Striving to improve our community

FEBRUARY  2015 MEETINGS


VENUE:
MKSNAP, Bourton Low, Walnut Tree, MK7 7DE
             TIME: Meetings start at 7.00pm

Full Council (Room 4):  4 February 2015


Committees

Environment & Recreation (Room 2):  10 February 2015

Planning & Development (Room 2):  17 February 2015

Finance & Administration (Room 2):  24 February  2015   

     
Working Groups

Neighbourhood Plan (Room 4):  11 February 2015

  

COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

LINK TO YOUR LOCAL CHARITY

MKSNAP 

 

LINKS TO YOUR LOCAL CLUBS 

MK SAILING CLUB link

 MK ROWING CLUB link

MK CANOE CLUB link

SUFC link 

 

WHAT'S ON 

 THE VENUE (Walton High)

PARKS TRUST

CALDECOTTE XPERIENCE 

OU FILM SOCIETY 

MK MUSEUM 


 WALTON COUNCIL OFFICE

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

Office hours:

Residents can call in anytime between

10am and 2.30pm

Monday - Friday
(appointments outside that time by prior arrangement)

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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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NEWS   

 

MKSNAP ARE IN THE NEWS !! 

 VOTE FOR MKSNAP  in Johnstone’s Paint Community Spirit campaign to win a complete makeover of their premises. MK SNAP is based on Bourton Low in Walnut Tree and offers professional support to people with a range of learning difficulties and challenges. Vote before 13 February.

Vote here 

 

 Tool swap at Woburn Sands garden centre in aid of MK Snap

article from MK News 

 

 Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2015/16 details of changes

 

Rugby World Cup 2015 in Milton Keynes - details

 

MK Council - who is my councillor? 

 

ROADS & HIGHWAYS & TRANSPORT  NEWS

 

 WALTON ROAD CLOSURE

Residents in the parish should be aware that Wavendon Parish Council resolved at a meeting on 21/7/14 to pursue a policy of road closure for Walton Road through Wavendon village for motorised traffic

details of minutes 21/7/14 

Walton Community Council will support the majority views of the residents and are monitoring the situation.

 

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHT SYSTEM

link to layout
link to residents letter 

           

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             

PLANNING NEWS:

 

NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN WORKING PARTY: Meetings 2nd Wednesday of every month.  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 

 

Walton Council's response as a consultee to Milton Keynes Council

planning comment 

 

press article 21/01/15


TRAINING COURSES:

 

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.  Details

Contact: Janice Jones on 01908 200186 / 07983467438 j.jones@worksforus.org.uk  

 

SCHOOL GOVERNORS NEEDED: 

School governors play a crucial role in school improvement.  Interested use this link.  

HAVE YOUR SAY ...

 

MK Council consultations

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

HOW EXTRAORDINARY THE ORDINARY:

An exhibition exploring how everyday life has changed. Until 31st January 2015. 3 Sunset Walk in centre:mk  

COMMUNITY NEWS:

 

 BEATING DISABILITY HATE CRIME in MK:  Thames Valley Police encourage the reporting of  any incident on 101

 

LOCAL VENUE HIRE

Wavendon Gate Pavilion

Heronsbrook Meeting Place

Britten Grove Community Centre 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR NEW KINGSTON LIBRARY

  

YOUTH

 

Employability Week from Monday February 2 until Friday February 6 at MK College 

 

MySayMK - site for the youth of MK

 

ROCK ENROL!  Engaging youth in politics

 

 MK YOUNG MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR :    


SENIOR VOICE

 

COURIER FRAUD: how to keep safe 

 

 AGE UK

 what we can do for you 

home safety checks  Details. 

January 2015 newsletter 


     POETRY COMPETITION 

 Free entry. £1,000 prize! No age limit! Enter a poem about Milton Keynes