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Council slammed over plans to ditch grit bins in Milton Keynes as part of £14 million cost cuts

As Milton Keynes recovers from chaos caused by this week’s snow and ice, Labour councillors have been blasted for plans to save £10,000 by scrapping grit bins.

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MK Dons players on the children's ward

GALLERY: Dons dish out festive cheer at MK University Hospital

Spending Christmas in hospital is the last thing any family wants, but MK Dons looked to spread a little festive cheer on Wednesday when they visited the children's ward at Milton Keynes University Hospital.

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Ella Parker, her alleged killer Ryan Blacknell and the crime scene

Man arrested over murder of popular mother-to-be Ella as crime sends shockwaves through Milton Keynes

The murder of pregnant Ella Parker and the arrest of a man with mental health issues has rocked the quiet community of New Bradwell.

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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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Ella was five months pregnant and mother to three

Man charged over murder of woman in Milton Keynes

A man has been charged murder following the death of a woman in Milton Keynes.

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Boy is kidnapped at knifepoint by young Milton Keynes gang

Boy is kidnapped at knifepoint by young Milton Keynes gang

A gang of boys as young as 13 have been spared custodial sentence after kidnapping a youth, stripping him at knifepoint and threatening to “chef him up”.

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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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Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’.

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Clearning snow, what are the rules?

Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your paths and driveways? Expert advice

Despite snow falling on most of the region, many residents are still nervous about clearing it for fear of getting punished.

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The Prince and Cinderella meet again at the ball

Cinderella in review at Milton Keynes Theatre: Gok and Brian are a dream team

Every Cinderella has a fairy godmother. Every Cinderella except for the one in Milton Keynes, that is; our hard done-by lass has her very own Fairy Gokmother to help magic her away from scrubbing floors and into the Prince's arms.

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VIDEO: Shooting stars due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever this week

Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week.

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JJ with Crazy Time in a Wonderful World

Britain’s most notorious prisoner teams up with city artist to help Milton Keynes charities

A city artist is continuing to collaborate with notorious prisoner Charles Salvador as the pair continue to help Milton Keynes charities.

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Lawrence Connors

Man jailed for five years and a half years for burglary and handling stolen goods

A 24-year-old man has been jailed for a total of five years and a half years at Northampton Crown Court for burglary and handling stolen goods.

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The first online Qufaro CyberEPQ graduates plus family in front of the Colossus Rebuild at The National Museum of Computing on Bletchley Park

Cyber institute grants top Bletchley Qufaro graduates honorary membership

The Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) is partnering with Qufaro at Bletchley Park to give free student membership to the top graduates of the online CyberEPQ course.

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The crime happened in Delapre Court

Thames Valley Police graded ‘Good’ for Legitimacy

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fires Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has rated Thames Valley Police as ‘Good’ in terms of its legitimacy.

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Investigation reveals long standing issues at Milton Keynes community centres

Investigation reveals long standing issues at Milton Keynes community centres

Long-standing issues at city facilities run by Hertsmere Leisure have come to a head after a council investigation, a councillor has revealed.

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Henry Anderson

People in Milton Keynes are urged to give blood this December

People in Milton Keynes are being urged to give blood this December to ensure hospitals can continue to treat patients over the festive season.

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Take extra care on untreated roads

Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

With temperatures set to plummet well below zero degrees tonight the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice for the evening and tomorrow morning.

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Loughton school receives Councillor for Children’s Inclusion award

Loughton school receives Councillor for Children’s Inclusion award

Loughton School has been awarded a Councillor for Children’s Inclusion Award.

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GALLERY: Snowy Milton Keynes

GALLERY: Snowy Milton Keynes

When heavy snow blanketed Milton Keynes at the weekend, residents wrapped up warm and visited Campbell Park with their sleds, as our picture special shows

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