We’ve been helping Citizen’s projects come to life through Our MK, a crowdsourcing website to share ideas, volunteer to help projects, and connect with experts. You can join in by visiting www.ourmk.org.

One of the contracts Community Action: MK delivers is for the MK:Smart project. MK:Smart is bringing together data, enterprise and communities to transform energy, transport and water use in Milton Keynes.

Community Action: MK have been working along side the Open University and Graymatter to collect ideas from people across the city. We’ve been holding workshops, visiting communities and connecting with voluntary and community groups. So far we have recorded over 900 conversations with people across the city, and have heard all kinds of ideas from text alerts if your bus is running late, to a school workshop to teach kids about their energy and water use.

Find out about the Our MK Citizen’s Projects below…

1. MK Food Passport Scheme & Independent Food Forum 
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2. £ssential Savings Digital Pop Up Shop 
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3. Off Grid Domestic Lighting

4. Allotment Borehole

5. Go Breastfeeding MK App

6. Community Computing Literacy

7. Centre MK Beacon Navigation for Visually Impaired

8. Gamification of Redways
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9. Redways Network Videos

10. School Water Week & Student Group

11. Redways Reporting App


What we’ve been doing throughout the project…

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