Entries by Thomas Walker

More Money for Maintenance as CMK Becomes “Business Improvement District”

Businesses in CMK have voted for a new levy that will provide £6 million towards improvements to CMK’s public realm over the next five years. The “Amazing CMK” Business Improvement District (BID) status aims to deliver a number of benefits, including: Improving the state of city centre underpasses and porte cocheres Investing in deep cleansing of […]

Dog Walkers: Beware of Sheep!

Dog walkers in Campbell Park are being asked to be wary of sheep grazing after a spate of attacks following the sheep returning to the park on their annual grazing cycle. The sheep are one of CMK’s most recognisable features, showing how Milton Keynes has the unique ability to provide a countryside environment in the […]

Bus Plan Could Help Homeless

An innovate new proposal to convert a redundant double decker bus into accommodation for homeless people could help improve CMK’s worsening situation. The idea comes from a group of local people who were inspired by a similar scheme on the Isle of Wight, where a converted bus provided a safe place to sleep, access to […]

High Rise Development Approved

The proposed seven-storey residential development on Silbury Boulevard, between North 11th and 12th Streets, was approved at a meeting of Milton Keynes Council’s planning committee last week. Known as 809/811 Silbury Boulevard, the development will provide 134 new apartments, several of which are intended to be low-cost units. An earlier klonopin proposal for the site […]

Thumbs up for New Community Building

CMK Residents ambien supported the latest plans for the proposed new community pavilion in Campbell Park in a consultation run by the Town Council during November and December. Leaflets were distributed to all areas of CMK parish, detailing plans for the new centre, which will include meeting rooms, a performance space and a new public […]

Town Council Supports Fire Festival Event

The “Paraffinalia” fire festival in Campbell Park, supported this year by CMK Town Council, drew big crowds and high praise at its spectacular display on Saturday 17 December. One of the shortest days of the year was warmed up by an evening of fire performances, drummers, lantern parades and local food, drawing a crowd of […]

Intu Public Inquiry Concluded

The public inquiry into plans to build over the open space at Midsummer Place concluded with a final three days of cross-examination at the end of November. The inspector’s recommendation to the Secretary of State, who called the inquiry after an appeal from CMK Town Council, is now awaited. It is not yet known when […]

MK50 Celebrations Gear Up

The city’s 50th anniversary will fall on January 23rd next year. To celebrate the landmark, Milton Keynes Council is inviting community groups and residents to propose and organise events across the city, in addition to the main events already planned. CMK Town Council is considering some proposals for this in collaboration with local groups. The […]

CMK Could Become “Business Improvement District”

Business in CMK will be able to vote on a new project that could see the city centre benefit from over £1 million a year of additional funding for improvements over the next five years. If CMK succeeds in becoming a ‘Business Improvement District’, many businesses in the city centre will pay a levy that […]

New ‘Northside’ Development for Campbell Park

Proposals for new high-rise residential buildings along the undeveloped land to the north of Campbell Park have been revealed by Milton Keynes Development Partnership (MKDP). The organisation, which is fully owned by Milton Keynes Council, has issued an invitation for developers to put forward plans for the site. The brief, which is at a very […]