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GMB calls on Central Bedfordshire Council to rethink Dunstable school closures

A UNION has hit out at plans to close three schools in Dunstable claiming there is a need for more school places due to planned housing growth.

Published: 16:37 Tue 29 Jul 2014
Luton Crown Court

LUTON man Shahzad Mahroof went into the witness box today (July 29) to tell a jury he had asked a man to break the legs of his love rival, Atif Ali.

Published: 14:37 Tue 29 Jul 2014
Our Poppy Sculptures, 2013, made with over 5,000 Royal British Legion poppies, and endorsed by the Royal British Legion, on display in Cardinal Place, Victoria, London, UK. 30/10/2013. Made by artist Mark Humphrey, it is a model for a series of 'poppy'

A sculpture by award winning artist Mark Humphrey commemorating those who died in World War One (WW1).

Published: 12:36 Tue 29 Jul 2014

A BUS company is selling 10,000 seats on various services, including from Luton to London, for £1.

Published: 17:45 Mon 28 Jul 2014

A YOUNG Luton man whose life was torn apart by the effects of an overseas road crash 10 years ago is now suing for £1million compensation in London's High Court.

Published: 15:23 Tue 29 Jul 2014
Luton Crown Court

A JURY at Luton Crown Court heard how a Bedford man is alleged to have shown a young girl a pornographic film on his laptop before taking her upstairs to his bedroom and sexually assaulting her.

Published: 13:17 Tue 29 Jul 2014

A STUDENT out celebrating in Luton after passing a course was attacked in the town centre by two men.

Published: 09:35 Tue 29 Jul 2014
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Luton Crown Court

ATIF Ali, the young accountant alleged to have been gunned down in a Luton street after he got caught up in a love triangle needed a seven hour operation to save his left leg, a jury heard

Published: 17:28 Mon 28 Jul 2014
Luton Crown Court

A MAN who drove his car at a woman in because she was showing her bottom at him in a Luton street has been given a 12-month community order.

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Luton Town battle to 2-2 draw against League One Colchester United

Luton Town carried on their good preseason form with a very credible draw against League One Colchester United last night.

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Published: 19:00 Mon 28 Jul 2014

A picture of what appears to be the new Luton Town kit for the upcoming season has appeared on the Football League's official website.

Published: 11:43 Mon 28 Jul 2014

Gareth Owen captured the action as Luton saw off Belgian outfit Royal Antwerp in a friendly at Kenilworth Road on Saturday.

Published: 16:52 Sat 26 Jul 2014
Barnet v Luton

Luton Town's preparations for the Football League return look to be paying off, as they steamrolled visiting Belgian Second Division side Royal Antwerp yesterday, running out 4-0n winners.

Published: 12:42 Thu 24 Jul 2014
Jake Howells of Luton Town has his photo taken with a supporter after the Skrill Conference Premier match at Kenilworth Road, Luton..Picture by David Horn 07545 970 036..21/04/2014

Luton Town midfielder Jake Howells has committed to playing at Kenilworth Road, signing a contract until 2016.

Published: 19:00 Mon 28 Jul 2014

Luton Town manager John Still will be looking to give 90 minute run outs to his team in their games against League One opposition this week.

Published: 11:29 Mon 28 Jul 2014

We take a look at some of the football stories doing the rounds today.

Published: 10:13 Fri 25 Jul 2014

Kenilworth Road will first its first preseason game of this campaign, and its first match since April when Royal Antwerp FC visit tomorrow.

Published: 11:19 Thu 24 Jul 2014

A late equaliser from Luke Wilkinson saw Luton take a draw from their friendly against East Thurrock United.

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