Discretionary Business Grants

Luton Borough Council has launched a scheme offering discretionary Business  support grants to help local businesses. Councillor Sian Timoney, portfolio holder responsible for economic development and business support, said:” This is such an incredibly tough time for businesses and so the introduction of another grant scheme is good news for those businesses struggling at this time.  […]

Funding and financial support

There are a number of funding opportunities available to help charities, social enterprises and vulnerable people during the current pandemic. Please note that some of the deadlines are very close. 1. Financial support for VCSE organisations to respond to Covid-19 The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published a resource to enable […]

How are you?

Lockdown has been quite challenging for all of us in different ways. Some of us have lost loved ones, are ill, struggling financially and mentally, out of work, working or isolating alone or with family. During these unprecedented times community support, kindness and strength has given us all hope and let us know that we […]

Marsh Farm Fireworks 2019

Over 5000 people braved the rain to enjoy Marsh Farm Fireworks  2019 display on 5th November 2019. The event, hosted and sponsored by Marsh Farm Futures with support from Nisa local and Luton Borough Council, was a huge success. The event started out with the Lantern parade, where children from the Marsh Farm Junior Youth […]

Funds raised for Macmillan Cancer Care

Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning Fundraiser Marsh Farm Futures and Futures Community Voice hosted a cake and coffee sale on Friday 27th September 2019. The coffee morning held at Futures House, raised over £100 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Youth and Communities Manager, Cathy McShane and Community Voice Chair, Stephanie Power, donned their chef’s hats to bake […]

Primary School benefits from MFF Community Chest Funding

Newly created Parklea Primary School, which came from the amalgamation of Cheynes Infants and Sundon Park Juniors were the recent recipients of a grant from Marsh Farm Futures Community Chest Funding.   Headteacher, Stephen Spooner said: “ We have had an extremely positive start to the new school year, and I would like to thank […]

Futures Community Fun Day 2019

The sunshine held out on Sunday, September 1st when the community gathered to celebrate and enjoy Futures Community Fun Day. Marsh Farm Futures Chair, Anne Pedersen opened the event and thanked local community and visitors for coming out to support this annual free family day that is sponsored and organised by Marsh Farm Futures. There […]

Community Business Weekend

Community Business Weekend, Thursday 16th May to Sunday 19th May, has been held across the country encouraging people to visit a community business near them to find out why community business matters. As part of Community Business weekend–, Marsh Farm Futures held a drop in tea party inviting local residents who are interested in setting […]

Community Conversations

Marsh Farm Futures (MFF) held another very productive Community Conversations evening on Tuesday 23rd April 2019, with around 16 local people from all different walks of life in attendance. These gatherings are aimed at encouraging the community to come together to discuss thoughts and ideas on community activities and potential businesses that will improve and […]

Futures Community Fun Day 2018

This year’s Futures Community Fun Day took place on Sunday 8th July 2018.  The event organised by Marsh Farm Futures, was opened by the Mayor of Luton, Naseem Ayub and MFF Chair, Cllr Anna Pedersen. Over 1000 people attending the fun event throughout the day and the ever popular water zorbs proved to be a […]

Futures Fun Day