supporting Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust with a campaign which will run from June 9-June 15.
These newly-weds really do look a picture in this stunning shot on their big day.
Apprenticeships are fast becoming the norm for young people who want an alternative to going to university, says a government minister.4 comments
A 47-year-old careworker fought off a would-be robber who attacked her in Dunstable on Wednesday (June 5).
The official confirmation of Bedfordshire’s new Chief Constable took place on Tuesday (June 4).5 comments
Keech Hospice Care has another VIP admirer.
People living with diabetes in Bedfordshire are being asked to join the Diabetes Voices network to help improve care in the region.
An hour-long event at Dunstable’s historic Priory Church this weekend is open to anyone interested in taking part.
A housing association is aiming to increase sales of shared ownership homes as a way to plough cash into building more affordable properties.1 comment
A £5 million cash boost is being given by the government towards the costs of the planned new £42 million Woodside Link road.1 comment
Whipsnade Zoo took centre stage when it played host to an international event raising awareness of a chromosome disorder.
Four weeks of roadworks lie ahead as work starts on a £210,000 scheme to cut congestion at Dunstable’s Boscombe Road/Luton Road junction.2 comments
Organisers are revving up for this year’s Dunstable Classic Motor Rally, in Priory Gardens, from 10am-4pm on Saturday, June 8.
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