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Milton Keynes

WATCH: Milton Keynes man fined more than two thousand pounds for fly tipping

Two men emptied a van-load of waste in a country lane, unaware that the area had been selected for anti-fly-tipping surveillance.

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Police appeal following series of arsons in Milton Keynes

Police appeal following series of arsons in Milton Keynes

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following five arson incidents on the Lakes Estate in Bletchley.

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Winner: Darren Stawarz

Meet the Milton Keynes Apprenticeship Awards winners

A Wolverton-based business came out on top at The National Apprenticeship Awards for the Midlands.

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Three jailed for supplying crack cocaine and heroin in Milton Keynes

Three jailed for supplying crack cocaine and heroin in Milton Keynes

Three men from London have been jailed for conspiracy to supply crack cocaine and heroin in Milton Keynes.

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MPs Iain Stewart and Mark Lancaster

£2m awarded to help improve peak journey times in Milton Keynes

The Department for Transport have confirmed that Milton Keynes Council will be awarded £2million to improve peak hour journey-times in Milton Keynes.

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Milton Keynes Sport Central is officially opened

Milton Keynes Sport Central is officially opened

Sport Central, a brand new activity centre in the heart of Milton Keynes, was officially opened by Minister of Sport, Tracey Crouch during her tour of the city last week.

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Plans to bulldoze Bletchley’s huge empty Co-op building

Plans to bulldoze Bletchley’s huge empty Co-op building

After 11 years of standing empty, Bletchley’s “eyesore” Co-op building is set to be demolished to make way for 186 flats and a complex of cafes and restaurants.

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New Love Rocks craze sweeps Milton Keynes

New Love Rocks craze sweeps Milton Keynes

A new craze called Love Rocks is causing smiles all over Milton Keynes.

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“How did Milton Keynes city centre get to be like this?” asks reader

“How did Milton Keynes city centre get to be like this?” asks reader

Reader Dylan Williams sent in this harrowing photo he took in Central Milton Keynes at the weekend.

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Street lights left burning all day in Milton Keynes are wasting energy, say protesters

Street lights left burning all day in Milton Keynes are wasting energy, say protesters

MK Council has been accused of wasting energy after admitting it takes up to three months to repair street lights that are burning 24 hours a day.

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Milton Keynes vet’s research into lame dogs pays off for owners

Milton Keynes vet’s research into lame dogs pays off for owners

Years of research from a city vet has finally been recognised – and could save dog owners thousands of pounds.

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Widow slams dog walkers who allow their pets to poo on graves in Milton Keynes cemetery

Widow slams dog walkers who allow their pets to poo on graves in Milton Keynes cemetery

A heartbroken widow has hit out at irresponsible dog owners who allow their pets to defecate on her late husband’s grave.

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The Lush team at the awards show

The winners of the intu Milton Keynes retail awards are revealed

Two hundred retail staff attended the second intu Milton Keynes Retailer Awards, held at Jury’s Inn week.

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Man injured in collision in Milton Keynes this morning

Firefighters were called to a two car collision just midday today (Wed).

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Police appeal for witnesses following arson incidents in Milton Keynes

Thames Valley Police are appealing for witnesses following four incidents of arson on the Lakes Estate in Bletchley. The incidents are believed to be linked as they have all taken place within the space of 24 hours.

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Hundreds run for Willen Hospice in Milton Keynes

Hundreds run for Willen Hospice in Milton Keynes

A mix of novice and advanced runners came together at the weekend to run Willen Lakes to help raise vital funds to support the care provided by Willen Hospice.

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Pete Marland

Milton Keynes secures new global Smart City partner

Milton Keynes Council has signed a ground-breaking three way agreement with the Chinese smart city of Yinchuan and Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE.

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M1 night closures as Highways England deals with ‘potential concern’

M1 night closures as Highways England deals with ‘potential concern’

Drivers using the M1 are being advised that the motorway will be closed for several nights while safety inspections are on gantries over the motorway are completed.

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Minister visits motivational Health and Social Care programme in Milton Keynes

Minister visits motivational Health and Social Care programme in Milton Keynes

Sports Minister, Tracey Crouch MP, has paid a visit to a partnership health and social care programme in Milton Keynes.

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Rafiki, the baby macaque

Three new babies born to endangered animals at Woburn Safari Park

Ronnie, Raine and Rafiki may sound like the latest triple-act vying for pop stardom, but are in fact the youngest babies born to Woburn’s endangered species breeding programme. Busy keepers at Woburn Safari Park in Bedfordshire are celebrating the birth of a Barbary macaque, a gregarious Addax calf and an unusually-dressed Rothschild’s giraffe.

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