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Milton Keynes OAP, 94, pens song to be played to Duke of Cambridge

A 94-year-old man who admits he can’t sing or read a note of music has written a song about Milton Keynes that will be performed in front of Prince William.

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Appeal for witnesses after armed robbery in Milton Keynes

Appeal for witnesses after armed robbery in Milton Keynes

Police are appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery in Milton Keynes yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon.

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Fairground fun as organs wind back the years with festival of music at museum

Milton Keynes Museum will be transporting visitors to the days of fairground fun with the return of its popular Organ Festival this October.

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Circuit walk will open way to maple woods

Residents and groups such as the Two Mile Ash Environmental Group (TMAEG) are setting the benchmarks in improving the environment.

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Feature: Campaigners urge Milton Keynes Council to act on homelessness NOW

Feature: Campaigners urge Milton Keynes Council to act on homelessness NOW

As Milton Keynes Council strives desperately to reduce rough sleeping on city streets, another winter of discontent is looming for dozens of homeless people forced to live under canvas.

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Eid Festival brings community together with peace in mind

Promoting peace and shared values were among the thoughts of the hundreds of people who visited the second Eid Festival.

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Decomposed body of man found at his Milton Keynes home

Decomposed body of man found at his Milton Keynes home

A man who narrowly avoided jail for letting his two American bulldogs attack other animals was found partially decomposed in his own bedroom.

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Queues of traffic on the M1 yesterday

Police appeal for information after corrosive substance is found on M1

Police have appealed for information after a highly corrosive substance was left on the M1 near Newport Pagnell, which caused chaos for travellers yesterday.

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Company founder is honoured by Milton Keynes College

Paul Tomlinson, managing director and founder of Mirus IT, has had the highest award available from Milton Keynes College bestowed upon him.

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Lifesize dinosaurs return to Milton Keynes

Jay Jay Burridge, the artist and former presenter of BBC children’s art show SMart visited Milton Keynes yesterday - and he brought a rather large pal with him.

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Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Park receive £8,000 for funding

Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Trust have been granted £8,300 by Central Bedfordshire Council to improve the park.

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Milton Keynes is a big winner in schools funding change

Milton Keynes is a big winner in schools funding change

Some schools in Milton Keynes could see funding increases of up to 13% as a result of the Government’s new national funding formula.

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Milton Keynes Dons Sports and Education Trust has netball in its sights

MK Dons Sport and Education Trust (SET) is partnering with successful netball club MK Netters to establish themselves in the netball circuit as a community and high performance club for aspiring women and girls to get into the sport.

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Refuse collector run over by his bin lorry in Milton Keynes

Refuse collector run over by his bin lorry in Milton Keynes

A refuse collector had to be taken to hospital after a bin lorry ran over his foot on Monday.

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Milton Keynes Money Lifeline to host special fundraising evening

Milton Keynes Money Lifeline to host special fundraising evening

Despite the apparent wealth of Milton Keynes, over the past eight years the city has moved up 31 places on the list of the ‘most deprived’ local authorities in the country, with 21 areas inside Milton Keynes ranking amongst the 20% most deprived areas in England.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

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Olney B&B owner donates food for stranded motorway drivers

Olney B&B owner donates food for stranded motorway drivers

A kind-hearted bed and breakfast owner from Olney found an innovative way to provide drivers stranded in the motorway standstill with much needed food and drink.

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Akeley School in Milton Keynes announces new headteacher

Akeley Wood School has welcomed a new headteacher and deputy head to the school.

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Did you spot space debris lighting up the sky in Milton Keynes?

Did you spot space debris lighting up the sky in Milton Keynes?

A train driver has asked if anybody else saw “space debris” looking like a tiny meteorite shooting across the sky last week.

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Record success for Milton Keynes Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days in Milton Keynes enjoyed records numbers of visitors earlier this month.

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