Notices of general interest to residents that may not fulfil the criteria for posting on the physical Parish Council Notice Boards.

Winter Safety Roadshow

Local Artists at Simpson Village Hall

Get Cycling

Temporary Redway Closure Notice

Please be advised that Milton Keynes Council will be closing the following lengths of redway from 4th September 2016.

 CLOSURE DETAILS

 REASON FOR CLOSURES:

  •  Works to the Canal Footbridge (To allow parapet replacements to be installed)

(The Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will therefore be made under Section 14 (1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984)

PERIOD OF CLOSURE: 

  • 4th September 2016 – 4thOctober 2016

 LENGTH OF REDWAY TO BE CLOSED:

  • Tinkers Bridge Redway– At its junction with the Grand Union Canal including the footbridge and 10 metres either side

Whilst the above length of redway is closed the alternative route will be via the redway that runs adjacent to V8 Marlborough Street, the redway that runs adjacent to H8 Standing Way and the Newport Road footpath (and vice versa).

EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBER: 

  • 01908 252353

Please be advised that the road closure and alternative routes will be signed in accordance with Chapter 8 of the Signs Manual.

There will be no exemptions from the provisions except for emergency service vehicles and military vehicles on operational duties

The Royals – Wolverton on Film Vol 7 DVD released

In celebration of Her Majesty Queen ‘s 90th year Living Archive Milton Keynes have released the seventh edition in their Wolverton On Film series. This unique film tells the story of generations of craftsmen and women in Wolverton and their unique relationship with successive generations of the Royal Family whose train they have produced, maintained and staffed for nearly 150 years.

‘Every craftsman in Wolverton Works, there was blood, sweat and tears with pride of those vehicles, and when they pulled out they made the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. You were so proud of what you had achieved and they were the pride of the fleet’

If you are a railway enthusiast or interested in the heritage of Milton Keynes this DVD is not to be missed.

‘The Royals – Wolverton on Film 7’ is available to buy for £10 (plus p&p) from Living Archive’s online shop (http://www.livingarchive.org.uk/content/online-shop/dvds), or by visiting MK Museum or Mrs B’s Emporium in Wolverton. By purchasing Living Archive products you helping to protect MK heritage.

The Wolverton on Film collection aims to share films reflecting the history of Wolverton and district, together with films made by film-makers who live in Wolverton which are not always about the area. The footage on this DVD was screened on 11 June 2016 as part of the Wolverton on Film project.

Living Archive Milton Keynes is searching for more films of the history of the Milton Keynes area. If you have shot footage of events or key moments please get in touch…

 Email: admin@livingarchive.org.uk Office: 01908 322568 Website: www.livingarchive.org.uk Facebook: /living.archive.7 Twitter: @livingarchive1

Annual Canvas of the Electoral Register

Mercure Parkside Hotel Licencing Application

To view the full application click here.

Woughton Playing Fields

Residents may be interested to know that 1Life, the new operators at Woughton Playing Fields, will be erecting a fence around pitch 1. An extract from the 1Life statement to OWPC follows: “….we will be erecting temporary Heras fencing around the MK Dons First Team pitch, designated as pitch number 1 for the next 5 weeks. This is to protect the pitch during the pre-season. The fencing will be removed on 4th August 2016.”