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Armistice Day

by craigwhittall on 13 November, 2016

  Very honoured in my role as ‘Major McCall’ and the President of the Newport Pagnell Royal British Legion Club to have taken the salute and laid a wreath for Armistice Day at the Newport Pagnell War Memorial.

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Ward Grants

by craigwhittall on 8 November, 2016

The three ward Councillors each have a small ward budget, which allows them to give grants to local community groups and charities. If you feel that your organisation would benefit from a small grant to enhance a particular project please contact the Focus Team by emailing [email protected] Many local organisations have been helped in the […]

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Protect your Bicycle

by craigwhittall on 25 October, 2016

  The police have informed us that there have recently been a number of reports of bikes being stolen around the area.   Please make sure that your bikes are secured and locked up when not in use.   See the web link below where the police give you advice on bike security and how […]

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Homelessness on the Increase

by craigwhittall on 12 October, 2016

  Homelessness is on the increase in Milton Keynes and across the UK. In Milton Keynes there are currently (as at 10th October) 534 households, not individuals, who are homeless in Milton Keynes. That is roughly double the figure from just a year ago. These are in various types of temporary accommodation. Then on top […]

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Phone Box Closure Consultation

by craigwhittall on 11 October, 2016

BT are consulting on closing a number of pay phone boxes in Milton Keynes, including five in Newport Pagnell   As most people have mobile phones these days the use of pay phones has dropped by 90% in the last decade, and 98% of the country has either 3G or 4G coverage.   The five […]

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Trip Hazard Repaired

by craigwhittall on 6 October, 2016

  I spotted that one of the Anglian Water covers on the pavement in Hopton Grove, Newport Pagnell was broken and causing a trip hazard.   It has now been repaired.     Before and after photos above.  

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Gyosei Art Trail

by craigwhittall on 2 October, 2016

  Just South of Giffard Park along both sides of the Grand Union Canal is the Gyosei Art Trail. It’s well worth doing this walk and enjoying the art. You can get a guide from Great Linford Parish Council, who arranged the trail, to help you find them.

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Let there be light

by craigwhittall on 29 September, 2016

  As the dark nights descend upon us broken street lights will become more noticeable.   Milton Keynes Council no longer scout to look for street lights that are not working in residential streets, so please report any broken lights to the Focus Team with the number off the light and street name. Email [email protected]

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More Council Budget Cuts Ahead

by craigwhittall on 25 September, 2016

Over the last five years Milton Keynes Council has cut over £110M and 425 staff, but the Conservative Government is demanding more. The Council has to cut over £20M each year for the rest of this parliament, despite an increase in demand most notably in Adult Social Care due the fact that we are all […]

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The Liberal Democrats make By-Election gains

by Douglas McCall on 24 September, 2016

It is the Liberal Democrats that are making most Council by-election Gains since May 2016.

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