Local News from Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
Council's Progressive Alliance takes step forward to ban poor quality office conversions in Central Milton Keynes
A decision will be made next week to restrict developers’ rights when seeking to convert offices into poor-quality residential units.
Flash, bam, alakazam! Magic Goes Wrong comes to Milton Keynes Theatre next month!
Raising the bar with their dare-devil stunts, jaw-dropping feats and irresistible comedy genius, Mischief’s Magic Goes Wrong comes directly from the West End to Milton Keynes this October.
Future of Milton Keynes to be set out in new plans by MK Council
MK Council is due to commission a new study which will help shape the future growth and facilities of Milton Keynes over the next 30 years.
Police appeal for witnesses after Milton Keynes Pride Festival's rainbow arch is set on fire
Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an arson in Campbell Park.
New statue to be unveiled in Milton Keynes this weekend
The new statue by London-based Sarah Staton is set to be unveiled at Newton Leys this Saturday (18/9).
Milton Keynes charity win gold at SME MK & Buckinghamshire Business Awards
Harry’s Rainbow has won the GOLD award for Community Business of the Year alongside founder and CEO Odette winning the GOLD award for Lockdown Leader at the SME MK & Buckinghamshire Business awards.
Charity challenge, War of the Wings, comes to Milton Keynes this week
Twelve brave challengers from twelve MK businesses will be stepping up to the plate this Friday (17/09) to take part in War of the Wings, an epic chicken wing eating contest to raise money for Willen Hospice.
Concerns raised over alleged 'illegal' HMO in Milton Keynes
A homeowner has submitted to Milton Keynes Council a retrospective ‘change of use’ application for 34 Shackleton Place, Oldbrook, Milton Keynes.
Cash stolen during Milton Keynes Tesco store break-in
Police are asking anybody with information to call 101 or make a report online.
People in Milton Keynes invited to take part in The Ultra MK Challenge in aid of The British Red Cross
The Ultra MK Challenge is a 30k and 60k ultra running event with a twist; Participants will run a physical route starting and finishing at the British Red Cross charity shop in Stony Stratford.
Residents are being invited to help shape the future of Milton Keynes town
Milton Keynes Council is preparing a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for Central Bletchley and would like local people to contribute.
New director for Milton Keynes College Group
Anna Clarke has been promoted as the first Group Director: Employer Engagement & Partnerships at Milton Keynes College Group.
Milton Keynes awarded £665,000 to unlock new homes
Milton Keynes is one of two places that has been awarded funding to create a significant number of homes and jobs through the New Development Corporation Competition (NDCC).