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Motorhome Parking

There are over 350,000 motorcaravans in the UK, throughout Europe there is a network of overnight parking and waste disposal points known as “Aires” The UK has yet to tap into this revenue stream. By providing overnight parking spaces local businesses can benefit from year round tourism. Recent survey shows when staying owners spend £47 […]

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Support for homeless people

Milton Keynes town centre is quite full of entertainment facilities and there is a lot to do. However, for someone walking around the town often it is easy to notice that homeless people are camping around public facilities (train station, shopping center, grocery stores etc.). They have been living on the same spot for months […]

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Central Travel

Milton Keynes needs an efficient, modern and affordable method of public transport to move people between estates, villages, stations, motorway exits etc and the centre and e.g. monorail, metro or tram. This would ease traffic and parking congestion, cut emissions and improve efficiency,

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Affordable and innovative housing

In a city as ever-developing as Milton Keynes, it’s a surprise that so little has been done to create affordable housing projects. There is an incredible movement in Bristol called ‘Bristol Housing Festival’ that is re-imagining housing by focusing on combating homelessness, ghettoisation and environmental impact by working with the local council in designing housing […]

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Affordable social housing, efficient healthcare system and social active for children with special needs.

The introduction of more social housing (especially for single parents and financially struggling families) will enable families that are struggling with paying their rent due to insufficient income, is greatly needed. Also, a better healthcare system that enables an easier access to GPs and hospitals in case of emergencies. Finally, more social activities for children […]

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Go Green MK strategy

Implement a comprehensive strategy to establish MK as the green city including connecting cycle lanes, better electric car charging facilities, autonomous vehicles, aggressive carbon emission reduction targets, increased awareness on green solutions, engaging local schools further institutions and businesses etc

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Self isolation

Everyone who works on a 0 hours contract she be in titled to sick pay and self isolation pay as it’s not faUr they should ban 0 hours contract and job seekers should pay more money

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Hospital

We need to invest in providing better facilities and expand the existing services. It takes more than few months to get an appointment with the consultant.

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Pot holes

I would suggest MK COUNCIL fix the roads…we pay enough tax…council and road….the roads in wolverton are disgusting…and in very poor condition…

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Pedestrianise the city centre

The grid system can still work fine going around a pedestrianised centre. Help give the city an actual central hub feel, help to add some chance of building culture and a community. Will provide more opportunity for independent bars, clubs shops to take up the added space and rid the over-plastic feel of the city […]

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Free donuts

Free donets for everyone. Because who doesn’t like a donut?! And we all need a bit of happiness at the moment.

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Housing for first time buyers

Housing specifically built for first time buyers to get onto the housing market. In this current climate many people will continue to live in overcrouded households for up to three generations. With local rental rates being too much for many to afford and even morgage rates coming nowhere near the price of the current going […]

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Social housing

Social housing I think it’s pretty clear milton keynes need it forget taking 10 percent of new builds which you never recieve because there using loopholes and payments instead of giving the 10 percent over use the money to build houses it’s an long term investment in which you would be fully able to recover […]

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Investments for the people and culture

As a life long citizen of Milton Keynes I’ve seen far too many areas reduced to subpar or majorly overpriced apartment blocks, multi story car parks and the out right destruction of a beautiful landscape and other developments that do nothing of substance for the public and merely benefit the people who own such areas. […]

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Hospital

How about upgrading the hospital, like you said you were going to do last year ? Sorry, we really are having problems (and that before the Coronovirus impact), the infrastructure should of been in place months ago for the increase in homes being built, prior to building them !!

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An Urban Fruit, Vegetable, Wildflower Farm

Milton Keynes should stop the reckless house building and materialistic focus and focus on sustainable living and kindness. We should produce our own food by developing urban farms growing fruit and vegetables as well as wild flowers for pollinators such as butterflies and bees. The farms could be educational, used to teach children agricultural skills […]

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New Hospital

Milton Keynes needs a new hospital & GP services to meet the increasing population. The standard of heath services has dramatically decreased over the years as the population has grown.

