Government Provides MK Council With £40m To Support Businesses

The Government has provided Milton Keynes Council with £40 million funding to help businesses survive during the current coronavirus pandemic.

If your business is in the retail, hospitality or leisure sector, you will receive a cash grant of up to £25,000 per property.

140 New Tasers For Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police, the local force for Milton Keynes, has received Government funding for 140 new tasers.

The Home Office announced the additional £115,000 for TVP which is from a £10m ring fenced pot of centrally funded money for the equipment.

Send In Your NHS Parliamentary Awards Nominations

The annual NHS Parliamentary Awards are up and running for 2020 and Milton Keynes North MP Ben Everitt is asking for nominations for people or teams who have gone above and beyond in the health service.

A Flipping Fantastic Pancake Day In Olney

Ben Everitt, the MP for Milton Keynes North, had a 'flipping fantastic' Pancake Day at the historic Olney Pancake Race event.

Ben started three of the children's races by saying the traditional words "toss your pancakes, are you ready?" and ringing the Pancake Bell.

£86,412 For MK Council To Fund Domestic Abuse Refuge Services

Milton Keynes Council has been given £86,412 by the Government to to help fund domestic abuse refuge services in the town.

The money will enable victims and their children to stay safe, recover from the trauma, and access safe permanent rehousing where needed.