Local News from Tuesday, October 12th, 2021
Milton Keynes' Progressive Alliance to push for more Changing Places Toilets
The Alliance will be bringing a motion to Full Council to request it is considered whether more Changing Place Toilets can be incorporated on Council property.
A win for Watling Academy at the Milton Keynes Mayor’s ‘Cycle September’ Awards
Thomas Young, a Year 8 student at Watling Academy is celebrating being named ‘Top Student Rider in MK’ at the MK Mayor’s ‘Cycle September’ Awards.
Figures reveal over 52,000 jobs across Milton Keynes were protected by Furlough scheme
It has been revealed that 52,500 jobs across Milton Keynes were protected by Furlough during the pandemic.
Police issue statement following reports of body being found on Milton Keynes estate
Following social media reports of heavy police presence in Eaglestone last night, MKFM reached out to Thames Valley Police.
Milton Keynes-based IT Recruitment Consultancy wins prestigious award
IT recruitment consultancy and project delivery specialists, Lucid Support Services has been named the ‘Best IT/Technology Recruitment Agency in 2021’, by the Recruiter Awards.
Xscape Milton Keynes launches ultimate prize draw to celebrate its 21st birthday this month
The Xscape is celebrating 21 years this month with a huge prize draw.
How to leave your mark on Milton Keynes' official city bid
Milton Keynes Council is calling for local people to get involved in MK’s official city bid.
MK Food Bank launch Reverse Advent Christmas Appeal 2021!
The MK Food Bank are launching a Reverse Advent Appeal this November to provide Christmas treats and food parcels to families in need across Milton Keynes this festive season.
Conservatives call on Milton Keynes Council to take 'responsibility' over increase in missed waste collections
Local Conservatives are bringing a motion to Milton Keynes Council calling on the Labour and Liberal Democrat coalition to take 'responsibility'.
Network Rail launches IT competition to showcase careers for BAME candidates in Milton Keynes
At Network Rail, just under 10% (9.38%) of employees are from BAME backgrounds.
Figures reveal sharp fall in GPs per person in Milton Keynes area
Liberal Democrats say a new analysis has revealed Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes CCG is one of the worst hit areas in the country by the growing shortage of GPs.
Milton Keynes Councillors call for smoking to be banned from outside school gates
The Progressive Alliance wants to see signage outside schools asking parents and carers not to smoke within 20 metres of the school gates or other entrances and exits.
Greggs launch new Breakfast Club at Milton Keynes school
The Greggs Foundation has opened a new Breakfast Club in Wovlerton, Milton Keynes, at Greenleys Junior School.