May 19, 2019
‘A fantastic opportunity to develop my career’

A SPECIALIST mental health charity is highlighting apprenticeships as a route into working in healthcare. St Andrew’s Healthcare is part of the Northamptonshire Health and Care Apprenticeship Partnership, a group of leadinghealthcare providers in the county that has been marking Mental Health Awareness Week. NHCAP offers a wide variety of apprenticeship career pathways in healthcare including […]

May 19, 2019
Airport hails new passenger numbers milestone

PASSENGER numbers have passed an historic milestone at London Luton Airport. It welcomed more than 17 million passengers over a 12 month period to April this year as the airport experienced its busiest-ever April as 1.5 million passengers travelled through the airport. The figures represent a 10.4% increase on the same time last year.  New […]

May 18, 2019
Staff are signing up to funded training courses

STAFF at the Amazon fulfilment site at Ridgmont near Milton Keynes are being urged  to sign up for a programme that offers funded, nationally-recognised training courses aimed at developing their career.  The Amazon Career Choice programme, being run to mark National Learning Week (May 13-19) encourages workers to pursue training and qualifications in fields such […]

May 13, 2019
Work to start on multi-storey car park at station

CLEARANCE work is due to begin on Friday (May 17) to create a new multi-storey car park next to Milton Keynes Central rail station. The 700-space car park is being built to meet the increasing demand for parking spaces next to the station. The site, which currently has 150 spaces, is owned by Milton Keynes […]

May 11, 2019
‘An important investment in our engagement ambitions’

THE STABLES Theatre in Wavendon has received a£ 95,000 grant from Milton Keynes Community Foundation towards major improvements to its work with deaf and disabled artists and audience members. The theatre will work with national accessibility and disability specialists including Attitude is Everything and Graeae Theatre Company to create a bespoke training programme for its […]

May 02, 2019
Let’s be kind on #LoveMK Day

TODAY’S the day… the seventh annual #LoveMK Day. Organised by the city’s official tourism body Destination Milton Keynes, the aim of the day is not only to promote Milton Keynes as a leisure and business destination but also to harness the pride that many people have in their city. This year DMK is encouraging people […]

Apr 29, 2019
Speaker firm backs Stables future through sponsorship deal

A LEADING manufacturer of professional monitor and speaker systems has delivered a major commitment to nurturing music talent and live music. PMC has equipped the recording studio facilities at The Stables music and education venue in Wavendon with its professional monitor speakers. It has also installed its wafer2 on wall speakers in the communal areas […]

Apr 27, 2019
Mum praises dealership after son’s dream comes true

VAUXHALL retailer Thurlow Nunn left a smile on the face of six-year old Faizan after they invited him along to the Milton Keynes showroom to get to grips with his favourite car, the Vauxhall Meriva.  Faizan, who has autism, developed a liking for Vauxhall’s people carrier so his mother, Shabeena, decided to contact the dealership […]

Apr 27, 2019
Teenagers advise government as period poverty campaign goes national

THE TEENAGE girls who inspired the decision by Milton Keynes Council to provide sanitary towels and tampons to schoolgirls across the borough are now advising the government on taking the initiative nationwide. Teenagers Paige Pilkington and Megan Head travelled to Westminster to meet Milton Keynes North MP Mark Lancaster  and  Nadhim Zahawi, the Children and […]

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