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London Midland Trains win award for supporting staff

London Midland Trains has achieved the top Gold 
Investors in People (IiP) award for the way it trains, manages and supports its staff.

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Stretch of the M1 closed by police after ‘serious’ collision

Stretch of the M1 closed by police after ‘serious’ collision

The M1 is currently closed in both directions between junctions 11 and 12 while emergency services deal with a road traffic incident.

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Bedfordshire victims of Zeebrugge disaster remembered

Bedfordshire victims of Zeebrugge disaster remembered

Four local victims of the Zeebrugge disaster are remembered today, the 30th anniversary of the disaster which claimed 193 lives.

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Full rail service expected on London Midland on Thursday, despite Storm Doris

Full rail service expected on London Midland on Thursday, despite Storm Doris

London Midland plans to run a full service tomorrow (Thursday, February 23), despite winds of up to 70mph predicted courtesy of Storm Doris.

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The Linslade pothole that just won’t go away!

A long-term solution to a pot-hole puzzle in Linslade looks to be proving a bridge too far for Central Beds Council.

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Leighton Buzzard Railway Station

UPDATED: London Midland agreeds to investigate Leighton Buzzard train capacity issues

South West Beds MP, Andrew Selous, has asked London Midland managing director Patrick Verwer to investigate how many available seats there are for Leighton Buzzard commuters in relation to the number of season ticket holders from the town.

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Stoke Hammond bypass A4146

Compensation over crumbling bypass?

Bucks County Council says it will consider taking up the ongoing saga of the crumbling A4146 Stoke Hammond Bypass with the original contractor who built it if problems persist.

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Two people hurt in Eaton Bray car crash

Two people were injured in a collision involving two cars in Eaton Bray yesterday.

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Rail staff eject 162 passengers from train headed towards Leighton Buzzard

162 people were refused entry onto a London Midland train on Friday night due to anti-social behaviour.

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Four weeks of engineering works will affect trains to and from London Euston

Rail passengers have been warned to expect engineering works over the next four Sundays, between London Euston and Willesden Junction and also at London Euston.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Body found on M1 had been ‘travelled over several times’ according to police sergeant

Body found on M1 had been ‘travelled over several times’ according to police sergeant

The body of a man discovered on the M1 this morning had been “travelled over by several vehicles,” according to a police sergeant at the scene.

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Man hospitalised

Woman hurt in airport fall

A woman was seriously hurt after falling twelve feet onto tarmac at Luton Airport on Christmas Eve.

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Tribute to man killed on Christmas Eve

Tribute to man killed on Christmas Eve

The family of a Luton man killed on Christmas Eve have paid tribute to him.

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Justice Secretary  Liz Truss and Alan Mak

Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

There is a backlash from families who have lost loved ones to road crashes that justice is not done with lenient sentences compounding their grief.

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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

On Monday night there will be an incredible supermoon – when the full moon will be at its biggest and brightest for almost 70 years.

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