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Milton Keynes MP receives a poetic thank you

Mark Lancaster, MP for Milton Keynes North, is used to receiving constituents concerns each week, whether it’s via email, by phone or at one of his regular surgeries.

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High rise development plans for hundreds of new homes next to Campbell Park

High rise development plans for hundreds of new homes next to Campbell Park

Hundreds of homes and businesses could be built alongside the city’s scenic Campbell Park.

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Taxigate councillor “unable to receive city’s highest honour”

Taxigate councillor “unable to receive city’s highest honour”

A man who played a key role in allowing a violent rapist become a city cabbie will not receive Milton Keynes Council’s highest honour.

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Tories want Milton Keynes to lead the way on new grammar schools

Tories want Milton Keynes to lead the way on new grammar schools

England’s first new grammar school could and should be opened in Milton Keynes, according to the city’s Conservatives.

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Milton Keynes councillor suspended from Tory party after claims he made racist and sexist remarks

Milton Keynes councillor suspended from Tory party after claims he made racist and sexist remarks

A veteran Tory councillor has been suspended from the national Conservative party and the local fire authority after he was accused of making racist and sexist remarks to a black firefighter.

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‘Bizarre’ boundary change plan means thousands of Milton Keynes families will live in BUCKINGHAM

‘Bizarre’ boundary change plan means thousands of Milton Keynes families will live in BUCKINGHAM

Milton Keynes will become a ‘tale of three cities’ if boundary changes proposed by the government area allowed to go ahead, say critics.

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OAP stands for Online And Proud

Dacorum Age UK has begun a new scheme to reduce social and digital isolation for older people and their carers.

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Should this man be given the civic dignitary title of Alderman of Milton Keynes?

Should this man be given the civic dignitary title of Alderman of Milton Keynes?

The head of a council committee that allowed a RAPIST to become a taxi driver is to be given one of the highest honours a council can bestow.

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Buszy building opposite CMK rail station to become homeless shelter, says council leader

Buszy building opposite CMK rail station to become homeless shelter, says council leader

The redundant Buszy building opposite CMK station is set to be used as a night shelter for the homeless this winter.

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Children and alcohol, what's your view?

Do you think it’s okay to allow children to drink some alcohol at home?

A study has found that half of parents with children under the age of 14 allow them to drink alcohol at home.

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Milton Keynes hospital workers suffer  abuse and harassment

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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Jeremy Corbyn

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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