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Grit Bins at Risk from Budget Cuts

by Douglas McCall on 26 January, 2018

The Council will be forced to make an additional £14M worth of cuts in its upcoming budget, due to cuts in grants from the Conservative Government, and this on top on the many millions of cuts already made. The Liberal Democrats will do all they can to ensure that the most vulnerable in our society […]

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Waste Update

by Douglas McCall on 7 January, 2018

As you will know MK Council’s waste contractor SERCO have got behind collecting the rubbish due to pre-Christmas snow, several bank holidays and vehicle breakdowns. Today (Sunday 7th January) there were 17 SERCO vehicles collecting rubbish across Milton Keynes, and the Waste Recovery Plant and the Material Recycling Facility both opened especially on a Sunday […]

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After Liberal Democrat pressure (see here), the Government website set up for parents to register for free childcare is now working. Many MK parents have registered for the Government’s new 30-hour free childcare scheme but not taken up places yet.  Most local providers are taking part, and there is a list on the MK Council […]

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Ambitious For Our Country, Vince Cable Launches His Manifesto

by Richard Greenwood on 20 August, 2017

Recently Vince Cable launched his manifesto for leading the Liberal Democrats, with a positive vision for the future of our country. Click below to see Vince’s priorities. Join our party to show support for our positive vision for Britain, looking after our people by working closely with our friends and partners in Europe and […]

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Proposed MK Dons Training Ground

by craigwhittall on 28 March, 2017

Milton Keynes Council has approved the sale of land at Tickford Fields between Newport Pagnell and Sherington to MK Dons for their new training ground. The plan, subject to planning permission, is for the 96 acre site, which will be accessed off the A509, to be a state- of- the-art training facility with 19 pitch […]

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Barnsbury Gardens Link Footpath Built

by craigwhittall on 21 February, 2017

  The long awaited link footpath from Barnsbury Gardens to Green Farm Road in Newport Pagnell has finally been built, and it has street lights too.   It has taken years to get to this point, but perseverance by the Focus Team paid off in the end.

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Yeomans Drive, Blakelands, proposed developement

by craigwhittall on 20 February, 2017

A proposed development has been submitted to Milton Keynes Council regarding the Storage Distribution Warehouse in Yeomans Drive, Blakelands, previously owned by John Lewis. The current building is 17,500 square metres and around 9m in height and the proposed building will be increased in size by around 17% but the height will double to 18 […]

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Council Budget

by craigwhittall on 18 February, 2017

The Conservative Government continues with its manifesto commitment to slash funding to public services. This includes grants to councils such as Milton Keynes Council, which has had to make a further £22M worth of cuts on top of the £105M made over the last five years. There will be a further £20M a year of […]

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Aston Martin Site – Redrow Homes

by craigwhittall on 31 January, 2017

  Redrow Homes have been granted permission to develop 88 dwellings, with approptiate parking and facilities, on the old Aston Martin site on Tickford Street, Newport Pagnell . The 3 heritage buildings on the site are to be restored to occupancy standard. It is anticipated that work will start on this site towards the end […]

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by craigwhittall on 21 January, 2017

  Following the recent government announcement via the National Infrastructure Commission for an East – West Expressway as well as East – West Rail, the Liberal Democrats call for the plan period for Plan:MK to be reduced from 20 years to 15 years to allow time for a full evaluation of the impact of that […]

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