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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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Mum’s the word after alleged planning breach in Milton Keynes

Mum’s the word after alleged planning breach in Milton Keynes

The son of an MK councillor is under investigation for allegedly breaching planning laws to convert a barn - right on his mum’s doorstep.

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Fairfields site in Milton Keynes to become new housing estate

Fairfields site in Milton Keynes to become new housing estate

CALA Homes Midlands is set to bring 111 new premium homes to Milton Keynes, after completing the purchase of land on the Fairfields development site on the Western edge of MK.

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New seven-storey housing development in Milton Keynes given green light by councillors

New seven-storey housing development in Milton Keynes given green light by councillors

Work is set to start on a £23m seven-storey housing and retail development in central Milton Keynes after revised plans were given the green light by councillors.

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New estate could cause traffic chaos in Milton Keynes

New estate could cause traffic chaos in Milton Keynes

Labour councillors predict “diabolical” traffic problems for Bletchley if new plans for the massive Salden Chase development are granted.

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Diabetic mum is sick of having rat room mates in Milton Keynes flat

Diabetic mum is sick of having rat room mates in Milton Keynes flat

A diabetic mother-of-one has lashed out at MK Council after claiming they put her health at risk by leaving her in a rat infested flat.

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Baroness Young of Old Scone visits Lord Grey School in Milton Keynes

Baroness Young of Old Scone visits Lord Grey School in Milton Keynes

Baroness Young, a member of the House of Lords visited Lord Grey School last Friday to encourage students to become more engaged with political and parliamentary processes.

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A protester at one of last night's rallies (Photo: Dean Kirby/i)

The very British signs on show at anti-Trump protests around the country

Across the country last night Britons took to the streets to protest Donald Trump’s ban on people from seven majority Muslim countries entering the United States.

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MK Dons in training

New Dons training ground plans at Tickford Fields back on the agenda

MK Dons' training ground ambitions could see them return to within Milton Keynes boundaries
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Milton Keynes loses post office during planning fiasco

Milton Keynes loses post office during planning fiasco

Planning chaos surrounding the redevelopment of a town’s eyesore has been blamed for residents losing their much-needed post office.

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Milton Keynes Youth Cabinet awarded £30,000

Milton Keynes Youth Cabinet awarded £30,000

Milton Keynes’ Youth Cabinet (YCAB) is set to be awarded £30,000 over the next three years, giving them the responsibility and freedom to make financial decisions about issues that affect young people in the city.

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Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport

Secretary of State for Transport to visit Milton Keynes this afternoon

Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling will undertake a visit to Milton Keynes this afternoon, as part of the launch of the government’s Modern Industrial Strategy and to view a self-driving vehicle.

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Milton Keynes best ‘new town’ for house price growth

Milton Keynes best ‘new town’ for house price growth

Milton Keynes has been named the best-performing new town for property price growth over the past 30 years.

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Council houses in Milton Keynes stand empty for over two years

Council houses in Milton Keynes stand empty for over two years

Red-faced MK Council will be forced to ‘fine’ itself £10,000 after discovering it owns 17 houses that have stood empty for more than TWO YEARS.

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Council proposes 4.95% increase in council tax for Milton Keynes

MK Council is proposing to increase council tax by a whopping 4.95 per cent for the next two years, the Citizen can reveal.

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