Town Council Planting Plans for 2012

Free wild flower seeds are available for registered ‘In Bloom’ groups. If you have suggestions where wild flowers could be planted in the town please let the town council know The Town Council is also thinking about applying for funding from the Defra BIG Tree Plant which runs until 2015 with £4.2m available in England … [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…]

HULA Animal Rescue Animal Blessing Day

HULA Animal Rescue ANIMAL BLESSING OPEN DAY Sunday 16th OCTOBER 1pm–3:30pm at South Midlands Animal Sanctuary Glebe Farm, Salford Road, Aspley Guise MK17 8HZ Between M1 Junction 13 & Woburn Sands (Nr. Aspley Guise Rail Station)   ANIMAL BLESSING @ 3PM VIEW PETS NEEDING GOOD HOMES CHILDREN’S GAMES BAZAAR & CHILDREN’S CORNER HOME-MADE REFRESHMENTS MEET RESCUED PETS, … [Read more…]

Walking in sunshine

Generation Walk September

Hundreds of Sunday walkers in trainers, flip-flops and stout walking shoes put their best foot forward at Age UK Milton Keynes’ fundraising Generation Walk on Sunday 18th September. The sun shone on Emberton Country Park as people of all ages made their way round a picturesque lakeside route to raise funds for the local charity … [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…]