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How police spot a drink driver - even before they’ve stopped your car

Police officers have issued a warning to drink and drug drivers who think they can get away with it: Don’t bother.

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Police

Police give summer burglary advice

Bedfordshire Police has issued some advice to residents as summer approaches and brings it with new openings for opportunist burglars to target homes.

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The four kayakers

Harlington’s Andra would be write proud of paddle power for Brain Tumour Research

A brave Harlington woman who died after cancer spread to her brain was lovingly remembered when family and friends took on a 50K kayaking challenge in her honour.

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Jenny and Jacob will benefit from the advice line, open seven days a week.

Keech launches 24-hour advice line for Bedfordshire parents

Keech Hospice Care is launcing a free 24-hour phone line to support Bedfordshire families caring for children with terminal and life-limiting illnesses.

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Dunstable Town Mayor councillor John Kane. Photo by John Chatterley

New Town Mayor elected for Dunstable

Dunstable’s new Mayor councillor John Kane was elected on Monday, May 21, in the presence of Julian Polhill. High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, visiting Mayors, past Mayors of Dunstable, councillors, officers and honoured guests.

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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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Alan, Andy, Roxanne Tuffnell, Global Display Project Administrator, and John

A touch of nostalgia for former officers

Two retired policemen visited Globe House in Dunstable to take a look around the former police station, as it was a memorable building to them.

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Police

Man charged with burglary

A man has been charged following two distraction burglaries earlier this year.

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Oli (from Oli White TV Channel) and Archie in the limo

YouTube dream for brave Dunstable boy battling brain tumour

A brave Dunstable boy who is battling a brain tumour was granted a magical wish when he visited the YouTube headquarters - and his favourite star was waiting to surprise him!

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Dunstable Cemetery - Credit: Google

‘Dad’s watch was stolen while we visited his grave at Dunstable Cemetery’

A grieving mother and daughter had sentimental items stolen from their car whilst visiting Dunstable Cemetery.

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Houghton Regis Primary School has been awarded a Green Flag

Houghton Regis Primary School awarded Green Flag

Houghton Regis Primary School have been awarded a Green Flag from the Eco-Schools programme following its decision to become a more environmentally friendly school.

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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.

Business
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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Police

Man left fighting for his life after collision with a taxi in Dunstable

Police are investigating after a man was left fighting for his life after he was involved in a collision with a taxi in Dunstable in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Gates open to show off Priory Gardens glory

Gates open to show off Priory Gardens glory

The new gates at the entrance to Priory Gardens in Dunstable were formally opened at a ribbon cutting ceremony on 12 May.

Environment
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Dunstable children approached by man in van

Parents are warned to be vigilant after two children were approached by a man in a van in Dunstable yesterday.

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The 18-year-old victim has been named by police

Update - eighteen children taken to hospital after A5 collision

Luton children on a school trip were injured in a collision in Dunstable this morning.

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AA Travel says the collision was first reported at 2pm.

UPDATE: Children taken to hospital after schoolbus and lorry collide on A5

The A5 is currently closed following a collision between a lorry and a bus of Luton school children on the A5 southbound, just outside of Dunstable.

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Dunstable councillor suspended over anti-semitic claims

Dunstable councillor suspended over anti-semitic claims

A Dunstable Town Councillor has been suspended from the Labour Party over allegations of anti-semitism.

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