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Woodhill prison could face scrutiny after yet another inmate dies

Another young inmate has been found hanging at Woodhill prison – the sixth person to die there in seven months.

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Meningitis B vaccine available again at Boots

Relief as chemists get renewed stock of life-saving meningitis vaccine

A leading UK health charity has welcomed news that a vaccine against the potentially deadly meningitis is again available on the high street.

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Milton Keynes referendum to gauge opinion on new homes

As if one referendum wasn’t enough to be going on with, residents of Woburn Sands have held a vote to gauge public opinion regarding new homes, after Wavendon Properties Ltd proposed 200 new houses for the area.

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Smoking mums

Mothers managing to kick smoking habit

More than one in 10 pregnant women admit to being smokers at the time of giving birth, new government statistics show.

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New post-surgery breast cancer fitting suite opens in Milton Keynes

Eloise, supplier of lingerie, swimwear and breast forms for ladies who have undergone breast surgery, is this morning opening a brand new fitting suite in Milton Keynes.

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Sky dive helps Milton Keynes brain injury charity

Sky dive helps Milton Keynes brain injury charity

A daredevil volunteer from who sustained a life-changing brain injury has raised cash to help others by leaping from a plane at 10,000ft.

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National award for co-founder of local Medcial Detection Dogs charity

National award for co-founder of local Medcial Detection Dogs charity

Claire Guest, co-founder and CEO of local charity Medical Detection Dogs, has won the national First Women award for Science and Technology.

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Britain’s worst serial rapist downloaded child porn while in Milton Keynes mental health secure unit

Britain’s worst serial rapist downloaded child porn while in Milton Keynes mental health secure unit

A man regarded as Britain’s worst serial rapist downloaded hundreds of child porn images on a computer he had smuggled into a Milton Keynes mental health unit.

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Santander Bike launch

VIDEO: Watch official launch of Santander bikes at Milton Keynes station

Pedal power to the Peace Pagoda, free-wheeling to the theatre district and steering to Stony Stratford.

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Daughter thanks Blind Veterans UK for supporting her father

This Father’s Day the daughter of a vision-impaired World War II veteran has thanked Blind Veterans UK for the support it has provided for her father.

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TV streaming is bad for your health say scientists

Why TV streaming is bad for our health (according to science)

We all love our streaming services, whether it’s Netflix, Amazon, Now TV or Blinkbox – but a growing number of academics are suggesting we may love it a little too much.

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Milton Keynes pub helped mastermind fly fishing day that hooked in in £22,500 for charity

Milton Keynes pub helped mastermind fly fishing day that hooked in in £22,500 for charity

A fly fishing match has netted a hefty £22,500 to benefit five charities.

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Bedford Hospital: Enough is enough

Bedford has had enough.

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‘Plans have all fallen flat’

A £4.5million scheme to twin the fates of Bedford and Milton Keynes hospitals may be scrapped altogether, following last week’s public climbdown by health bosses.

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Fundraising boost for Milton Keynes Hospital Radio’s new studio

Fundraising boost for Milton Keynes Hospital Radio’s new studio

Milton Keynes Hospital Radio is one step nearer getting its new studio - thanks to a hefty donation from a company.

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JPNS-12-05-15-022 Newborn Baby Pouch Plush

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Health bosses have bizarre change of heart of maternity services at Milton Keynes hospital

Health bosses have been forced into a humiliating climbdown, after plans to move maternity services from Bedford to Milton Keynes were scrapped after just TWO days.

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School bans packed lunches

Milton Keynes school bans packed lunches over parents’ unhealthy choices

A health-conscious school has BANNED young children from bringing in packed lunches because of the appalling contents of many of their lunchboxes.

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Blind woman from Milton Keynes invited to Queen’s birthday celebrations

Blind woman from Milton Keynes invited to Queen’s birthday celebrations

A blind woman from Milton Keynes travelled to London for a street party to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s patronage of over 600 organisations and mark her 90th birthday.

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Deadly flesh-eating dog disease continues to spread across the UK

Pet owners across the UK are being warned that a deadly disease affecting dogs is continuing to spread across the UK.

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People in Milton Keynes urged to help in the fight against heart disease

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is calling on people in Milton Keynes to help accelerate the fight against heart disease by starting a new fundraising group.

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