Too many cancer patients living in Luton die within a year of diagnosis, according to a leading charity.
A shooting which left a man fighting for his life was not a botched attempted murder but a "perfectly executed" attack, a court heard today.
The saddest journey a parent can make is the journey to their child's funeral. Today the parents of Conor McColl made that journey.
A £24 million pound project to improve transport in Luton was formally opened this morning. A ribbon cutting ceremony took place on the now complete inner ring road.
The work, which aims to improve access for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians, should reduce congestion in the town centre.
It was made possible with nearly £16 million pounds of funding from central Government.
Bedfordshire Police have released CCTV images of a man that they would like to speak with following a number of fuel thefts at petrol stations around Luton.
There have been six fuel thefts involving the Silver Vauxhall Astra – which uses stolen number plates – across Luton since February with hundreds of pounds worth of fuel being stolen.
If you recognise the individual or have any information relating to this incident, contact the Crime Service Team, in confidence, on the non-emergency 101.
Alternatively contact independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.
Luton's multi-million pound inner ring road's being officially opened by the Transport Minister this morning after a wait of more than 40 years.
The link road which runs from the junction of Old Bedford Road and Hucklesby Way to St Mary's roundabout completes the inner ring road.
Vauxhall is set to create another 250 jobs at its plant in Bedfordshire.
It's the latest boost for the Luton base, brought about by the manufacture of the Vivaro van.
Luton won the contract to build the van in 2011, securing a £185million investment for the town.
Final planning consent has been given for a £100million development of Luton Airport.
The town's borough council have given the project the go ahead.
The work is expected to increase annual passenger numbers to 18 million by 2031 and could create over 5,000 new jobs.
The plans include a larger terminal building and improved road access to the airport.
Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge has confirmed that a baby given a suspected contaminated nutrition drip has died.
It's the third baby to die after 23 became ill after the incident was first reported.
A spokesman for the Cambridge University Hospital Trust said: "We can confirm that a baby has died after receiving contaminated nutritional fluid (TPN). Our thoughts are with the family and we are supporting them during this very difficult and emotional time."
Two other babies who were ill are stable and reported to be doing well. The hospital says it's confident that no other newborns have contracted the bug, bacillus cereus.
The spokesman added: "“A consultant neonatologist has spoken to all of the families on the unit. The babies on the unit have been closely monitored for any signs of infection since we withdraw the contaminated feed."
A four and a half million pound youth venue in the centre of Luton is celebrating its first birthday this weekend.
Tokko, a project to help young people in the area offering them everything from career support to counselling, now has over four hundred members and as Sarah Beecroft reports (below) has won the hearts of young people in the town.