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New £5.5m academic centre takes shape at Milton Keynes University Hospital

Beard Construction is celebrating the first milestone on a £5.6 million scheme to transform a redundant energy centre at Milton Keynes University Hospital.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Milton Keynes College ‘on the hunt’ for the next big talent

Milton Keynes College ‘on the hunt’ for the next big talent

This week, individuals and students from schools and academies across the country visited Arena MK to find out more about the opportunities on offer at The National Apprenticeship Show.

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Akeley Wood school looks to the next 70 years in Milton Keynes

Akeley Wood school looks to the next 70 years in Milton Keynes

As Akeley Wood School in Buckinghamshire celebrates 70 years in education, the independent school reveals its stunning newly refurbished Reception classes and Nursery at Wicken Park, on the edge of Milton Keynes.

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Milton Keynes College takes part in ‘biggest Youth Theatre Festival on the planet’

Milton Keynes College takes part in ‘biggest Youth Theatre Festival on the planet’

Performing Arts students from Milton Keynes College are among 260 companies taking part in National Theatre Connections – a nationwide celebration of new plays for young people.

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Trevor Ray

Child self-confidence expert comes to Milton Keynes

Akeley Wood School has announced its latest speaker, Trevor Ray, will be visiting next Monday evening (March 13) at 6.30pm.

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As #MK50 celebrations continue two new childrens books tell the story of Milton Keynes

As #MK50 celebrations continue two new childrens books tell the story of Milton Keynes

On the Verge has produced two new children’s publications detailing the fascinating story of how Milton Keynes has developed over the last 50 years and before, to celebrate MK’s 50th Anniversary

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Training partnership to upskill Milton Keynes business professionals

Training partnership to upskill Milton Keynes business professionals

Knowledge and skills for business professionals in Milton Keynes received a boost yesterday (March 1 2017) at the formal launch of a unique partnership between Milton Keynes College and Linford Wood-based digital marketing experts Klood Academy.

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Record number of applications received for secondary school places in Milton Keynes

Record number of applications received for secondary school places in Milton Keynes

More pupils than ever will be moving to secondary school in Milton Keynes in September 2017 after a record number of applications were received.

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Child treated for life-threatening injuries after ceiling collapse at school in Milton Keynes

Two children have been injured by a ceiling collapse at Southwood Middle School in Conniburrow.

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Delegates from Sir Herbert Leon at the Srebrenica-Poto
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Milton Keynes students visit Bosnia on Future Leaders Programme

Students from Sir Leon Herbert Academy travelled to Bosnia last week on a pioneering programme that will inspire them to evoke change in their own communities by learning from the past.

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Milton Keynes Council LED street lights helps reduce carbon footprint

The Council’s Highways team has reduced its carbon footprint and saved energy through changing street lights to LEDs.

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Milton Keynes students will work with NASA astronauts in International Space Station experiment

Milton Keynes students will work with NASA astronauts in International Space Station experiment

Three students from Shenley Brook End School, will see an experiment he designed blasting off to the International Space Station this week.

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English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

A university is seeking doctoral candidates to undertake a PHD - in CHOCOLATE.

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Good primary schools cause of Milton Keynes house price hike

Good primary schools cause of Milton Keynes house price hike

A half-dozen top-performing primary schools in MK are causing a property price 
bonanza that has surprised even estate agents, the Citizen can reveal.

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Bletchley Park to host Safer Internet Day events

Bletchley Park to host Safer Internet Day events

Bletchley Park is to mark Safer Internet Day today (February 7) with a host of events including the unveiling of a refreshed Cyber Security exhibition and an online safety app for children.

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The Noteworthy

Pupils at Milton Keynes school win best product award for new innovative product

Year 12 students at Lord Grey school have designed a revolutionary new product called the Noteworthy, an innovative stationery set.

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Milton Keynes schools with a food hygiene rating LESS than five

Milton Keynes schools with a food hygiene rating LESS than five

Is what your child is eating cooked in an approved environment?

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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