Wins

2017

  • Living Wage, Autumn 2017:  48 MK employers accredited with Living Wage Foundation.
  • Fight Against Hate, Autumn 2017:  pledges from Thames Valley Police and MK Council at Fight Against Hate Day of Action.
  • Redways Relaunch, Summer 2017:  four employers (Dentons Network Rail, Santander, Shoosmiths) partner schools in clearing and cleaning local Redways.
  • Fight Against Hate, Summer 2017:  10 hate crime survivors have their voices heard at first ‘Healing through Hearing’ event.
  • Redways Relaunch, Summer 2017:  Leader of MK Council pledges to 50 Redway improvements.
  • Mental Health, Spring 2017:  Director of MK Mental Health Services pledges to support campaign goals.
  • Fight Against Hate, Spring 2017:  General Manager of Arriva Buses (Midlands) pledges to run poster campaign on buses in national Hate Crime Awareness Week.
  • Living Wage, Spring 2017:  40th MK employer says yes to real Living Wage accreditation.
  • Weaving Trust, Winter 2017:  50 organisations involved in single event at Cornerstone Church to begin MK 50 celebrations.

2016

  • Refugees Welcome, Autumn 2016:  three more Syrian refugee families settled in MK.
  • Weaving Trust, Summer 2016:  MK Council’s 2016-20 Council Plan includes:  ‘Support the development of an agreed set of proposals each year with Citizens:mk to be proposed at their annual assembly’.
  • Community Energy, Summer 2016:  Council Leader appoints Cabinet member and Director with responsibility for reducing energy use.
  • Refugees Welcome, Spring 2016:  two Syrian refugee families settled; leaders of three main parties commit to Autumn talks about increasing refugees welcomed.
  • Weaving Trust, Spring 2016:  35 organisations (of target 50) pledge to attend ‘MK50’ Weaving Trust event in January 2017.
  • Living Wage, Spring 2016:  Business leaders pledge commitment to achieving goal of 50 accredited MK employers in 2017.
  • Community Energy, Spring 2016:  Council Leader pledges commitment to installing solar panels on Council buildings.
  • Safe Youth, Spring 2016:  Council Leader  appoints officer to enforce parking restrictions at Southwood Primary School.

2015

  • Living Wage, Winter 2015: launch of MK Living Wage Business Network, a UK first; 14th MK-based employer accredited.
  • Refugees Welcome, Autumn 2015:  Refugees Welcome campaign launches with assembly of 100+ from 12 institutions, including MK Council.
  • Fair Transport, Summer 2015:  Bus Passengers Charter approved by MK Council and bus companies.
  • Safe Youth, Spring 2015:  new accommodation found at The Buszy for Q:alliance youth groups’ weekly meetings.
  • Weaving Trust, Spring 2015:  first event facilitating speed conversations between people from different institutions.
  • Fair Transport, Winter 2015:  bus subsidies preserved in MK Council’s budget.

2014

  • Living Wage, Autumn 2014:  MK Council registers for Living Wage accreditation.

2013

  • Living Wage, Autumn 2013:  The Open University registers for Living Wage accreditation.
  • Safe Youth, Spring 2013:  unsafe redway path near MK Academy school made safe by Parks Trust.

2012

  • Safe Youth, Winter 2012:  first community walk held, addressing issue of youth violence on Fishermead, launch of ‘CitySafe’ campaign.

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