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Funds Secured for New MK1 Leisure Park

Inter MK, the development company of MK Dons Chairman, Pete Winkleman, has secured a deal with The Crown Estate to fund the creation of the new MK1 Leisure Park. This is the second time both organisations will be working together.…

Road Safety Checks

Road Safety checks targeting overweight vehicles on the M1 were carried out by Thames Valley Polices and the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency. The checks that were carried out at Junction 14 weighbridge were part of Operation Texas and took…

The Future of Online Shopping

What will online shopping look like in the future? Could this be a snapshot of what you will see when buying your apples from Sainsburys or camera from Amazon or Ebay? Vir3D, a French technology company, believes this is precisely…

Milton Keynes, the New Home for Psychics

Milton Keynes is now home to Psychic Today, found on Sky channel 886. The studios, formerly based in Great Portland Street, have now been relocated to Milton Keynes. Psychic Today features some of the UK’s favorite psychics, daily from 9:30…

Mass Sleep Out at Milton Keynes Railway Station

As part of a nationwide protest against what has been labelled bedroom tax, 30 Milton Keynes residents camped outside Milton Keynes railway station last Saturday. Strictly speaking, it is not a tax on bedrooms. The government introduced changes to the…

Milton Keynes a pioneer of sustainable low carbon development

As part of the Thinking Energy project, an initiative by Milton Keynes Council and supported by EON, to help us understand how new trends in lifestyle and technology impact the electric grid, 8 Milton Keynes residents received a subsidised Nissan…

Milton Keynes Railway Station Hotspot for Bike Theft

Recent figures released by the Home Office indicate that Milton Keynes Railway is a hotspot for bike theft. It is the postcode to have had the highest number of bike thefts in the Country. Thames Valley Police are actively trying…

Rail Care Redundancies

Last month, Rail Care, the rail refurbishment firm based in Wolverton, went into administration, forcing 118 employees from Milton Keynes into redundancy. Further redundancies were made yesterday, and the administrators are facing difficulty paying even those currently employed. Mark Lancaster, MP for…

Lawyer Barred From Sexual Offence Cases

A lawyer who referred to a 13 year old sex attack victim as a predator, has been barred from sexual offence cases whilst his conduct is under review. During a hearing at Snaresbrook Crown Court in East London, Robert Colover, referring…

A Play Water Area in Milton Keynes?

Bletchley resident Emma Young has been petitioning Milton Keynes Council to help fund and develop a free water play park for the community. Emma created a page on social media which attracted a large number of supporters in a short…