Entries by Thomas Walker

New “Sport Central” Facility Opening Soon

CMK’s community will soon be benefiting from a new centre for sports practise, games and parties. Plans are afoot to open the new “Sport Central” facility on Elder Gate in September, subject to Milton Keynes Council agreeing an operator to run the new centre. The centre features three outdoor games areas. The largest of these […]

Discovering MK: The New App

Discovering MK is a new smartphone app launching on 31st July 2017. Celebrating MK’s 50th birthday year, the app encourages residents and visitors to get out and explore Milton Keynes, discovering the places and spaces that make this city unique. Inspired by the Pokémon Go craze, the Discovering MK app reveals an interactive trail of […]

Community Building Plans Approved

The Town Council’s plans to construct a new community pavilion and events space in Campbell Park were approved at a meeting of Milton Keynes Council’s Planning Committee on Thursday 6 July. The proposed development, being jointly advanced by CMK Town Council and The Parks Trust, will also feature a café and public toilets for users […]

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and is designed to provide top-quality office accomodation to improve CMK’s business offer, which suffers from the outdated interior design of many of […]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 […]