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Liberal Democrat Leader, Tim Farron MP, makes it clear. The Liberal Democrats will not enter into any coalition deal with either Theresa May’s Conservatives or Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party. On Thursday 8th of June, every vote for the Liberal Democrats is a vote to change the direction of our country and stop a hard Brexit. […]

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MK Lib Dem Leader Re-Elected

by Douglas McCall on 20 April, 2017

At their Annual General Meeting the Liberal Democrat Group on Milton Keynes Council re-elected Cllr Douglas McCall as their Leader. Cllr Ric Brackenbury was re-elected Deputy Leader and Cllr Derek Eastman Re-elected as Group Chair.

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The Milton Keynes Council Cabinet are planning to introduce a charge for the collection of green bins from residents.  The Labour run council are planning to charge each household £33 per bin per year for collection, and the charge would start from 1st September 2017. Please sign our petition against the charges here: We […]

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Lib Dems call Special ‘Green Bins’ Council Meeing

by craigwhittall on 7 April, 2017

On the 6th April the Liberal Democrats have called a Special Meeting of Milton Keynes Council to address the Green Bin issue. The Executive Scrutiny Committee referred Labour’s decision to charge £33 for each green bin to Full Council, but the next ordinary Council is not until June. Liberal Democrat Leader Cllr Douglas McCall said “June […]

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Blakelands Pagoda

by craigwhittall on 7 April, 2017

The pagoda in Blakelands playground has been removed for safety reasons. Milton Keynes Council has repaired this on many occasions, but it has never lasted for long. A consultation on the future of the Pagoda decided that it should be removed and replaced with alternative items; thus saving money in repairs and improve safety. Great […]

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Rossham Dell

by craigwhittall on 5 April, 2017

Many residents of Rowsham Dell in Giffard Park have contacted Cllr Paul Alexander about the incidents that have occurred in the picturesque Dell – the wooded area on the corner of the road. There have been occasions when people have been camping and even using the Dell as a toilet. For safety reasons parents have prevented their children […]

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Whitethorns Play Area Facelift

by craigwhittall on 3 April, 2017

  On the 28th March Cllr Douglas McCall joined the Deputy Mayor of Milton Keynes, the Deputy Mayor of Newport Pagnell, Town Councillors and the MK Dons Manager and players at the official opening of the upgraded Whitethorns Play Area in Newport Pagnell. Lots of children and young people also turned up for the opening. The upgrade […]

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Worn disabled markings and worn yellow lines

by craigwhittall on 1 April, 2017

Disabled residents have contacted the Focus Team to report that Disabled Bay markings Newport Pagnell Town Centre are being worn away, and they fear people are parking illegally in the bays because of this. The Focus Team have received similar complaints about worn double yellow lines. The Focus Team have reported these problems to Milton Keynes Council. […]

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Labour’s Green Bin Charge – Update

by craigwhittall on 30 March, 2017

Labour’s proposal to charge £33 per year for a green bin was ‘called in’ for a review by the Executive Scrutiny Committee. Cllr Douglas McCall, Liberal Democrat Group Leader, attended the meeting on the 29th March to speak against Labour’s proposals. He was able to call upon his 7 years experience as a former Cabinet member with […]

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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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