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Child in critical condition after Luton hit and run

A CHILD has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after a hit and run crash in Luton this afternoon. At approximately 2.50pm this afternoon (Thursday, June 22) emergency services attended reports of a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian on Hibbert Street.

The child has

yesterday 19:37
Luton Town boss Nathan Jones pleased Dan Potts deal is done

Nathan Jones has expressed how thrilled he is at Dan Potts deciding to commit himself to Luton.

Although the Hatters boss was confident the left-back would accept a new offer, he was pleased Potts had signed a one-year deal with the option of a further year.

Jones said he wanted

yesterday 18:31
Bedfordshire fire service say they will be inspecting high-rises in aftermath of Grenfell fire

IN the aftermath of the Grenfell disaster last week, Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (BFRS) have announced they will be inspecting high-rises across the county.

Tower blocks across the UK are being examined after the fire in Kensington, West London, which left 79 people dead or

yesterday 18:31
'Ambition made me desperate to stay' says Dan Potts after signing new Luton Town deal

Dan Potts put pen to paper in a new deal with Luton before declaring his wish to help the club win automatic promotion next season.

The 23-year-old left-back has signed a new one-year contract with the Hatters with an option for the 2018/19 campaign.

He said he was delighted to

yesterday 17:11
Luton cocaine trafficker Arjan Pasha fails to convince judges to set him free

A DRUG trafficker caught trying to import £8million worth of cocaine into the UK has failed to convince top judges to set him free.

Arjan Pasha, 41, of Olympic Close, Luton, was caged for 18 years at Canterbury Crown Court on December 14 2015.

Pasha was stopped at the border

yesterday 17:11
New homeless service estimates it will work with 700 people in next two years

ROUGH sleepers in Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes are being offered help in getting their lives back on track thanks to a partnership between local councils.

As part of their commitment to prevent homelessness and rough sleeping, Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton

yesterday 15:59
Bedford pub The Ship has a fresh new look after renovations - with an extended selection of ales

A PUB has had a lick of fresh paint and is back open to the public with an extended selection of ales.

The Ship in St Cuthbert's Street, onwed by Greene King, has undergone a complete makeover, introducing a lighter colour scheme with white tiled walls, signature pieces of furniture and

yesterday 13:23
Gallagher Estates given green light for Clophill Lakes development - despite local 'trust issues'

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build a nature reserve and 50 homes on quarry land have been given the green light – but only after the developers promised the wildlife land would be transferred to public ownership.

Disgruntled residents had fought original plans from developers Gallagher

yesterday 13:23
CCTV released after men tried to force their way into Luton home

POLICE have released CCTV images following an attempted burglary in Elvington Gardens, Luton, At around 10pm on Friday, June 2, a woman knocked on the door of a property in the street.

When the occupant answered, two men tried to force their way in.

Fortunately they were

yesterday 12:05
Boyfriend and girlfriend caught on camera dumping plastic fencing fined for fly-tipping

A COUPLE has been fined £300 each after admitting fly-tipping in Beech Road, Dunstable.

The boyfriend and girlfriend were caught on camera dumping a length of plastic fencing at 9am on Sunday, May 5.

This week they were issued with £300 fixed-penalty notices by Central Bedfordshire

yesterday 12:05
Burnley cash already banked by Luton to ease annual losses

Luton Town have already banked their latest cash injection from Andre Gray's sell-on to ease the burden on their shareholders.

Three years on from selling Gray to Brentford, and two years on from his subsequent move to Burnley, Luton are still receiving regular top ups – with extra

yesterday 09:19
New deals for Luton Town duo expected imminently

Manager Nathan Jones expects to have Dan Potts and Craig King tied down on new deals by the weekend – and perhaps even as soon as today.

Left-back Potts and back up keeper King are both out of contract this summer and have both been offered new deals, which the Luton boss is

yesterday 09:19
Police appeal for witnesses after pedestrian killed on the M1 near Dunstable yesterday

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man died after being struck by a Range Rover on the M1 yesterday.

At approximately 11.30am the man is believed to have run up the exit slip road on the M1 southbound at junction 11 and onto the motorway.

