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Severe weather warning issued with a risk that high temperatures could trigger heavy showers and thunderstorms

Thunderstorms and heavy showers could hit our area on Friday afternoon and into the evening, according to the Met Office.

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Level Trust appeals to Tesco shoppers to vote for them

Level Trust could receive up to £4,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme.

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Fiona Bruce. Credit: BBC

BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow at Wrest Park tomorrow

Open your attics, search the second hand shops and bring along your most prized possession, because the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow is coming to Wrest Park tomorrow!

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Police warn the public to be vigilant after man was ‘conned’ out of £20 in Dunstable

A man is warning people to be vigilant after he was ‘conned’ out of £20 when helping a woman in Tesco car park in Dunstable.

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Shop staff threatened with gun during aggravated robbery in Kensworth

Police are investigating after a man threatened shop staff with a gun in an aggravated robbery in Kensworth on Monday morning.

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Katherine Drive break-in

Keech heartbroken by £11k costs as burglars strike again in Dunstable and Luton

Staff and volunteers at Keech Hospice Care are devastated after three of their Dunstable and Luton shops were broken into in the last week – the eighth time the charity has been hit in the past 10 months.

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Veterans in Crisis: ‘We must find out if international suicide rates are reflected in UK’

A psychologist at a leading veterans charity says it is important that more research is carried out  in order to find out if a spike in military veteran suicides among the UK’s allies is also reflected among British ex-service personnel.
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Police release e-fit after knifepoint robbery in Dunstable

Police investigating a knifepoint robbery in Dunstable have issued an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to.

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Our campaign calls on the Government to get a grip on veteran suicide figures

The Government is today accused of “turning a blind eye” to concern that suicides among military veterans are spiralling after a Johnston Press investigation found that no comprehensive official records are kept of the number of British ex-servicemen and women taking their lives.
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The Mall

Capital & Regional says independent retail report for Newlands Park proves harmful impact on town centre

The owners of the Mall Luton insist the newly-released independent retail impact assessment for Newlands Park proves that Hatters’ scheme would be harmful to the town centre.

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Police vehicle involved in crash near Tesco in Dunstable

Police vehicle involved in crash near Tesco in Dunstable

A police vehicle was involved in a road traffic collision this morning near Tesco in Dunstable.

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Flower display outside Tudor House to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War

Tudor House marks 100 years since the end of the First World War

A care home in Dunstable has been praised by a member of the public for a ‘beautiful flower display’.

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Venomous bird-eating spiders found on the loose in the UK

Two giant bird-eating tarantulas with a leg span of up to 10 inches could be on the loose, after babies were found abandoned in a car park.

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The bikers

One thousand mile challenge raises £10,000

Ten bikers took on a 1,000 mile challenge from Dunstable on Saturday and raised over £10,000 for a good cause.

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Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

Why bloodsucking horseflies are on the rise this summer

As temperatures reached the exotic heights of 31C across the country this week, sunbathers could be in for more than a tan as horse flies appear to be terrorising the nation.

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LLA terminal front at dusk.

Aviation minister congratulates London Luton Airport on 80th anniversary

Aviation minister Baroness Sugg has offered her congratulations to London Luton Airport (LLA) as it marks its 80th birthday.

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Picture yourself in this perfect postcard cottage

Picture yourself in this perfect postcard cottage

If you’ve ever imagined yourself living in a quintessentially English thatched cottage, then Ivy Cottage in Flitton may well be your dream property.

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Horsefly bites can result in horrible, painful blisters

As NHS warn of a rise in blood sucking insects and horsefly bites, here’s what you should do if bitten

Brits may have been basking in the tropical sunshine over the past few weeks, but the downside to the balmy weather is that painful bites by bloodsucking insects have soared.

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An overview of the plans for Newlands Park

Hatters’ Newlands Park could attract luxury retailers that wouldn’t come to Luton town centre, according to independent retail impact report

An independent retail impact assessment of Luton Town’s Newlands Park development has concluded that the scheme will potentially attract luxury retailers that won’t want to set up in the town centre.

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