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M1 roadworks lifted for the hols
Roadworks on the M1 around Luton are among 300 miles of works being lifted to help people travelling this May bank holiday.
yesterday 19:55
Wigan still interested but Jones has 'unfinished business' at Luton

Wigan Athletic are still interested in making Nathan Jones their new manager – but the Hatters boss has reaffirmed his commitment to Luton Town.

Jones has always been high on the Latics' list to replace Graham Barrow in the DW Stadium hot seat, and was at one point the bookies'

yesterday 17:37
Former Bournemouth and Millwall striker and Crystal Palace midfielder transfer-listed by Luton

Jonathan Smith, Josh McQuoid and Jake Gray have been named as the three players Luton Town are transfer-listing.

We revealed earlier today that, having released five players, Hatters boss Nathan Jones would follow that with three transfer-listings.

Those three are midfielders Gray

yesterday 17:37
FIRST FEMALE STATUE: Which historical women do you think will inspire Bedford?

FROM John Bunyan to Trevor Huddlestone and Glenn Miller, many of the men associated with Bedford have been honoured with statues.

However, the absence of the women who made the town great among its stone figures is noteable.

That is all about to change though.

Rachael Rogan,

yesterday 17:37
Teenage girl hit by car outside Bedford Academy

A YOUNG girl has been injured after being struck by a car at a zebra crossing outside a school.

The girl, believed to be in her teens, was hit just before 5pm today on Mile Road outside Bedford Academy.

Police officers are currently at the scene and the girl is being treated for

yesterday 17:37
Green space and community spirit praised in Bedfordshire's best town for commuters

BEDFORD has a lot going for it.

Good restaurants, independent shops and plenty of green space.

But one of its best qualities, according to new research by Vivo Property Buyers, is the ability to escape to London - and quickly.

The county town has been rated the Best in

yesterday 16:31
Teen caught riding through Flitwick on moped with thousands of pounds worth of cannabis

A TEENAGER found with wraps of herbal cannabis on him after a short chase through the streets of Flitwick has been handed an eight month custodial sentence today.

Billy Watson, 18, had deal sizes bags of the drug on him and the haul had a street value of between £3,500 and £5,600,

yesterday 16:31
Would Oxford United midfielder be a good signing for Luton Town?

Wantaway Oxford United midfielder Liam Sercombe has emerged as a potential summer transfer target for Luton Town.

The former Exeter City man, who came through the ranks at the League Two play-off finalists and spent 15 years with them, has spent the last two seasons with Oxford.

He

yesterday 15:25
Bedfordshire Police to 'step up' officer presence as terror threat raised to critical

RESIDENTS are being urged not be alarmed by an increased police presence at key locations including Luton Airport and this weekend's Luton Carnival.

Bedfordshire Police and the Eastern Region Counter Terrorism Investigation Unit (ECTIU) are issuing information and advice to the public

yesterday 15:25
Luton boss targets six new signings - but no trialists

Nathan Jones' summer shopping list will consist of four outfield players and two goalkeepers – but he doesn't anticipate any will be trialists.

The Luton Town boss is already well under way in his rebuilding plans having released five players, which will be followed by three more

yesterday 14:19
Bedfordshire GP shares advice for staying healthy during Ramadan

THE Muslim community are being urged to take care of their health ahead of the longest Ramadan in over three decades.

A Bedfordshire GP is calling on the Muslim community to think about what they eat during the holy month of Ramadan - which involves fasting for 29 or 30 days, during

yesterday 14:19
CCTV released after four teens robbed of phones and iPads in Dunstable

A GROUP of teens had an assortment of tech items stolen from them in Dunstable - sparking a police appeal

On Saturday, May 13, between 9.15pm and 9.25pm, four teenagers were walking near the Bus Link, running parallel to High Street North in Dunstable when they were approached by another

yesterday 14:19
West Brom beaten but stalemates prove costly - Luton Town review part three

The month started with a trip to Cheltenham, and despite Danny Hylton giving Luton the lead on his return from suspension, the game ended in one of four draws out of six for the Hatters in October. Hylton said after the game, in light of his recent red card, he may struggle with the new dissent

yesterday 13:13
Three more players to leave Luton this week

Luton Town will say goodbye to three more players in the coming days as manager Nathan Jones continues his summer clear out.

Jones has already released five players – letting go Stephen O'Donnell, Danny Green, Craig Mackail-Smith, Zane Banton and Liam Gooch at the weekend.

He

yesterday 13:13
Biggleswade man jailed for more than five years after being caught with two kilos of cocaine

A MAN from Biggleswade was jailed for 5 years 9 months yesterday (May 23) after being caught with two kilos of cocaine in a van.

Gavin Radford, 36, had agreed to transport the drugs to pay off his debts, Luton Crown Court heard.

Prosecution John Carmichael said he was stopped by

yesterday 13:13
Emergency services join forces for Luton carnival with officers of the future

KIDS are working closely with the emergency services across the county to make and decorate an impressive display as part of a 'walking float' at Luton Carnival this weekend.

Officers from both the fire and police have visited Hillborough Junior School in Luton to hold workshops to create

yesterday 12:07
Daily News
Manchester attack: Homeless man rushes to help, cradles dying woman in his arms
A homeless man who rushed into the Manchester Arena in the wake of the terror attack has described how he helped a girl with no legs and cradled a dying 60-year-old woman.
yesterday 17:43
Vigil organised outside Luton town hall in solidarity with victims of the Manchester attack

LUTON Borough Council (LBC), Luton Council of Faiths and the Sunni and Luton Council of Mosques have organised a vigil remembering the victims of the Manchester attack beside the War Memorial today (Tuesday 23) at 5.30pm and have invited residents to show their solidarity by

2017-05-23 19:21
Election 2017: BoS and BBC Three Counties Radio to host Bedford and Kempston MP hustings

WITH the general election weeks away, national parties have hit campaign trails with full force.

