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Firm behind Olney pub restaurant plans named in top 10 best companies to work for in UK

Oakman Inns & Restaurants has had its exceptional staff policies and HR record recognised in the influential Sunday Times 100 Best Companies Awards 2017.

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Electric Daisy Carnival in Milton Keynes

Visitor Economy is worth £232 million per year

Destination MK, the new city’s tourism body has spent 18 months determining the value of ‘Visitor Economy’ to Milton Keynes.

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The new Nokia 3310. Photo: PA

Iconic Nokia 3310 officially relaunched: Everything you need to know

Nokia has relaunched its classic 3310 mobile phone as the tech firm revealed a new line-up in an attempted revamp of the company.

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TOWIE tans really do make men more attractive to women, suggests new research

TOWIE tans really do make men more attractive to women, suggests new research

A TOWIE-style fake tan really does make men much more attractive, according to scientific research.

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B&Q injury warning over light fittings

B&Q has issued a safety warning following concerns being raised over a range of light fittings.

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The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

“Holy cr*p, people are stupid:” Walking Dead actor blasts minister who got Primark to ban “racist” t-shirt

An actor whose catchphrase is at the centre of a “racist” t-shirt row has blasted the Methodist minister who got Primark to ban the garment after he complained.

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Fire caused by a faulty tumble dryer.

ALERT: Milton Keynes residents urged to unplug EXPLODING tumble dryers

Residents across Milton Keynes are being urged to unplug a range of faulty tumble dryers - after some of them started to EXPLODE.

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Full rail service expected on London Midland on Thursday, despite Storm Doris

Full rail service expected on London Midland on Thursday, despite Storm Doris

London Midland plans to run a full service tomorrow (Thursday, February 23), despite winds of up to 70mph predicted courtesy of Storm Doris.

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The t-shirt has now been pulled from sale.

Petition launched to return “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after complaint sparks ban

A petition has been launched to return a “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after a Methodist minister’s complaint saw the garment pulled from shelves.

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Milton Keynes council leader rejects positive employment numbers

Milton Keynes council leader rejects positive employment numbers

Flattering unemployment statistics are disguising deeper issues, says council leader Pete Marland.

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Entrepreneurs in Milton Keynes generate £3.2m

Entrepreneurs in Milton Keynes generate £3.2m

Entrepreneurs in the Milton Keynes hub generated more than £3 million of turnover in 2016, Entrepreneurial Spark has revealed.

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Council to save cash by scrapping Milton Keynes bus shelters and stops

Council to save cash by scrapping Milton Keynes bus shelters and stops

Budget-conscious Milton Keynes Council is to save £16,000- by taking away bus shelters.

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The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

Primark pulls “shocking” and “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt from stores after angry complaint

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms.

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Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in 10 workers fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research.

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Britain’s dilemna: Nation faces a shortage of male strippers

Britain’s dilemna: Nation faces a shortage of male strippers

Never mind the skills shortage, the lettuce rationing, or reports of a black market in cabbages.

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Cold weather. Stock photo

Milton Keynes weather and traffic update: congestion on the A5

Wrap up warm because it’s going to be a cold one today.

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Milton Keynes apprentice is runner-up at prestigious national awards show

Milton Keynes apprentice is runner-up at prestigious national awards show

A talented young apprentice from Milton Keynes has been named runner-up for a prestigious national apprentice award at this year’s EEF Future Manufacturing Awards, held in London last week.

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Milton Keynes weather and traffic update: queues on the A421

Milton Keynes weather and traffic update: queues on the A421

A cloudy and foggy start to the day with scattered showers.

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