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Milton Keynes hospital workers suffer abuse and harassment

Almost a third of all workers at Milton Keynes hospital experience harassment, bullying or abuse from patients or the public, the Citizen can reveal.

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Milton Keynes restaurant closes temporarily due to alleged “plague of rats”

Milton Keynes restaurant closes temporarily due to alleged “plague of rats”

A popular city restaurant has been forced to close temporarily to deal with an alleged plague of RATS.

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Aftermath of the Airlander 10 crash on Cardington Airfield, Bedford. Photo: Glyn Dobbs

£25million Airlander hits telegraph pole on second flight

The world’s largest aircraft was damaged this morning after hitting a telegraph pole during its second test flight.

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Smart MK to be showcase among world’s best in China

Smart MK to be showcase among world’s best in China

Council Leader Pete Marland is off to China to showcase high tech projects in Milton Keynes.

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Product recall

B&Q recalls power tool over spitting metal safety fears

DIY retailer B&Q has issued a recall notice after testS showed a power tool could fail, spitting metal shards at its user.

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Asda announces a new store in Milton Keynes

Asda has announced it will open a new store in Milton Keynes later this year.

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BHS final closing date pushed back

BHS final closing date delayed ‘because stockrooms are full’

The final closing date for many BHS stores has been postponed because stockrooms are still full of clothes and homewares.

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GRAPHIC CONTENT: Poundland fined £32k after dead mouse and rodent droppings found in store

GRAPHIC CONTENT: Poundland fined £32k after dead mouse and rodent droppings found in store

Poundland was fined over £32k last week after inspectors found rodent dropping and food containers soaked in urine at one of its branches.

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GO Outdoors to open a temporary retail unit in Milton Keynes

GO Outdoors to open a temporary retail unit in Milton Keynes

GO Outdoors have announced there will be a temporary retail unit in addition to the temporary marquee in Milton Keynes following the fire at the store in July.

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Product warning

Children’s comforter recalled due to choking fears

A range of Winnie the Pooh and Dumbo comforters have been recalled due to a choking hazard.

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How to avoid making yourself a crime target with your social media posts

How to avoid making yourself a crime target with your social media posts

Social media can increasingly tell potential burglars information that will make their job much easier.

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Product recall

Light bulbs recalled due to electric shock risk

A batch of light bulbs have been recalled due to a ‘serious’ manufacturing error which has led to a risk of electric shock.

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The clean-up begins at the former bus station

New tenants sought for former Buszy site at Elder Gate in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes Development Partnership (MKDP) has appointed commercial property agents Kirkby Diamond to secure new tenants for the Old Bus Station at 401 Elder Gate and bring it back to daily use.

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Lorry fire closes M1 at Luton. Photos: Highways England @HighwaysEAST

VIDEO: Serious lorry fire causes chaos for motorists on M1

A serious lorry fire on the M1 at Luton has completely closed the M1 north with tailbacks stretching miles.

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M1 diversion warning

Diversions close to the M1

Motorists have been warned to expect diversions close to the M1 this week, as Highways Agency staff carry out bridge inspections.

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Milton Keynes bridge refurb plans could cause motoring chaos

Hardmead Bridge is to undergo refurbishment, which could mean chaos for motorists throughout August and September.

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Theatre District is sold to Otium company for £16.75 million

Otium Real Estate has purchased the Theatre District from UGS MK Limited.

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Supermarket giant Aldi re-opens store in Milton Keynes

Aldi re-opened the doors to one of its Milton Keynes stores following a refurbishment this mornin (August 4), with a ribbon cutting ceremony performed by Aldi store manager, Anthony Seamarks and representatives from Community Action MK.

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Number of people on long term unemployment benefits in Milton Keynes six times higher than 2012

Long-term unemployment in Milton Keynes has rocketed in the last four years.

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Summer surge in homelessness cripples MK Council’s budget

MK council is forking out up a mammoth £888,000 a MONTH to put families in B&Bs, hotels and temporary accommodation as the homelessness crisis continues to spiral.

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