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Rail staff set for strike action on Friday

Members of the RMT are set to take industrial action on Friday.

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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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Double yellow lines on Hockliffe Road

‘Where are we supposed to park now then?’ asks Leighton Buzzard mum

A mum-of-three has called for Central Bedfordshire Council to introduce residential permits along Leighton Buzzard’s Hockliffe Road - after they introduced parking restrictions to the residential street.

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Watford Tunnel approach completed work

£4m rail upgrade after landslide on West Coast main line

Rail bosses have completed a £4million upgrade which was made following last year’s landslide at Kings Langley.

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Bird's Hill roadworks

Frustration for Heath and Reach businesses as trade is affected by road closure

Frustrated businesses have hit out at Central Beds Council for failing to warn them about a road closure which affected their trade.

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Person hit by train at Bletchley - reports

Person hit by train at Bletchley - reports

A person has been hit by a train at Bletchley, according to reports.

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The M1 between Northampton and MK was closed this morning

Delays after M1 closed between after Milton Keynes following accident involving three lorries

There were major delays on the M1 this morning after a section of the motorway was closed following an accident involving three lorries.

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Crash victim pulled from car by passer-by

A woman who was pulled from her car after a road accident in Eggington has thanked the person who helped her.

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VIDEO: Top LA directors create new campaign to show dangers of driving with a mobile phone

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

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VIDEO: Chilling footage showing moment child’s buggy rolls into the path of freight train released as warning to parents

This is the shocking moment a thankfully empty child’s buggy was ripped apart when it rolled across a railway platform and into the path of an oncoming train as footage is released to serve as a warning to parents.

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Two cars were involved in a collision on Stanbridge Road

Police investigate collision and theft of fuel from a petrol station in Leighton Buzzard

Bedfordshire Police say it was unable to immediately attend a collision on Stanbridge Road, Leighton Buzzard, on Monday night because there were no officers available as they were at other incidents.

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Monarch

Hundreds of people made redundant after Luton based Monarch Airlines ceases trading

Over a thousand people have been made redundant after Monarch Airlines, based at London Luton airport, went into administration on Monday morning.

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Linda Wood was one of the air stewardesses on Monarch Airlines first flight to Madrid from Luton

Monarch Airlines collapse is ‘very sad news’ says former employee

A Woman from Linslade who used to work for Monarch Airlines has described the company going into administration as ‘very sad news’.

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Look out for stunning meteor showers this month

October meteor showers and when you can watch them

Stargazers are in for a treat next month as two meteor showers are set to light up the night sky this October, with the first due this week.

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Residents fear yellow lines for Leighton Buzzard street will intensify battle to park

Pavement parking in a Leighton Buzzard street which is causing a danger to vulnerable pedestrians is to be clamped down on – but some residents are not happy with the decision.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Live - Panic among commuters as ‘explosion’ leaves ‘many injured’ on London underground

Emergency services were called to a London Underground station after reports of an explosion on a train.

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Railway fire affecting services on West Coast Main Line

A fire has affected rail services this morning on the line that serves Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard, Hemel Hempstead, Tring and Berkhamsted.

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