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Could YOU be the voice of the new Luton DART?

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.

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Luton comes to life with the help of the Special Events Fund

After over a year of events and creativity grinding to a halt, in February 2022, we launched the start of a fund to support the return of community events in Luton. Thanks to our community’s fantastic efforts to bring vibrancy, generosity of spirit and creativity back to local neighbourhoods , the Luton Rising Special Events Community Award Fund 2022 has been able to support over 14 events across the breadth of the community so far.

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How to avoid airport chaos

By Graham Olver, CEO at Luton Rising

It’s been hard to escape the wall-to-wall media coverage lately highlighting scenes of “chaos” and lengthy queues at UK airports. But one airport that has been noticeably absent from these stories is London Luton Airport (LLA). There is a good reason for that. For the year to date, average waiting times at LLA have been 15 minutes for check-in, 7 minutes for security, and 11 minutes for passport control. So how has LLA achieved this?

Kyran Hughes at Bartlett Square site

Apprentices at Luton Rising promoted to permanent staff members

Luton Rising is delighted to be able to celebrate the fantastic success of our apprentices, who were promoted to full time staff members earlier this month. This is a huge milestone for our apprentices, who have worked hard over 12 months to develop their skills through training and professional work experience.