Local News from Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
Olympic gold medalist Greg Rutherford from Milton Keynes welcomes baby girl
Milton Keynes' own Olympic gold medalist Greg Rutherford has given his followers a glimpse of his new baby daughter as well as announcing her name.
Bletchley Park set to receive £1.2m funding from the Government
This funding will help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and ensure Bletchley Park will have a sustainable future.
Gritters will be out across Milton Keynes tonight as temperatures drop
In a quick turn around from last weeks sunny weather, this afternoon (06/04), it was announced that gritting teams will be deployed all across Milton Keynes due to dropping temperatures.
Milton Keynes health chief warns that reopening the economy will see 'resurgence' of cases among younger people
A local health chief has warned that reopening the economy will see a 'resurgence' of COVID-19 cases, particularly among younger people, and has issued advice to businesses to combat this.
12 new coronavirus cases recorded in Milton Keynes today as infection rate continues to fall
There were 12 new coronavirus cases recorded in Milton Keynes today, as the infection rate continues to fall.
Milton Keynes' two main shopping centres are 'looking forward' to welcoming visitors next week
The two main shopping centres in Milton Keynes have said that they are looking forward to welcoming visitors when non-essential retail reopens next week.
One year ago Captain Sir Tom Moore started walking in his garden hoping to raise £1,000 for the NHS
Today, April 6th, marks one year since local hero Captain Sir Tom Moore started his birthday challenge hoping to raise £1,000 for the NHS.
Train services linking Bletchley to Bedford will return next week
It has been confirmed that train services from Bedford to Bletchley will resume from next week as national lockdown measures ease further.
Local elections 2021: Milton Keynes greens hopeful of making a breakthrough at last
Green party veteran campaigner Alan Francis never loses hope that the eco-conscious party will get someone elected to serve on Milton Keynes Council.
Police officers are assaulted while trying to arrest two women in Milton Keynes
Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following the assault of two police officers in Milton Keynes.
These are the Milton Keynes arts venues set to receive a slice of £2m Government funding
Well-loved venues across Milton Keynes are receiving a share of the Cultural Recovery Fund, with a total of £2,077,792 coming to the city.
UK's strongest man competition set to be held in Milton Keynes this year
The UK's annual strongman competition will be held in Milton Keynes this year, taking place at Stadium MK and being broadcast to the nation.