News and Events

Local Support and Advice

Published: 6 Oct 22

The town council continues to work with local organisations and share resources with residents throughout the current Cost of Living crisis. Our Spotlight Community Centre is a Food Bank collection point between 12pm-2pm on weekdays. This news articles contains information and contact details for local organisations and charities who offer support and advice on a range of topics and issues.

Message from Charity Volunteering Matters

Published: 5 Oct 22

Volunteering Matters is a national volunteering charity which works with communities across the UK to tackle complex issues through the power of volunteering. In Milton Keynes, Volunteering Matters is currently run three volunteering projects, all of which are commissioned by Milton Keynes City Council or the CCG. Discover how you can get involved in this news article.

Could you be a new councillor?

Published: 5 Oct 22

If you are passionate about the local area and want to represent your local community, then stand to be a councillor. There is currently a councillor vacancy representing Newton Leys. If you are interested in becoming a councillor, please contact us for an informal discussion about what is involved, by either emailing or calling 01908 649 469.

Trick or Treat along Queensway this Halloween

Published: 4 Oct 22

On Saturday 29th October from 12pm-3pm, participating shops along Queensway will display a clue, all you have to do is to collect all the clues along the trail in Queensway to win a Halloween prize! The trail will start in Stanier Square where you will be able to pick up a trail pack from the town council's gazebo.

Catch up with The Neighbour

Published: 4 Oct 22

The third newsletter of the year was delivered to our residents a couple of weeks ago. You can view this newsletter and all our previous newsletters and e-newsletters on our website.

Tender for Cleaning Service

Published: 3 Oct 22

Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Town Council is looking for a supplier to provide the cleaning service at Albert Street Public Toilets from January 2023 for a period of 2 years.

City of Codes & Light Festival

Published: 30 Sep 22

Milton Keynes City Council is working with Milton Keynes Islamic Arts and Culture to put on a grand finale to their Festival, which runs from earlier that week. From 6pm on Saturday 8 October 2022, there’ll be free performances and a brilliant light display in the city centre as the grand finale to this year’s City of Codes & Light Festival, to celebrate Milton Keynes becoming a city. Everyone is welcome in the city centre for a family-friendly evening of free live performances and a brilliant light display.

Public Notice - Councillors' Allowances

Published: 29 Sep 22

The town council, on 27 September 2022, agreed to adopt a scheme of Councillors’ Allowances for the year 2022/23 and, in doing so, gave due regard to the recommendations made by the report of the Independent Remuneration Panel for Milton Keynes Parish and Town Councils in December 2021. View the Public Notice in this news article.

Cost of Living Guidance from Milton Keynes City Council

Published: 27 Sep 22

As the cost of living rises, many people are struggling to find the extra money for essentials. Help is available. It’s best to ask for help early before you get far into debt. Find further information in this news article.

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