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Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Luton bodybuilder Jenev Varghese jailed 12 years for abusing girl

A championship bodybuilder from Luton who abused a four-year-old girl has been jailed for 12 years.

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Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits.

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Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your paths and driveways? Expert advice

Despite snow falling on most of the region, many residents are still nervous about clearing it for fear of getting punished.

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017

VIDEO: Shooting stars due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever this week

Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week.

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Opposition to Luton Airport expansion from Herts County Council

Hertfordshire County Council has registered its opposition to neighbouring Luton’s plan to expand its airport.

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Police are advising drivers to be aware of driving the morning after a night of drinking

Police are warning drivers to be aware of driving the morning after a night of drinking as they may still be over the drink drive limit.

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Man pleads guilty to racially aggravated harassment

A 46-year-old man from Luton has been given a community order, after pleading guilty to racially aggravated harassment with fear of violence.

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Luton family fined nearly £10,000 over illegal residence

A family from Luton have incurred costs totalling nearly £10,000 after being found guilty of planning offences dating back four years ago.

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Monday, 11 December 2017

Shave it off for foodbank

Two Police Community Support Officers shaved their heads to raise money for the Luton Foodbank.

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‘Ambitious’ plans to grow Luton Airport over 30 years

An “ambitious” vision to grow London Luton Airport over 30 years has been revealed by owner London Luton Airport Ltd (LLAL) as part of Luton Council’s £1.5bn investment programme.

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Police are reminding people to stay vigilant and report any suspicious activity

Police are reminding people to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity, as they continue to promote the Action Counters Terrorism campaign in the lead up to Christmas.

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School closures after snow fall

Schools across Bedfordshire are closed this morning because of the snow.

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Sunday, 10 December 2017

Police issue warning to public over fake banknotes this Christmas

Police are warning people to be on their guard during the festive shopping season, as fraudsters take advantage of those full of the festive spirit.

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Aldi recalls food product because it could contain small pieces of hard plastic

Aldi has recalled one of its food products owing to worries that it may be contaminated with small pieces of hard plastic.

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M&S slammed over “irresponsible” plastic apple packaging

Marks & Spencer has been slammed by shoppers and scientists for selling apples in a plastic TUBE - so they can fit in car cup holders.

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Winter Wonderland fun for Rainbows

Three hundred Rainbows and 120 leaders from across Bedfordshire attended the Rainbow Winter Wonderland event held at Denbigh School in Luton on Sunday, December 3.

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Scouts save the world from toxic threat

More than 140 Luton Scouts and their leaders survived a series of devilish Bear Grylls challenges at Milton Bryan camp site.

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Council says thanks to caring foster parents

Luton Council paid tribute to fosters carers who have dedicated many years of their lives to help children in need at an awards ceremony recently.

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Sum feat by young mathematicians

The regional finals of the National Young Mathematicians’ Awards took place at Explore Learning Bramingham Park, where children from across Luton battled it out in a series of mathematical problems for a place at the grand final.

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Maintaining our top activity in the face of acute financial challenges

What is free, widely available and helps make a difference to people, families and communities?

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Saturday, 9 December 2017

Do you have valuable Star Wars toys in the attic?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series ‘The Last Jedi’ due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

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Facebook launches messaging app for under-13s

Facebook has launched a messaging app for kids, a move which will see the social media giant expand their user base to a whole previously under-age sector.

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Poundland launches Toblerone-style treat with 20 per cent more chocolate after court battle

Poundland has finally launched its £1 ‘Twin Peaks’ Toblerone-style chocolate bar this week after a lengthy legal wrangle over its shape and packaging.

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Thursday, 7 December 2017

Letterbox shooters, who targeted the wrong man, jailed for a total of 100 years

Four men, including a man from Barton le Clay, who conspired to murder a man by shooting him with a sawn-off shotgun through a letterbox have been sentenced to a combined total of 100 years’ in prison.

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Pupils protest at Chalk Hills Academy in Luton

Parents say children have been suspended from Chalk Hills Academy after protesting against the treatment of a teacher.

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Luton chemist’s £1.5k penalty after illegal practice

A Luton chemist who carried on working after he was suspended by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPC) has been fined over £1,500.

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Luton Borough Council’s £1m parking profit is revealed...

The RAC has revealed that English councils made a record £819 million from their parking operations in the last financial year, as the Herald & Post can reveal the figures for Luton and Dunstable areas.

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Pioneering BBC project secures four local democracy reporters for Luton News and sister titles in region

The Luton News and its sister titles in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire will be taking on four local democracy reporters to help cover council and public meetings in the region as part of the BBC’s Local News Partnerships.

