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Shoppers give extra at Tesco to help others

Shoppers give extra at Tesco to help others

Tesco Extra is encouraging their customers to buy something extra this year to put in their trolley at the front of the store. The supermarket, on Skimpot Road, in Dunstable, will be giving the trolley to the homeless on Christmas eve.

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Hundreds raised at Charity Christmas Party

Hundreds raised at Charity Christmas Party

Perfect Personalised Parties raised £600 at a Charity Christmas party in Dunstable. Santa, a Snow Princess, Peppa Pig and the Town Mayor, Gloria Martin, joined in the celebrations at HQ Sports Bar, helping to raise the money which will be split between Keech Hospice Care’s children’s department and Hospice at Home Volunteers.

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When is Dunstable’s official Christmas lights switch on for 2017?

When is Dunstable’s official Christmas lights switch on for 2017?

Dunstable Town Council is preparing for this year’s annual Christmas Tree Carols and Torchlight Processions.

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Household Estate Agents make a Christmas delivery to the hospital

Household Estate Agents make a Christmas delivery to the hospital

Staff from Household Estate agents have delivered presents to the Luton and Dunstable Hospital so patients will have a gift to open on Christmas Day.

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Show celebrates the festive season

Show celebrates the festive season

The Town Mayor of Houghton Regis, Councillor Chris Slough, hosted ‘A Celebration of Christmas’ at the Grove Theatre in Dunstable on Tuesday (November 22).

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A Christmas party to help others

A Christmas party to help others

A children’s Christmas party helped to raise hundreds for Kids In Action and The Salvation Army on Sunday.

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The Coca-Cola truck isn’t coming but Cadbury might bring festive cheer to Dunstable

The Coca-Cola truck isn’t coming but Cadbury might bring festive cheer to Dunstable

The Christmas Coca-Cola truck won’t be coming but Cadbury might be on hand to bring some seasonal cheer to Dunstable.

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Santa’s visit to town library had a happy ending

Santa’s visit to town library had a happy ending

Almost 150 children went along to a two-hour Santa’s Grotto event at Houghton Regis Library. Houghton Regis Town Council organised the festive fun, and Father Christmas was there with his elves.

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Yule love festive fun in the town centre

Yule love festive fun in the town centre

Musicians from Dunstable’s Queensbury Academy will play in The Quadrant Shopping Centre on Wednesday, December 11, 12noon-2pm.

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Stars  add sparkle to outdoor carols and town tree switch-on

Stars add sparkle to outdoor carols and town tree switch-on

A star-studded evening is ahead for Dunstable’s annual outdoor carols and town tree lights switch-on this Friday, December 6.

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for