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Dunstable Foster Parents With Big Hearts

One Dunstable couple have proved themselves to be so kind and generous of heart that their own brood of five children was just the beginning of their roles as parents. Since they became foster carers in 1986, Sandra and Tim Thorne estimate that they have looked after more than 150 children. An awards ceremony at Harlington Upper School honoured them for their 25 years of devoted to foster care.

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Performance on BBC Radio by Dunstable Inventor

Local man Anthony Smith, most famous for his rubber band gun invention; the “Disintegrator”, as well as his spoof rap about Crystal Maze, recently appeared on BBC Radio Scotland.

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Dunstable Student Picked For USA Ice Hockey Team

A student who studied a National Diploma in Sports at Dunstable College in 2006, Daniel Chaplen has gone on to follow his dream of becoming a world famous ice hockey player. He left the course part way through to pursue his ambitions in Canada, and has since resumed his studies in Dunstable. His tutors are excited for his future in the sport, and are positive of his success in upcoming assessments. One tutor from the College, Colin Sharpe, said; “We …

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Luton Town FC Youth Team enjoy some pampering

Hatters Youth Team has enjoyed a day checking out the new facilities on offer at Dunstable College’s Kingsland Skills Institute. Chris Cummins, Director of Youth Development, and the youth team, were welcomed by the college to try out the newly refurbished Sports, Fitness and Holistic Therapy Department at the Kingsland Skills Institute in Houghton Regis.

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