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Rail boss quits while rail chaos continues

The chief executive of Govia Thameslink Railway has resigned.

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Center Parcs Woburn Forest

Center Parcs Woburn Forest close to perfection after retaining five star status

Center Parcs Woburn Forest has retained its Five Star status from VisitEngland, following the recent annual assessment.

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CBC fears over future borrowing

Finance officers are depiciting a healthy picture of Central Bedfordshire Council’s finances, despite a £29m deficit for 2017/18.

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Royal Mail bans postal workers from flying England flags from vans during World Cup

Royal Mail has banned postal workers from flying the England flag on their vehicles during the World Cup.

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Last year's convoy. Credit: Stargazer Photography.

Line Dunstable streets for huge Truck Convoy!

A spectacular truck convoy is coming through Dunstable to support military charities, its organisers hoping people will line the streets in support.

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Cllr Dalgarno with winner Club Cookies

Club Cookies is the ‘Best Bar None’ in Dunstable and Houghton Regis

It’s time to raise a glass to Club Cookies to celebrate the Dunstable venue’s triumph in the Best Bar None awards.

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Peter Borg-Neal

Owner of popular pub-restaurant operator shortlisted for top industry honour

The shortlist for the 35th Catey Awards has revealed that Peter Borg-Neal, Founder and CEO of Oakman Inns & Restaurants, the operators of 22 venues across the Home Counties, Midlands and beyond has been shortlisted for a top honour.

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Carphone Warehouse to close 92 stores as profits tumble

Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer’s new boss pledges to “take action” to tackle challenges in the firm’s troubled mobile phone unit.

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Women needed to multitask in construction

Women needed to multitask in construction

Houghton Regis based Aldwyck Housing Group has recently appointed its first female multi-skilled operative to carry out repairs in its customers’ homes. But it desperately wants more.

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A display at the Passenger Security Awareness Event encouraging commuters not to ignore unattended bags.

‘Report a suspicious item or person’ urge rail campaigners in Luton

Luton train station hosted its first ‘Passenger Security Awareness Event’, as staff aimed to teach commuters one very important number: 61016.

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Infrastructure key to growing Central Beds

Infrastructure key to growing Central Beds

More money will have to be spent on Central Bedfordshire’s infrastructure if the council is to provide the kind of area residents will want in 20 years’ time, it’s been claimed.

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Lorry drivers fined in Dunstable

Lorry drivers fined for breaching weight limit ban in Dunstable

Sixteen more lorry drivers have been fined for not obeying the local weight limits in Dunstable.

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Ryanair

Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

Customers flying with Ryanair will find it harder to check-in for their flights this summer - unless they pay for their seat.

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Luton makes its feelings known to Capital & Regional

Luton MPs throw their support behind Save Our Town

Luton MPs Kelvin Hopkins and Gavin Shuker have thrown their support behind the Save Our Town campaign.

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Suggestion to fine Central Bedfordshire residents who have a ‘blatant disregard for recycling’

A system of penalties should be available to punish Central Bedfordshire residents who can’t be bothered with recycling, it has been claimed.

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Luton show their support to #saveourtown

Campaign is launched to #saveourtown

A campaign has been launched to support plans by Luton Town to build a new ground in Power Court and a mixed use scheme at Newlands Park.
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How a new stadium at Power Court would look

Supporters groups urge Luton to 'make a statement' to Capital & Regional

Luton Town Supporters’ Trust and Loyal Luton Supporters Club have urged the town to 'make a statement' to Mall owners Capital & Regional this weekend.
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AThameslink train

Loss of peak time train services to Bedford sparks new row

Crunch talks about cuts to rail services ended in disappointment on Monday, with the government’s response branded “not good enough”.

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A potential �40 charge for garden waste  is likely be abandoned

Proposal for garden waste charge in Central Bedfordshire set to be abandoned, with three-weekly black bins likely to be postponed for now

The idea of charging residents in Central Bedfordshire for garden waste looks set to be abandoned, with the introduction of three-weekly black bin collections also ditched, at least in the short term.

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An overview of the plans for Newlands Park , which Capital & Regional object to.

Hatters supporters’ groups attack Capital & Regional over ‘laughable, misleading and threatening’ statement

Luton Town FC’s two main supporters’ groups have issued a fierce attack on Capital & Regional in response to the Mall owner’s latest statement about the planning timetable for the proposed Power Court and Newlands Park developments.

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