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DVLA reports £93m lost revenue following ditching of tax disks

The RAC has raised concerns over the reduction in revenue to the DVLA following the abolition of paper tax disks last year.

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Argos recall

Children’s scooter recalled over injury fears

Retail giant Argos has recalled a children’s scooter following the discovery that fingers could become trapped by the mechanism.

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Domino's at intu

intu Milton Keynes makes a positive impact on the region’s economy

intu Milton Keynes made a positive impact of £126.1 million on the region’s economy last year, according a new report showing the shopping centre’s Gross Value Added (GVA), a recognised measurement of its total economic contribution as a result of local investment.

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Two BHS shops to close in Milton Keynes on July 30

Both BHS stores in Milton Keynes will close on July 30, it has been announced.

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The cheese has been released in line with Parma Violets 70th birthday. NNL-160720-161905001

Would you try Parma Violets cheese? It’s a thing...

In a time of weird food fads, we just have to ask - would you try this?

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Council pledge to improve Central Milton Keynes market

Council pledge to improve Central Milton Keynes market

A campaign to improve CMK market has taken a step forward as the council has promised to look into possible options for redevelopment by next year.

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The Puff Inn serves MOD staff based on Hirta, the largest island in the St Kilda archipelago - 112 miles west of the Scottish mainland. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL NNL-160720-160037001

Wanted: Bar staff for UK’s most remote pub

IT IS the most remote pub in the British Isles, with a clientele of no more than 20.

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Kellogg’s rapped by watchdog over Special K nutrition claims

Kellogg’s rapped by watchdog over Special K nutrition claims

Cereal giant Kellogg’s has been rapped by watchdogs over “full of goodness” and “nutritious” claims made in two ads for its Special K range.

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Asda

Supermarket recalls Rocky Road brownie over allergy fears

Asda is pulling thousands of Mini Rocky Road bites off the shelves because the label failed to mention they contain egg.

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Property demand

Milton Keynes tumbles down UK property hotspot index

Milton Keynes has dropped out of the top 10 UK National Hotspots Index for the last quarter.

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110,000 holiday bookings at risk as low cost travel firm goes bust

110,000 holiday bookings at risk as low cost travel firm goes bust

A cut-price travel firm has gone into administration - putting more than 100,000 holiday bookings with the firm at risk.

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Bellway begin work on 230 homes in Milton Keynes Western Expansion area

Construction work is underway at a Bellway development in Milton Keynes that will generate investment worth around £4.2m for the local area.

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Milton Keynes leisure facilities managers 1Life announce 50 new jobs

Milton Keynes leisure facilities managers 1Life announce 50 new jobs

The private company that took over five of the city’s main leisure venues from the council has announced it is creating 50 new jobs.

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High rise deal will save Milton Keynes YMCA

High rise deal will save Milton Keynes YMCA

A high rise development will save the YMCA homeless hostel and flats from closure.

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Forget Brexit -there are European grants up for grabs in Milton Keynes!

Forget Brexit -there are European grants up for grabs in Milton Keynes!

Almost £1m worth of grants is up for grabs for local job projects - thanks to the European Social Fund.

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Infographic on MK

It’s official Milton Keynes is second best place to work in UK

Milton Keynes is officially the second best place in the country in which to work.

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Milton Keynes man is arrested as part of suspected massive money laundering and tax fraud

Milton Keynes man is arrested as part of suspected massive money laundering and tax fraud

A man from Milton Keynes has been arrested as part of a suspected multi-million pound tax and money laundering fraud.

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Graduates celebrate their degrees

Honorary business graduates receive degrees from Cranfield University

Honorary graduates from the world of business joined more than 2,000 postgraduate students to receive degrees from Cranfield University at their colourful graduation ceremonies held over two days this week.

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Students warned over 'smart drug' pregnancy risk

Taking multivitamins in pregnancy ‘a waste of time’

Mums-to-be who take multi-vitamins to boost their baby’s health are wasting their money as most don’t need them, a new study has warned.

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Aerial view of Westcott Venture Park. Credit: Westcott Venture Park.

UK Space Agency to spend £4 million on propulsion test facility in Bucks

The UK Space Agency is set to invest £4.12m in a National Propulsion Test Facility in Bucks, giving the UK a new facility for space technology testing.

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