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Luton woman becomes first person to find rare white Cadbury Creme Egg, but will she eat it?

A nursery manager from Luton has become the first person to find one of Cadbury’s white Creme Eggs to win a cash prize of £1,000.

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Iceland take a stand against plastic

Iceland announces plastic-free packaging plan

Frozen food retailer Iceland has announced it will become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.

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Appeal to find family of Bedfordshire First World War soldier before he is finally laid to rest

An appeal has been issued to find the family of a Stotfold soldier killed in France during the First World War.

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Damaging winds predicted to bring power cuts and travel disruption across the region this week as Met Office issue weather warning

Damaging winds predicted to bring power cuts and travel disruption across the region this week as Met Office issue weather warning

Very strong winds will affect most of England this week with a new yellow weather warning issued by the Met Office today.

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Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping organic coconuts in plastic

‘Zips on bananas next’ Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping ‘organic’ coconuts in plastic

A supermarket giant has come under fire for selling ‘organic’ coconuts wrapped in plastic packaging.

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Car break-ins are on the rise

Motorists warned after rise in car break-ins

Almost a quarter of a million cars were broken into according to new figures, with more than half of all police forces in England, Scotland and Wales reporting an increase in thefts from cars over the previous year.

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VIDEO: More than half of workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague

More than half of UK workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague, a study found.

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A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

If you’re left scratching your head when your teen starts talking about Snapchat stories or checking in on Facebook, brush up on your social media knowledge so you can help them have a safer and more enjoyable experience online.

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Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Fizzy drinks giant Coca-Cola is to launch smaller bottles at higher prices.

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How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever

How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever

Daniel Allen, Keele University

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Doing this could cost you big

Driving through a puddle in your car in Dunstable could land you a £5,000 fine

If you drive your car through puddles and splash people in Dunstable, you could be heading for a £5,000 fine.

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RAIL FIRE: Services to Bedford and Luton stations affected

Intercity rail services through Bedfordshire have been affected by the fire at Nottingham Station this morning.

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NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

NHS issue nine telltale signs of Australian Flu as teenager dies after contracting virus

The NHS has issued nine telltale signs you could have Australian Flu and it comes after a Scottish teenager died after taking ill with the deadly virus sweeping the country.

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Record fine for rogue Luton landlord

Record fine for rogue Luton landlord

A Luton landlord’s total disregard for the safety of his tenants has resulted in the largest fine ever seen in Luton against a landlord for breaches of the law regarding houses in multiple occupation.

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Special group sign up for action on streets

Special group sign up for action on streets

Eighteen new Special Constables have joined Bedfordshire Police, and swore an oath at Headquarters on Tuesday.

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Rosemary and her baby daughter, Katherine.

‘I was fined for nursing my baby in Marriott Hotel car park’ claims Houghton Regis mum

A Houghton Regis mother fought a long battle to have her parking fine cancelled, after she claimed she was charged for nursing her baby.

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The residents photograph of some of the litter.

Busway litter in Dunstable becoming a ‘joke’

A Dunstable resident is urging Luton Borough Council to clean up litter on the busway, after claiming the environment was neglected during the Christmas period.

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10F Luton Airport Squadron

Head down to Luton RAF Air Cadets’ recruitment drive on Thursday!

Luton RAF Air Cadets are looking for daring new members ready to take on challenges and learn skills that will last them a lifetime.

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Dunstable and Houghton Regis parents urged ‘don’t miss school place deadline’

Dunstable and Houghton Regis parents need to get their applications in now if they have a child or children due to start school or transfer to middle school this September.

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Luton lettings agent expelled for ‘rogue behaviour’

A sales and lettings agent in Luton has been expelled from The Property Ombudsman (TPO) scheme for ten years after the Ombudsman supported a complaint relating to non-payment of rent received on 31 properties.

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