But what would YOU like to see topping the agenda for local candidates here in Bedford & Kempston?

Have your say as an audience member at a debate, hosted by Bedfordshire on Sunday and

2017-05-23 12:43
Who should I vote for?
With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.
2017-05-22 14:47
The Adventurer, The Unwinder… five types of holidaymaker
Millions of us know exactly what we are going to do on holiday - absolutely nothing.
2017-05-22 11:29
REVIEW: Sultry fun with Extravaganza burlesque show at Bedford's Empire

WHERE else can you see the Virgin Mary alongside a BDSM drag queen and half-naked pyrotechnics?

Extravaganza! That's where.

The first ever show set up by Chris White and Victoria Khal was jam packed full of sexy and saucy fun - with a lot of laughs to boot.

Five drag and

2017-05-22 11:25
M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken
Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.
2017-05-21 12:23
E-cigarette laws to change this weekend - Here’s how vapers will be affected
New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.
2017-05-21 07:59
Latest news from Bedford
yesterday 19:55 M1 roadworks lifted for the hols
yesterday 17:43 Manchester attack: Homeless man rushes to help, cradles dying woman in his arms
yesterday 17:37 Teenage girl hit by car outside Bedford Academy
yesterday 17:37 FIRST FEMALE STATUE: Which historical women do you think will inspire Bedford?
yesterday 17:37 Former Bournemouth and Millwall striker and Crystal Palace midfielder transfer-listed by Luton
yesterday 17:37 Wigan still interested but Jones has 'unfinished business' at Luton
yesterday 16:31 Teen caught riding through Flitwick on moped with thousands of pounds worth of cannabis
yesterday 16:31 Green space and community spirit praised in Bedfordshire's best town for commuters
yesterday 15:25 Would Oxford United midfielder be a good signing for Luton Town?
yesterday 15:25 Bedfordshire Police to 'step up' officer presence as terror threat raised to critical
yesterday 14:19 CCTV released after four teens robbed of phones and iPads in Dunstable
yesterday 14:19 Bedfordshire GP shares advice for staying healthy during Ramadan
yesterday 14:19 Luton boss targets six new signings - but no trialists
yesterday 13:13 West Brom beaten but stalemates prove costly - Luton Town review part three
yesterday 13:13 Biggleswade man jailed for more than five years after being caught with two kilos of cocaine
yesterday 13:13 Three more players to leave Luton this week
yesterday 12:07 Investigation continues one month after Whipperley Ring shooting
yesterday 12:07 Emergency services join forces for Luton carnival with officers of the future
yesterday 11:01 Luton drunk jailed for breaking victims arm - after being accused of stealing a mobile phone
yesterday 11:01 Luton Town striker misses out on PFA fans' award
yesterday 09:55 ​Have you seen missing Cranfield man Simon?
yesterday 09:55 'Love for all, Hatred for none': Luton's message of solidarity at Manchester attack vigil
yesterday 09:55 Gates to be installed on Luton alleyway after anti-social behaviour complaints
yesterday 08:49 Greg Rusedski comes to Bedford to open new tennis club
yesterday 08:49 Luton builder on trial accused of not doing enough to ensure the safety of a tradesman
yesterday 08:49 Former Arsenal and QPR youngster signs Luton contract
2017-05-23 19:21 Vigil organised outside Luton town hall in solidarity with victims of the Manchester attack
2017-05-23 18:13 Editor's Column: Can we return to policy over personality, please?
2017-05-23 17:11 Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners
2017-05-23 17:07 Vigil organised outside Luton town hall in solidarity with victims of the Manchester attack
2017-05-23 17:07 Luton coach steps down after six years with the Hatters
2017-05-23 16:01 Why Luton midfielder is thinking bigger than his rivals
2017-05-23 13:49 Police appealing for help in locating 'vulnerable' man last seen at Luton and Dunstable Hospital
2017-05-23 12:43 Election 2017: BoS and BBC Three Counties Radio to host Bedford and Kempston MP hustings
2017-05-23 12:43 Man hospitalised after being stabbed in Midland Road, Bedford in early hours of Sunday morning
2017-05-23 12:43 Chief Constable says 'review of crowded places' necessary following Manchester attack
2017-05-23 12:43 Female paramedics pull ambulances in feat of strength at launch of special interest women's group
2017-05-23 12:43 Luton striker up for another award - and he needs your vote TODAY!
2017-05-23 11:41 Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?
2017-05-23 11:37 Have you seen missing Luton homeless man John?
2017-05-23 10:31 Hatters hailed as champions prematurely - Luton Town review part two
2017-05-22 19:07 Jury discharged as unable to reach verdict on alleged hammer attack outside Great Barford pub
2017-05-22 19:07 Remember for Luton Town prodigy who signed for Liverpool? He's just made his latest move
2017-05-22 18:01 Bromham golfer David Evans qualifies for UK Long Drive final
2017-05-22 18:01 Luton's best keeper last season? This is what the stats say
2017-05-22 16:55 Cash and jewellery stolen in broad daylight Great Barford burglary
2017-05-22 15:49 Bedford council 'will not tolerate' fly-tipping after 695 bags recovered from road verges
2017-05-22 15:49 The day retiring Liverpool legend lit up Luton
2017-05-22 14:47 Who should I vote for?
2017-05-22 14:43 CCTV released after water bottle distraction purse theft in Biggleswade
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yesterday 21:35 As well as standing in solidarity, we need strong action to ensure terrorists and extremists never win
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yesterday 21:35 Bradley Lowery's mum forced to answer disgusting questions about her dying son - and people are furious
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