Objection to water bottling factory

Press Release 17 February 2021 Extinction Rebellion Luton have been alerting the people of Luton that the area is threatened with a huge increase in traffic, contributing to the climate crisis.  The threat comes from a proposed bottling plant at Butterfield Green. “We are in a state Ecological Emergency, a Climate Crisis”, said campaigner Mark …

Luton residents come together to “Save Our Trees”

Saturday the 1st of August saw bridges in Luton draped with banners and campaigners with placards as Extinction Rebellion Luton joined forces with Trees4Luton and local residents in support of the ‘Save Vauxhall Way Trees’ campaign, to prevent the felling of a mile and a half of roadside woodland along Vauxhall Way in Luton. The …

Luton climate activists warn that ‘inaction = death’

Today (Thursday 25th June 2020) the Climate Change Committee deliver their progress report to government. At the same time, activists from Extinction Rebellion marched through Luton Town Centre to deliver letters to the town’s MPs and Council leaders, demanding action on the climate emergency. The CCC report is expected to confirm that government has failed …

Airport Expansion ‘Consultation’ dates

The LLAL Consultations are underway, over 30 presentations to the public across our geographic area, out as far as Aylesbury, Berkhampstead, Cambridge. We’ve been along.. We plan to attend as many of these as we can, drawing attention to the awful reality of airport expansion. We’ve produced a nice simple leaflet, pointing out just a …

Our first day in court

Extinction Rebellion Luton carried out our first action at London Luton Airport on 20th September 2019, see details of this action here: Why we took action at the airport today. Today, 7th October 2019, our three XR Luton activists were conditionally discharged with costs. Here is the statement they read in court: We took action …

XR Luton Town Hall for Climate Emergency motion

A summary from Colin Hall, our Political and Lobbying WG coordinator, about yesterday’s Council meeting outcome “Some of us attended the debate at Luton Borough Council on the two climate change motions yesterday evening (30th July 2019) The Bad News The Liberal Democrat motion which called for a declaration of climate emergency by the Council …

Card presentation to the council

This week we were able to present our giant card to the council executive, calling for a declaration of climate emergency. It has been signed by many of us at XR Luton, attendees at a recent Luton Council of Faiths meeting, and members of the public we talked to at our march on Friday. Hazel …