Ageing Well – Part 1

July 30, 2019

Japanese climber Yuichiro Miura climbed Everest aged 80 years and Nola Ochs, from USA earned a Bachelor’s degree at 95, followed by a master’s at age 98. What more proof do you need that you

I Keep Forgetting

July 29, 2019

Dementia covers Alzheimer’s Disease, vascular dementia, Lewy Bodies and Frontotemporal dementia.  Each person’s experience of dementia is unique but when cognitive impairment significantly affects your daily life, seek help. Depression, chest or urinary tract infections,

2nd Year Anniversary

July 29, 2019

Congratulations to Richard and Marlin Armstrong who are celebrating the second year since the opening of their restaurant – Potterspury House. The restaurant is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner and is used by

Wedding Celebrations

July 29, 2019

Last Christmas, Linda and Robin Welton celebrated their 100th Wedding at the beautiful Furtho Manor Farm. This setting boasts a vintage style barn that can be transformed for any occasion, a 15th century dovecote and

Alliance Française Appoint new Director

July 26, 2019

Céline Masson was recently appointed as new managing director of the Alliance Française de Milton Keynes. She has been part of this international network for more than 10 years and promises to continue to improve

Keeping your Journey Safe

July 24, 2019

Congratulations to John Flannery on launching Flan’s Mini Bus Service last September. Already receiving great reviews from local people for his friendly local service, John is now keen to spread the word. His 8 seater

Meet the Community Champion

July 22, 2019

“My name is Amy Bunce and I am the Community Champion for Morrisons Westcroft store. I wanted to share a little about the community side of our work and I chose Essentially Local as it

DEANSHANGER LIBRARY IS SAVED

July 22, 2019

The threat of the library closure in October 2017, saw the people of Deanshanger sign petitions and send letters to Northampton County Council. Andrea Leadsom, MP, attended a successful showcase day and Deanshanger Primary School

Animals Requiring Special Owners

July 22, 2019

RSPCA Milton Keynes and North Bucks help so many animals every year. Sadly some of them are strays who have been living rough and others who have suffered neglect. The branch believes these animals deserve

HIDDEN GEM

July 22, 2019

Every July and August, the English Cherry Company picks delicious sweet, red cherries from their 2,000 cherry trees. Cherries have some incredible health benefits as well as tasting delicious. Buy these juicy cherries from the

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