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‘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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Parliament in partial ‘lockdown’ after suspicious white powder is found

Parliament in partial ‘lockdown’ after suspicious white powder is found

MPs and Peers in the Houses of Parliament are on lockdown this afternoon, Thursday as police investigate a suspicious white powder.

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‘People’s councillor’ Brian White dies at the age of 59

‘People’s councillor’ Brian White dies at the age of 59

Former Milton Keynes MP and veteran Labour councillor Brian White has lost his battle against cancer just weeks after he was diagnosed.

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New plans to save demolishing Wolverton railway works about to be unveiled

New plans to save demolishing Wolverton railway works about to be unveiled

The company planning to build a £100m mini estate at Wolverton’s railway works site has revised its plans in a bid to preserve some of the buildings’ history.

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Brian White

Tributes pour in for former Milton Keynes councillor and MP Brian White

The death of popular former councillor, MP and Mayor Brian White has prompted an outpouring of tributes on Twitter.

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Brexit impact on house values

Brexit will have a dramatic effect on the value of your house, say experts

Annual house price growth will rapidly slow down across major cities in the UK as the EU referendum impacts on the property market, a report has predicted.

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Brexit impact on house values

Brexit will have a dramatic effect on the value of your house, say experts

Annual house price growth will rapidly slow down across major cities in the UK as the EU referendum impacts on the property market, a report has predicted.

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Milton Keynes musician to make music with fellow artists at refugee camp in Calais

A Milton Keynes musician is swapping Milton Keynes for the so-called ‘jungle’ camp in Calais to make music with the musicians who live there.

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Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson rules himself out of the Tory party leadership contest

Boris Johnson today sensationally ruled himself out of the race to become the next Prime Minister.

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