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Pete Winkelman Backs Referendum

MK will make history on 7th May as it becomes the first place to vote on its future. Mr Winkelman said: “It is a unique chance to create a more lively town centre with real heart and soul, and that’s why I’m backing it…

CMK Referendum on BBC News

BBC Look East covered the Milton Keynes referendum as their major news story on Sunday News Night. This is an historic referendum on the country’s first business neighbourhood plan. The BBC interviewed supporters and local residents…

CMK Referendum campaign off to great start

A Milton Keynes referendum is on course to make history, writes MK News 13 April 2015.
On Monday local residents gathered at The Point – ‘once the beacon of the future’ – to mark the start of a ‘Vote Yes’ campaign in favour of an ambitious new plan for the future of Central Milton Keynes.

Yes Campaign Kick-off

Join us for the Yes Campaign’s official kick-off on Monday, 13 April. Milton Keynes is holding the country’s largest referendum ever on a neighbourhood plan – AND it’s the country’s first ‘business’ referendum to boot.

Twitter Campaign Launched

The campaign is now on twitter @VoteYesCMK and #VoteYesCMK. How many re-tweets will it take to reach 175,000 residents and 7,000 businesses who will be voting in the country’s largest neighbourhood plan? Let’s get tweeting!

Vote for Future

On election day on May 7 you will be fully aware that you are voting for a political candidate to represent you, write James Avrill in MK News. What you might not know is that you are taking part in a referendum as well, and the first of its kind as well.