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Railway Walk NP Lighting Works

by aldc on April 1, 2015

Work has started on the rewiring of the low energy lights on Railway Walk Newport Pagnell. The new posts were installed over a year ago but the work to wire them up has only just begun. The rewiring should be completed by Thursday 1/04, and no, this is not an April Fool Day joke. It […]

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Once again the ascot fencing at Baldwin Crescent has been damaged. The post is broken, probably due to age and people sitting on it. A request has been sent to MK Council for repair.

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Derek Eastman stands again

by craigwhittall on March 30, 2015

I am absolutely delighted that my ward colleague, Cllr Derek Eastman, as been reselected as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Newport Pagnell South Ward in the local elections on the 7th May. The same day as the General Election. This is really good news for local residents as Derek Eastman has an excellent track record […]

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Woolstone green sites – no plans for building

by craigwhittall on March 26, 2015

Following the circulation of an “In Touch” leaflet informing Woolstone residents of “proposals from the new Labour administration to build houses on two of Woolstone’s green spaces”, I asked the Labour Cabinet member the direct question as to whether this is true.  The answer was “Nothing is happening with these sites”. I asked a further […]

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by craigwhittall on March 17, 2015

I have got the Council to erect two new streets signs for North Square, Newport Pagnell, which have been missing for some time. If you know of any missing or damaged street signs please let me know and I will aim to get them repaired or replaced.

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New VWFS Building Opens

by craigwhittall on March 12, 2015

  I was delighted to attend the opening of the new VW Financial Services (VWFS) in Tongwell, Milton Keynes, which is in my Newport Pagnell South ward. My ward colleague, the mayor of Milton Keynes, Cllr Derek Eastman was also present at the opening. The building is a wonderful design, both inside and out. 300 […]

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Lib Dem PPCs for MK Selected

by craigwhittall on March 9, 2015

  The Liberal Democrats recently selected their PPCs for the two Milton Keynes constituencies. Milton Keynes North PPC, Paul Graham, is a lecturer at Buckingham University and spent his career in higher education. On his selection Paul said: “I live in the constituency and understand the challenges residents face; as a fast expanding and economically successful […]

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by craigwhittall on March 5, 2015

Further to my post on the 19th January, I am very pleased to report that following pressure the Labour run Council has dropped plans to charge for parking in the older towns in Milton Keynes. The following long stay car parks in Newport Pagnell are no longer earmarked for parking charges:- •Newport Pagnell Silver Street […]

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Milton Keynes Council budget finally passes

by craigwhittall on February 25, 2015

I said last week that “The Liberal Democrats would have constructed a completely different budget – one that protected the vulnerable”. The Labour Administration took four months to construct their failed budget. I and other leading opposition councillors took only one day to help put back £2.5M into front line services. Just think what we […]

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Labour Budget Falls

by craigwhittall on February 19, 2015

Milton Keynes Council’s Labour Administration budget fell last night, defeated 28 votes (Lib Dem/Con) to 24 (Lab). The one UKIP Cllr was absent. Lib Dem Council Group Leader, Cllr Douglas McCall said “I have been a councillor 19 years and I think this is the worst budget I have ever seen. This  budget has no structure […]

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