Striving to improve our community

NOVEMBER MEETINGS
MKSNAP, Bourton Low, Walnut Tree, MK7 7DE
Meetings start at 7.00pm

Full Council: Room 4 - 5th November 2014

Committees
Environment & Recreation: Room 2 - 11th November 2014
Planning & Development: Room 2 - 18th November 2014 Finance & Administration: Room 2 - 25th November 2014

Working Groups
Neighbourhood Plan: Room 4 - 12th November 2014
            
            

COMMUNITY NEWS & EVENTS

 

MK SAILING CLUB link

PARKS TRUST link

CALDECOTTE XPERIENCE link 

 MK ROWING CLUB link

MK CANOE CLUB link

 

 THE VENUE (Walton High)

details of programme 

 

QUIZ NIGHT

MK Snap next quiz night 21/11/14

 


 HOW TO HAVE A SAFE HALLOWEEN  .. details 

 7 MASK IDEAS ...  details 

 

 WALTON COUNCIL OFFICE

MKSNAP, 20 Bourton Low,
Walnut Tree, MK7 7DE

Monday - Friday

                9.30am - 2.30pm             

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WAVENDON GATE YOUTH CAFE
Every Tuesday during term time between 6-8pm.
Wavendon Gate School. 50p entry for 11-17 year olds

 

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LOCAL NEWS   

CONGRATULATIONS to Jill Kemp on winning the Carl Allen award for services to dance. Jill Foster dance studio is based at MKSNAP in Walnut Tree

 

PRIDE IN MK AWARDS

CONGRATULATIONS to local residents : MAUREEN MCCOLL (Excellence In Education prize) and ALAN PARSONS who won the Unsung Hero/Heroine award 

WALTON COMMUNITY COUNCIL CONGRATULATES YOUR EFFORTS AND RECOGNITION 

 if you have a news item you want to share contact the clerk with details. 

ROADS & HIGHWAYS NEWS

PROPOSED CLOSURE OF WALTON ROAD FROM WAVENDON GATE  INTO WAVENDON VILLAGE

The Clerk would like to hear your views. HERE 

 

Traffic delays from Monday 22/9/14 Groveway (H9) will be shut for 24-hours a day for the construction of a new redway underpass.  There are traffic diversions in place. Work is scheduled to end early 2015.

      

PLANNING NEWS:

NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN WORKING PARTY: Meetings take place on the 2nd Wednesday of every month and the group meet at MKSNAP building, Bourton Low, Walnut Tree, MK7 7DE.

IF YOU WISH TO HAVE A SAY IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF YOUR PARISH, CONSIDER JOINING THIS GROUP TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!  Interested?  Then please 'Contact the Assistant Clerk'.

 

CHURCH FARM Outline planning permission lodged
14/01610/OUT . details here 

 

TRAINING COURSES:

ST JOHN AMBULANCE : 3 hour first aid courses for £30. For  information telephone 03030 030101  

 WORKS FOR US (formerly MK Women & Work) have just started a free Rolling Training programme to help boost people’s confidence and skills through to March 2015.  If you have any questions phone Janice Jones on 01908 200186 

 

HAVE YOUR SAY ...

MK Council consultations

details here 

 

VOTE FOR BOB:

 get involved in RSPB wildlife project: vote for Bob' - a campaign to raise the issue of disappearing wildlife. link to petition 

 

 

COMMUNITY NEWS:

  POPPY APPEAL STARTS 23/10 

 

DAILING CODE CHANGE FOR MK:  dial 01908 for MK landlines from 1/10/2014


BEATING DISABILITY HATE CRIME in MK:  Thames Valley Police want to encourage victims, friends, family and support workers to report any incident on 101 where they believe someone is the target of a hate crime because of their disability.  

 

YOUTH

MK YOUTH CABINET & YOUTH PARLIAMENT : aged 11-18 ? Interested in politics? nominate yourself for election to the Milton Keynes Youth Cabinet and UK Youth Parliament at http://www.mysaymk.com/  

PARLIAMENTARY SCHOOLS DEBATE: semi-finals take place 21/11/14 in the Council Chamber finals at the Houses of Parliament on 16/12/14 

MK YOUNG MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR :    showcase your skills, at a new annual competition for ages 17 & over. First event on 4/3/15 at Walton High, sponsored by Rotary International    

 

SENIOR VOICE

 COURIER FRAUD:

details on how to keep you safe 

 

AGE UK

 details of what we can do for you 

 

HOME SAFETY CHECKS 

by AgeUK  Details. 


     POETRY COMPETITION

 Entry is free. Prize is £1,000! No age limit! Send a poem about Milton Keynes to “Local Poem” by email info@unitedpress.co.uk or post to United Press Ltd, Admail 3735, London, EC1B 1JB. You can send up to 3 entries of no more than 25 lines (each blank line counts as one line) and 160 words each  

 

PARKS TRUST PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2014: details