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Willen Village Surgery – register your interest now!

by craigwhittall on 13 September, 2015

The re-opening of Willen Village Surgery is a step closer now contracts have been exchanged to keep the building in use as a health centre.  Refurbishment will now take place but  in the meantime Newport Pagnell Medical Centre are allowing people to register their interest by completing a questionnaire on their website: http://www.npmc.nhs.uk/.  Please do […]

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1801 votes for Rosemary

by craigwhittall on 13 May, 2015

Thanks to every one of the 1801 people who voted for Rosemary Snell in the Council election last Thursday. Sadly this wasn’t enough to win this year. Ric Brackenbury and I remain as your local councillors in Campbell Park and Old Woughton Ward. The Lib Dem Focus team will continue its work all year round […]

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Woolstone green sites – no plans for building

by craigwhittall on 26 March, 2015

Following the circulation of an “In Touch” leaflet informing Woolstone residents of “proposals from the new Labour administration to build houses on two of Woolstone’s green spaces”, I asked the Labour Cabinet member the direct question as to whether this is true.  The answer was “Nothing is happening with these sites”. I asked a further […]

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There will be a meeting at the Council on Thursday 26th February at 7:30 pm where Ric Brackenbury’s challenge to the decision to consult on building on 3 green spaces on Springfield and Downs Barn will be considered. The original decision was taken by the Labour Cabinet member but this committee meeting will involve councillors […]

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Willen Village Surgery – glimmer of hope

by craigwhittall on 16 February, 2015

Isobel McCall attended the recent packed public meeting organised by Campbell Park Parish Council about the Willen Village surgery. Concerned residents were pleased to hear that there could be solution to the stalemate on the surgery, but a number of things need to fall into place to enable the surgery to re-open as a satellite of […]

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Housing proposals for green spaces – glimmer of hope

by craigwhittall on 5 February, 2015

My Lib Dem colleague, Ric Brackenbury,  has “called in” the decision of the Labour Cabinet member to go ahead with public consultation on proposals to build on green spaces in Downs Barn and Springfield.  The decision was taken at a meeting on Tuesday evening in spite of protests from several members of the public and ward […]

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Public outrage greets Labour Councillor’s decision

by craigwhittall on 3 February, 2015

Residents of Springfield and Downs Barn turned out in force tonight to oppose the Council’s intention to go out to public consultation on proposals to include three green spaces on their estates in future house building plans.  Residents spoke passionately about what a negative impact it would have on where they live and were supported […]

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The Labour Cabinet member at MK Council is due to take the decision on Tuesday 3rd Feb at 5:30 pm to take the Council’s proposals to the next stage to include two green sites in Springfield and one in Downs Barn in future housing plans. Residents have expressed shock and dismay at the ideas and some […]

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Angel Close potholes to be filled at last

by craigwhittall on 20 January, 2015

We are delighted that the Council has finally agreed to fill the patchwork of potholes at the entrance to Angel Close, Pennyland. Previously, when we reported them they weren’t deep enough to fix. They have got worse and sparked off more complaints from residents. The potholes must now have reached the Council’s ludicrous intervention level as my […]

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Number 18 bus under threat again!

by craigwhittall on 11 January, 2015

The Lib Dem Focus team, local residents and Parish Councils are very concerned that less than a year after the number 18 bus service was restored to an hourly service, it is likely to be cut again in the latest round of Council bus cuts. This would affect many residents, particularly the elderly, along the […]

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