DLDD Trust News

Dunstable in Bloom Update

This week DLDD were out judging the Best Front Garden and Best Community Garden. DLDD sponsor Best Front Garden, Best Community Garden and Best Allotment the winners hold the DLDD shields for 1 year.

Certificate of Appreciation

DLDD received a letter and Certificate of Appreciation in the post today from Lord Lieutenant Helen Nellis (HM The Queen’s representative in Bedfordshire) and The High Sheriff of Bedfordshire Susan Lousada. Thank you!

Dunstable Charity Calendar 2021

We are working hard on our 2021 charity calendar, if you or your business would like to be involved #calendar #2021 #contact

Free Parking

Would you like to see the carparking charges relaxed in Dunstable carparks to help at this time? Other towns are helping with free parking – for residents, keyworkers, volunteers What do you think? Please share, thank you. Click on the Facebook Or Twitter link below to vote Would you like to see the carparking…

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Supporting DLDD

Supporting DLDD Trust doesn’t have to cost you anything! Over 4,000 shops and sites will donate for FREE when you use #easyfundraising to shop with them. This means you can raise donations for us when you buy clothes and accessories, electrical’s, homeware, groceries, book holidays, take out insurance, switch energy providers or anything else! Help…

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DLDD Update

DLDD is a registered charity supporting the community we are working our socks off to bring as much information as we are given to you all. We are working with all services, Luton& Dunstable Hospital, Dunstable Food Bank and many more organisations and retailers Bargain Booze and others. We are looking into sourcing essential items,…

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We hit the jackpot for #CelebrateNationalLottery25

DLDD Trust are proud to announce that we’ve hit the jackpot for #CelebrateNationalLottery25! The recipients of this award could receive up to £1,000 – whish DLDD were humbled to receive. Many thanks to them for this award money!

December in Review

On the 9th of Jan – DLDD attended the Dunstable joint committee. DLDD also participated in the Bedfordshire police Priority meeting for Dunstable. Sharon Warboys attended a shop watch meeting for the retail establishments in the Dunstable town. She also attended the Dunstable in Bloom meeting. In December, DLDD’s very own Sharon Knott and Sharon…

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2020

Happy New Year to everyone! We received many wonderful cards including ones from the High Sheriff of Bedfordshire and past High Sheriff Vinod Taylor, and Dunstable Mayor, amongst others. Thank you to everyone! Here is to a great 2020 year in Dunstable.

DLDD Update – November 2019

DLDD has attended a number of events this month, including Dunstable in Bloom meeting, the monthly Shop Watch meeting and the High Sheriffs fundraiser for Crime Beat in Harpenden.

Lord John Bird

Thank you Lord Bird for your support. I love the spirit of Don’t Let Dunstable Die – ten years into their journey, @DLDD2009 is still fighting for their town, and still spreading their #socialecho throughout the Chiltern Hills – long live Dunstable! I love the spirit of Don't Let Dunstable Die – ten years…

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Laying of Poppy Wreath.

DLDD laid a Remembrance Poppy Wreath to honour the fallen of Dunstable.

The Quadrant Dunstable

Meeting with Diana Quick, new Dunstable Quadrant manager.

Priory 2020 Project.

Meeting with Kathy Riley from Priory 2020Project.

Luton and Dunstable HeliPad Appeal Event.

DLDD were invited to attend a fund raiser for the Luton and Dunstable Hospital HeliPad Saturday. We were very happy to be part of an event which raised a large amount got such a needed cause. Helipad Appeal

Dunstable In Bloom.

DLDD attend the Dunstable in Bloom tea in Priory House.

A Thank You.

This week we posted about a paperboy who returned a wallet to it owner. The posted received alot of supportive comments and huge amounts of likes. This evening we dropped 2 bowling vouchers to this your lad. We would like to THANK Micheal the manager of Go Bowling 🎳 for this kind donation.

Thank You DLDD Received from Helen Nellis HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire.

Thank You DLDD Received from Helen Nellis HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire. Dear Sharon and Sharon Thank you for inviting me to share your 10th Anniversary Celebrations. It was a delightful evening and I was pleased to meet so many of your supporters and to learn more about your superb achievements for Dunstable over the years….

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10 Year Celebration of DLDD.

Thank you Sid for your kind words and thank you for your support last night we really appreciate it 😊 Congratulations to both the Sharons on a spectacular night at The Old Palace Lodge celebrating 10years of DLDD. Despite in the beginning having negative behaviour from officials they led from their hearts and helped pump…

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Dunstable In Bloom Awards Evening.

Dunstable in Bloom winners 2019, DLDD sponsor the Best Front Garden, Best Community Garden, Best Allotment.

Thank you Dunstable Cake House.

On Monday evening we attended the DLDD 10th Anniversary Celebrations and of course we need cupcakes to celebrate! Congratulations Sharon & Sharon for all of your hard work and for a lovely evening 😀😘 Dunstable Cake House.

Ronan Busfield singing for DLDD.

