MK Council Community Asset Transfer Programme – Open Meetings

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MK Council are holding some open sessions for key stakeholders and residents to discuss Community Asset Transfer for properties in Tranche 1 of the CAT programme.

Asset – Lakes Estate Community Centre

Date and Time – Aug 4th 2015 18:00 – 19:00

Meeting Venue – Lakes Estate Community Centre

Asset – Heelands Sports Ground (North)

Date and Time – Aug 5th 2015 18:45- 19:45

Meeting Venue – Heelands Meeting Place

Asset – Heelands Sports Ground (South)

Date and Time – Aug 5th 2015 18:45- 19:45

Meeting Venue – Heelands Meeting Place

Asset – Pentewan Gate Depot

Date and Time –  Aug 6th 2015 18:00 – 19:00

Meeting Venue – Campbell Park Parish Council Offices

Asset – Heronsbrook Meeting Place

Date and Time – Aug 10th 2015 18:00 – 19:00

Meeting Venue – Heronsbrook Meeting Place

For more information viist their website –, or contact Neil Hanley

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‘Flavours of the World Festival’ with Acornfields Community Interactions


Acornfields Community Interactions invite you to ‘Flavours of the World Festival’ on Saturday 11th July, 2 – 7pm at Medbourne Sports Pavilion.

Flavours of the World’ ; an international celebration of cultures around the world showcasing the Global March, the global market, an international games tent, Cuisine from around the world, global dance, Performance story telling and poetry, cultural workshops and more.

Contact for more information

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Marston Vale Forest Centre – Guided Visit and Talk on Renewable Energy

Transition MK are partnering with the Beds.Climate Change Forum to offer people a guided tour and talk on the Marston Vale Forest Centre and its renewable energy activities.

See and hear about 3 types of renewable energy, and enjoy an informative talk by James Russell, Forest Director.

The evening costs £3.50 (payable on the evening) and this includes the tour, talk and light refreshments.

Book online using the Transition MK website or visit their Eventbrite page to sign up

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Find out how Milton Keynes is getting bigger with Growth Gossip

The June edition of Growth Gossip is jam-packed with updates about MK’s growth, details of upcoming events and information on support for residents and community groups in welcoming and providing services for our growing community.

Click here to read the June edition or sign up to Growth Gossip mailing list

Happy reading!

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#Engage MK Community Networking – Book on now!

#EngageMK Community Networking – Building Your E-Community

There is just 1 week to go before the Engage MK Networking Event on Building Your E-Community so book your place now!

Social media is a key tool to help us make connections in our communities and reach a wider audience. Come along to the Cruck Barn at Bradwell Abbey on Monday 22nd of June 3.00 – 4.30pm to get some top tips from marketing agency Jersey Road on how using social media can help to expand your networks and share your key message. Plus hear how local charity Willen Hospice use social media to reach out to new audiences.

Our friendly and relaxed event also provides a space to meet with others working in MK communities, so come along to make new contacts, or catch up with the old ones!

The Engage MK Network is a partnership project between Community Action: MK and Safer MK. Our events bring together staff, volunteers and community groups working to support MK communities.

We welcome all staff and volunteers who work with local communities in MK to join us at this event.

Summer-like refreshments (strawberries & cream) will be available.

Sign up using our eventbrite page or call 01908 661623.

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Transition MK Film Night – Alternative Ways of Trading

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Following on the success of their previous networking events, Transition MK invites you to come along to their next film -showing and talks on the topic of ‘Alternative Ways of Trading’.

They will show films related to alternative currencies, and hear from representatives of the local organisations that are already using alternative methods of trading, including Credit Union, LetNet and Grand Union Regional Currency Association. There are also opportunities to network, and enjoy delicious refreshments.
Entry is free but donations to help them to cover costs are always appreciated.
Visit the Transition MK website for information.
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