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Beds Police and HMP Prison launch crackdown on smuggling of drugs and phones into jail

A new partnership has been launched between Beds Police and HMP Bedford to clamp down on the smuggling of drugs, phones and other illegal items into the prison.

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Plans for two of these signs either side of Campbell Park have been scrapped

Plans to erect “eyesore” signs in Milton Keynes withdrawn after outcry

The Parks Trust has withdrawn a controversial application to plant two huge billboards at the gateway to Campbell Park after residents slammed them as being “completely over the top and tasteless”.

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Billion pound regeneration of Milton Keynes dissolves into “an absolute mess”

Milton Keynes’ billion pound regeneration plan dissolves into “an absolute mess”, residents claim.

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Former Milton Keynes councillor Alan Webb endorses Emily Darlington as his successor

After over eight years working hard for residents, Labour Councillor Alan Webb has decided to stand down.

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Stock image of Lush in Milton Keynes. The campaign signs were not in the shop window at the time of writing

After being suspended due to ‘aggressive behaviour’ towards staff Lush’s #SPYCOPS campaign returns but not in Milton Keynes

Lush’s controversial #SPYCOPS campaign has returned to stores but not in Milton Keynes.

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“I won’t be blackmailed into being a Tory’, says Milton Keynes councillor

A veteran councillor has been thrown out of the local Conservative association after failing to pay his monthly membership fees.

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Households affected by Milton Keynes floods can claim hardship cash from council

Households affected by Milton Keynes floods can claim hardship cash from council

Urgent measures to support households affected by flooding have now been approved by Milton Keynes council.

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MPMC Artist's impression of new hotel next to The Hub

New hotel and multi-storey car park to be built on land next to The Hub in Milton Keynes

A new £3.28m hotel along with residential and retail space is set to be developed on land next to the Hub in Milton Keynes.

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Council house rents suspended for people worst hit by floods

Council tenants who have been severely affected by the recent floods will have their rents suspended for the next two months.

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In celebration of three new show homes opening at its Eagles' Rest development in Milton Keynes, David Wilson Homes South Midlands recently hosted an exclusive Birds of Prey show to welcome eager homebuyers and local residents.

Eagles’ Rest housing development in Milton Keynes gets off to a flying start

Eager homebuyers and local residents were given a Birds of Prey show at the opening of three new show homes in Milton Keynes.

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The aftermath of the fire on the Lakes Estate in Milton Keynes

PICTURES: Power restored after controversial Milton Keynes blaze

The power has now been restored to homes in the Lakes Estate, Milton Keynes, following a fire which could have cost lives in the arly hours of this morning.

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Lives put at risk after major fire started with pile of rubbish Milton Keynes Council failed to shift

Lives put at risk after major fire started with pile of rubbish Milton Keynes Council failed to shift

A major fire that put dozens of lives in danger on the Lakes Estate was caused by somebody setting fire to a pile of dumped rubbish that Milton Keynes Council had failed to move, the Citizen can reveal.

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Pete Marland to remain leader of MK Council

Pete Marland to remain leader of MK Council

Labour leader Pete Marland survived a vote of no confidence put forward by the Conservatives to retain his leadership of Milton Keynes Council.
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Council leader Marland to discuss Lib Dem link-up next week

Pete Marland will explain the 'enhanced partnership' between Labour and the Lib Dems on Monday.
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Tory leader Alex Walker

Tory leader blasts 'two smaller parties' for joining forces at Milton Keynes Council

Alex Walker believes a 'back-room stich-up' between Labour and the Lib Dems has prevented the Conservatives from taking charge of Milton Keynes Council.

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Lib Dems 'enhance partnership' to keep Labour in charge of Milton Keynes Council

Lib Dem leader Douglas McCall turned down an offer to work alongside the Conservatives in favour of remaining on the side of Labour after last week's election left Milton Keynes Council ion No Overall Control.

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Milton Keynes Windrush victim, 82, is finally allowed home after government barred him for eight years

Milton Keynes Windrush victim, 82, is finally allowed home after government barred him for eight years

An 82-year-old Windrush victim is safely back in Milton Keynes with his family after being barred for eight years.

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The Liberal Democrats, pictured at last Friday's election count, have outlined their terms

Lib Dems outline demands to help form deal to run next Milton Keynes Council

The Liberal Democrats have outlined their demands to back either the Conservatives or Labour to run the next Milton Keynes Council.
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It remains unclear as to who will run Milton Keynes Council following the election results last week

Conservative party prepares motion to remove Pete Marland as Milton Keynes Council leader

The Conservative party is ready to move a motion to replace Labour's Pete Marland as Milton Keynes Council leader.
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The latest updates as they happen from the election count in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes Council election 2018: The results as they happened

The Conservative party now have the most seats on Milton Keynes Council after gaining three seats - but it is still a hung council.
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