10F Luton Airport Squadron needs you!

Luton teenagers are invited to challenge themselves and take on a world of adventures with a dynamic RAF air cadet squadron.

After graduating from Bedfordshire, Karolina went to Royal College of Art

Polish artist honours banished Lemko ancestors in Luton art exhibition

A Luton-based artist is holding an exhibition which explores the history of her ancestors who were banished from their homeland.

Shelly and Shaun

Luton teen competes in CBBC talent show Got What It Takes?

A Luton teenager is starring in a CBBC singing contest in a bid to win a performance at Radio 1’s Big Weekend - and he’s hoping his hometown will support him all the way!

Denise Coates

Breast cancer survivor visited a Luton school to raise awareness of early diagnosis of cancer

A breast cancer survivor from Houghton Regis visited Challney High School for Girls to raise awareness of the early diagnosis of cancer.

Ralph Brammer

Ghostly spirit gives school bully a fright in Luton author’s new book

A Luton-born author is celebrating the publication of his action-packed ghost story which tells school bullies to “beware”!

Alison Hadley. The TPKE provide  knowledge and advice on all aspects of teen pregnancy.

Luton academic publishes new book about teen pregnancy

A staff member at Luton’s University of Bedfordshire has written a new book offering an insight into how teen pregnancy rates can be reduced.

Above: Sadhia. You can call the Prince's Trust on: 0800 842 842

Luton student goes from JSA to dream airport role thanks to Prince’s Trust

The Prince’s Trust is reaching out to Luton youngsters, as the story of an ambitious airport worker shows the charity can turn lives around.

Jim O'Connor MBE, Brian Herbert, Darren Scarrott, Mark Passarelli

Helping to deliver soup

Hundreds of litres of soup was delivered to those who were sleeping rough thanks to the work of schools and businesses in Luton.

Luton Foodbank

Luton Foodbank needs school superheroes for non uniform day!

Luton Foodbank is appealing to schools to hold a non uniform day and help them raise vital funds in honour of the charity’s fifth birthday.

Anger after teachers’ union ‘abandoned’ strike in Luton

Anger after teachers’ union ‘abandoned’ strike in Luton

Teachers in Luton have expressed anger after their union abandoned a planned strike and left their rep to be suspended.

10F Luton Airport Squadron

Head down to Luton RAF Air Cadets’ recruitment drive on Thursday!

Luton RAF Air Cadets are looking for daring new members ready to take on challenges and learn skills that will last them a lifetime.

Barton Players in a previous production. Their performance of Aladdin will include 'twists and new characters!'

Barton-Le-Clay drama society celebrates 100th performance

A proud amateur dramatic society from Barton-Le-Clay is celebrating its 100th performance, as they take to the stage with “magical” pantomime Aladdin.

Library image

Just days left for Luton parents to apply for primary school places

Luton Council is reminding parents that primary school applications must be submitted by Monday, January 15.

The students at Luton Sixth Form College awards night

Luton Sixth Form College celebrates at awards night

Students from Luton Sixth Form College celebrated a year of success at the annual awards evening, with 173 awards presented on the night. Prizes from the Universities of Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire were awarded to Aniqa Khalid and Ella Litchfield-Shaw respectively. The Parry Woodcock Award for Outstanding Progression was won by Thomas Watson, the Principal’s Award for Outstanding Achievement was won by Cieran Barry and Ryan Sunderland won the Chair of Governors’ Award for Outstanding Student of the Year.

Above: Anne. The book was first published  in 2010 by Phillimore & Co. Ltd.

New edition of ‘A History of Luton’ transports readers on a journey with conquerors and carnivals!

A Luton author is celebrating a new edition of her book which charts the history of the town - “from Conquerors to Carnival”.

Bedfordshire nursing students in action.

Uni’s pledge to secure nursing grads paid employment

The University of Bedfordshire is the only UK university to guarantee its nursing graduates paid employment – that’s the pledge from Vice Chancellor Bill Rammell.

Drone project development team

Luton company is part of the team creating the world’s first indoor drone

A film making company from Luton has joined forced with The University of Valencia and companies in Belgium and Spain to design and build the world’s first indoor drone.

Some participants receiving certificates

Students get to learn about engineering

A security, defence and aerospace company based in Luton invited students to take part in the yearly programme of Royal Institution masterclasses.

Mother and Father Christmas.

Magical land of Narnia comes to life in Dunstable school

A Dunstable school transformed their library into a magical wonderland, as children could step into the world of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe!

Philip has become 'like a grandfather' to Tray-Sean. Visit: Tray-Sean along with his sister, Lashai Ben Salmi, has also written a book called: Kidz that Dream Big!... for young entrepreneurs.

Maths duo’s mission to make numbers fun with new book ‘10 Seconds to Child Genius’

Two passionate authors - one an OAP and one a young teen - are determined to show a generation of Luton families the wonder of mathematics.

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