Awards Sponsors

Awards Sponsors

We would like to say a massive thank you to our sponsors consisting of local businesses and organisations without whom we wouldn’t be able to delivery community services such as the 11th Annual Luton & Bedfordshire Awards. We are thankful to all our sponsors in supporting us with this initiative, over the years, to recognise the achievements of unsung heroes within our community.

Sponsors of the 11th Annual Awards

Pictons Solicitors LLP

One of Luton’s leading law firms, which plays an active, supportive role in the local community. They have been our headline sponsor for the Luton Community Awards since launch

The Safer Luton Partnership

Working with a range of statutory, business, voluntary and community partners to deliver projects that will endeavour to maintain and increase the quality of life for local people.

Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service

Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service serves a community population of around 620,000. To protect our communities and respond to emergency calls we have 14 strategically positioned Fire Stations and an Emergency Communication Centre.

Liberty Law Solicitors

Liberty Law Solicitors Ltd, trading as Liberty Law Solicitors, are lawyers who provide specialist and bespoke advice for businesses and individuals within all aspects of: Criminal Law, Immigration Law and Employment law.

The Mall, Luton

The Mall, Luton. Situated in the heart of Luton’s town centre, The Mall is a sub-regional shopping centre, owned by Capital and Regional.

Luton 6th Form College

A specialist Sixth Form College, providing academic and general vocational education for 16 to 18 year olds in Luton. Since being established in September 1966 it is one of the oldest & largest such institutes in the country with more than 2,800 students.

The Culture Trust Luton

Luton Culture is an arts and cultural charity. We provide exceptional and meaningful engagement with museums, arts centres and libraries for thousands of regular users from Luton and further afield throughout the year.

A-Plan Insurance

At A-Plan Insurance we have been providing a personal service in Luton since the 1960s, and our business continues to grow. A Plan, making insurance easy.

Chiltern Learning Trust

We are a multi-academy trust currently comprising Denbigh High School, Challney High School for Boys, Putteridge High School, Challney High School for Girls, Marston Vale Middle School and Dallow Primary School.

Chiltern Training Group

Chiltern Training Group is a well established School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) provider based at Challney High School for Boys in Luton and Parkfields Middle School in Toddington.

Bedfordshire Police

Bedfordshire Police is committed to keeping Bedfordshire safe by working collaboratively with partners and communities to fight crime and protect those who visit, live and work in Bedfordshire.

Luton Sports Network

Luton Sports Network was launched in July 2007. In 2014, the Luton Sports Network became part of Active Luton but retains its role as the independent role as the voice and advocate for voluntary sport in the town.

Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

Our role is to ensure that, working together, we create connections within our ever growing peer network and become an enabler for business growth locally, regionally and nationally. Representing 700 businesses with around 50,000 employees across all sectors, we work at a local, national and international level to support businesses from sole traders to multinational corporations.

Human Appeal

We’re very excited to announce that Human Appeal is 25 years old.For a quarter of a century, we’ve been delivering aid and development programs that transform lives in the world’s poorest nations.

Bedfordshire Police & Crime Commissioner

The job of the Police and Crime Commissioner is to be the public’s voice when it comes to policing Bedfordshire, setting your priorities for the Chief Constable and Force to deliver in a strategic plan and holding the Chief Constable to account.

Cougar Accident Repair Centre

Cougar Accident Repair Centre is trusted by customers and the world’s leading automotive brands. They specialise in paint, bodywork and crash repairs. A collision is a serious trauma - for both you and your vehicle. Our award winning manufacturer trained technical team will reinstate your vehicle to its original specification in our state-of-the-art facility

The Little Branding Company

The Little Branding Company offers value for money, a range of options to suit budget and lead time and we guarantee you will be completely satisfied or if not we will resolve immediately to your complete satisfaction. If you need help in finding the right promotional product – call us for ideas and inspiration.