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New City Public Corporation

Along side the Parks Trust and MK Community Partnership and new City Corporation should be created to care for the urban community infrastructure. We have great well cared for Parks and Community buildings, but the public space is often poorly maintained. An endowment and funding to setup an organisation to look after things like redways, […]

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Homeless centre

Milton Keynes has an ever growing homeless population. Everyone has seen the tents in the underpasses, and the giant plant pots put in place to deter homeless people from sleeping outside the train station. Homelessness is the biggest problem facing Milton Keynes. We must provide a centre that can offer food / beds /WC facilities […]

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Hazard Alley School Visit Support

That sufficient funding is made available to Hazard Alley, a charity that runs an interactive safety education centre, to facilitate every school to send one year group in MK per year on a visit. Hazard Alley offers an immersive, interactive tours of its life size village introducing danger and risk in a safe way that […]

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Youth Services

Invest in youth services and workers to improve social circumstances for young people aged 8 to 25 outside of school hours with a safe environment away from streets and crime

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Housing

More low price housing. Currently the flats even small one bedroom are extremely expensive! So hard for people on basic pay.

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Milton Keynes indoor skatepark

Skateboarding culture in Milton Keynes has always been active but over the past couple years it’s starting to get more life again with the weather being so bad and lack of places to go it’s hard to be able skate anywhere Cause the ground is soaked any indoor areas we get kicked out of all […]

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Redway revitalisation

The redways are an underused asset in Milton Keynes. Let’s have a programme of revitalisation and get them used by more walkers and cyclists. The benefits to health and happiness would be enormous. Maintenance and scrubbing graffiti from the underpasses are a must. More than this is needed however. Why not do more than just […]

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CCTV

Upgrade and improve the current CCTV network across MK city centre, and additional in local areas.Invest in extra specialised staff to monitor it.

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Youth centres

Youth centres can be used to help provide healthy extracurricular activities to MK youth and help educate them on important topics such as first aid, knife crime, job prospects and more.

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Housing Restoration

I live in Tinkers Bridge. I lived here for over 18 years. Tinkers Bridge Houses need to be knocked down.I believe the building themselves are not even built by bricks and in an event of fire this could be critical. I think this neighbourhood needs to be redesigned for a better, cleaner and safer community. […]

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Indoor skatepark

A new indoor skatepark would mean so much the the youth of Milton Keynes, the crime surrounding centre Mk would die down dramatically, the only skate shop the Mk had was shut down over a year ago. PLEASE GIVE US A NEW PARK, WE ARE BEGGING!!!!!! Mk is know for the culture of skating and […]

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Entertainment

Milton Keynes is a city bursting of life and young people, expanding as we speak. Innovation is the key factor for every aspect of its development, making MK one of the fastest growing city in the UK. In light of the new University project becoming a reality many young students, coming also from abroad, will […]

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Future Start-up Technology Hub

Investment in a Start-up Technology Hub for future technology research and development such as transport or energy. It should aim to collaborate with local universities and well established businesses. It would stimulate the city to grow into more than a commuter town. This will draw in substantially younger innovators and build the city centre to […]

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Fix the roads!

There are many roads around milton Keynes that just aren’t fit for purpose. For instance the road between little brickhill and great brickhill is covered in potholes with a section 300/400ysrds long that is almost un-driveable

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The Villages

How about something for the villages. We are getting hundreds of new houses built but despite of developers paying £millions in Section 106 payments, we have no benefits to the local community.

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Hospital improvements

Milton Keynes hospital is not large enough for the amount of people living in the area. It needs huge expansions, or even better, another hospital to be built elsewhere. Health professionals have said this many times as they feel MK healthcare in particular, is not up to the standard of other places in the country.

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Milton Keynes Hospital Charity

Funding for the Hospital charity, they make such a difference to the patients and visitors to the hospital of the local community. The charity supports a number of projects across the hospital. A great push start of investment would be a good boost to make a difference to our community support both patients and there […]

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Youth centres

We need to find out what kids want to do in the evenings socially and supply it to them. With the ever growing concern of knife crime and gang related incidents we need to give kids alternate places to go. We shouldn’t just assume it’s a youth club, we need to ask them what they […]

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Family fun swim centre

We NEED a family fun swim centre with flumes, slides, rapids, floats, water sprinklers, the fun stuff! We’ve got leisure centres with pools but nothing fun anymore. As a family, we have to travel to Aylesbury or Towcester to enjoy a fun swim which is absolutely ridiculous considering Milton Keynes was supposed to be built […]

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Fix the potholes

Our roads are riddled with dangerous potholes. Last year a cyclist suffered awful facial injuries after hitting one 6 weeks after it was reported to the council.

