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VINTAGE WEEKEND NEWPORT PAGNELL

 

Newport Pagnell Town Council is putting on a vintage weekend on 17th and 18th June 2017.

Activities:  Two static aircraft displays: the Spitfire and Messerschmitt, along with their crews. The Military Police re-enactment group will be finding any spies present. Churchill's re-enactor will be mingling with the crowd and giving speeches, there will be  a 100 ft long Model Railway display, a vintage car show and military vehicle display, indoor displays from the 1940s period, including kitchenalia, clothing and toys from the decade, an entire town and shop windows dressed for the event, a high tea, many stalls to visit to buy those antique and 1940s items, a tea dance. Get ready to learn to Lindyhop.  Sunday will include old-fashioned sports such as tug-of-war and egg and spoon races, followed by the Strawberry Fayre.   

 

For a flyer on the event press here: 

 

To book a stall for this event please contact Steve Cooper at Haddon Events telephone 07519 276507 or click on http://www.haddonevents.co.uk/

 

 

 


PUBLIC NOTICE PARKING AND WAITING RESTRICTIONS

 

 Notice is hereby given that the Council of the Borough of Milton Keynes proposes to make the following Traffic Regulation orders under Section 1 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.  The proposed order will have the following effects within the roads and parts of roads stated below:-

 

The introduction  of no waiting at any time restrictions along parts of Castle Meadow, Elthorne Way, Green Farm Road, Little Linford Lane, Petersham Close, Priory Street, Purcel Drive, The Canons and Whaddon Road, Newport Pagnell.

 

A plan showing the proposed waiting restrictions is available on the Milton Keynes Council website at http://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/streets-transport-and-parking/roads-highways-and-pavements/public-notices/

 

Any objections to the proposals, together with the grounds on which they are made, must be made in writing and sent to the Network TRO Manager, Highways Department, Public Realm Services Group, Synergy Park, Chesney Wold, Bleak Hall, Milton Keynes, MK6 1Ly to be received no later than 22nd February 2017 quoting reference PH-S1-TRO-171  

 

 PUBLIC NOTICE FOR ROADWORKS


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the Borough of Milton Keynes intends the following road works:


 

The following length of footpath will be closed from 25th January until the 3rd March 2017.  The Canons footpath, Newport Pagnell - That part on the southside of the Cannons which runs adjacent to number 31 for length of 45 metres.

 

Whilst the above length of road is closed the alternative route will be via the footpath that runs behind numbers 21 to 31 The Cannons, to the side of number 21 The Cannons and in front of number 23 and 24 The Cannons. 

 

For more information please see the following link:

http://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/streets-transport-and-parking  

 

The following length of road will be restricted to 50mph between 2nd February and 2nd May 2017 in order for Milton Keynes Council to carry out bridge refurbishment works on the carriageway safely: 

 

A509, Newport Pagnell Bybass - That part of A509 from its junction with Tickford Roundabout to its junction with Chicheley Hill Roundabout

 

ROAD CLOSURE

 

Mill Street, Newport Pagnell - Its entire length

 

Whilst the above road is closed there will be no alternative route due to Mill Street being a dead end street.

Access to properties will be provided where possible. 

 

Emergency contact number

 

01908 252353 

 

   

NORTH BRIDGE, NEWPORT PAGNELL STONEWORK REFURBISHMENT

 

Further roadworks in the Newport Pagnell area (A422) these are in addition to the bridge works being carried out at North Bridge.  Temporary traffic management will have to be installed on the A422 Westbound carriageway immediately west of Tickford Roundabout.  Work commences on Sunday 5th February and the anticipated completion date is set for Sunday 5th March 2017.

 

Visit Milton Keynes Council on line for more details http://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/

 

Stonework refurbishment of North Bridge will commence on 9th January 2017 and will take up to 16 weeks to complete.

In order to carry out the work safely it will be necessary to run two way lights for most of the 16 weeks.  Access for emergency vehicles will be maintained at all times.  A footway will be kept open but access may be restricted on occasions.

 

Residents living close to the bridge will receive a letter from Milton Keynes Council.

SWANS BRIDGE REFURBISHMENT WORKS

 

Milton Keynes Council's Highways Structures Team will be carrying out essential bridge refurbishment works at Newport Road between Chichley and Astwood.  Swans River bridge is located at A422, Newport Road MK16 9JW, over Chicheley Brook. 

Bridge works are due to start mid-January 2017 and are expected to last up to 6 to 8 weeks.

