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Find out about the new crime prevention radio scheme and all our Christmas-themed events in Luton town centre throughout November and December.
New crime prevention radio scheme starts in November - sign up

Luton BID is offering to subsidise the hire of new crime prevention radios to any BID levy payer as part of a new scheme.

The new mast and new digital radio system, which will be managed by Luton Business Against Crime (LBAC), will go live from 1st November and the analogue system will no longer work.

Sign up and secure your new radio at a subsidised rate for one year - this offer is first come, first served.

For more on costs and how to sign up click HERE
Christmas is coming...

We are funding a host of special Christmas-themed events once again this year, with the aim of increasing footfall in the town centre over the busy festive period .

Lighting up Luton, 26 November
Join characters from the hit children's TV programme 'PAW Patrol', who will be meeting and greeting families from 3pm in the lead up to the official  switch-on at 6pm outside Town Hall.

Christmas-themed Luton Live entertainment, 10 and 17 December
There will be street performances from talented musicians and artists at our Christmas-themed Luton Live events.

Vintage Christmas carousel , 16 - 24 December
A spectacular vintage Christmas Carousel will be in St George's Square in the week leading up to Christmas Eve. 

Skating Rink, 16 December - 6 January
The popular skating rink in St George's Square last year will be back again. 

Golden Ticket 
It's the return of our festive 'Golden Ticket' prize draw with  £4,000 Luton town centre shopping vouchers awarded to eight lucky winners this Christmas.

For more information click HERE

Letting people know about Christmas events
Flyer: Our events flyer, with all the events happening in Luton town centre, will be distributed to businesses around the town and delivered to households in November. 

Website listings: All event listings are also on our website HERE as well as lots of reminders on our social media streams. Got anything to add? Please let us know  HERE.

Advertorials: We have also commissioned a number of advertorials in selected November and December editions of:

Luton's Polish Magazine
WhatsOn Mag
Luton on Sunday
Luton News
Leighton Buzzard Observer
Luton News & Dunstable Gazette
Luton Herald & Post

Can you help us make short films?

We are seeking to commission a local film making company to produce three short Christmas-themed films.

The short films will be around 30 seconds each and based on all the exciting activities and events happening in Luton town centre this Christmas. 

We will use the films on our social media and website streams to promote Luton town centre after the festive period and in the New Year.

If you think you can help we want to hear from you. Email us for more information HERE. Quotes are needed by 28th October.

Dates for your diary

On top of all the festive fun above, don't forget we have other dates for your diary...

  • Luton BID Linked - Thursday 24th November, 8.30-10am 
  • Tidy Day - Friday 25th November, 8am - 10am
How to Get Involved

All businesses are encouraged to get involved by attending working groups to help steer projects. 

Find us on social media
We want to hear from you on  Twitter  and  Facebook  too, so don't forget to follow us or tag @LutonBID in any relevant tweets and like our Luton BID Facebook page. Let's all help promote #Luton town centre on social media, together.

Look out for our ebulletin next week with details of some of our new projects.

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