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Overgrown weeds in roads

by craigwhittall on 15 June, 2016

  Many residents of Newport Pagnell are concerned about the large number of weeds in the kerb line of roads in the town.   I have raised this with the Council, and have been informed that they will be spraying the weeds in Newport Pagnell in Mid-July.

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FLOODING IN NEWPORT PAGNELL

by craigwhittall on 13 June, 2016

I have been contacted by a number of residents about drains being overwhelmed and flooding in various streets in Newport Pagnell.   I have raised these issues with the Chief Executive and other senior directors/managers at MKC for a speedy resolution to the problems.

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Lib Dem “IN” Campaign Launched in Milton Keynes

by craigwhittall on 22 May, 2016

  The Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats launched their EU Referendum “IN” Campaign this week.   The campaign was launched by Baroness Sharon Bowles, a former Lib Dem MEP, at the launch in Milton Keynes.   Baroness Bowles gave a speech highlighting the positive benefits of the UK being a member of the EU, and answered […]

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Lib Dem MK Council Group Leader

by craigwhittall on 9 May, 2016

I am pleased to announce that I have been elected the Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Milton Keynes Council for the fifth year in a row.

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Lib Dem success in MK Elections

by craigwhittall on 6 May, 2016

  We would like to congratulate the following four Liberal Democrat cllrs who retained their seats in the local Milton Keynes elections:-   Ric Brackenbury – Campbell Park & Old Woughton Peter Canon – Shenley Brook End Douglas McCall – Newport Pagnell South Vanessa McPake – Monkston   Also, a big well done to Marie […]

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Election Result for Newport Pagnell South Ward

by craigwhittall on 6 May, 2016

I am humbled by the overwhelming support from residents to re-elect me as their councillor for another 4 years.   Full Result:-   Douglas McCall 1766 (54.4%) Conservative 645 (19.9%) Labour 502 (15.5%) UKIP 331 (10.2%)   Majority 1121

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Potholes getting Fixed

by craigwhittall on 30 April, 2016

  My Lib Dem Focus Team colleagues and I have been reporting all the potholes we have spotted or have been reported to us by residents.   The Council has started fixing a number of these, like those pictured in Avon Close, Newport Pagnell. Before and after photos above.

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Tongwell Lake Steps

by craigwhittall on 25 April, 2016

  Last September on a trip round Tongwell Lake I was surprised to see how dangerous the steps from Yeomans Drive, Blakelands to the lake had become.   I reported the steps to the Council for repair, and I am pleased to report that they have now been repaired.   Before and after photos above.

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Ranalegh Gardens Barriers

by craigwhittall on 24 April, 2016

  A number of residents have complained to us that the barriers on the path linking Ranalegh Gardens to Tongwell Lane, Newport Pagnell, are too close together to get wheelchairs and buggies through.   We have taken this up with MK Council who agree. We are now trying to get them to do something to […]

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Glenwoods – Tackling Anti-Social Parking

by craigwhittall on 19 April, 2016

  Residents contacted the Focus Team about anti-social parking in Glenwoods in Newport Pagnell. Vehicles were parking on a grass area turning it into a muddy mess.   The Council has planted trees round the edge of the grass area to stop vehicles getting onto the grass area.

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