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It’s farewell to a Dunstable landmark

Work to dismantle a disused gasholder on the National Grid site in Dunstable gets underway in late January.

Business
Fly tipper has van seized after dumping rubbish in Dunstable

Fly tipper has van seized after dumping rubbish in Dunstable

A fly tipper has been fined and may have his vehicle crushed after being caught in the act of dumping rubbish.

Crime
School closures after snow fall

School closures after snow fall

Schools across Bedfordshire are closed this morning because of the snow.

Business
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Have your say on flood plans

Residents are being invited to find out more about planned Houghton Regis Flood Alleviation Scheme next week.

Business
Just excellent - Priory View wins top award

Just excellent - Priory View wins top award

Priory View, an independent living scheme in Dunstable, has been awarded the title of Best Social or Affordable New Housing Development at the Grand Final of the LABC Building Excellence Awards.

News
Are you making any of these common recycling mistakes?

Pizza boxes, crisp bags and light bulbs: here’s what NOT to recycle

People could save thousands of tons of recyclable materials from going to landfill by avoiding the country’s biggest recycling mistakes, according to an expert.

News
Jerome’s off on the jamboree of a lifetime

Jerome’s off on the jamboree of a lifetime

A Scout leader from Luton is among a quartet of Bedfordshire people selected from Scouting’s 150,000 adult volunteers to

Environment
Could Dunstable Downs have its own parish council?

Survey wants your views on your parish

Residents in Central Bedfordshire are being given the opportunity to have a say on how local communities are represented by parish or town councils.

Business
Lillie’s sacrifice is rewarded

Lillie’s sacrifice is rewarded

A 25 year-old woman who became the mum to her five younger siblings following the death in 2016 of their mother was named the Winner of Winners at the Luton &Bedfordshire Community Awards.

Education
‘Chaotic’ Dunstable care home is placed in special measures

‘Chaotic’ Dunstable care home is placed in special measures

Ashton Lodge placed in special measures after

inspectors uncover ‘substantial safeguarding’ issues

Business
Runners at the ready for Love Luton’s fifth half marathon

Runners at the ready for Love Luton’s fifth half marathon

It’s on your marks for the starting pistol for this year’s Luton half-marathon on Sunday.

Environment
Paw Patrol soap warning

Alert over Paw Patrol soap after toddler left fighting for life

The makers of a novelty Paw Patrol bath foam have withdrawn it from sale after it apparently exploded leaving a toddler in a critical condition.

News
Visitors welcome to new centre at Houghton Hall

Visitors welcome to new centre at Houghton Hall

The new Visitor Centre at Houghton Hall Park in Houghton Regis has opened its doors.

News
Dunstable Town Centre manager Clare Brett on a blooming great success

Dunstable Town Centre manager Clare Brett on a blooming great success

As I work this column, the sun is shining and I am feeling a little nostalgic for those summer afternoons spent out and about.

News
New homes will help people get on the ladder

New homes will help people get on the ladder

The go-ahead has been given for 61 new affordable homes at Brewers Hill Road, Dunstable.

Business
Fined for flytipping TV in Houghton Regis

Fined for flytipping TV in Houghton Regis

Two fly tippers have been fined over £2,600 after both were caught on Central Bedfordshire Council’s CCTV cameras.

Crime
Denise Kearney

Charity champion’s Everest trek to support her brave Bedfordshire family!

An inspirational Luton woman is trekking to Everest Base Camp to raise funds for two charities close to the heart of her Bedfordshire family.

News
Amelia in the rubbish. Credit: RSPCA

‘Thin’ Amelia found in Caddington fly-tipped rubbish

A poorly cat, believed to be suffering from head trauma, has been found within a pile of fly-tipped rubbish in Caddington.

News
Britain's biggest 'fatberg' weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

Here’s why you shouldn’t put oil down the sink

Britain’s biggest ‘fatberg’ weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

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In Bloom

Three blooming Golds for Dunstable!

Dunstable is celebrating after learning this week it has picked up three Gold Awards at Anglia in Bloom.

Environment
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