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New sponsor for the Biztech BrightSparc Awards in Milton Keynes

Biztech technology forum is pleased to announce that University Campus Milton Keynes (UCMK) has joined the growing list of sponsors for this year’s BrightSparc Awards.

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Asda: New branch opening

New Milton Keynes Asda store prepares to open its doors

Asda Newton Leys is set to open its doors on Monday (October 23), and the store team are busy getting everything in place for the grand opening.

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Product warning

Popular children’s ball toy recalled over safety fears

A children’s toy has been recalled by Babies ‘R’ Us following fears that it could pose a choking hazard.

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When it comes to spicy food, can you handle the heat?

Morrisons launches UK’s ‘hottest’ supermarket curry but it won’t be around long

When it comes to spicy food, can you handle the heat?

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"Hangover-free" prosecco is on sale in Lidl

Lidl launch ‘hangover-free’ prosecco

If you’re prone to hangover hell every time the bubbly is popped Lidl have answered your prayers with a prosecco that’s allegedly hangover free.

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Oakman staff in action

Popular pub-restaurant chain Oakman Inns announces buoyant trading

Oakman Inns & Restaurants which operate venues across Northants, Bucks, Beds, Herts, Oxon, Warwikshire and beyond has announced that trading over the first half of financial year 2017/18 has been buoyant.

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Bedford-based The English School of Falconry won the award for Local Supplier of Woburn Forest

Bedford-based falconry school scoops gong in Center Parcs awards at Woburn Forest

Center Parcs held its seventh annual Supplier Awards at Center Parcs Woburn Forest, recognising and celebrating the very best of over 2,000 suppliers.

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Final plans published for 26,500 new homes to be built in Milton Keynes

Final plans published for 26,500 new homes to be built in Milton Keynes

The final draft of the plan that involves 26,500 new homes built in MK has been voted ready for consultation.

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New store coming

Olympic rower to make Aldi’s new Milton Keynes store a go-er

Olympic silver medal winning cox Zoe De Toledo will officially open Aldi’s ‘oarsome’ new store in Bletchley tomorrow (Thursday), with the help of store manager Steve Millet.

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Velux product warning. Photo: Generic housing picture

Warning issued over spontaneously shattering windows

A window manufacturer has issued a warning over a range of its products which may be prone to spontaneously shattering

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Baby food removed from shelves after discovery of plastic in stew

Asda have recalled a range of baby food from supermarket shelves following the discovery of a piece of plastic in a kids’ ready meal.

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Do you have a fortune hiding in your vinyl collection?

Could you have vinyl worth thousands in your collection?

A rare vinyl recording of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre originally being sold for £1.99 by an Oxfam shop in Thornbury, S Glos is now being offered online by the charity for £2,000.

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MP Mark Lancaster

Milton Keynes Council urged to bid to build new houses

City MP Mark Lancaster has urged Milton Keynes Council to bid for funding following the Prime minister’s announcement that an extra £2bn will be made available for affordable housing.

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More than 1500 seasonal positions available at Amazon in Milton Keynes

More than 1500 seasonal positions available at Amazon in Milton Keynes

Amazon has announced it is creating 1500 seasonal positions at its fulfilment centre in Milton Keynes this festive season.

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My Innings of a Lifetime with Test Match Special by Henry Blofeld

REVIEW: My Innings of a Lifetime with Test Match Special by Henry Blofeld

Such is the delicious, cut glass tone of Henry ‘Blowers’ Blofeld’s rich voice that thousands of cricket fans, grown used to his match commentary on Test Match Special (TMS), are likely to buy Over and Out and read it as though still listening to him on the radio.

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Have you bought your ticket for tonight's draw yet?

What could you buy with tonight’s record-breaking £167 million Euromillions jackpot?

There’s a massive £167 million up for grabs in tonight’s Euromillions draw - the biggest jackpot ever offered to lottery players in the UK.

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Last year's BrightSparc Awards and shows the joint team from MK College and Movey receiving their category accolade.

Searching for the next big thing in technology innovation in Milton Keynes and the SEMLEP region

Biztech’s BrightSparc Awards are open for entries from businesses, academics, students, innovators, designers or techies within the Milton Keynes and SEMELP region who have had a eureka breakthrough moment in any aspect of technology.

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Managing Director Ian Sadler (right) cutting the sod with the Mayor and Mayoress of Milton Keynes

Construction work begins on new homes development in Milton Keynes

Construction has officially started on a new homes development in Milton Keynes.

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Boots is ready for Christmas... are you?

The £40 Boots advent calendar which is so popular it has a waiting list

It’s October now so it’s more acceptable to talk about Christmas...

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Chocolate bars have been pulled from Waitrose shelves

Posh supermarket pulls chocolate from shelves due to contamination

Bars of posh chocolate from Waitrose have been pulled from the shelves because they may contain plastic bits.

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