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Newport Pagnell Lib Dem Councillors and supporters welcomed newly selected candidate for the Milton Keynes North parliamentary constituency at the upcoming General Election. The selected candidate is Imogen Shepered-DuBey. Imogen is an engineer in the IT Industry.

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Annesley Road Resurfaced

by Douglas McCall on 23 April, 2017

  After much pressure from the Lib Dem Focus Team Annesley Road in Newport Pagnell has finally been resurfaced.   The Focus Team escalated the issue to the highest levels within the Council and managed to get Annesley Road to the front of the queue for resurfacing work being done in the 2017/18 Financial Year […]

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MK Lib Dem Leader Re-Elected

by Douglas McCall on 20 April, 2017

Cllr Douglas McCall has been re-elected as Leader of the Lib Dems on MK Council.I was honoured to be re-elected as Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Milton Keynes Council for the sixth year in a row.    

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LABOUR PLANS TO CHARGE FOR GREEN BIN COLLECTION

by Douglas McCall on 20 April, 2017

The Milton Keynes Council Cabinet are planning to introduce a charge for the collection of green bins from residents.  The Labour run council are planning to charge each household £33 per bin per year for collection, and the charge would start from 1st September 2017. Please sign our petition against the charges here: www.tinyurl.com/MK-GreenBins We […]

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Blakelands Pagoda

by Douglas McCall on 7 April, 2017

  The pagoda in Blakelands playground has been removed for safety reasons.   Milton Keynes Council has repaired this on many occasions, but it has never lasted for long.   A consultation on the future of the Pagoda decided that it should be removed and replaced with alternative items; thus saving money in repairs and […]

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Lib Dems call Special ‘Green Bins’ Council Meeing

by Douglas McCall on 6 April, 2017

On the 6th April the Liberal Democrats have called a Special Meeting of Milton Keynes Council to address the Green Bin issue. The Executive Scrutiny Committee referred Labour’s decision to charge £33 for each green bin to Full Council, but the next ordinary Council is not until June. Liberal Democrat Leader Cllr Douglas McCall said “June […]

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Rossham Dell

by Douglas McCall on 5 April, 2017

Many residents of Rowsham Dell in Giffard Park have contacted Cllr Paul Alexander about the incidents that have occurred in the picturesque Dell – the wooded area on the corner of the road. There have been occasions when people have been camping and even using the Dell as a toilet. For safety reasons parents have prevented their children […]

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Whitethorns Play Area Facelift

by Douglas McCall on 3 April, 2017

  On the 28th March I joined the Deputy Mayor of Milton Keynes, the Deputy Mayor of Newport Pagnell, Town Councillors and the MK Dons Manager and players at the official opening of the upgraded Whitethorns Play Area in Newport Pagnell. Lots of children and young people also turned up for the opening. The upgrade was […]

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Worn disabled markings and worn yellow lines

by Douglas McCall on 1 April, 2017

  Disabled residents have contacted the Focus Team to report that Disabled Bay markings Newport Pagnell Town Centre are being worn away, and they fear people are parking illegally in the bays because of this.   We have received similar complaints about worn double yellow lines.   We have reported these problems to Milton Keynes […]

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Labour’s Green Bin Charge – Update

by Douglas McCall on 30 March, 2017

  Labour’s proposal to charge £33 per year for a green bin was ‘called in’ for a review by the Executive Scrutiny Committee.   I attended the meeting on the 29th March to speak against Labour’s proposals calling on my 7 years experience as a former Cabinet member with responsibility for waste.   After our […]

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