Summer Crime Reduction Advice

Message sent by Helen Sharratt (Police, NHW & Community Messaging Co-ordinator, Milton Keynes LPA) Summer Crime Reduction Advice As the summer holidays are fast approaching, many of us are thinking of going away. It is important for local residents to ensure preventative measures are taken to deter opportunist burglars. Break-ins are likely to take place … [Read more…]

Massive revamp of the site

Revamp Underway! Even the most casual return visitor must have noticed that the site looks very different to what it did a few days ago. I am in the middle of a massive revamp and lots of things will be changing. The changes aren’t complete yet, the forum is going to be integrated soon (I … [Read more…]

Motorcyclist injured in collision

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a collision involving a motorcycle and a car in Milton Keynes. At about 5.10pm yesterday (18/6), a Kawasaki Z100 motorcycle and a blue Fiat Stilo were in collision on the Tongwell roundabout, between Michigan Drive and the Willen Road turning. The motorcyclist, a 43-year-old man from Newport … [Read more…]

Town Council Press Release Green Park

GREEN PARK COMMUNITY CENTRE – RETAINED FOR THE COMMUNITY Newport Pagnell Annual Town Council is delighted to announce that, after many months of work, the Green Park Community Centre has been transferred, lock, stock and barrel to the Town Council. Although Milton Keynes Council previously owned the asset, the Town Council has been running the … [Read more…]

Newport Pagnell at War

Newport Pagnell at War front cover

A new book about Newport Pagnell during the Second World War has just been published. The book includes stories of daily life in Newport Pagnell during 1939-1945 when the town was full of land army girls, prisoners of war and evacuees. Author Julie Wilson said: “There has been a great deal written nationally and internationally … [Read more…]

Exhibition of images of Newport Pagnell from 1870-1930

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Fascinating scenes from bygone Newport Pagnell will be on display in the town at a free exhibition being held on carnival weekend. Photographs from The Michael Pratt Collection can be seen on Friday 5 July and Saturday 6 July at The United Reformed Church Hall in the High Street. The images date from 1870 through … [Read more…]

Newport Pagnell: Event news update!!!

Geoffrey O’Brien, of the Newport Pagnell and Olney Lions Club, is the extremely happy organiser of the three events being held in Newport Pagnell later this year. “I am truly ecstatic, delighted, well chuffed and very, very pleased with the response and support that we have received for our new events in the town. I … [Read more…]