Get Involved

How Can I Get Involved?

We’ve been overwhelmed by the volume of messages we’ve received from passionate Lutonians asking what you can do to help the #saveourtown campaign.

The most important thing you can do is tell everyone about the #saveourtown campaign. Word of mouth is so important – and it won’t cost you anything or take up much of your time.

So, tell your friends, family, neighbours, co-workers, loose associates, people in the street. Anyone you see.

Together we are stronger. Together we can #saveourtown.

But seeing as you’re here and you’ve discovered our website below are some of the other ways you can show your support:

You can help spread our messages, by finding out more about the work that we are doing on our latest news page… then telling everyone you can.

You can follow us on social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube – and help amplify a positive message about Luton by sharing our posts and videos.

You can sign up to our newsletter to receive all the latest #saveourtown news and information straight to your inbox.

You can find out about all the people and businesses that support our campaign and add your support

Download our poster and put it up in your window!

Show your support for the #saveourtown campaign by printing a copy of our leaflet and poster and placing it proudly in your window.

Don’t forget to take a photo and send it to us – either by email at saveourtownluton@hotmail.com or via our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages!

Spread The Word!

Use our website to learn more about the current situation around the Newlands Park and Power Court applications and learn all about our campaign.

Visit the Capital & Regional Claims page to read more about the inaccurate statements #saveourtown believe that Capital & Regional have made – and our responses to them.

Spread the word to friends, family, colleagues and fellow Lutonians, and ask them to follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages!

Send Us Your Selfies!

We know that 11,000+ contacted the council directly by email and letter to support the proposals for Newlands Park and Power Court when the plans were originally submitted.

Now we want to show the 11,000 names, faces and stories of Lutonians who want to make it happen.

  • Grab a piece of paper
  • Write #saveourtown on it
  • Take a selfie with your paper
  • Write a short quote which explains why you believe the proposals are so important for our town
  • Send your photo and quote to us via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
  • Share it with your friends

Become an Ambassador

We’re hoping to develop a list of ‘Community Ambassadors’ that we can call on to assist #saveourtown with future projects and help represent us at events.

If you’re able to spare some time, please email your contact details to saveourtownluton@hotmail.com or fill in the form on the contact us page.

We’ll be in touch!

Would you like to help with the campaign?

We have set up a JustGiving crowdfunding page to help generate funds for our campaign. If you are able, we'd be eternally grateful for your donation, no matter how big or small.

Here's what you've told us

While we believe Luton will be transformed by Power Court and Newlands Park, don’t just take our word for it.

People are having their say as part of our Change.org petition urging Capital & Regional, owners of The Mall shopping centre, to stop blocking a bright new future for Luton. Sign the petition here: https://www.change.org/p/capital-regional-stop-blocking-a-bright-new-future-for-luton

This is a chance to add to the original UK planning record of 11,000 people who wrote to Luton Borough Council in 2016, supporting the plans for Power Court and Newlands Park. The key difference now is the opportunity to tell the major objector why they need to change their stance and listen to what the people of the town want and need.

Also, all your responses (be polite) will be sent direct to the email inboxes of the Capital and Regional Chief Executive and Chairman.

Responses such as these...

 

sheila fitzgerald

I believe in this town and it’s people

JACQUI PEACOCK

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the whole town and surrounding areas. Our children and grandchildren deserve the regeneration of Luton not more stagnation.

Stuart Eaglesham

Our town needs to move forward with these developments, not just for the football club but for the town as a whole as we are being left behind the other large towns and cities locally, we cannot let them monopolize our town, We need this. THIS IS OUR TOWN!!!!!!!

Susan Jones

We need to transform our town. The football family need a new stadium, it needs to be in our town, OUR Luton Town!

Helen Gatward

It is not just about the football stadium, it’s about what the town needs. And the town needs this!

David Whittington

This is the brightest future Luton has had in many generations

Roger Pile

I want a brighter, better town to benefit my children and grandchildren. These developments will make everyone proud of our town again.

Thomas Maher

I believe both project will deliver a better future for Luton, culturally and financially

Simon Marshall

Luton needs this badly not just for the club but for the TOWN!!!!

Dee Lovelock

This is a massive opportunity for Luton

Stephen Hayhurst

I. want my grandchildren to grow up to be proud of their town

Michael Pratt

This great town and its community deserve these massive projects that are planned……who in their right minds would feel it necessary to stand against such a desperately needed investment in the town of Luton…..

Peter Atkinson

I’m signing because I want Luton Town Football Club, and the people of Luton to have a ‘brighter’ future and hope for ‘better’ days ahead! A future which will include more employment opportunities, perhaps for generations to come, and a greater choice of leisure! Do you really want to STOP all that, in addition to many having more ‘disposable’ income of which some of the above could be spent in Your Mall!

Martin Roberts

This development must take place to transform Luton Town Centre for the 21st Century and restore it as a place Lutonians can return to and be proud of!

Vincent Mitchell

I want this great town to have a future and a new football stadium to be proud of.