Basepoint Luton

We provide a wide range of high quality workspaces to let, including serviced and managed offices, workshops, trade counters and studios. We have managed office space across the south of the UK, Midlands, East Anglia and Wales in 31 locations and growing…

Plain Talking HR

At Plain Talking HR we are passionate about providing simple and straightforward HR support to small and medium sized businesses. We use our extensive knowledge and experience gained in a range of industries such as Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Retail, Aviation and Charitable Organisations to take away the pain of managing employment matters.

London Luton Airport Limited

London Luton Airport Ltd (LLAL) is the company that owns LTN. Our shareholder is Luton Borough Council (LBC), which means that financial benefits arising from airport ownership can flow directly into local and nearby communities impacted by its operations.

Esquire Estate Agents

The Team at Esquire Estate Agents have been in the property industry for over 50 years. They have come together from corporate property giants who they feel have lost touch with the most important element, the customer. At Esquire we believe that the customer is always right.


Ryebridge have established their roots in Luton and recognise the proud history, cultural diversity and the huge potential that exists within the town. The firm endeavours to tap into this via local recruitment and utilising local resources.

London Luton Airport

London Luton Airport (LLA) is the UK’s fifth-largest airport and one of the fastest growing. As we continue to grow and develop, we believe that being a responsible business makes us a better business. The local community has been central to our success over the last 80 years and will be an important part of our future too. 16.6 million passengers travelled through the airport in 2018, making it our busiest year yet.

University Of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire is a modern and innovative university, with local roots and a commitment to opening up quality education that stretches back over 100 years.

Venue Central

Affordable, luxurious and conveniently located, Venue Central provides the perfect setting for your wedding, conference or event. Although we are the largest venue in the area we also provide a high level of personal service and attention to detail so that your event is stress free and brilliantly executed from start to finish

Bartham Group

The Bartham Group provides a full range of print services including litho, digital and large format printing. Whether you work for a large corporation, an agency or a small business, you can rely on us to give you outstanding quality, first class service and excellent value for money.

Metro Bank

Metro Bank PLC are a community bank providing commercial, business, not for profit and personal banking for both savers and borrowers. Our stores are open 7 days a week, with extended opening hours, we pride ourselves on offering unparalleled service and convenience. We also have Safe Deposit Boxes available to hire in various sizes. Pop in to see us at 10-20 Castle Street Luton and experience a different kind of bank. No appointments required!

Muslim Aid

Muslim Aid was established in the UK in 1985 by community leaders from 17 Islamic organisations in response to the drought in the Horn of Africa. We are a faith-based British international charity that provides help to people who are victims of natural disasters or conflict or suffering from poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, discrimination, homelessness, debt, unemployment, injustice, deprivation or lack of skills and economic opportunities.

Master Chef

MasterChef is an Indian takeaway based in the heart of Luton. MasterChef offer all the classic Indian dishes as well as our chef’s specialties.

Volker Highways Kier

VolkerFitzpatrick-Kier Joint Venture (JV) are working with London Luton Airport Limited and Luton Council to construct the 2.1km Direct Air Rail Transit system - The DART. A pivotal local infrastructure project, The DART will increase capacity and speed to the UK’s fastest-growing major airport. Both VolkerFitzpatrick and Kier are local contractors based within 20 miles of Luton experienced in delivering impactful social value activity in local communities. The JV inspires the next generation of civil engineering talent by engaging local schools and colleges.


TUI is the world’s leading tourism group. The broad portfolio gathered under the Group umbrella consists of strong tour operators, 1,600 travel agencies and leading online portals, six airlines with around 150 aircraft, over 400 hotels, 18 cruise liners and many incoming agencies in all major holiday destinations around the globe.

Aegis Group

Aegis Group’s mission is to continually strive to deliver quality security services by maintaining the latest registered industry standards and employing highly trained and motivated SIA registered personnel.

Our Media Sponsors

Inspire FM

Inspire FM Radio Service is regulated by OFCOM and is owned by a registered non profit organisation. The organisation is governed by its board of directors in accordance with it’s articles of association.

Diverse FM

DiverseFM is a local radio station which supports Community Interest Luton with advertising of the Annual Luton & Bedfordshire Community Awards.