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Winners of the Milton Keynes Youth Cabinet scavenger hunt announced

Thirty-two young people jumped aboard Arriva buses on a scavenger hunt last week.

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A Level Results Day 2017

A Level results day in Milton Keynes

It’s the big day for teenagers across the UK, and Milton Keynes is no different

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Help is at hand for anxious students awaiting exam results in Milton Keynes

Help is at hand for anxious students awaiting exam results in Milton Keynes

The build-up to exam results day can be extremely stressful as young people think the worst and worry about what the future holds.

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News mums in Milton Keynes should breastfeed for up to TWO YEARS, say experts

New mothers in Milton Keynes are being encouraged to breastfeed their babies for up to TWO YEARS.

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Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando’s, is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the UK this week.

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MK Mayor Cllr David Hopkins and Daniel Harris, Learner of the Year 2017

Community Learning Milton Keynes recognises adult learner achievements

Dozens of adult learners recently enjoyed their place in the spotlight at Milton Keynes Council’s adult education service annual awards ceremony.

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Middleton Primary School impressed Ofsted inspectors

Middleton Primary School praised in ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report

Staff and students were left thrilled after their school was graded as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

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Shortlist announced for Milton Keynes Women Leaders’ Awards

Hundreds of nominations were received for this year’s MK Women Leaders Awards with a shortlist of finalists announced.

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Pupils at Chestnuts Primary School in Milton Keynes raise some dough for deaf children

Pupils and teachers at Chestnuts Primary School in Milton Keynes put on a Big Cake Bake to raise money and awareness for the National Deaf Children’s Society last month.

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Good news for Playzone Day Nursery in Milton Keynes

Good news for Playzone Day Nursery in Milton Keynes

Playzone Day Nursery in Netherfield has been officially rated ‘good’ by Government inspectors Ofsted.

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Singing to make a difference: Children from Shepherdswell Academy

Milton Keynes schoolchildren sing to help those affected in the Grenfell Tower tragedy

Children and staff at Shepherdswell Academy in Springfield used the power of music to show their support for those affected by the recent Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Milton Keynes’ Summer Reading Challenge is on

Milton Keynes’ Summer Reading Challenge is on

Milton Keynes’ cabinet member for children and families, councillor Zoe Nolan has kicked off this year’s Summer Reading Challenge with a commitment to take part herself.

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Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Women feel more betrayed by ‘emotional’ rather than ‘sexual’ infidelity when they catch a cheating partner on Facebook, according to new research.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Budget supermarket Aldi has launched what could be Britain’s cheapest school uniform - which will see children fully-kitted out for only £3.75.

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Milton Keynes students with disability given chance of work

A college is working with students with disabilities, including autism, ADHD, cerebral palsy, global delay and moderate learning difficulties, to help them obtain and remain in employment.

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Milton Keynes primary school children complete 32 marathons

Milton Keynes primary school children complete 32 marathons

Children from a Bletchley primary school are celebrating running an amazing 1,335 kilometres – the equivalent of 32 marathons.

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Mental health experts share knowledge with Milton Keynes schools

Mental health experts share knowledge with Milton Keynes schools

Headteachers and governors from schools across Milton Keynes heard how they can promote a safe and stable environment for children and young people earlier today (Wednesday) when they came together at a conference focusing on children’s mental health.

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Milton Keynes College works with students with disabilities to help them into employment

Milton Keynes College is working with students with disabilities, including autism, ADHD, cerebal palsy, global delay and moderate learning difficulties, to help them obtain and remain in employment.

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