 

Phase 1 - From January 2017 

Phase 2 - Summer 2017 

For full details please see the link below:-

https://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/highways-and-transport-hub/highway-maintenance-hub/bridges-underpasses 

HAVE YOU FED YOUR GREEN BIN TODAY 

 

Please help the environment by putting your food waste into your green bins.  Only 25% of food waste goes into green bins, and you can put 100% of your food waste into this bin, whether it is cooked or not.

 

You can also put lawn mowings, leaves weeds, dead flowers, windfall fruit and branches up to 15 cm diameter into your bin as well as your food waste. 

 

Don't let your leavings go into landfill.  It's dangerous to the environment. 

POKEMON GO STOPS IN  NEWPORT PAGNELL

 

Here are some of the C Stops in and around the High Street, St Johns Street, Tickford Street and Silver Street in Newport Pagnell.  See if you can find them from the clues given below: 

Please take care not to cross roads without looking, mind where you are walking so as not to bang into others, and don't step onto private property.  All the stops below are not on private property.   

If you have found a  Pokemon Go stop that we don't know about, please let us know by contacting the Town Clerk on TownClerk@newport-pagnell.org.uk 

CLUES TO POKEMON GO STOPS 

1. Look for a Lions head in Well near a pub named after artillery  

2.  Club for ex Servicemen

3.  Toll House 

4.  Signs at Ousebank Gardens

5.  French Family Memorial 

6.  An abbey named after what a clock does and a black motor vehicle. 

7.   Footbridge Plaque 2006

8.  Taylor's Cross

9.  Queen Anne's Hospital

10.Play Area in a street names after what a clock does and black motor vehicle. 

11. Near a place where people play with heavy balls. 

12. Inn for the Bull

13. Where are the Kings Arms

14. Wrestlers Garage

15. Where the posh cars were made

16. Old George Pub 

17. A plaque for the dead 

18. Where the Scouts hang out. 

19. Where was the Hob Goblin?

20. 1968 Phone Exchange

21. Newport Pagnell Map

22. Newport Pagnell club for working men 

23. Chandos Hall

24. Lovatt Bank 

25. Lovatt Bank Garden  signs

26. Middleton Centre 

27. Baptist Church

28. URC

29. Where do letters go?

30. Where we remember those who died in the Great War and WWII

31. A church named after two apostles.

32. Shakespeares Building

33. A Church hidden behind a parish chamber

34. The Pub with a fishy tail

35. Cooling Memorial Bench

36. Where the Coachmaker's drank

37.  My sore what

38.  Newport Pagnell Parish Marker

39.  History of Bury Common

40. The Native Environment of Bury Field

41. Newport Pagnell and the Civil War

42. The Railway that never was built

43. Dovecote

44. On the Common

45. Where Football is played

 

 MILTON KEYNES COUNCIL INFORMATION

 

Milton Keynes Council Home page http://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/

 

My Council Account http://mycouncil.milton-keynes.gov.uk/


Bus timetables https://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/bus-timetables/

 

My MK mapping https://mapping.milton-keynes.gov.uk/mymiltonkeynes.aspx

 

Collection days waste and recycling https://www.milton-keyned.gov.uk/waste-recycling/collection-days

 

Highways and Transport Hub http://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/highways-and-transport-hub

 

 

 

 

 


 

 BRITAIN IN BLOOM 2016

 

We are delighted to announce that Newport Pagnell has won a silver gilt award for all the many Britain in Bloom endeavours, including the hanging baskets, the volunteer's working groups and the litter picking day which saw many residents out and about picking up litter.   Our next endeavour is to hold more open garden days around the town in 2017.  Please let us know if you are a keen gardener, and are willing to open your garden for one day a year to the public.    

Thank you to the following sponsors IT Support Line Limited, The Rotary Club, Cambourne Travel and Mr John Smith.

If anyone would like to sponsor a basket for 2017 please contact the Town Clerk Shar Roselman on 01908 618756.

 

 TOWN COUNCIL OFFICIAL STREET PLAN

 

view here 

VISION FOR NEWPORT PAGNELL 

The Town Council has published the 5 pillars of change for a vision for Newport Pagnell.  These are:

  • Keeping and enhancing the vibrancy of the Town Centre
  • Encouraging more and better events
  • Creating further off-street parking
  • Developing the Town’s Heritage offerings
  • Expanding leisure and sporting facilities in the town.

Please tell us if you agree or disagree that the Town Vision should be built on these "pillars of change."   Email the Town Clerk on TownClerk@newport-pagnell.org.uk

If you wish to be contacted by email for Town Council news and updates pleased contact Janine Wainwright on web@newport-pagnell.org.uk