Wins

‘Wins’ are our achievements in improving our community.

  • 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.
  • 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 pledge to attend massive ‘MK50’ event in January 2017.  Just 15 to go!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Living Wage, Autumn 2014:  MK Council agrees to go Living Wage.
  • Living Wage, Autumn 2013:  The Open University agrees to go Living Wage.
  • Safe Youth, Spring 2013:  unsafe redway path near MK Academy school made safe by Parks Trust.
  • Safe Youth, Winter 2013:  first community walk held, addressing issue of youth violence on Fishermead, launch of ‘CitySafe’ campaign.