e-Luton 13 February 2020 | Issue #035
Ex-Challney High School student, Faiza, is an apprentice on the exciting DART project - one of many schemes using inward investment to provide careers for Luton's talented workforce.
Read Faiza's story
Also this month...
council tax reduction scheme
fine for dumping waste
Talking Takes Off
cash boost for rough sleepers
Climate Change Forum
Fed up with antisocial people making a mess of our town? Tell us and help stamp it out
Let your child's imagination run wild at free activities including crafts, storytelling and music.
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Council tax reduction scheme changes
We are making changes to the way we deliver council tax reduction so that it works better for working-age people on the lowest incomes.
Large fine for dumped building waste
The director of LJ Bick Building Services Ltd has been fined £9,948 for failing to remove waste from a property in Luton.
Talking Takes Off reaches new heights
The project, which provides speech and communication support to 0-5 year olds is flying high with a range of initiatives, workshops and events across the town.
Cash boost to tackle rough sleeping
Central government has awarded £1.1m to the town to help people who are rough sleeping access vital services including support to find accommodation.
Taking action on climate change
Our first Climate Change Forum has taken place, but you can still keep up to date and engage with the discussion at our engagement portal.
Suspended sentence for gross hygiene
The owner of Dial a Kebab takeaway has been prosecuted for disgusting standards on the premises, including a serious cockroach infestation.
Carrying a knife is no joke
1,500 Year 6 students from 16 primary schools will see the performances which use humour to show the damaging effects of knife crime.
Improving private rented accommodation
From 1 May landlords in certain parts of Luton will have to apply for a licence to ensure their tenants live in properties that are safe and of a certain standard.