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Laying a trail to show towns’ histories

Residents of Sandy, Potton and Biggleswade are invited to see new designs of a mosaic heritage trail project which aims to enhance the visitor experience in all three towns.

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BT

Call to cull pay phones

Do we still need public payphones or does mobile technology mean they have had their day?

News
A1 overnight closures planned

A1 overnight closures planned

Essential surface repair work is due to take place on the northbound A1 from Monday.

Business
Bumpy flight but easyjet is  staying in town

Bumpy flight but easyjet is staying in town

Budget airline easyJet says it is committed to staying in Luton as the company sees profits drop by 28% .

Business 1

VIDEO: Smelly STD-riddled ladybirds invading homes

Plagues of foreign ladybirds have been spotted in the UK as they seek shelter in warm houses.

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Kerbing collections

Kerbing collections

Kerbside collection of household garden waste will be suspended across Central Bedfordshire over the winter months.

Environment
Sadness turns to joy with iguana babies

Sadness turns to joy with iguana babies

Helping to save a tropical iguana from extinction is now a badge of honour worn by the team at the English countryside setting of Shuttleworth College.

Education
State of the art rail link is on the right track

State of the art rail link is on the right track

Luton’s ambitious plans for a £200 million Mass Passenger Transit system linking London Luton Airport with Luton Airport Parkway railway station will be displayed at two forthcoming public exhibitions next week.

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Luton Airport

It’s a thumbs up for Heathrow runway

The Government’s decision to approve a third runway at Heathrow, announced today, has been welcomed by Luton based easyJet.

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Eggs of mosquito capable of carrying the Zika virus found in the UK

Eggs of mosquito capable of carrying the Zika virus found in the UK

Eggs of a mosquito capable of carrying the zika virus have been found in a small village in England.

News 1
Meeting to fight new homes bid

Meeting to fight new homes bid

Potton residents opposed to a scheme to build 90 houses on the edge of the town are invited to a public meeting on Monday.

Environment
News

Fears over rural bus services

It’s good news and bad news for users of Central Bedfordshire’s bus services.

Business
Luton Airport

Airport celebrates milestone

London Luton Airport (LLA) continues to be a soaraway success as passenger numbers rise.

News
News

Amnesty before fraud campaign

People who made a false housing application, are subletting their council house illegally or have abandoned it in Central Bedfordshire, will have a chance to hand in the keys, no questions asked, as part of a key amnesty to help free up homes for those in genuine need.

Business
Killer Asian Hornets UK invasion worse than we thought

‘Killer’ Asian Hornet’s UK invasion worse than we thought

The invasion of ‘killer’ Asian hornets into the UK appears worse than initially thought after a SECOND sighting in a separate location was confirmed.

News 3
Village honours its WW1 war heroes

Village honours its WW1 war heroes

One hundred years after a Shillington man was killed in the horrors of the Somme, his name is to be remembered in a special service.

Education
Flea

Fleas with massive penises could invade bedrooms this autumn in their millions

Bad news for anyone with a fear of bugs, billions of super-fleas with massive penises are being predicted to invade British bedrooms in the coming months.

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Picture by Alisdair Anderson

£4m cost for rail bridge

There could be more disruption looming for hard-pressed Biggleswade retailers in the long running saga of the High Street railway bridge.

Business
News

Chronicle country foster carers praised in awards

Foster carers from Central Bedfordshire have been recognised for their long service or individual achievements at the council’s annual Celebration of Fostering event.

News
Older people still full of life

Older people still full of life

As part of International Day for Older Persons commemorations, a Full of Life Festival for Older People will be held next week to celebrate the positive contributions that older people make to society.

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