He then ran across the lanes before

yesterday 09:19
Police appeal for witnesses after pedestrian killed on the M1 near Dunstable yesterday

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man died after being struck by a Range Rover on the M1 yesterday.

At approximately 11.30am the man is believed to have run up the exit slip road on the M1 southbound at junction 11 and onto the motorway.

He then ran across the lanes before

yesterday 09:19
Residents’ fears over Marston Vale village plans
Worried residents are preparing to go into battle against draft plans for up to four new villages in Mid Bedfordshire
yesterday 02:56
Luton have already planned for any departures as vultures circle

Luton Town already have contingencies already in place if the likes of Cameron McGeehan or Pelly Ruddock-Mpanzu are snapped up this summer.

Attacking midfielder McGeehan is rumoured to be on his way to Barnsley, while Mpanzu has reportedly been catching the eye of QPR and Nottingham

2017-06-21 21:47
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New homeless service estimates it will work with 700 people in next two years

ROUGH sleepers in Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes are being offered help in getting their lives back on track thanks to a partnership between local councils.

As part of their commitment to prevent homelessness and rough sleeping, Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton

today 22:25
Spelman and Fields re-sign for Blues
Bedford Blues duo Dave Spelman and Jacob Fields have agreed to stay and Goldington Road for the 2017-18 season.
yesterday 02:57
Lashings of fun and Roachford!
Stars from the worlds of cricket and music arrive in Blunham on Friday (June 23).
yesterday 02:57
Science of vaping tour to visit Milton Keynes
A new educational initiative The Science of Vaping Tour launched today in Milton Keynes in a bid to educate smokers about e-cigarettes in the face of growing evidence that the ‘95% less harmful’ message is not getting through to the public and government inaction is contributing to declining adoption of vaping products.
yesterday 02:57
Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”
Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.
yesterday 01:43
Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims
Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.
2017-06-21 18:36
Cheeky bum-baring craze takes off online due to scorching summer
A cheeky craze has taken off with the soaring temperatures - of people baring their BUMS across the country.
2017-06-20 14:27
It’s a weekend of woe for Flitwick
Flitwick’s Sunday struggles continued as they were on the receiving end of a blistering assault from Ben Abbott in the Greene King Bedfordshire League Premier Division.
2017-06-20 05:39
Latest news from Bedford
today 22:25 New homeless service estimates it will work with 700 people in next two years
yesterday 19:37 Child in critical condition after Luton hit and run
yesterday 18:31 Luton Town boss Nathan Jones pleased Dan Potts deal is done
yesterday 18:31 Bedfordshire fire service say they will be inspecting high-rises in aftermath of Grenfell fire
yesterday 17:11 'Ambition made me desperate to stay' says Dan Potts after signing new Luton Town deal
yesterday 17:11 Luton cocaine trafficker Arjan Pasha fails to convince judges to set him free
yesterday 15:59 New homeless service estimates it will work with 700 people in next two years
yesterday 13:23 Bedford pub The Ship has a fresh new look after renovations - with an extended selection of ales
yesterday 13:23 Gallagher Estates given green light for Clophill Lakes development - despite local 'trust issues'
yesterday 12:05 CCTV released after men tried to force their way into Luton home
yesterday 12:05 Boyfriend and girlfriend caught on camera dumping plastic fencing fined for fly-tipping
yesterday 09:19 Burnley cash already banked by Luton to ease annual losses
yesterday 09:19 New deals for Luton Town duo expected imminently
yesterday 09:19 Police appeal for witnesses after pedestrian killed on the M1 near Dunstable yesterday
yesterday 09:19 Police appeal for witnesses after pedestrian killed on the M1 near Dunstable yesterday
yesterday 02:57 Spelman and Fields re-sign for Blues
yesterday 02:57 Lashings of fun and Roachford!
yesterday 02:57 Science of vaping tour to visit Milton Keynes
yesterday 02:56 Residents’ fears over Marston Vale village plans
yesterday 01:43 Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”
