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UK Kente Festival 2023: Bringing “Luton-Ghana Connection” into Vibrancy!

UK Kente Festival 2023: Bringing “Luton-Ghana Connection” into Vibrancy! The fever of the UK Kente Festival Gala 2023 in Luton transcended geographical boundaries as it brought together local authorities, distinguished Ghanaian royalty, and governmental ministers from Ghana. Councillor Maria Lovell MBE, a former Mayor and CEO of the Ghana Society UK, expressed that the Kente Festival serves as a bridge connecting the rich cultural heritage of Ghana with the diverse […]

todayNovember 29, 2023 78 3

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Challenges persist in media access for Black people ” – An Interview with Evadney Campbell, MBE

Born in Jamaica and raised in England: The journey of Evadney Campbell Evadney Campbell's life journey from Jamaica to England at the age of 11 was a study in contrasts. Her early memories of a joyful childhood in Jamaica were juxtaposed with the socio-realities that she faced in England. It was during her adulthood that she became aware of race relations, a reality that not only shaped her determination to […]

todayOctober 30, 2023 72 4


Evolving Bedfordshire’s Women: A Celebration of Lady Jane Clifford’s Inspiring Journey

Evolve | Bedfordshire & Luton Community Foundation hosted a captivating event titled "#TogetherStronger" at Ampthill Park House in Bedfordshire, featuring Lady Jane Clifford as its honoured guest. The former Bedfordshire High Sheriff and current Evolve Patron graced the occasion with her remarkable journey, dedicated to inspiring and empowering women throughout Bedfordshire. The event drew a diverse assembly of women representing various industries across Bedfordshire. Their presence reflected their heartfelt appreciation […]

todayOctober 21, 2023 45


“A Voice for Change”, Baroness Doreen Lawrence. OBE, speaks at the University of Bedfordshire

Baroness Doreen Lawrence, OBE, the mother of Stephen Lawrence, a young black man tragically murdered in London 30 years ago, emphasised the role that racial relations play in tackling inequalities within British schools. As part of the ongoing "An Evening With" public lecture series at the University of Bedfordshire, Baroness Lawrence delivered an inspiring talk titled "A Legacy of Hope and Change." Her journey to the forefront of advocacy began […]

todayOctober 20, 2023 48 2


Celebrating Nigeria’s Independence: A Vibrant Cultural Exhibition in Luton, Bedfordshire.

Luton, Bedfordshire, came alive with the spirit of unity and celebration as the Nigeria Bedfordshire Community commemorated 63 years of independence from its former British colonial rule. The event, which took place on September 30, 2023, at Futures House in Marsh Farm, saw a delightful blend of local authorities, businesses, exhibitors representing diverse communities, cultural showcases, enlightening talks, and invaluable networking opportunities.   The celebration, extending through to Independence Day […]

todayOctober 1, 2023 50 2


Luton DART celebrates 1 million passengers in just 147 days since launch!

Luton DART celebrates 1 million passengers in just 147 days since launch! Luton (Direct-Air-Rail-Transit ) reached it 1 million passengers on Monday 21 August with Mr Wouter Ruffen, originally from the Netherlands, who has been backpacking around Europe, and was en route to a flight from London Luton to Amsterdam, Wouter had bought a contactless ticket to the airport from London St Pancras International which included the Luton DART connection […]

todaySeptember 1, 2023 54 2 2