News - Luton Council

Choose cycling this June

We are pleased to be working with Love to Ride this June to encourage people to join Bike Month, a national campaign to help people choose cycling for their daily exercise and travel as an alternative to public transport during the COVID-19 situation.

Public invited to Health and Wellbeing Board COVID-19 meeting on 2 June

Luton Council is inviting residents to a special virtual meeting (link below) of the health and wellbeing board on Tuesday 2 June 2020 at 6pm to address the concerns raised by residents on the impact of COVID-19 on the town.

Council engaging further over emergency budget proposals

Luton Council, which is facing a devastating projected shortfall of £49m in its budget due to the Covid-19 crisis, is now seeking views from residents of the town on its initial thinking of how it can make the required savings.

A new top up fund for small local businesses has launched

The recently announced government discretionary fund, which is aimed at small businesses with ongoing fixed property-related costs, is now open for applications (Wednesday 27 May).

Luton schools are planning to welcome back more children

Our schools have been working exceptionally hard to follow the government’s request to open for more children in nursery, reception, Year 1 and Year 6 from week commencing 1 June at the earliest.

Luton's Mayor and Deputy Mayor stay in post

Councillors Tahir Malik and Maria Lovell have agreed to stay in post for another year and will continue as Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Luton until 2021.

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