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Luton’s Keech Hospice Care ‘overwhelmed’ by kindness of boy who up gave up Christmas presents

A boy who asked Santa not to bring him any presents for Christmas and to instead give the money to a good cause has raised thousands of pounds for a Luton-based charity.

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Dan won a car courtesy of The Mall Luton after entering the Re-Fuel at Feast Street

Happy shopper Dan is handed a new car at The Mall Luton

One lucky shopper drove away with a brand-new Toyota AYGO after he won The Mall’s Re-Fuel at Feast Street promotion. Shoppers could enter when they purchased food from any of The Mall’s cafes and restaurants.

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KFC in The Mall Luton is open

KFC restaurants in Luton and Dunstable are open today despite the company experiencing a chicken shortage

The new KFC restaurant in The Mall Luton is open today, despite a number of restaurants across the country closing after failing to receive a chicken delivery.

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Video: Prezzo turns to the dark side with the launch of the UK’s first charcoal-based pizza

Pizza and pasta restaurant Prezzo has launched two exciting black pizza options made with a charcoal dough base.

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Poundland selling video games for £5? It’s the 1980s all over again

Poundland selling video games for £5? It’s the 1980s all over again

The news that hundreds of Poundland stores throughout the UK are selling refurbished second-hand video games for just £5 will be welcomed nostalgically by any gamer of a certain age.

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Popular Flitwick restaurant was closed after cockroaches found in kitchen area

Popular Flitwick restaurant was closed after cockroaches found in kitchen area

A popular restaurant was closed by health inspectors for a week after cockroaches were found in the kitchen.

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ET library. Red Dwarf TV show

30 years of Red Dwarf: We present our favourite quotes

It was 30 years ago today that Red Dwarf first was first broadcast on the nation’s TV screens.

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The Route 70 is being withdrawn from Tilsworth. Photo: Google

Arriva under fire as buses to Tilsworth axed

Arriva has come under fire from residents of Tilsworth after the announcement that it is pulling the village’s only bus service.

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Sarah, Lorraine, Lynne and Janice

Hearts were racing for Houghton Regis spin-a-thon to remember Jake

A Houghton Regis mum who lost her son after he suffered a cardiac arrest held a special spin-a-thon in honour of what would have been his 21st birthday.

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Members who came back for the evening (L-R): Nita, Val, Maggie, Joyce, Flora and Jane.

The Dunstable Ladies’ Thursday Club celebrates its 60th anniversary

A close-knit Dunstable ladies group celebrated a huge milestone as members past and present gathered to mark their 60th anniversary.

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The striking La Cit du Vin wine museum in Bordeaux.

Travel: Exploring French vineyards with Viking

I have just spent a week, sniffing, spitting, swirling, sipping and sampling some of the world’s greatest wines and all from the comfort of a luxury river cruise ship in France. So have you ever wondered what this apparently sophisticated ‘wine ritual’ is all about?

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B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

Weddings can be expensive affairs but high street retailer B&M has released a new selection of wedding accessories to make your big day that bit more affordable with prices starting at just one pound.

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Magdalena

Mum loses three limbs and kidney after L&D fails to spot sepsis

A mother of two who lost three limbs and a kidney due to botched care at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital has spoken for the first time about her hellish ordeal.

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Owners of Irmak BBQ Orhan and Zeki

Irmak BBQ celebrates successful first year in Dunstable

The owners of Imrak BBQ are celebrating a successful first year for the Turkish take-away in Dunstable.

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Do you know your holiday rights?

A third of workers don’t understand their annual leave policy – so make sure you do

We might be in the midst of winter and planning our escape to sunnier climates, but a recent report has revealed that a third (33 per cent) of British workers don’t actually understand their annual leave policy, according to latest research from online recruitment firm, Totaljobs.

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The future of UK shopping? Revolutionary new Amazon supermarket has no checkouts and no staff

Amazon have welcomed the public into their first supermarket more than a year after opening the space to employees for testing purposes.

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Sweatcoin app promises money for exercise, but critics fire warning

Sweatcoin app promises money for exercise, but critics fire warning

Sweatcoin, an app that promises to reward you for simply exercising, has shot to the top of the app downloads chart despite criticism about the rewards on offer and the amount of battery it uses.

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Villagers had been campaigning hard for the pub to be saved.

Tebworth villagers ecstatic as Queen’s Head to reopen soon

Residents of Tebworth are jumping for joy after discovering that the buyer of their only village pub intends to keep it running.

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The beetle in Emma's salad.

Dunstable shopper finds dead beetle in Asda salad!

A Dunstable shopper had a fright on her lunch break, when she found a dead bug while munching on a chicken and bacon salad from Asda.

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Eight bizarre food trends you’ll want to avoid in 2018

Eight bizarre food trends you’ll want to avoid in 2018

Forget pedestrian avocado toast and, frankly, dull doughnut burgers – according to the experts, 2018 has got some truly strange food trends up its sleeve.

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