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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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The newly elected MK Youth Parliament members

Young women to represent Milton Keynes in Westminster

Four young women will represent Milton Keynes on the UK Youth Parliament, after the election results were announced at a celebration event on Friday.

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‘We’re right to charge for green bin collection’ says Milton Keynes Council

‘We’re right to charge for green bin collection’ says Milton Keynes Council

Leading councillors behind the controversial green bin emptying charges are refusing to budge from their decision.

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Warning over tax rebate scam

Warning over tax rebate scam

A warning has been issued about a potential scam which involves the sending of fake emails or texts offering a tax rebate.

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Milton Keynes town shuns a slice of the action from pizza giants

Milton Keynes town shuns a slice of the action from pizza giants

Residents in upper crust Woburn Sands are fuming over plans for a large Domino’s Pizza shop to open up on their High Street.

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Budget 2017 LIVE: Full coverage and analysis

Budget 2017 LIVE: Full coverage and analysis

Welcome to our LIVE blog of today’s Prime Minister’s Questions and the Chancellor’s 2017 Budget.

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Gunman escapes through KFC drive-thru window after armed robbery in Milton Keynes

Gunman escapes through KFC drive-thru window after armed robbery in Milton Keynes

Restaurant staff in Milton Keynes were threatened by a man holding a hammer and a hand gun.

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Free-range eggs become barn eggs following bird flu

Free-range eggs become ‘barn eggs’ following bird flu

A bird flu panic has seen free-range eggs temporarily lose their status after hens were brought indoors.

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Will there be mutiny over Milton Keynes green bin charge?

Will there be mutiny over Milton Keynes green bin charge?

People all over MK are to be charged £33 a year to have their green waste bins emptied, the Citizen can reveal.

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New benefit cut could affect thousands of disabled people in Milton Keynes

New benefit cut could affect thousands of disabled people in Milton Keynes

A government welfare reform could leave disabled claimants in Milton Keynes ‘severely’ out of pocket.

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Milton Keynes cabinet approves revised Plan:MK document

Milton Keynes cabinet approves revised Plan:MK document

The cabinet approved the controversial draft of Plan:MK on Tuesday evening.

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Milton Keynes schoolgirl sheds light on child safety concern

Milton Keynes schoolgirl sheds light on child safety concern

A 15-year-old schoolgirl who protested about walking home in the dark has prompted a survey of street lighting.

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Milton Keynes council leader rejects positive employment numbers

Milton Keynes council leader rejects positive employment numbers

Flattering unemployment statistics are disguising deeper issues, says council leader Pete Marland.

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Milton Keynes People’s Assembly to host anti austerity protest this evening

Milton Keynes People’s Assembly to host anti austerity protest this evening

After their ‘No More Tory Cut’ conference on Saturday, Milton Keynes People’s Assembly is holding another big anti austerity protest in the town this evening.

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NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

NHS crisis: 19 hospitals face axe as doctors accuse Government of deliberate underfunding

The NHS is facing its biggest shake up in a generation with nearly 20 hospitals marked for closure and care from cradle to grave put through a wholesale overhaul to plug a £22bn black hole in health service funding, an investigation by this newspaper can reveal.

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Good primary schools cause of Milton Keynes house price hike

Good primary schools cause of Milton Keynes house price hike

A half-dozen top-performing primary schools in MK are causing a property price 
bonanza that has surprised even estate agents, the Citizen can reveal.

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