2017-06-21 21:47 Luton have already planned for any departures as vultures circle
2017-06-21 20:35 Luton defender on verge of Euros squad following third England call up
2017-06-21 19:29 Luton boss on his remaining transfer window targets
2017-06-21 19:29 Lidlington level crossing stuck in upright position - with police warning drivers not to cross
2017-06-21 18:36 Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims
2017-06-21 18:19 Car clocker jailed after making £190k in fraudulent business
2017-06-21 18:19 Bedfordshire Police boss remembers 'super smile' of former Chief Constable Alf Hitchcock in tribute
2017-06-21 18:19 Dappy's manager fined for taking photos of the rapper inside Luton Crown Court
2017-06-21 16:55 Revealed - Luton's hardest and easiest months next season
2017-06-21 16:55 Man guilty of brutal attack in Bedford street which left victims with 'large slash wounds'
2017-06-21 15:39 Man dies after being struck by a car on the M1 in Bedfordshire
2017-06-21 15:39 ANOTHER yellow warning of heavy rain for Bedfordshire from the Met Office
2017-06-21 14:17 BoS prompts action from Thameslink after passengers risk paying over the odds for rail travel
2017-06-21 14:17 Why Forest Green last up at home is a good omen for Luton
2017-06-21 14:17 Luton boss wants his business done by the start of the new season
2017-06-21 14:17 Bedfordshire Police deal with 5,552 incidents of vehicle crime last year
2017-06-21 14:17 Bedford street sign spelling blunder was a 'mistake by the manufacturers'
2017-06-21 13:05 Navy veteran visits Biddenham Upper School to discuss his experiences during the Second World War
2017-06-21 11:41 Yeovil at home first up for Luton Town
2017-06-21 11:41 Students protest Ampthill school's 'ridiculous' shorts ban as temperatures hit 31C
2017-06-21 10:21 Luton Town CEO delivers warning over new stadium plans
2017-06-21 10:21 How the EFL compiles Luton Town's fixture list
2017-06-21 09:05 ​Retired Bedford Hospital consultant honoured in Queen's Birthday List
2017-06-20 19:53 Are Luton Town opening day winners or losers?
2017-06-20 18:47 Bedfordshire council officer says British Empire Medal is 'team effort'
2017-06-20 17:41 Harper on the Hatters: History suggests beating Ipswich can lead to lengthy cup run
2017-06-20 17:41 Mohammad Yasin steps down as Bedford Borough Council portfolio holder
2017-06-20 17:41 Residents can have their say on proposed influx of around 30,000 homes in Central Bedfordshire
2017-06-20 17:41 Four years behind bars for man who brutally assaulted on his partner while high on Spice
2017-06-20 16:35 Councillor welcomes plans for Lidl in Bedford's Goldington Road as a 'a low cost shopping choice'
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today 00:23 Garth - 23rd June 2017
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today 00:23 Virgin Media customers urged to change their router passwords as 800,000 are left prone to hackers
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today 00:23 David Dimbleby just threw a guy out of the Question Time audience for shouting at a Tory minister
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today 00:23 Health and safety boss fractured skull in hotel balcony leap 'because wife needed a wee'
today 00:23 Health and safety boss fractured skull in hotel balcony leap 'because wife needed a wee'
today 00:21 National Lottery bosses could cut number of balls to boost chances of winning
today 00:21 Decision on post-Brexit home for EU agencies postponed
today 00:21 May's offer on citizens’ rights dismissed as ‘pathetic’
today 00:15 Man creates Britain’s first jet-powered mobility scooter and it can hit speeds up to 120mph
today 00:15 Arsonist jailed for setting fire to his girlfriend’s tower block flat
today 00:15 Parents hit out at ‘hypocritical’ traffic warden
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today 00:13 Star Wars 8 shock: 'Luke took the Barash Vow and now he CAN'T fight the First Order'
today 00:13 Theresa May under pressure to accept DUP demands after 'secret Labour & Lib Dem talks'
today 23:54 Brendan Rodgers says Celtic can keep improving as he looks back on 'monumental' season
today 23:54 Rangers chief Dave King insists Celtic should be even further ahead of Ibrox side
today 23:54 Why Love Island's Gabby has huge 18-inch scar down her back - and how she overcame her 'shame'
today 23:54 McDonald's is bringing back one of its most popular burgers – for a limited period
today 23:43 Chagos legal status sent to international court by UN
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