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Youth activities

MK has been considered for decades a town full of young people. Having physical activities like boxing, racquet sports, athletics that don’t come with an expensive membership would give younger people something interesting to occupy their time and hopefully, give them some direction.

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Cycleways

MK has a huge advantage over many other towns with its existing red way and path network but much of this is in dire need of repair and improvement. To encourage more people off the roads the network should be extended to make getting to workplaces and shops easier and safer. That and improved, cheaper […]

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Outdoor swimming

We need a proper outdoor swimming area, that you can sun bathe and swim at with the kids when it’s warm. Maybe with a man made beach. Perhaps turn a section of one of the lakes into this. Willen? We are missing this sort of area when we have hot days.

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Independent Cocktail Bars

Encouragement of bars other than chains to attract more young people. Milton Keynes’s nightlife is sorely lacking considering it’s demographic and population. The introduction of independent and quirky cocktail bars would attract people from further afield and give locals more of an incentive to actually go out in Milton Keynes instead of London.

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Public Transport

Public transport in Milton Keynes needs to be reviewed and improved. This includes transport within the centre, but also transport from surrounding towns and villages from which a number of people commute to Milton Keynes for work.

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housing

More affordable housing and rent. Not just for homeless or people with children but also for young working people working hard and not willing to ask for benefits or have kids to have access to council houses

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Youth clubs

With the ever-growing figures in knife crime, I feel it’s time we actually give the future of tomorrow the best chance of making something of themselves. All too often you see teenagers on streets causing anti-social behaviour because they’re bored and have nothing to do and some of them with no role models, need that […]

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Technology Education Hub

Milton Keynes (Bletchley) is soon to be linked by the East-West rail line. Linking Oxford, Cambridge and beyond. It is the perfect place to invest in information communication technologies firms/infrastructure that will take in apprenticeships in STEM fields. Also adds nicely to the historic legacy of Bletchley Park.

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Retrofit green roofs

Retrofitting green roofs to existing buildings to help reduce the effects of climate change, reduce flooding, insulate buildings, clean the air, capture carbon and create habitat areas to help with declining numbers of wildlife species. Green roofs can be combined with solar panels to create biosolar roofs (biodiverse and solar)

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Rapid Transit Connect Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes covers at least 34square miles, nearly double the area of Oxford. The distance between its northern areas like Stony Stratford and southern areas like Magna Park is at least 10 miles, sometimes more eg Olney to Newton Leys is 15 miles, with similar east-west distances. Milton Keynes was built with private transport by […]

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Arts and Community Music Centre

Purpose built arts and music centres. With large rehearsal rooms for community bands , brass bands, orchestras. Rooms that have large secure storage at affordable hire for such bands to store band equipment. Centres to have large rehearsal rooms big enough to accommodate Samba bands, orchestra, brass bands etc. To meet and play in comfy […]

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Professional Rugby Team

I suggest that Milton Keynes chooses to increase the number of professional sports teams it has. MK Dons in their first 15 or so years has been a success with thousands attending and their short-lived academy producing an England Player. I propose we diversify with an investment into a rugby team, a pre-existing or new […]

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Youth Services!!!!!

