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

Fly tipping

Fed up with antisocial people making a mess of our town? Tell us and help stamp it out  

Half-term fun

Let your child's imagination run wild at free activities including crafts, storytelling and music.
Find out about roadworks in Luton

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.