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…]


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…]

Missing Cat – Green Park Area

Great News ***REUNITED***This in She had somehow got herself to Willen!!!from Liza- sharing needed from our good friends in The Newport Pagnell area – thanks everyone!“Liza Lever LOST: has anyone seen our little ginge in the Green Park area of Newport Pagnell?? Please check your sheds and garages. Missing since AM 03/05/13

Town Council Press Release HORTICULTURAL SHOW

The NEWPORT PAGNELL HORTICULTURAL SHOW celebrates its 204th year on Saturday 7th September 2013. Yes, we have been growing and showing since 1809. Yet even now the show continues to grow, year after year. We don’t charge an entry fee to enter the various classes. Instead we ask for donations from entrants on the day … [Read more…]

PicNics Cafe Deli & Salad Bar

Popped into PicNics this afternoon. Great to see a local business thriving. The range of items in the store was quite a surprise. We ended up buying some cheese ( I can’t resist black bomber) we also got some mixed olives and some of this just because it seemed like it would be strangely nice … [Read more…]

Town Council Press Release – Annual Meeting

Newport Pagnell Annual Town Council held its Annual Town Meeting at the United Reformed Church on 25th April 2013. 78 people attended the meeting which was hosted by the Town Mayor, Councillor Wendy Egan. Cllr Egan explained the actions the Town Council has been undertaking in relation to financing the reduction of the grant funding … [Read more…]

World Book Night on Tuesday 23rd April.

  A truly eclectic selection of eminently readable adult fiction has been selected by members of the Newport Pagnell and Olney Lions Club and the Chartwell Road Community and donated to Newport Pagnell Library to celebrate World Book Night on Tuesday 23rd April. Included in this heavyweight mix of, mainly hardback books are titles such … [Read more…]

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Newport Pagnell.

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a burglary in Newport Pagnell. Sometime between Monday 11 March and Monday 15 April, offenders entered a property which was being renovated in Elthorne Way. Once inside they stole a bag, provided by a funeral directors from, which contained personal items belonging to the victim’s late … [Read more…]

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a serious road traffic collision in Newport Pagnell on Saturday (13/4). Shortly after 1.34pm, a blue Volvo S80 and a silver Nissan Qashqui collided on North Crawley Road at the junction with Jenna Way. The male driver of the Volvo suffered minor injuries and was taken to … [Read more…]

Newport Pagnell Carnival Weekend

★SATURDAY 6TH JULYThe CARNIVAL PARADE will set off from Blakelands at 12 with Harley Bikers, Classic Cars, MK Bag Pipers and a cascade of wonderful Floats! Theme for 2013 is ‘Around the World in 40 Floats’.They will travel through town to Riverside Meadows for a full afternoon of entertainment, including: The Flyin’ Ryan Motorcycle Stunt … [Read more…]