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Awareness of Nesting Swans

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Each spring The Parks Trust receive a high number of enquiries from people regarding swan nests in Milton Keynes. The most common concern is that nests are being disturbed by dogs and their walkers, particularly near Willen Lake. Most swan…

Pair Jailed for Life for Shooting Murder in Milton Keynes

Mohamed Noor, 33, of Radworthy, Furzton, and Albert Prempeh, 35, of no fixed abode, were convicted and sentenced on Tuesday 27th of March of murder at Luton Crown Court. The pair were convicted following a 15-day trial by a unanimous…

Sight Loss App Created By Milton Keynes Company

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A new smartphone app launched today allows users to experience the world around them from the viewpoint of people experiencing various eye conditions. The “Eyeware” app was developed in collaboration with leading sight loss charity, RNIB (Royal National Institute of…

Intu Development Given Green Light

A controversial planning application to develop the city’s shopping Centre was given the green light by council planners last Thursday. Last Thursday, councilors voted in favour of the development at a meeting last night. The scheme will create a new…

Leon Recreation Park Receives Award

Leon Recreation Ground is officially one of the best parks in the UK – and now has the prestigious national Green Flag Award to prove it. The Bletchley space has once again been awarded the title, and the Green Flag…

Christmas Comes Early to Harvester

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A Harvester in Milton Keynes last Monday unbelievably put up a Christmas tree, complete with baubles and tinsel, more than five months early! Shocked customers were greeted by the festive decoration at the popular pub-restaurant last week and encouraged to…

Emergency Hostel Closure Crisis

It was announced before Christmas, that an emergency hostel for homeless people could face certain closure if council proposals to withdraw its funding are carried through. Milton Keynes YMCA operates the hostel from its base in North Sixth Street, as…

New Muti-Storey Car Park Proposals

Plans have been submitted for a £20 million multi-storey car park next to the John Lewis department store in Milton Keynes. If approved by Milton Keynes Council, the proposal will significantly increase the number of car parking spaces in central…

MK NHS to Improve A & E Services and Patient Care

It was announced this week, that Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will take further steps to improve its A&E services and finances, so that patients can receive better care. Monitor, the health sector regulator, has taken further action after the…