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KFC branches in Milton Keynes forced to close as chain run out of chicken

KFC restaurants across Milton Keynes have been closed after failing to receive their chicken deliveries.

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Two-car collision in Bletchley

Two cars were involved in a collision in Mount Farm this morning.

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Tarli with Woburns Head Elephant Keeper Darren Fellowes. Photo:Bridget Davey Photography

First elephant born at Woburn Safari Park beats the odds to survive Ebola-like virus

A three-year-old Asian elephant at Woburn Safari Park has beaten the odds to recover from an aggressive disease which is fatal in 80% of recorded cases.

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30 years of Red Dwarf: We present our favourite quotes

It was 30 years ago today that Red Dwarf first was first broadcast on the nation’s TV screens.

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REVEALED: Top 10 ‘romantic restaurants’ in Milton Keynes for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day now upon us thought we would take a look at which Milton Keynes restaurants you rank as best for romance.

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Shoppers wait outside after the building was evacuated. Picture by Jane Russell

The centre:mk evacuated after alarm goes off

The centre:mk was briefly evacuated this morning after an alarm went off.
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Double glazing window company from Milton Keynes branded “shoddy” in court

A window company has been told by a county court judge that its work at a Milton Keynes home was “shoddy” and the customer was right not to pay the full bill.

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Model railway exhibition will attract 2,500 visitors to Milton Keynes on Saturday

City mayor David Hopkins was chuffed to unveil the latest masterpiece from Milton Keynes Model Railway Society.

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Olney Pancake Parlour staff were presented with their award by MP Mark Lancaster

Olney’s Independent Shop of the Year winners are flipping fantastic!

The Olney Pancake Parlour has been announced as the winner of the Olney Independent Shop of the Year 2017.

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10 of the toughest job interview questions – and how to answer them

10 of the toughest job interview questions – and how to answer them

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking experiences, made even more intense if the interviewer goes off script to ask something unexpected.

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Britain faces hummus crisis amid global chickpea shortage

Britain faces hummus crisis amid global chickpea shortage

The price of supermarket hummus has leapt by 29 per cent since January 2017 due to a global chickpea shortage. A 310g pot of hummus costs £1.47 on average now, a year-on-year increase of 33 pence, according to analysis by the trade magazine The Grocer.

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B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

Weddings can be expensive affairs but high street retailer B&M has released a new selection of wedding accessories to make your big day that bit more affordable with prices starting at just one pound.

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Cllr Andrew Geary welcomes Boris Johnson to MK as the duo visited Nifty Lifts

Boris Johnson visits Milton Keynes business Nifty Lifts

Boris Johnson visited a Milton Keynes business recently to promote the city's growing economy.

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‘Secret’ spending by health leaders in Milton Keynes slammed as ‘toxic’

‘Secret’ spending by health leaders in Milton Keynes slammed as ‘toxic’

Labour council leaders have called for the city’s multi million pound NHS transformation project to be scrapped following claims that huge sums have been spent on “secretly” recruiting a consultancy firm from America.

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Hundreds of jobs set to be axed as Coca-Cola plans to close Milton Keynes site

Hundreds of jobs set to be axed as Coca-Cola plans to close Milton Keynes site

Hundreds of people could be set to lose their jobs after Coca-Cola announced plans to close a manufacturing site in Milton Keynes.

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Milton Keynes company fined after employee broke back while working

A Bletchley company has been fined £32,000 after an employee broke his back when he was struck by a steel plate which fell from a crane.

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Smart motorways are catching more motorists

Motorists using M1 junctions for Milton Keynes, Bedford and Luton are HARDEST HIT IN UK by smart motorway fines

New figures show that more than £21 million worth of fines have been issued to drivers on smart motorways with those using the M1 junctions for Milton Keynes, Bedford and Luton Airport hit hardest in all of the UK.

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Revealed: The Milton Keynes businesses with the worst food hygiene ratings

These Milton Keynes restaurants, cafes, takeaways and businesses have all been given a one or less hygiene rating by the Food Standards Agency.

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Fake toys are flooding the UK market and can be dangerous

Dangerous counterfeit toys that can cause cancer and even KILL are flooding the market

Dangerous fake toys that can cause cancer or even KILL are flooding into the UK – costing the industry a whopping £400 million last year.

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Do you know your holiday rights?

A third of workers don’t understand their annual leave policy – so make sure you do

We might be in the midst of winter and planning our escape to sunnier climates, but a recent report has revealed that a third (33 per cent) of British workers don’t actually understand their annual leave policy, according to latest research from online recruitment firm, Totaljobs.

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