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Santa’s visit to Luton for some festive fun

Shoppers were treated to a special Christmas visit from Santa, Mrs Claus and some walkabout entertainers in the town centre for some festive fun on Saturday. Luton Business Improvement District (BID) organised the visit and families enjoyed seeing Santa while shopping for Christmas.

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Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Pervert jailed after travelling to Luton to meet child for sex

A registered sex offender from Birmingham has been jailed for four years after travelling to Luton with the intention of meeting a child to sexually abuse them.

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Two Luton men charged with assault

Two Luton men were charged with assault yesterday following separate investigations by Bedfordshire Police.

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Woman trapped in Luton Police Station after officers forget about her

A woman was locked inside Luton Police Station for two hours after officers forgot about her and went home.

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Class B Drug, firearm and ammunition found in Luton’s in Morris Close

Two men have been charged following a warrant in Luton yesterday (Tuesday).

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Teen who supports others wins YOPEY

A teenager from Luton was one of the big winners at the recent YOPEY awards.

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Tuesday, 5 December 2017

‘Police left me home alone with burglars’

A woman was left alone in her home for nearly an hour after reporting that burglars were downstairs in her property, because the police were dealing with another incident.

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Have your say on flood plans

Residents are being invited to find out more about planned Houghton Regis Flood Alleviation Scheme next week.

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Luton burglars get their comeuppance

A man described as a ‘one man crime wave’ has been sentenced to six years in prison after committing more than 200 burglaries.

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Armed robbers target Barton Rovers FC a second time

Police are appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery at Barton Rovers Football Club on Sunday.

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Monday, 4 December 2017

Ho, ho, ho - Ron plans to carry on as Santa

An 82-year-old Luton man who claims to be the UK’s longest-serving Father Christmas has said he has no plans to retire despite racking up 53 years in the job.

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Firefighters plea: stay safe over Christmas after spate of fires

Firefighters from Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service had a busy weekend in the lead up to Christmas dealing with two serious house fires and several other incidents that could have been more dangerous.

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Luton gang throws bleach into woman’s face

Police are appealing for information after a woman had a substance thrown over her in Luton last week.

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Sunday, 3 December 2017

Next recall children’s coats over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children’s coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

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Xenophobic Brits more likely to have voted Brexit claims study

British citizens who fear immigrants and thought they threatened their values and way of life were more likely to have voted Brexit.

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Rewind to the future: cassettes could be the new vinyl

Any music fan will be aware of how vinyl records have become strangely fashionable again, with the retro format enjoying a resurgence as an alternative mp3 downloads and streaming.

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Jumping for joy, and for charity

Children jumped for joy and raised money for charity at a school event.

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Darren runs his way to happiness

A man who was tired of being overweight and unfit now loves running.

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‘Priceless’ care, counselling and support for families and friends

A tragic loss has lead a young widower to speak out in support of a Chichester hospice.

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Saturday, 2 December 2017

Morrison’s recalls chicken pies - because the filling contains fish and mustard

Supermarket giant Morrison’s has pulled its chicken and mushroom pies off its shelves - because some are actually fish pies.

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Diabetes and obesity ‘cause almost 800,000 cancers a year’

Almost 800,000 cancer cases a year are caused by being overweight or diabetic, a study shows.

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Study says we are sentimental and still prefer cards over texts or email

Sentimental Brits would prefer to receive a Christmas card than a text or email, a study has found.

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Friday, 1 December 2017

High value jewellery stolen during Luton burglary

Bedfordshire Police has released images of jewellery taken during a burglary on Calverton Road, Luton on 23 November.

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High Town man and woman charged with people trafficking

A man and woman in Luton are among a group of seven charged with human trafficking offences after a string of raids across four counties.

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Two fined over blue badge use

Two people have been fined after being caught out during an exercise on the potential misuse of disability blue badges.

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VIDEO: Warning after holidaymaker is potentially scarred for life - by henna tattoo MOUSTACHE

A holidaymaker has been left red-faced and potentially scarred for life - by a henna tattoo MOUSTACHE.

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Man threatens post officer worker with meat cleaver in Hockwell Ring robbery

A post office worker was threatened with a meat cleaver during a robbery in Hockwell Ring this week.

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World Cup draw: England’s groups throughout the years

The draw for the 2018 World Cup takes place today, at 3pm GMT.

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40 weapons handed in during Bedforshire firearms amnesty

Almost 40 weapons were handed in during a Beds Police firearms surrender campaign.

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