News - Luton Council

Council’s new Procurement Strategy aims to significantly boost local economy

Following a decision by councillors at this week's (19 August) Executive, a new strategy has been approved which will mean a different approach to how the council uses its procurement process as a way to help benefit the local economy.

Luton Council continues its red routes pilot

Following a decision by councillors at this week’s (19 August) Executive, the red route experimental period in Luton will be extended for a further six months. The council will consider whether the scheme becomes permanent no later than March 2020.

Council chief encourages communities to come together following Kashmir protest

A number of Luton residents came together on Friday (August 9) for a march and protest in the town centre to show solidarity with the people of Kashmir following heightened tensions in the region.

Improvement works on major Luton road junction

Major roadworks will be taking place this month (from 19 August 2019) on a busy Luton roundabout.

Momentum building on station campaign…but more people needed

Luton Council’s Deputy Leader Cllr Sian Timoney has praised rail users and the wider community who have been putting the pressure on Govia Thameslink (GTR) to rethink plans to reduce the number of train services stopping at Luton Rail Station.

Roman Way development welcomes first residents

The first residents of our latest housing development were handed the keys to their new homes on Friday 26 July, the 100th anniversary of the passing of the first Council Housing Act.

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