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Welcome to the latest Economy and Culture newsletter.  In this edition, we round up the latest news on economic development, inward investment, business engagement, culture, and libraries. There's been a number of highlights in April and May, including the launch of the Sharing Culture MK programme; the Milton Keynes College Student of the Year Awards and a fantastic response to the #loveMK day.

To keep up to date on what's happening between newsletters, don't forget to follow us on social media: Invest MK Twitter and LinkedIn; Culture MK on Twitter and Facebook; and the Library service on Twitter and Facebook.

 

Pam Gosal
Head of Economy and Culture
Milton Keynes Council

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Economic Development
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Once again, the growth of Milton Keynes was positively highlighted in reports by Irwin Mitchell and Centre for Cities.  Such growth will be supported further as the projects proposed by the MK Futures 2050 Commission are delivered - read on to hear about some of the progress already being made.


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Inward Investment
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As a result of ongoing work with intermediaries, commercial agents and Milton Keynes Development Partnership, we are continuing to receive a good number of enquiries, with another 41 received across April and May.


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Business Engagement
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Engagement with a range of businesses and partner organisations continues, with increasing social media activity and an extremely successful #loveMK day in May.


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Employment and Skills
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Milton Keynes College Student of the Year Awards 2018
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The highlight this period was the Milton Keynes College Student of the Year Awards.  The event is a fantastic celebration of the achievements of the College's hardworking and inspirational students.


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It's been an exciting couple of months with the launch of the Sharing Culture MK Programme and projects including "You, Me, Together" and Pedalling Culture, as well as announcements on public arts commissions and thrilling future events. 


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Libraries
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MK Libraries April May 2018
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April and May have seen work progress on the new Westcroft Library, new stops added to the mobile library and a range of activities from strawberry teas to celebrate the Royal Wedding; through to photography and calligraphy exhibitions; storytimes and IT Buddy drop-in sessions.


 


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