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Council still aiming to announce meeting date for Hatters’ plans before April ends

An announcement over the date for the meeting to determine Luton Town’s planning applications could still be made in the next few days.

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A �40 charge for garden waste is being looked at

Preliminary results show public resistance to three-weekly black bins and garden waste charge in Central Bedfordshire

The public has expressed strong reservations about the possibility of Central Beds Council introducing three-weekly black bin collections or a £40 annual garden waste charge.

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Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

New analysis of energy tariffs has shown British bills have fallen by as much as 11 per cent in the last 12 months – depending on where you live.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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Studham villagers’ bid to ‘Save Our Brian!’

Determined residents of Studham village have launched an online campaign to stop their beloved postman from being relocated.

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Hatters to meet C&R today as Trust chairman warns Mall owners not to ‘pick a fight with the wrong people’

Capital & Regional have been warned not to “pick a fight with the wrong people” on the eve of the Mall owner’s meeting with Luton Town Football Club.

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Work begins on £225m link to Luton Airport terminal

Work begins on £225m link to Luton Airport terminal

Today marks the start of work on the £225m Luton DART (Direct Air-Rail Transit) system linking Luton Airport with Luton Airport Parkway railway station.

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Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare have urgently recalled a toy due to the discovery of the risk of the battery compartment coming off.

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Airline travellers warned to leave extra time after resurfacing work will close Airport Way

Resurfacing works will start on the roundabout of Airport Way, Kimpton Road and Vauxhall Way next week, following deterioration of the carriageway as a result of an especially cold winter and several months of poor conditions.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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New look for an old favourite in town facelift

New look for an old favourite in town facelift

Dunstable’s oldest surviving inn is among five town centre shops and businesses that, from this week, will get facelifts as part of Central Bedfordshire Council’s area-wide £1million High Street Improvement Scheme.

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Once Upon A Time, Luton-born actor Chris Gauthier set off on an adventure of a lifetime

Television shows such as Once Upon A Time, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Smallville and A Town Called Eureka are incredibly popular and have achieved cult status.

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Suspicious Luton Town supporters’ groups say C&R has lost the trust of community over stadium saga

Luton Town’s two supporters’ groups have today launched a fierce attack on Capital and Regional in response to the Mall owner’s “breathtaking” U-turn on a Hatters stadium at Power Court.

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How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook are set to alert 87 million users that their data has been shared with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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Doritos is offering to pay someone �18,000 to eat crisps for a living. Picture: Twitter

Doritos is offering to pay someone £18,000 to eat crisps for a living

If you’re the kind of person who can think of nothing better than sitting on the sofa eating crisps, then Doritos may have just come up with the perfect opportunity for you.

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Asda staff offer up a helping 
hand to Trevor

Staff at Asda in Dunstable have transformed the shopping experience for one of their favourite customers, Trevor Hughes, who has shopped at the store every week since it opened in 2001.

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Sugar tax war: Tesco, Asda and Morrisons gear up for soft drinks battle ahead of Friday’s levy

Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have all reduced the amount of sugar in their own-label soft drinks prior to the introduction of the so-called “sugar tax” this week.

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Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Hawaiian, Pepperoni or Margarita – whatever your topping of choice would-be chefs can create pizzas like a pro as Aldi are launching a new outdoor pizza oven.

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Top musicians and Drumin2 make lessons for lower income Dunstable families

A popular drum teacher recommended by the likes of Steve White is pioneering a new project to help lower income Dunstable families.

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