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Wednesday's news, sport and leisure round up for Luton and Dunstable

Included is a list of the biggest news, leisure and sports stories of the day.

Published: 19:00 Wed 23 Jul 2014

VOLUNTEERS in Luton have helped raise over £75,000 in humanitarian aid for Syrians as part of a nationwide effort.

Published: 15:35 Wed 23 Jul 2014

LUTON police have released an image of a man wanted in connection with driving offences in the town.

Published: 12:46 Wed 23 Jul 2014
Tom Daley presented Splash! earlier this year

BRITISH diver and Splash! presenter Tom Daley is set to retire after the Commonwealth Games, according to reports.

Published: 10:52 Wed 23 Jul 2014

A new plus size clothes store, Yours Clothing, is set to open in the Luton Mall this Friday.

Published: 16:13 Wed 23 Jul 2014
Pirton Hill Primary Athletics Team

Luton's Pirton Hill Primary School comes third in national athletics competition

Published: 14:00 Wed 23 Jul 2014
Residents share their memories

RESIDENTS in Dunstable will be able to enjoy memories from the town’s older generations in an audio artwork on display this Friday (July 25).

Published: 12:38 Wed 23 Jul 2014

Bedfordshire Police have released CCTV images of a man that they would like to speak with following the theft of cash and bank cards from a customer in Poundland, Dunstable.

Published: 10:07 Wed 23 Jul 2014

Two men have been arrested in connection with a stabbing of a 34-year-old man outside the Asda store in Wigmore Lane.

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  • Bollywood star Salman Khan's new film Kick to open at Luton Cineworld on Friday.
  • A romantic stroll along the Seine River, a tour around the Louvre or a climb up the Eiffel Tower: it can only be Paris.
  • SIXTEEN and 17 year olds from Bedfordshire and beyond are being given the final chance to take part in National Citizen Service (NCS) this summer and I would urge them to do so.
  • A LUTON theatre group will use a £7,000 grant to inspire youngsters.
  • Country pop duo head to the Stables in Wavendon on Thursday, July 24 at 8.45pm
  • Country pop duo at the Stables, Wavendon. Thursday, July 24 at 8.45pm
  • ON most issues David Cameron is like the wicked witch of the north, all over the place. It is almost as if he has no real principles but is very adept at jumping on any bandwagon he sees coming. As a media
  • THE summer holidays are fast approaching and with that comes six weeks of free time for youngsters across the country.
  • The UK is set to hot up again with temperatures predicted to reach highs of 32C across the UK, creating perfect conditions for thunder storms.
  • An urgent health warning has been issued after the Met Office forecast a heat wave this weekend.
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Football: Preview for Luton Town's friendly away to East Thurrock United this evening

Luton Town will travel to East Thurrock tonight for a pre-season friendly, as they look to keep their good run of form going.

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Published: 16:28 Wed 23 Jul 2014

Season ticket holders are now able to buy tickets to Luton's Capital One Cup first round tie against Swindon.

Published: 15:13 Tue 22 Jul 2014
Luton v Wrexham 25.2.14 Paul Benson

Luton Town have announced the signing of striker Paul Benson on a two-year deal after his release from Swindon Town.

Published: 16:18 Mon 21 Jul 2014
Barnet v Luton

Luton Town ran out 2-0 winners yesterday (Sunday) against Barnet, courtesy of goals from Mark Cullen and Jake Howells.

Published: 12:03 Mon 21 Jul 2014

Some 200 travelling fans Luton Town ran out 2-0 winners over Barnet at The Hive yesterday (Sunday) in a pre-season friendly.

Published: 17:40 Tue 22 Jul 2014
Steve McNulty of Luton Town during the Skrill Conference Premier match at Park View Road, Welling.Picture by Andy Kearns 0781 864 4264.19/04/2014

Luton Town centre back Steve McNulty has penned a new contract at Kenilworth Road until summer 2016.

Published: 10:42 Tue 22 Jul 2014

Luton Town have completed a double swoop for Mark Onyemah and Charlie Walker after successful trials as they prepare for life back in League Two.

Published: 14:55 Mon 21 Jul 2014
Alex Lawless

ALEX Lawless says he has waited years to reach the Football League with Luton Town, as he looks ahead to the biggest season of his career.

Published: 10:05 Mon 21 Jul 2014
Brendan Galloway, MK Dons boss Karl Robinson and Dele Alli (l-r)

Manchester City defender Micah Richards is looking to move away from the Etihad Stadium on loan after Tottenham, Newcastle and Liverpool were put off by his £7m price tag. (Daily Express)

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