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Johnston Press awarded funding from Google Innovation Initiative

This newspaper, published by Johnston Press, today announces that it has won two separate grants from the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, which is backed by Google.

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Rail staff set for strike action on Friday

Rail staff set for strike action on Friday

Members of the RMT are set to take industrial action on Friday.

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Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits.

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Aldi recall

Aldi recalls food product because it could contain small pieces of hard plastic

Aldi has recalled one of its food products owing to worries that it may be contaminated with small pieces of hard plastic.

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Baby Rockit Apples from Marks and Spencer

M&S slammed over “irresponsible” plastic apple packaging

Marks & Spencer has been slammed by shoppers and scientists for selling apples in a plastic TUBE - so they can fit in car cup holders.

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Star Wars toys

Do you have valuable Star Wars toys in the attic?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series ‘The Last Jedi’ due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

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Poundland have launched a �1 chocolate bar, Twin Peaks

Poundland launches Toblerone-style treat with 20 per cent more chocolate after court battle

Poundland has finally launched its £1 ‘Twin Peaks’ Toblerone-style chocolate bar this week after a lengthy legal wrangle over its shape and packaging.

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Proposals to redevelop the Wolverton Agora have rumbled on for years

Concern over ‘lack of parking’ in proposed Wolverton Agora plans

A car park at the Wolverton Agora should not be sold off to developers unless plans to renovate it include ‘adequate’ public parking spaces – local councillors have urged.

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Milton Keynes fishing lodge wins Best Small Commercial Project award at national awards show

Milton Keynes fishing lodge wins Best Small Commercial Project award at national awards show

Pochard Fishing Lodge in Great Brickhill has been awarded the national title of Best Small Commercial Project.

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YourMK and Mears donate 19 hampers to Milton Keynes Food Bank

YourMK and Mears donate 19 hampers to Milton Keynes Food Bank

Staff at YourMK and Mears, the companies responsible for council house repairs and the city’s multi million pound regeneration programme, have raised money to provide 19 Christmas hampers for the Milton Keynes Food Bank.

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JD Sports opens new branch at Milton Keynes retail park

JD Sports opens new branch at Milton Keynes retail park

Sports fashion retailer JD Sports has opened a new store at MK1 Shopping and Leisure Park.

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The Biergarten's owner Franzi Florack

Only here for the beer - Planned mobile bar for Milton Keynes needs your help

The MK Biergarten, Wolverton’s award-winning independent craft beer shop and micro pub, is inviting beer lovers from across Milton Keynes to get involved in its crowdfunder campaign to raise money for a new mobile bar.

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Toys R Us stock

Future of Milton Keynes Toys R Us revealed as full list of store closures is announced

The future of Milton Keynes’ Toys R Us has been revealed after the company announced plans to close a third of its UK stores.

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Cast your votes for the Olney Independent Shop of the Year

Mark Lancaster MP has launched the ‘Olney Independent Shop of the Year’ competition which will take place over the Christmas period to promote local businesses.

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£8.5m local centre for Newton Leys area of Milton Keynes is completed

£8.5m local centre for Newton Leys area of Milton Keynes is completed

A new £8.5 million retail-led local centre in Milton Keynes, which includes an Asda supermarket, six shops and a day nursery, has been completed by Henry Davidson Developments.

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Woodlands Business Park

Milton Keynes business park is sold for £12.5 million

Woodlands Business Park in Milton Keynes has been sold for £12.5 million.

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Product warning

Next recall children’s coats over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children’s coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

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Morrisons

Morrison’s recalls chicken pies - because the filling contains fish and mustard

Supermarket giant Morrison’s has pulled its chicken and mushroom pies off its shelves - because some are actually fish pies.

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The NatWest is to close its branches in Oundle and Stamford next year.

REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 259 Natwest and RBS branches resulting in 680 job losses after the state-backed lender said more people are choosing to bank online or on mobile.

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Are you freezing at work? This is how cold it has to be before you can legally go home

Are you freezing at work? This is how cold it has to be before you can legally go home

England is set to freeze this week as temperatures plummet across the country but how cold does it have to be before you can leave work?

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