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

newport pagnell unionist club

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…]

New Local Business – Field Gate Flowers

We have just found out about another new business in our area they sell Hand Sown. Hand Grown and Hand Picked Local Flowers. #weddings # bouquets # flower delivery in Northants and Bucks. See website for delivery areas. Field Gate Flowers. If you ever need an online delivery service, check out this ebay delivery service … [Read more…]

Attempted Burglary

An attempted burglary took place in Mountsfield Close in Newport Pagnell between 12 midday on 26 May and 12 midday on 27 May. The offender tried to force the garage door however no entry was gained. Crime Reference 4261174/13 Please be vigilant and if you notice anyone acting suspiciously please contact the police on 101 … [Read more…]

Stoke Goldington CE First School update June 2013

Stoke Goldington CE First School update The Busy Bees in our Early Years Foundation Stage have been particularly ‘hands-on’ over recent weeks with some brilliant topic work that has been much enjoyed in class and inspired some lovely home learning too. Their ‘Dragons & Castles’ topics included the opportunity to make their own dragons at … [Read more…]

Picnics Are Recruiting

We’re recruiting again! Due to two of our amazing team departing for pastures new and returning to uni, we are once again on the hunt for talented people to join our team.We have a full time Assistant Manager position (40 hours per week) and also a part-time catering assistant (currently approximately 24 hours with potential … [Read more…]

A NEW MAYOR FOR NEWPORT PAGNELL

Newport Pagnell Mayor

At the Annual Meeting of Newport Pagnell Town Council Councillor John Smith was unanimously elected as Town Mayor. John was born in 1945 and brought up in Northolt in Middlesex, moving to Newport Pagnell in 1978. He has held a wide variety of jobs including a drawing office junior; assistant manager of a toy shop; … [Read more…]

Bury Field Common

Bury Field is first recorded as a Common in the market town of Newport Pagnell in 1276.  More than one hundred properties in the town are registered as having a Right of Common under the Commons Registration Act 1965.  The freeholders of these properties are referred to as Commoners and are thus members of the … [Read more…]

Message from Thames Valley Police, Milton Keynes

Items and a catalytic converter were stolen from a Toyota Hilux in Shakespeare Close, Newport Pagnell between 5:30pm on 19 May and 8am on 20 May. URN 279 dated 20 May Offenders partially removed  a  catalytic converter  from a Mitsubishi L200 in Welland Drive, Newport Pagnell at 11:30 pm on 19 May.  However, the vehicle alarm was activated. URN … [Read more…]