News - Luton Council

10,000 strong petition to be presented in Parliament

A small delegation from Luton is taking a petition to Parliament today on behalf of over 10,000 residents who signed it calling on the government to provide a crisis fund for the town.

Council introduces Selective Licensing for private landlords in parts of the town

Following extensive public consultation last year regarding the proposal to introduce a scheme to drive up standards in the private rented sector, Selective Licensing will come into effect on 1 August 2020.

Please be careful this weekend

The NHS, Police and the county’s local authorities have joined forces to issue a stark warning to the people of Bedfordshire and Luton ahead of this weekend.

Council sets out intent to rename road connected with slave trade

Luton Council is proposing to change the name of a road in the town that has strong associations with slavery.

Two metre social distancing still in place in Luton

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday of a further easing of restrictions, Luton Council is urging residents to continue to stick to the 2 metre social distancing guideline, which is still in place.

Armed Forces Week Message from Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire

As a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic activities to celebrate Armed Forces Week in Luton are to be restricted to the raising of the flag on 23 June in the lead up to Armed Forces Day on 27 June.

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