Bring back all youth services! Bring back a self contained outdoors built engaging facility with sports inclusive of a skate park!!! arts and culture workshops (singing acting dance, floristry, horticulture ect . Sustainable pop up business’ spaces where employment and life skill work shops can be run. Coding and digital courses for we are a […]

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PARKING

Please can we get more parking up the city, instead of removing it all to build more offices?? When I tell people from other areas that I pay £50 a month for parking it shocks, and the fact I pay this and I have to park a 5-10 minute walk away and I have to […]

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Study Centre

Seperate from the library, a place where students can go for studying. The library is disruptive and not the best place for concentrated revision. Accordingly, a hub should be created for those wanting to work

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Hospital expansion

The town needs a bigger hospital or a new hospital to meet all needs of the vast expansion of the city. I am surprised I didn’t find this suggestion here, when so many commented on this issue on Facebook. Every citizen would benefit from this, because sooner or later, once or many times in our […]

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Build new council houses

I would like the council to build a new estate of council houses. Private rentals are now around £900 pm for a 2 bed house and £1,000 to £1,200 for a 3 bed house. Estate agents demand you earn 30 times the monthly rent in order to rent properties and aren’t happy about housing benefit […]

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Become Carbon Neutral

As MK expands in population, the green is being destroyed. We need to invest back into the natural beauty to make mk a healthier and prettier place to live. We need to plant more in the odd empty spaces dotted around MK. This will improve mental health and the air quality. We also need to […]

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Giant Tropical Paradise Water Park

Bring Paradise to Milton Keynes! A giant heated all-year water park under glass domes with relaxing peaceful pools, saunas and thermal spa baths for adults, and exciting rapids, waterslide towers and wave pools for the kids. Incorporate beaches, luscious exotic tropical palm trees and plants, outdoor cafes, a butterfly park and live music.

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Giant Tropical Paradise Water Park

Bring Paradise to Milton Keynes! A giant heated all-year water park under glass domes with relaxing peaceful pools, saunas and thermal spa baths for adults, and exciting rapids, waterslide towers and wave pools for the kids. Incorporate beaches, luscious exotic tropical palm trees and plants, outdoor cafes, a butterfly park and live music.

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Old Wolverton Road Pavements

The pavements on Old Wolverton Road have become filled with pot holes which make it a hazard to walk on, especially with lorries driving so closely. Since the new housing estate has been built there has been no improvements in pavements leading from The Galleon pub towards Wolverton train station. Lorries feel entitled to park […]

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Jobs

Job application process in MK: > applies online, no response at all > calls companies for a job, gets re-directed online where no-one responds > goes to people physically – “sorry, we only listen to people online” > emails – receives condescending responses about the online application process Why is everything online but also not […]

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underground car parks

‘no building taller than the tallest tree’… …to save some land for recreational & other uses, why not build ‘underground’ car parks as default, instead of ‘multi-stories’ which blight the landscape (skateboarders could benefit too with this suggestion).

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Bins

Please please please give us real bins! Dogs get hold of chicken bones plastic gets blown down our street because the cardboard recycling is so light it looks disgusting on bin day bags get opened by foxes when neighbours leave meat waste it’s so nasty literally begging please invest some money in a better solution […]

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Youth groups

There are a number of children’s clubs scouts brownies clubs boxing sea cadets. Extra support and facilities and funds be directed towards proven and successful groups who are offering such a worth while service to our young people

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Indoor Motocross Track

There’s no doubt about it. The UK has a shortage of motocross practice tracks, let alone indoor facilities, which are almost non-existent. And with the amount of rainfall we get on this green and pleasant land, covered tracks would be warmly welcomed. This could be the perfect opportunity for Milton Keynes to be the only […]

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Technology Startups

Milton Keynes is positioned between major technological and educational areas i.e. Oxford and Cambridge. I would like to see a subsidy system for business start-ups within Milton Keynes to further attract and nurture “Brain Gain” in the city covering sociological, technological and product/service innovation. The aspiration is that Milton Keynes will further propel itself as […]

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Wildlife gardens/tree planting

Milton Keynes is a fast growing location for businesses which will produce more CO2 to the environment, but there are not set plans in place to off-set this. I would like to suggest that Milton Keynes uses part of the money to establish wildlife gardens and planting of native trees in a bid to help […]

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Tram

Create a tram like network using electric self driven vehicles on pre determined routes to connect south and north and west to east areas , with the rail

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Green spaces

More larger green spaces keeping in line with the older estates. New real sustainable green solar houses not what is being planned today, and real parking allocations for the real new green solar houses

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Better swimming

A swimming pool with a big slide. When I was younger and went on holiday I loved going swimming so I can go on the slide everyone that I’ve been to in no doesn’t have a good slide. This is fun for all the family and a good exercise for kids and adults as it’s […]

