Newport Pagnell’s James Nash Signs with Team AON

Team Aon will enter the 2012 World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) with two of its new specification Global Ford Focus race cars. Young British racers Tom Chilton and James Nash will drive for the Littlehampton based team, in a step up for both of them, following successful campaigns in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). … [Read more…]

Attempted burglary

This is a Community message from Thames Valley Police, Milton Keynes on February 9. An attempted burglary took place in Eliot Close, Newport Pagnell at around 2 a m on February 9. The occupant was woken by 3 males trying to gain access to a downstairs window, they had removed the beading from the window … [Read more…]

Bogus Caller Incidents – Newport Pagnell & Olney

Please be aware of the following two incidents which appear to be bogus callers. Police Ref URN 1021 02/02/2012 Wolverton Road, Newport Pagnell. At about 2pm on Thursday 2nd February a man called at an address in Wolverton Road asking to read the gas meter. He showed what at first sight appeared to be a … [Read more…]

Stay Off The ICE

Firefighters are urging people to stay away from icy waterways following an incident on a frozen lake on Saturday.   Crews from Newport Pagnell, Great Holm and Broughton were called to Willen Lake shortly after 5pm after a woman went on to the ice to try to help a swan. Station Manager Ian Wilson, who … [Read more…]

Ex Newport Keeper at the Olympics

Did you know that Britains handball goalkeeper is an ex Newport Pagnell Town FC Keeper? Bobby White will captain Britain’s team in their debut Olympic Games after they qualified for the tournament as the host nation. He took over the captaincy last summer after four years with the national side and was previously a goalkeeper … [Read more…]

Do you want to be an actor or actress?

Jake is a new film about obsession & domestic violence this new independant film will be shot in our city Milton Keynes, and they are looking for actors and actresses to apply for a casting call now. Email jakefilm2012@yahoo.com for an app or follow them on twitter @JakeFilm2012 Please remember to tell them you saw the … [Read more…]

White Goods Stolen

Between 2210rs on Wednesday 1st February and 0830hrs on Thursday 2nd February a Scania articulated lorry parked up on the A422, Newport Pagnell had a large number of white goods stolen from the rear of it following its curtains being slashed. If you have any information about this offence, then please ring 101 quoting reference … [Read more…]

Coming Soon

we are currently working on a list of all the businesses in Newport Pagnell High street, we have been out taking pictures and we are looking at plans to incorporate an e high street to. If you run an online only business email us at webmaster@newport-pagnell.co.uk and let us know you are interested, once we … [Read more…]

Stolen Ladders

  Overnight, between 1830hrs on Thursday 19th January 2012 and 0730hrs on Friday 20th January 2012 a white Transit Connect van parked on Bury Ave, Newport Pagnell had its ladders stolen from the roof. If you have any information about this offence, then please ring 101 quoting reference URN 168 January 20th 2012 and ask … [Read more…]

Churches Together in Newport Pagnell

Churches Together in Newport Pagnell will be celebrating Christmas with an event on December 24 which will begin with Mary & Joseph calling at the inns in the high street starting from the Royal British Legion at about 10.45am. Two people dressed as Mary & Joseph, along with a real donkey, will proceed down the … [Read more…]

Death of an Innocent

    I went to a party Mum, I remembered what you said. You told me not to drink, Mum, So I drank soda instead. I really felt proud inside, Mum, The way you said I would. I didn’t drink and drive, Mum, Even though the others said I should. I know I did the … [Read more…]

Roy Pinks has a new home

Roy Pink Cycles has a NEW bigger and better store but still in Newport Pagnell. You can now find them at 19 St Johns Street, Newport Pagnell, MK16 8HE. Its by the library with loads of parking on the road outside or in the car park next to the store. In the new store they have even more … [Read more…]

Can you help?

We received an email the other day from someone new to the area that would like to know the history of where they are now living. The email said   “We have recently moved into Newport Pagnell, and believe that our house is on the site of an old farm. We live in Dovecote at the end … [Read more…]

The Nativity Returns

Christmas Nativity

After an absence of 20 odd years and a lot of hard work by a small and dedicated (or was that medicated?) Team the Christmas Nativity has returned to Newport Pagnell High Street. We (Heather & Richard) are proud to sponsor this most Christmassy happening and we would like to say a huge thank you … [Read more…]

Not one but Two Awards

Here at Newport-Pagnell.co.uk we are delighted to announce that not only did Newport Pagnell in Bloom receive a Silver Award in the Britain in Bloom Thames and Chilterns Town Category. They also gained the Thames and Chilterns Regional Award for ‘Best Overall Clean and Tidy’. The judges said lots of complimentary things about Newport Pagnell. … [Read more…]

Wartime Evacuee

The other day we received this email Hi, my dad was evacuated to Newport Pagnell during the early part of the Second World War. I’m hoping that I might be able to trace records of his time in Newport Pagnell and people that he lived with. I’ve approached a number of people in and around … [Read more…]

Haunted Places in Newport Pagnell

A new book has just been published about the many ghosts of Newport Pagnell. Haunted Places in Newport Pagnell includes chilling ghost tales and local legends featuring murder, mystery and intrigue. Author Julie Wilson has unravelled stories about a mysterious monk, a whispering child and a woman who burned to death. Remarkably, it’s thought that … [Read more…]