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Milton Keynes Conservative leader stands down

Councillor Edith Bald, leader of the Conservative Group at Milton Keynes Council will not be seeking re-election as leader of the Conservative group for the new council year.

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Imogen with her supporters

Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats announce candidate Imogen Shepered-DuBey

Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats have selected their candidate for the Milton Keynes North parliamentary constituency.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley

Green Party in Milton Keynes ‘welcomes’ general election

Milton Keynes Green Party has welcomed the ‘opportunity to challenge the Conservative party’ in the coming general election.

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Milton Keynes MPs support Prime Minister’s call for snap general election

Milton Keynes MPs support Prime Minister’s call for snap general election

Milton Keynes MPs Mark Lancaster and Iain Stewart have shown their support following he announcement of a snap general election by the Prime Minister.

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Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: Hannah McKay/PA Wire

Theresa May calls snap general election for June 8

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap general election.

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Milton Keynes retirement village under parking scrutiny after elderly man injured in car park

Milton Keynes retirement village under parking scrutiny after elderly man injured in car park

After a disabled man injured himself walking through a car park, councillors have called for more disabled parking bays near an MK care home.

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Brian White

Councillor’s name could help Milton Keynes people fight cancer

A multi- million pound cancer therapy centre that will help save thousands of lives is set to be named after former MP and ‘people’s councillor’ Brian White.

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Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant more likely to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink before becoming pregnant ‘more likely’ to have diabetic babies

Women who binge drink BEFORE they become pregnant can still harm their babies, warns new research.

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Imminent UK cuts to mothers tax credits are an assault on womens human rights

Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

When the new UK tax year begins on April 6, stand by for a severe attack on women’s welfare.

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Discovery of human waste contamination in cans at Coca-Cola plant sparks investigation

Discovery of ‘human waste’ contamination in cans at Coca-Cola plant sparks investigation

Coca-Cola and the PSNI have launched an investigation after a shipment of drinks cans at the company’s Lisburn plant were found to have been contaminated with what workers are speculating could be human waste, according to reports this week.

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Milton Keynes residents join councillors to demand safer crossings

Milton Keynes residents join councillors to demand safer crossings

As the building of new homes starts to gather pace in MK, residents are joining with councillors to demand that road crossings are introduced to improve the safety.

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Council welcomes £390k boost toward regeneration in Milton Keynes

Council welcomes £390k boost toward regeneration in Milton Keynes

Regeneration in Milton Keynes has received a vote of confidence from the government with a £390,000 grant to support the programme.

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Five people have died following the attack in Westminster on March 22.

Milton Keynes MPs echo ‘you will not defeat us’ message after Westminster attack

MPs Mark Lancaster and Iain Stewart have echoed the national message that terrorism ‘will not defeat us’.

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‘Allow thousands of EU nationals to stay in Milton Keynes’

‘Allow thousands of EU nationals to stay in Milton Keynes’

Almost 14,000 EU nationals who have settled in MK should be allowed to stay indefinitely, said a councillor this week.

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Audit reveals Milton Keynes councillors over-claimed on expenses

Audit reveals Milton Keynes councillors over-claimed on expenses

City councillors who accidentally over claimed expenses could be asked to pay back the cash out of their £10,000 a year allowances.

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CEO of Medical Detection Dogs, Dr Claire Guest

Milton Keynes charity praised by Jeremy Hunt

Medical Detection Dogs, based in MK, has received the go-ahead to begin the first colorectal cancer trial in the UK.

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Residents ‘should not depend on council to clear litter’ says Milton Keynes councillor

Residents ‘should not depend on council to clear litter’ says Milton Keynes councillor

Litter is a ‘big problem’ across Milton Keynes says Councillor Zoe Nolan.

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Council wins all the way with cash from Milton Keynes gamblers

Council wins all the way with cash from Milton Keynes gamblers

MK Council is cashing in on the city’s casino by pocketing pay-outs worth hundreds of

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Milton Keynes Council spends £21k per day on homeless

Milton Keynes Council spends £21k per day on homeless

Homelessness in MK is costuing the council £21,000 a DAY, the Citizen can reveal.

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