Fans of Luton Town FC will have the exciting opportunity to watch the team on a big screen at Wardown Park this Saturday!
Luton Swab Week, held between 23-27 January, was a UK first for town-wide stem cell donor recruitment, organised in partnership with Luton Council, Luton Rising, Luton Sixth Form College, the University of Bedfordshire, Anthony Nolan, the National BAME Transplant Alliance, Cricket East, Wicketz, Streets and Macmillan Cancer Support.
The skill of a mediator is to be able to see both sides of situation or conflict and take a neutral position. It’s not to impose solutions but to help the parties involved find their own.
Luton Mediation has been offering this free service in Luton since 1993, and so plays a vital role in helping keep harmony and avoiding discord within the community – often between neighbours.
Right now, less than 700 Luton residents from minority ethnic backgrounds are registered as stem cell donors. That’s why we’re holding Luton Swab Week from 23-27 January 2023
If you’re unemployed and struggling to get back into work, you may be feeling low on confidence. You may want to improve your skills and even gain new qualifications. One of the organisations that helps in Luton is the environmental charity Groundwork East, which works with communities challenged by deprivation to transform places and lives.
Ben Scott had enjoyed various jobs since graduating from the University of Hertfordshire with a degree in maths and computer studies. Still, he had a hankering to find a longer-term career path – and soon he found it on our pioneering Luton DART construction scheme.
Teenager Jen* became aware that she was different to her friends and that they no longer wished to hang around with her. She was socially awkward and no longer seemed to fit in.
When her mum discovered Autism Bedfordshire and its evening social group Wanted Fun, she described it as “a godsend”.
Shortly after her father died suddenly from cancer, Natalie couldn’t bring herself to ask her grieving mum for money for a winter coat. Her dad had been the bread-winner, and mum was struggling. The 11 year old was shivering while trying to play with her school friends at break time, and kept catching colds and becoming unwell.
Every year, thanks to funding from Luton Rising, Age Concern Luton is able to help nearly 1,500 elderly or disabled residents of the town with free repairs, maintenance and general assistance.
We are looking for local Luton residents to be the voice of the Luton DART, giving you your chance at a moment in the spotlight. It could be your voice that is heard on the recorded announcements on the Luton DART, and in the Luton DART terminal.