Britain Got Talent 2018 semi finalist Ronan Busfield singing at DLDD 10 year celebrations. Thank you

Ten Year Celebrations of DLDD

From ‘graveyard’ to grandeur: Three cheers as Don’t Let Dunstable Die celebrates ten years of campaigning for town

Dunstable Charity Calendar & Christmas Card

DLDD’s 2020 charity calendar is available in the following businesses. The calendar are £5 each and full of wonderful old pictures of Dunstable area. Our charity Christmas cards are available now a pack of 6 cards 3 of each design £3.50. Please note the cards are not available in Celebrations they are selling the calendars…

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Bedfordshire Police Community Hub Awards

DLDD received an award from Bedfordshire Police when they attended Bedfordshire Police Community Hub Awards The Sculpture Gallery at Woburn Abbey, Woburn MK17 9WA, Woburn, England, GB, MK17 9WA

Dunstable in Bloom

DLDD attend Dunstable in Bloom meeting. 18/9/2019

Kids in Action

Today DLDD were invited to a networking lunch at Kids in Action, a Dunstable based charity.

Joint Rotary Meeting

DLDD were invited a Dunstable Downs and Dunstable joint Rotary meeting where Local MP Andrew Selous gave a very interesting talk. Thursday 29th August 2019

DLDD Judging Dunstable in Bloom

This evening DLDD have been out judging the entries to Dunstable in Bloom Best Front Garden, Community Garden, Hanging Basket and Container. We sponsor these competitions with DLDD Shields being awarded.

DLDD Judges Dunstable in Bloom

DLDD Trust’s Sharon Warboys was one of two judges for the Dunstable in Bloom contest this past Monday of July 9th. It was for surrounding schools & their gardens that they have been taking care of all year. Results are pending for the winner, but DLDD had so much fun supporting this organization and their…

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DLDD Meets with The Big Issue for Social Echo Initiative

DLDD Trust’s Sharon Warboys met with The Big Issue on Monday evening to discuss John Lord Bird’s – the Social Echo Initiative, and the changes it can bring to Dunstable. Their slogan is “Local pound for the local community.” An article can be found below discussing it’s significance. The Big Issue will show organisations how…

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Shop Watch Dunstable

DLDD attended the Shop Watch meeting held at Asda Dunstable this evening Wednesday 12th June 2019. We are very pleased to be part of the Shop Watch system in Dunstable.

DLDD Meet With The Big Issue

On Tuesday 11th June 2019 DLDD had a meeting with Peter Bird at The Old Palace Lodge and give Peter a tour around Dunstable meeting businesses. We are looking forward to our next meeting in the next few weeks.

DLDD Visits ZSL Whipsnade Zoo for networking

  DLDD had a fabulous evening at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo May 13th for a special Sunset Pride of Dunstable event. We networked and raised money for the Gents Barbering for their trip to Africa with COM Church this summer! They raised about £220 to assist with their expenses. We saw lovely view of the Dunstable downs, had…

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DLDD Invited To The Opening Evening Of Avenue Q

DLDD enjoy a the opening evening at the Grove Theatre watching Avenue Q which is on until Saturday 11th May. It is a good funny show, little naughty suitable for the over 14 ‘s. are We also we’re invite to attend the after show questions and answers session with the cast and Nigel Plaskitt puppeteer…

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DLDD Trust Becomes Amazon Charity

We are SO EXCITED to announce that we are registered as a charity on Amazon! A portion of your purchase goes towards us at no cost to you! All you have to do is select us a your charity of choice and always use when you are shopping and it will help us out…

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Dunstable Shop Watch Project.

DLDD were pleased to attend and become involved in the ‘Shop Watch’ scheme in Dunstable.

Barry Norman Bursary

This is something very close to our hearts Barry Norman’s Bursary for the next superstar of the media industry. Good luck. After the enormous success of last year we’re proud to announce that we’re opening our Barry Norman Bursary applications today! Our previous winner, Emma Hockley, has gained so much from her bursary award and…

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10 Year Celebration

DLDD were discussing the 10 years celebration in their trustee meeting 6/3/2019

Trustee Meeting

Wednesday 6th March. The trustees of DLDD Trust held a meeting to plan the next 12 months projects and review the sales of 2019 calendars and the new Christmas cards, which were both very successful.

DLDD Meet Charlie Brooks

DLDD cofounders meet actress Charlie Brooks who is appearing in Snow White pantomime in the Grove Theatre Dunstable.

Dunstable Pantomime 2018

DLDD founders Sharon Knott and Sharon Warboys were invited and attend the press night performance and after party of Snow White pantomime in the Grove Theatre Dunstable.

DLDD Remberence Sunday 2018

DLDD co-founders Sharon Knott and Sharon Warboys laid a Poppy Wreath in remberence of those would lived in Dunstable who lost their lives in WW1 and WW2.

Dunstable Christmas Cards.

We have new Christmas cards this year with beautiful pictures of Dunstable £3.50 for a pack of 6 which includes 3 of each design. We are happy to post to UK or International with postage price added. All funds raised go to our registered charity DLDD Trust 1157804, DLDD would like to THANK YOU all…

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Dunstable Calendar 2019

Our Dunstable calendar is out in the shops full of old pictures of Dunstable £5 each. If you or a member of your family are in any of the pictures please contact us. All funds raised go to our registered charity DLDD Trust 1157804, DLDD would like to THANK YOU all for your continuous support….

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DLDD Thank You Event.

DLDD Trust held a ‘Thank You’ in The Old Palace Lodge Dunstable. 13/6/2018

Annual Community Cohesion Thank You Award

Founders of DLDD Trust sharon Knott and Sharon Warboys were awarded ‘Annual Community Cohesion Thank You Awards 2018’ You Award, in reconciliation and dedication and commitment to supporting the communities and Bedfordshire Police.


DLDD were awarded The High Sheriff of Bedfordshire ‘Citizenship Of Bedfordshire Award’ by V B Taylor DL 21/2/2018