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Milton Keynes Council chief executive announces her departure

Milton Keynes Council (MKC) chief executive Carole Mills has announced she will be joining Derby City Council as its chief executive later this year.

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WATCH: Video footage shows shocking conditions for chickens inside exposed farm near Milton Keynes which supplies Nando’s, Lidl and Asda

Shocking video footage taken by animals rights campaigners shows the terrible conditions of chickens living at a farm near Milton Keynes which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s.

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Milton Keynes Short Breaks and Shared Lives service is rated ‘outstanding’

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has awarded the Milton Keynes Council Short Breaks and Shared Lives service for people with learning disabilities an ‘Outstanding’ inspection grade.
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Sugar tax war: Tesco, Asda and Morrisons gear up for soft drinks battle ahead of Friday’s levy

Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have all reduced the amount of sugar in their own-label soft drinks prior to the introduction of the so-called “sugar tax” this week.

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Conservative candidate for Campbell Park and Old Woughton Terry Baines

'Village Green Revolution' promised by Milton Keynes Conservatives

Well used-green spaces will be given the best protection possible from unwanted and inappropriate housing developments under a Conservative run Council, according to the party.

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MP Iain Stewart and the Sky Ocean Rescue whale

Milton Keynes MPs welcome deposit return scheme in fight against plastic

A deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and slash the amount of waste polluting our land and seas will be introduced subject to consultation later this year, it was confirmed yesterday.

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Retiring: Councillor Isobel McCall

Three Milton Keynes liberal democrat councillors announce retirement

Long-standing senior Councillors Isobel McCall, Chris Williams and Derek Eastman are all standing down as Liberal Democrat Councillors.

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Pothole pledge from the Conservatives

Milton Keynes Conservatives pledge to fix 8,000 extra potholes

Milton Keynes Conservatives have announced they will fix 8,000 extra potholes within 6-months should they take control of the Council in May.
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Mark Lancaster

Milton Keynes MP sworn in as Privy Counsellor

Milton Keynes North MP Mark Lancaster has become the first Member of Parliament from Milton Keynes to be sworn in as a member of the Queen’s Privy Council.
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PICTURED: Zombie blades, axes and bayonets among a host of knives surrendered in Thames Valley Police operation

Thames Valley Police has revealed pictures of some of the knives surrended as part of its Operation Sceptre.

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Milton Keynes children could lose free school meals after benefit changes

Milton Keynes children could lose free school meals after benefit changes

Labour parliamentary candidates have slammed Milton Keynes MP’s after they voted in favour of reduced free school meals for the poorest children in the city.

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‘We didn’t import Catholicism from abroad’: We meet Anne-Marie Waters, leader of For Britain

‘We didn’t import Catholicism from abroad’: We meet Anne-Marie Waters, leader of For Britain

An elected NHS, police bosses going to prison if they do not prosecute certain criminals, and an Irish policy that could force soldiers back on to the streets of Belfast.

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St Paul's Catholic School pupils with their letters to the PM

Prime Minister replies to letters sent by Milton Keynes students on issues for the city

The Prime Minister is a busy woman, but she found time to read letters written by a group of Year 9 pupils from the new city.

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Buckingham MP John Bercow - pictuted here at the Winslow Beer Festival - rejects the claims

Bucks MP and House of Commons Speaker John Bercow rejects bullying claims

Bucks based MP and House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has been named in a report accusing MPs of bullying, harassing and intimidating staff.

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The meeting took place at the methodist church on Queensway

Police to investigate 'racially aggravated' offence after tense council meeting in Milton Keynes

Police have confirmed that they are investigating public order offences following a fiery town council meeting - one of which was 'racially aggravated'.

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VIDEO (WARNING EXPLICIT LANGUAGE): Town council meeting in Milton Keynes ends in blazing row

Watch the moment when tempers flared after a town council meeting in Milton Keynes was captured on camera and reported to police.

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‘Being drunk is not an excuse’ and ‘What is their pothole policy’ this week’s letters to the Milton Keynes Citizen

‘Being drunk is not an excuse’ and ‘What is their pothole policy’ this week’s letters to the Milton Keynes Citizen

A round up of this week’s letters to the Milton Keynes Citizen from our readers.

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Voice of the Milton Keynes Citizen: ‘Council could learn a lot from Bedford over tackling homelessness’

Voice of the Milton Keynes Citizen: ‘Council could learn a lot from Bedford over tackling homelessness’

Our take on the issues in Milton Keynes this week.

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Artisan Market at intu shopping centre in Milton Keynes cancelled due to weather

Artisan Market at intu shopping centre in Milton Keynes cancelled due to weather

The Artisan Market due to held in Milton Keynes tomorrow (March 3) has been cancelled due to the adverse weather conditions.

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Cllr Andrew Geary believes more money should be spent on tackling homelessness in the city

Milton Keynes Council turning a ‘blind eye’ to homelessness claims outgoing Tory leader

Council leaders are turning ‘a blind eye’ to a homeless crisis engulfing MK – according to top city Tories.

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