Terry Coan

Best thing to happen in the history of the town

Peter Woolston

Luton is a town full of culture and diversity but has been on the back foot for years. This is the opportunity it needs to stick its chest out, be proud and contribute to the UK economy and to people’s lives in the town. It will be a breath of fresh air and a new beginning for an historic and great town.

Nina Coodien

I sincerely believe it will move this town forward , bring opportunities to our community , our present and our future #saveourtown #please #thankyou

Rosette Davies

This is a great opportunity to regenerate our town and to leave a lasting legacy to future generations

Rob Jones

It matters to the folk of Luton, do the right thing and support the proposals for regeneration. PC and NP are the future and the Mall can benefit from this.

Cathy Hutchison

This is essential for the future of our town and our football club – no one should stand in the way of what is so obviously a hugely beneficial development to Luton.

Jean Large

The whole town not just the football club need this development for future generations to enjoy

Anthony Mallon

These projects are vitaly important for the future of Luton!

Gavin Hay

Put the football to one side a minute. The regeneration projects at Power Court and Newlands Park will be the best thing to ever happen to my town. People from out of town will want to visit for the music venue alone. Add in the football and the new stadium and what a town we will have. Something that I, my children and future generations will be proud of.

Sue Armstrong

I love my town and want to see it prosper

Darren Howard

Luton needs to progress for our future generations.

Mick Henman

I love my town, and it needs the kiss of life, dont see why non Luton people should dictate to me and affect my children /grandchildrens future

andrew kimberley

Both developments are a once in a lifetime opportunity for Luton and c&r do not own the town.

IAN MATTHEWS

Our Town deserves these fantastic developments. It is just not the Football club and supporters that will benefit. Just for starters a decent music venue would be great as there are no real local venues for larger bands/groups to play.

Chris Dove

This is a wonderful opportunity to give Luton something it has been crying out for for years… I grew up in Luton and followed LTFC in a stadium that was always outdated.As a music lover I had to travel out of town to see bands despite Luton being a major town it had no venue.I remember the River Lea before it was covered up.Power Court needs to be redeveloped, not by a faceless corporation but by a group that actually loves the town and want to improve it.This is a golden opportunity and if it fails shame on everyone.

Angela Phelan

This will be the most important development in the towns history and nobody should be allowed to stand in the way of this incredible opoutunity which will benefit every Lutonian.

Ann Clarke

I love Luton amd wamt it to thrive. I want mpre opportunities for young and old.

Dave T

Future generations will not look kindly upon us if we allow big business to put their greed above this once in a lifetime opportunity to revitalise and regenerate our town.

Chris Gathern

This will just not benefit the football club, but the whole of the town.

Ray Coot

Let’s make Luton the town it should be & give the football club the stadium it & its supporters deserve .

John Harley

Luton both need and deserve a better future which the Power Court and Newlands developments offer !!!

Paul Haynes

Luton as a town deserves investment and as a Lutonian I want to be proud of my home town once more.

Owen Clarke

This is a huge opportunity for not just the football club but the whole town, why should a company from London be able to control the town’s destiny

 

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8 hours ago

Save Our Town

Capital & Regional, your shares closed today at 32.15p, which is a 52-week low. Maybe it's time to take a closer look at your own business model first, instead of making making ill-advised and wildly speculative statements about proposed developments in Luton.
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19 hours ago

Save Our Town

The latest Bedfordshire Bulletin is online now:
"GO AWAY AND DON'T COME BACK"
Campaign group #saveourtown has accused the owners of The Mall shopping centre of insulting the intelligence of Lutonians...
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4 days ago

Save Our Town

We got a mention in Saturday’s Luton Town Football Club match programme for getting the backing of one of 2018’s biggest pop stars. Tom Grennan gave his support for our campaign and the prospect of a 1️⃣8️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ capacity music venue in Luton at Power Court. The planning application will be decided on January 16, but in the meantime, check out what Tom said in our 🎥 www.facebook.com/saveourtownluton/videos/168080104056722/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Why are we raising money?

#saveourtown is a volunteer-led campaign group and, while we have a popular and ever-growing social media presence, we are aiming to reach all members of our community and not everyone is on social media, or online. To produce physical campaign materials and spread the message through community events, this costs money.

So, your generous donations, no matter how big or small, have and will be used to fund the creation and maintenance of promotion activity, purchase materials and prepare advertising campaigns to help spread the word about #saveourtown, and the proposals we support.

For example, your donations have helped pay for this website and for things like banners, that have been paraded on the pitch at Kenilworth Road, plus 80,000 posters and leaflets that were sent to Luton homes, so residents could learn about the once-in-a-lifetime chance to transform their town.

This also provided people with a chance to show their support by putting the posters in their windows to further spread the word. Didn’t get one? Don’t worry you can download the poster here for FREE.

Your donations have made that possible and so much more. Every penny raised will be accounted for and our accounts will be professionally verified annually. And when we all get the victory of progress for Luton, as a community campaign, any funds left when our work is complete will be donated to a Luton charity.

Contact us

Do you want a bright new future for Luton?

Have you told those objecting to a bright new future for Luton to drop their opposition?

Thousands of people have already had their say by signing our Change.org petition.  Don't miss the chance to have yours!

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