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MK’s Liberal Democrat councillors are asking for solutions to avoid more severe flooding in the borough. The councillors brought the issue to this week’s full council meeting.Councillors Jane Carr and Vanessa McPake pushed Cabinet to investigate two crucial issues: what pressure is being put on the Environment Agency to prioritise river management, and the opening […]

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Milton Keynes MPs vote against free school meals

by Douglas McCall on 22 October, 2020

Last night, local MPs Ben Everitt and Iain Stewart voted against plans to extend free school meals for children during the school holidays. The Labour motion to extend free school meals during holidays, up to Easter 2021, was voted down by 322 votes to 261. Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats say this goes against everything they […]

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More Slots Available at the Tip

by Douglas McCall on 24 June, 2020

Most residents will now know that the Household Waste Recycling Centres, more commonly know as ‘the tip’ have reopened, but due to the Coronavirus crisis you need to book a slot in advance.The Lib Dems have been pressurising the Council to increase the number of slots, and we are delighted to inform you that the […]

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by Douglas McCall on 23 June, 2020

From 22 June please text HELP to 07710 385785 and you’ll get a call back. Foodbank Xtra is a joint initiative between MK Council and MK Foodbank.

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Milton Keynes Council helps during pandemic

by Douglas McCall on 11 June, 2020

The Council has taken action to help residents during the Coronavirus pandemic. • The Council set up the Local Support Service to provide an extra safety net for extremely clinically vulnerable people and this service has now reached out to 5,000 residents, including over 1500 pharmacy pick-ups. • Worked with MK Foodbank to set up […]

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The Liberal Democrats are calling for EU citizens to be given the automatic right to stay in the UK, as new official figures show 11,050 EU nationals living in Milton Keynes have not been granted permanent Settled Status to remain in the UK. Pointing to the contribution of EU nationals working in the NHS during the […]

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Recycling Centres Reopen on 18th May

by Douglas McCall on 13 May, 2020

We are very pleased to inform you that the Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) will open from Monday 18 May. All three sites, Newport Pagnell, Bleak Hall and New Bradwell will be open 7 days a week. The Council would like to thank residents for their patience.COVID-19 safety measures:The Council has introduced a series of […]

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Bulky Waste Collections Restarted

by Douglas McCall on 28 April, 2020

As from Monday 27 April Milton Keynes Council restarted their bulky waste collection service.This chargeable service is for items such as household furniture, carpets, white goods, microwaves, TVs, garden waste and rubbish bags. Call on 01908 252570 to arrange collection.

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Helping out at Foodbank Xtra

by Douglas McCall on 24 April, 2020

Complying with social distancing, Lib Dem Cllrs from across Milton Keynes helping out at Foodbank Xtra, which is a joint venture between MK Council and MK Foodbank to feed the vulnerable during the Coronavirus pandemic.If you need help getting food during the crisis call Foodbank Xtra on 01908 565852.Alternatively, if you are able to donate […]

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