BANK HOLIDAY RECYCLING AND WASTE COLLECTIONS
CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR 2014/2015
Thursday 25/12/14 Saturday 27/12/14
Friday 26/12/14 Monday 29/12/14
Monday 29/12/14 Tuesday 30/12/14
Tuesday 30/12/14 Wednesday 31/12/14
Wednesday 31/12/14 Friday 2/1/15
Thursday 1/1/15 Saturday 3/1/15
Friday 2/1/15 Monday 5/1/15
Monday 5/1/15 Tuesday 6/1/15
Tuesday 6/1/15 Wednesday 7/1/15
Wednesday 7/1/15 Thursday 8/1/15
Thursday 8/1/15 Friday 9/1/15
Friday 9/1/15 Saturday 10/1/15
NORMAL COLLECTIONS RESUME
EMERGENCY NUMBERS OVER FESTIVE PERIOD
Milton Keynes Council - Office hours: 01908 691691 Out of hours/Emergency: 01908 226699
Supply problems: 08457 145145 (24/7 number) Leaks: Office hours: 0800 771881
Thames Valley Police
For non emergencies call: 101
Newport Pagnell - Open Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday from 10-2
Milton Keynes Central Police Station - Open 24/7
Health Emergencies - Call NHS Direct on 0845 4647 or NHS 111
Citizen's Advice - 08444 111 444
ROADS & HIGHWAYS & TRANSPORT NEWS
Traffic delays from Monday 22/9/14 to March 2015. Groveway (H9) will be shut for 24-hours a day. traffic diversions in place. link to updates
We have worked with MK Council officers to ensure your views were heard. Due to this MK Council agreed to consult with St Mary's school and residents in Wavendon Gate. This resulted in the road closure being halted. In the long term Walton council will be working to ensure that this is only ever a temporary measure.
link to layout
link to residents letter
RAIL SERVICE DISRUPTIONS
West Coast main line rail services in and out of Euston will be disrupted between 25-29 December to carry out essential improvements. Details nationalrail.co.uk/Christmas
NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN WORKING PARTY: Meetings 2nd Wednesday of every month at MKSNAP building, Bourton Low, Walnut Tree, MK7 7DE.
Join the group and have your say on the development of your parish. Interested? Then please 'Contact the Assistant Clerk'.
CHURCH FARM Outline planning permission lodged
14/01610/OUT . details here
ST JOHN AMBULANCE : telephone 03030 030101
WORKS FOR US (formerly MK Women & Work) - free Rolling Training programme to help boost people’s confidence and skills through to March 2015. phone Janice Jones on 01908 200186
GOVERNORS FOR SCHOOLS NEEDED: School governors play a crucial role in school improvement. Interested volunteers can visit http://www.becomeagovernor.com/ for more information.
HAVE YOUR SAY ...
MK Council consultations
VOTE FOR BOB:
RSPB wildlife project. A campaign to raise the issue of disappearing wildlife.
John Radcliffe: The man who once owned most of most of Milton Keynes is to be the subject of a special exhibition called Remembering Radcliffe: 300 years of science philanthropy from 28/11/2014. It can also be viewed online at http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/
The Hub is running a Facebook campaign to raise funds for the Food Bank. During December, for every new 'like' The Hub receives on its Facebook page, £1.00 will be donated to MK Food Bank. If you’d like to support The Hub’s campaign visit and like its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/thehubmk.
BEATING DISABILITY HATE CRIME in MK: Thames Valley Police encourage the reporting of any incident on 101
FROG POND REPAIRS
Parks Trust have carried out repairs to the viewing platform and cut back the encroaching vegetation at the “Frog Pond” at Old Farm Park (the pond closet to Tescos)
MySayMK - site for the youth of MK
ROCK ENROL! Engaging youth in politics
PARLIAMENTARY SCHOOLS DEBATE: finals at the Houses of Parliament on 16/12/14
MK YOUNG MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR : new annual competition for ages 17 & over. First event on 4/3/15 at Walton High, sponsored by Rotary International
COURIER FRAUD: how to keep you safe
what we can do for you
home safety checks Details.
DON'T BE ALONE ON CHRISTMAS DAY: Milton Keynes Christmas Day Party for the elderly
If you wish to join the party or know someone who does, phone Ruth on 01908 647 510
Entry is free. Prize is £1,000! No age limit! Enter a poem about Milton Keynes. Details
PARKS TRUST PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2014: details
HOW EXTRAORDINARY THE ORDINARY:
An exhibition exploring how everyday life has changed. From Saturday 29th November to 31st January 2015. 3 Sunset Walk in centre:mk