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Village public transport

There are a lot of villages and towns on the fringes of Milton Keynes that just don’t have the public transport services to get residents into areas of MK to their places of work and to use the shops etc. Investing in regular and further reaching bus services will help with this and take hundreds […]

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Improving existing housing

Many homes in Coffee Hall, Netherfield and other estates were built as temporary dwellings and so aren’t clad properly among other issues. Improving this will bring bills down for residents and will improve the appearance of the neighbourhood which will give residents more pride and joy in their community

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Redways

Linking up more of the outlying villages by Redway to make a larger network. Include new developments currently isolated.

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Move CMK bus station

The current location of the bus station right in front of the railway station and pick up drop off points is not practical. It delays buses who during peak times are stuck in traffic around the station, queuing with cars and taxis that try to reach the pick up point. The old bus station building […]

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Public Transportation

The public bus system has been on a slow decline in several years mainly due to a higher level in prices , yet most buses have not been updated and are often late. I am aware there is an all In one card however the discounts that offers is no longer as good as it […]

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Disability sport

There is a shortage of disability sports and accessible gyms with the right equipment in Milton Keynes. There is always talk but nothing really ever happens and as a result the disabled don’t have a chance to participate in healthy activity. A heavily subsidised sports hall with guaranteed booking for any disability sports groups would […]

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Upgrade and rehome

Upgrade run down housing areas and offer empty homes to homeless. Let developers work on new estates and concentrate on neglected poorer areas. Offer everyone somewhere to be proud to live too.

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City Museum

MK Museum working with communities across Milton Keynes to co-create a major new gallery on the history of the new town and the heritage identity and culture created over its past 50 years and a community focus for future growth.

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Insulation Survey of all pre Development Corporation Housing

Survey all old housing stock for its energy efficiency. Survey would cover Loft Insulation, Wall Insulation, Window & Door Insulation, Efficiency of heating System. If we are serious about meeting Milton Keynes Council’s Sustainability Strategy 2019 – 2050 then older housing will need to be upgraded. This project run by a non-profit organization would gives […]

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Skateboarding Culture Pt. 2

Multi-use spaces such as squares and plaza’s that are skateboard friendly. Many towns/cities (Hull, Nottingham, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Bristol and Berlin to name a few) are benefiting from considering skateboarding when designing public spaces. There’s some books on this topic that are a great read, Iain Borden’s ‘Skateboarding & The City’ and ‘Skateboarding, Space and the […]

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Skateboarding

Milton keynes has a renown skateboard scene with the buszy being an iconic park known by skaters all across the world, with skateboarding becoming a olypic sport in the 2020 olypics i think that it is about time our gov invested in some adequate facilities to better train more athletes in this area. we are […]

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Disc golf course

A disc golf course in Milton Keynes with disabled access allowing free exercise to all . The funding along side Milton Keynes being named European city of sport can help improve local people’s lives. Disc golf helps improve confidence and gives people a break from daily routine. It also builds an appreciation of nature. Disc […]

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Skateboarding Culture

I am suggesting that money should be invested into… Affordable/cheap Property for new/small businesses. Skateboarding culture – Milton Keynes has played a fundamental role in UK skate culture because of its uniquely designed architecture. Not only is MK internationally known for skateboarding, but has attracted many from all over the globe for decades including world […]

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Skatepark / skate ramps

I would really love a few more well thought out skate parks, ideally with ramps. There are very few around that are not in any condition to skate and I’m not prepared to take my son to many of them. The closest decent/safe one is Hemel Hempstead.

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MK Indoor skatepark

An indoor skatepark. Skateboarding is on the rise and with an Olympic place next year it will rise further. It is a great diverse sport for all ages. Parents & children can take part together. It encourages great camaraderie amongst fellow skaters. It is however an activity that requires good facilities particularly in autumn & […]

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Skateboarding facilities!

The Mk Skate Scene recently ran a history of MK skating event in the city centre which documented Milton Keynes’ role in the history of skateboarding, how it has become a mecca for it and fostered professionals such as Alex Decunha. It was recently on the news for it! Ahead of skateboardings debut at the […]

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