Entries by Thomas Walker

Share Your Story for MK50!

Do you have a memory of Milton Keynes that you’d like to share? Local community organisation Living Archive is looking for people who have lived or worked in the city to contribute their thoughts and memories about the city. It is expected that around 50 of these digital memoirs will be selected for filming and […]

What Has Your Town Council Been Up To?

Last week the Town Council held its annual meeting of the parish, an event where residents from across CMK are invited to see presentations on all the Town Council’s activities. Over the past year these have included vast amounts of work on the new community building being proposed for Campbell generic celebrex cobix Park, fighting the […]

New Office Block Completed

The new Victoria House office block has been completed and is now being fitted out ready for occupants Grant Thornton to move in. The building, which began construction in March 2016, has five storeys and is designed to provide top-quality office accomodation to improve CMK’s business offer, which suffers from the outdated interior design of many of […]

Trees Thinned on North Row

The lines of trees along North and South Rows, which form part of the ‘green frame’ that defines CMK, were planted between 30 and 40 years ago when the city centre was first being constructed. As a result, these have now begun to outgrow their originally envisaged size, growing into each other in a way that […]

“Love Where You Live” Comes to CBX

Few things demonstrate the strong sense of community developing in CMK as the ‘Love Where You Live’ spring clean events. This year, a group of Central Milton Keynes staff and residents will gather at the Centre:MK branch of McDonalds for a spring clean at 12pm on Thursday 25 May. A quick briefing will be given, […]

2017 Proms in the Park Announced

One of the largest and most spectacular events on the CMK calendar is Proms in the Park, the annual classical performance by the Milton Keynes City Orchestra in the Campbell Park Amphitheatre. The Parks Trust has now announced this year’s proms will be held on 18 August. Tickets for the event are now on sale […]

Proposed Parking Charges Cut

Proposed £50 a year parking charges for CMK residents were slashed to £25 after campaigning by residents supported by CMK Town Council. . Milton Keynes Council decided at their budget meeting last month to reduce the proposed charge from £50 to £25, but otherwise approved the plan to bring in the charge.  Although this is […]

Town Council Vacancy

A vacancy has opened up in the Town Council following the resignation of Councillor McGowan. Please find the vacancy noticed attached below, which contains instructions for anyone interested: NOTICE OF VACANCY

Pods Take a Step Forwards

Plans to introduce driverless pods to Central Milton Keynes have taken another step forward. A temporary order passed to allow the system to be tested has now been replaced with a permanent one for the long-term operation of the system. The order, which permits the use of the pods on pavements in CMK but bans […]