This Week's News for Houghton Regis to 13 October 2013

Dunstablians Rugby photos by Anthony McGill ~pictures and comments

Pride of Houghton Award Winners ~ photos ~ pictures and comments

Travellers take to the bus to get to and from the footie ~ picture and comments

SUNDAY BLOGS: Cycling in this area, and the work being done by CBC Travel Choices.

RSPCA are looking for anyone with information about who may have dumped two cats at Georgina petrol station


MP Andrew Selous, "Dunstable, the crumpet capital"

Has anyone tried the latest incarnation of the Indian restaurant on the square?

A number of high wattage, high maintenance, orange glow lanterns currently situated in Houghton Regis will be replaced with more cost effective ones.The new ‘Induction’ lanterns will provide a white light instead of the bleak orange. The work is expected to finish before the end of the year.Various roads affected: 
Tithe Farm (Yew, Thornhill, Hillborough Crescent, Leaf, Churchfield, Delmont, Vicarage, Camp, Beech, Meadow, Park. Also Cemetery and Dunstable Roads. Parkside: Fensome, Henley, Rosedale, Conway, Hammersmith Close. Story and comments

HOUGHTON ROAD: Construction works to widen the footway in order to provide a shared pedestrian/cycle facility from Cemetery Road to All Saints Academy are due to start on Tuesday 1st October 13. Works are likely to take approximately 12 weeks to complete but will be suspended during the Christmas period and restart in January. Comments

Taylor Wimpey plan 190 new homes - public consultation announced for 17th and 18th October from 5pm. Story and comments

Tribute to 81 year Winnie Smith from St Andrew's Lane, who died 9 days after being attacked by 40 year old Darren Emerson, in March this year. Story and comment

A local private hire cab driver who collected non-booked fares and transported passengers without insurance has been prosecuted by Central Bedfordshire Council Public Protection team. The driver, Tasir Hussain Shah (62) of Lincoln Road, Luton, was ordered to pay £450 costs by the court. Story and comment

Craft Fair 11th October. poster and comment

Does your 4 year old know enough? What are your thoughts on parenting? And before you reply, have a read at these words of wisdom story and comment

PCC looks to charging more Council Tax, increasing Police use of I.T. and closing Police Stations. Story and comments

Motorway junction / Woodside link - reader comment

dog fouling in Houghton Hall park - reader comment

dog, has gone missing from the Vicarage - reader comment

Addressing the Mayor 

80 police officers to be recruited to keep Bedfordshire Police Service at the level it should be at. Story and comment