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WH Smith to close six stores

WH Smith will be closing six loss-making high street stores, as well as "winding down" non-core initiatives once the leases expire, the company announced. For the year ended August 2018, its books business experienced a 6% drop in like-for-like revenue...


Bury Field article in the Milton Keynes PhoneBox publication

WordGo has published an article in the local Milton Keynes publication PhoneBox, below is the article.  


Special Profile: Ken Graham and his emporium

Why people like Ken are the heart of our high streets. One of a series or articles titled Not Such a Soulless City by local writer and photographer STEPH LOAKE.


Bury Field Geophysical Survey – Free Open Day

Good news for all those who have bought – or are thinking of buying! – the new Bury Field handbook ….here’s news of an event not to be missed on the town’s ‘most valuable asset’ to be held on...


Bury Field Second Edition Out Now

AN updated pocket-book on one of the most popular open spaces in north Bucks has been published by WordGo. The second edition of Bury Field, a thousand years of history (ISBN 9780954143299; price £6) was launched at Newport Pagnell’s...


Median earnings for professional writers have plummeted

A report by the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) shows median earnings for professional writers have plummeted by 42% since 2005 to under £10,500 a year, well below the minimum annual income of £17,900 recommended by the Joseph...


Newport Pagnell’s very own car built in the 1920s

Chris Nelson, who compiled our handbook on Salmons & Sons and Aston Martin, has been uncovering more information about the elusive NP (yes, our very own Newport Pagnell car, built in the 1920s). Chris' latest information can be found...


Updated Bury Field Book is to publish on July 7

AN updated handbook on one of the most popular open spaces in north Bucks is to publish on July 7. Bury Field, a thousand years of history (WordGo Publishing; £6) will launch at Newport Pagnell’s annual town carnival weekend....


Milton Keynes Literary Festival

21st - 24th September 2018 launch party with Lemn Sissay MBE


Salmons and Sons & Aston Martin

Paul Spires, boss of Aston Martin's base at Newport Pagnell told the town's packed annual meeting he wanted to restore the old three-storey building in Tickford Street back into a  production line where 'the most expensive cars Astons have...



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