Application submitted for airport growth

The formal application process for Luton’s airport expansion has begun, with documents filed with the Planning Inspectorate at the end of February. This confirms the plan to grow the airport from the current cap of 18 million passengers a year to 32 million. A new terminal will be built to accomodate these numbers. As a…

Private jet protests at Luton Airport

Extinction Rebellion activists blockaded entrances to Luton Airport’s private jet terminal on Valentine’s Day as part of a coordinated international protest against private planes. The protestors towed a sailing boat across the entrance to Harrods Aviation and Signature, demanding a ban to private jets and a tax on frequent flyers. Among the protestors was former…

An invitation from XR Luton

Climate protest group Extinction Rebellion (XR) have announced a change of tactics for 2022. On the 1st of January the national leadership issued a ‘new year’s resolution’ to “temporarily shift away from public disruption as a primary tactic.” Road blocks and disruptive stunts will be put to one side for this year, with a focus…

Last chance to feed back on net zero plans

There’s one week left to have your say on Luton Council’s draft net zero plan. It’s your opportunity to review the roadmap and make your suggestions – and few things are going to be more important to the future of the town. The consultation is for residents, businesses and anyone who would like to participate.…


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