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HSBC to close branch in Milton Keynes

HSBC has announced the closure of its branch in Bletchley.

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Children mark birthday of new town by planting tree in Milton Keynes Village

Children mark birthday of new town by planting tree in Milton Keynes Village

Children from Middleton Primary School commemorated the 50th birthday of Milton Keynes yesterday by planting a tree in the village that gave its name to the new town.

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Milton Keynes company to offer ‘Get into Construction’ courses for unemployed young people

Milton Keynes company to offer ‘Get into Construction’ courses for unemployed young people

YourMK, the company leading regeneration in Milton Keynes, has partnered with youth charity The Prince’s Trust to help local unemployed people to explore a career in construction.

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Man handed jail sentence for burglary and theft offences in Milton Keynes

A man who committed burglary and theft offences in Milton Keynes has been sentenced to a total of 29 months’ imprisonment.

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Three charged with murder in Milton Keynes

Three charged with murder in Milton Keynes

Thames Valley Police has charged three men in connection with a murder investigation in Great Linford.

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Milton Keynes residents invited to share fashion faves and faux pas for MK50

Milton Keynes residents invited to share fashion faves and faux pas for MK50

To help celebrate Milton Keynes’ 50th birthday, intu Milton Keynes is inviting people to share their fashion ‘faves’ and ‘faux pas’ over the past five decades.

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Milton Keynes schoolchildren celebrate MK50 with mass balloon release

Milton Keynes schoolchildren celebrate MK50 with mass balloon release

Children at Greenleys First School celebrated MK50 earlier today, by each releasing a green helium filled balloon into the sky.

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Help Milton Keynes travel around the world for a good cause

Help Milton Keynes travel around the world for a good cause

Residents in Milton Keynes have been challenged to run, walk and cycle 25,000 miles – the distance around the world – to help local charity Action4Youth. Kicking off next Wednesday, Beat the Street is a giant walking and cycling initiative that will see thousands of people race across Milton Keynes to collect points and win prizes.

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HMV to move premises in Milton Keynes - but will still trade in centre:mk

HMV to move premises in Milton Keynes - but will still trade in centre:mk

HMV has announced it will move from its current premises in centre:mk - but the entertainment retailer will still serve customers in the shopping hub, with a brand new store opening in mid-march.

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Twenty firefighters attend ‘severe’ blaze in Milton Keynes

Twenty firefighters attended a blaze that left a three-storey house severely damaged in Bradwell Common.

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Appeal for witnesses following aggravated burglary in Milton Keynes

Appeal for witnesses following aggravated burglary in Milton Keynes

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary in Bletchley.

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Update: Milton Keynes murder investigation

Update: Milton Keynes murder investigation

Police are still not confirming how many people have been arrested in connection with the alleged murder in Great Linford.

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Milton Keynes Hospital to offer flu vaccine to children attending outpatient appointments

Milton Keynes Hospital to offer flu vaccine to children attending outpatient appointments

Milton Keynes University Hospital is taking the pioneering step of offering the flu vaccine to children while they are attending an outpatient appointment - making it one of only two NHS Trusts to do so in the whole of England.

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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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Man murdered in Milton Keynes

Police launched a murder investigation this morning after the death of a man in Great Linford.

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Fancy running the London Marathon for the Milton Keynes YMCA?  Here’s how

Fancy running the London Marathon for the Milton Keynes YMCA? Here’s how

Milton Keynes YMCA are inviting runners to pull on their sneakers and take part in the 2017 Virgin London Marathon.

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Pothole damage claims fall for fourth successive year in Milton Keynes

Pothole damage claims fall for fourth successive year in Milton Keynes

The number of claims the Council has received for damage caused to their vehicles by potholes has fallen again for the fourth year in a row.

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The famous concrete cows

Milton Keynes is 50 years old today - here are 50 reasons to celebrate!

Milton Keynes is officially 50 years old today, and here are fifty reasons to celebrate...

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The opening of The Point, in 1985

A look back at a Milton Keynes landmark: The story of The Point

To some, Milton Keynes was a new town with a concrete outlook, something that was looked down upon.

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