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Milton Keynes hospital workers suffer abuse and harassment

Almost a third of all workers at Milton Keynes hospital experience harassment, bullying or abuse from patients or the public, the Citizen can reveal.

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Milton Keynes restaurants with hygiene rating 1 named and shamed

Milton Keynes restaurants with hygiene rating 1 named and shamed

Four restaurants in Milton Keynes have been rated one out five for their food hygiene.

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Call for Milton Keynes Youth Cabinet nominations

Call for Milton Keynes Youth Cabinet nominations

Young people in Milton Keynes are being invited to nominate themselves to stand in the Milton Keynes Youth Cabinet (YCAB) and UK Youth Parliament elections.

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An example of a "zombie knife". Photo: PA

Zombie knife sellers face jail as crackdown begins

Sellers of zombie knives will face jail from this week as a ban on the “horrific” weapons comes into force.

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Jeremy Corbyn in Milton Keynes on Saturday

Thousands attend Milton Keynes rally with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Thousands turned out to listen to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in Milton Keynes on Saturday afternoon.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to visit Milton Keynes this weekend

Jeremy Corbyn will visit Milton Keynes on Saturday.

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New  MK ‘daughter settlement’ of 20,000 homes could engulf countryside and villages

New MK ‘daughter settlement’ of 20,000 homes could engulf countryside and villages

A mini Milton Keynes with up to 20,000 new homes, schools and shops could engulf villages and countryside to the north of the city, the Citizen can exclusively reveal.

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Summer surge in homelessness cripples MK Council’s budget

Summer surge in homelessness cripples MK Council’s budget

MK council is forking out up a mammoth £888,000 a MONTH to put families in B&Bs, hotels and temporary accommodation as the homelessness crisis continues to spiral.

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Don't Hate - Educate

‘Don’t Hate - Educate’ is the message from Milton Keynes’ Youth Cabinet

Dozens of young people gathered in the Council Chamber recently to thrash out ideas about how to tackle racism, prejudice and religious intolerance.

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‘Dirty scandal’ puts Milton Keynes Council staff and visitors at risk

‘Dirty scandal’ puts Milton Keynes Council staff and visitors at risk

The civic offices building has been officially declared a health risk because its air cooling system has not been cleaned for 40 YEARS.

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Council pledge to improve Central Milton Keynes market

Council pledge to improve Central Milton Keynes market

A campaign to improve CMK market has taken a step forward as the council has promised to look into possible options for redevelopment by next year.

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Hundreds attend thanksgiving for the ‘Life of Brian’

Hundreds attend thanksgiving for the ‘Life of Brian’

Hundreds of people attended a poignant thanksgiving service for the life of former city councillor, MP and mayor Brian White.

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Council tax debtors and dodgers in Milton Keynes owe £6m

Council tax debtors and dodgers in Milton Keynes owe £6m

People in Milton Keynes owe a whopping £6million in unpaid council tax, it has been revealed this week.

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£18.7million to be invested into Milton Keynes housing

£18.7million to be invested into Milton Keynes housing

Milton Keynes Council are buying private housing to turn into council houses as part of a £18.7million pound drive to reduce homelessness.

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New Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: Sarah Standing

Theresa May and the other prime ministers who were never elected

Opposition parties have called for a snap general election after Theresa May has been named Britain’s next Prime Minister without a democratic vote from the public.

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Man jailed after fleecing elderly couple

An elderly Buckinghamshire couple were fleeced by cowboy roofers of around £300,000 for work that was valued at £577 in 2013. Although, they thought their luck had changed when Trading Standards officers turned up to say they had recovered the money, only to ask for £600,000 in ‘up front fees’ to get the money back. Yet it turned out these officers were part of the same cowboy roofers company.

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Milton Keynes leisure facilities managers 1Life announce 50 new jobs

Milton Keynes leisure facilities managers 1Life announce 50 new jobs

The private company that took over five of the city’s main leisure venues from the council has announced it is creating 50 new jobs.

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High rise deal will save Milton Keynes YMCA

High rise deal will save Milton Keynes YMCA

A high rise development will save the YMCA homeless hostel and flats from closure.

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Milton Keynes Council to spend £4.2m on revamping housing stock - that’s £383 per home

Milton Keynes Council to spend £4.2m on revamping housing stock - that’s £383 per home

Milton Keynes Council has agreed to spend £4,222,374 on improving its stock of council houses and sheltered housing schemes.

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Jeremy  Corbyn with Labour Cllr for Stony Stratford, Charlie Wilson    Pic: Dave Isaacson

Milton Keynes rally in support of Jeremy Corbyn

Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn are being encouraged to attend a march and rally in central Milton Keynes this Thursday to show their continued support of his leadership of the Labour Party.

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