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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


Why is Luton “Stepping Forward”?

Why is Luton “stepping forward”? “Step Forward Luton” is a new campaign launched by local individuals, business leaders, organisations, and companies to promote all things great about Luton. The first public community event was held on November 1 at Luton Sixth Form, where residents were invited to join the campaign and become ambassadors to promote the positive image of Luton. Gordon Brady, one of the ambassadors and Head of CPD […]

todayNovember 10, 2023 92 3 3


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


“Global Luton Party” for King’s Coronation

There will be a whole weekend of celebrations in Luton for the Coronation of King Charles III next month, with free events for all the family organised by Luton Council. On Saturday, May 6, St George’s Square will be home to Our Global Luton Party, including a colourful parade of young people and volunteers from across Luton celebrating the different countries with links to Luton. The parade will be followed by a screening of the coronation on a big screen […]

todayApril 20, 2023 124 1


Community Cleaning

Littering and fly tipping has become such a prevalent issue within cities and towns across the UK, that community organisations have been joining together with the assistance of local volunteers to try to take control and clean up our environment. One of the groups, ABCD in Luton, has joined forces with Love Luton to form the ‘Keep Luton Tidy’ campaign.  The main goal set out by these two groups was […]

todayFebruary 22, 2023 96 3

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King Charles III will visit Luton

King Charles III will visit Luton next week Tuesday for first time as monarch. Upon arrival, His Majesty the King will be greeted at The Town Hall by Mrs Susan Lousada, Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire and Councillor Sameera Saleem, Mayor of Luton. The King will have the opportunity to meet with local community leaders and voluntary organisations including representatives from The Ghana Society, Royal British Legion, the Luton Town Football […]

todayNovember 30, 2022 114 1


Would you like to be Luton councillor?

Luton Borough Council is hosting a short presentation on the 13 October at 6 pm in the Town Hall for locals to ask questions about Councillor’s roles. Current councillors will also share their experiences of representing people in Luton, and how to make a positive impact on the life of residents. Local Councillors are elected by the community to decide how the council should carry out its various activities. One […]

todayOctober 3, 2022 59 2


The legacy of Dennis Keech: Luton children’s service at Keech Hospice Care

Without Dennis’ incredible generosity and continued support, Keech Hospice Care, as a charity, would not today be able to care for seriously ill children or support their families, making the difference when it matters the most. Our children’s service is Dennis’ legacy and he has left the community a remarkable gift.", Liz Searle, CEO at Keech Hospice Care. Dennis Keech Dennis Keech and his wife Shirley at the opening of […]

todayFebruary 1, 2022 109 1