Welcome to the website for Milford & Makeney

MMCG LogoThe purpose of this site is to provide useful, important and interesting news, information and insight for residents and visitors, with the hope of enriching the life of the village, and the aim of bringing our community closer together.  Want to be involved?  Help with maintaining the site would be very welcome.  Email webmaster@milford-makeney.org

 

The July page of the Milford & Makeney Calendar 2014 showing our 'Hovis' building (now with green door!) and the Social Club

The July page of the Milford & Makeney Calendar 2014 showing our ‘Hovis’ building (now with green door!) and the Social Club

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Webmaster Ashley Franklin writes: Only a week after hearing of Milford-based business Mountain Lake Model Railways, newcomer Ruth Keeley has been in touch about her home-run business NATURAL FAVOURS which specialises in personalised gift packets of wildflower seeds 

Ruth is celebrating the launch of Natural Favours by offering a competition on Twitter and Facebook.  The special prize is your very own personalised packet of wildflower seeds.  The competition runs until midnight 30 June.  Entries can be made via twitter.com/naturalfavours or facebook.com/naturalfavours.  Winners will be chosen at random from all entries received. You can read more about Natural Favours by clicking here

 

Did you know that there are now 9 businesses in place at the RIVERSIDE BUSINESS CENTRE?  Read more here.  Also, if you live in a house close to the centre, you could earn some money allowing Centre business people to use your car parking space.

 

Are you a local business who would like to be placed in our website?  Just email me your details.  An entry in our Business pages is free, though if you would like to place an ad box similar to the one you see on the left, the cost is only £12.  For that, your ad will be visible on this Home Page for a whole month, and your £12 will help pay for the maintenance costs of the website.

 

picture6BLOOMING MILFORD have been very busy recently.  Click here to go to the group’s own page to read about the improvements made to Milford & Makeney.  Pictured is a mass of rhubarb on the Triangle.  You’re invited to go and pick some.  if you do, come back to visit the Blooming Milford page and get some lip-smacking rhubarb recipes.

Milford May Day 2014 081In spite of one very heavy shower, the MAY DAY celebrations were a great success with a good turnout along the parade route and plenty pouring in to the May Fair at the school. To see nearly 100 photos from the day, click here.

Milford May Day 2014 060Message sent by Jen Banx: Once again, what a superb day! The band, procession and maypole were enjoyed by all and the Maids of the Mill excelled again.

I just wanted to say a huge thankyou to whoever created the beautiful crocheted flowers, creatures and cobwebs that have decorated the village. The memorial looks superb too – and shows how much as a community we really care. Well done to all involved.

 

WHAT’S ON THIS WEBSITE

The News & Events box to your left will keep you up to date with what is going on – and coming up! The Menu tabs above open up lots of ‘sub-menus’, extra pages which fall under the main menu headings.  For instance, hold your cursor on the Information tab (or the box to the right) and you will see pages which, with one click, will lead you to information about essential and useful resources provided in the village and beyond e.g. schools, shops, pubs, public footpaths, churches, restaurants, residential homes, places to stay, doctors’ surgeries and MP surgeries, bus times and businesses. The Activities tab will reveal all the organisations and interest groups in the village – everything from Maypole Promotions to the Knit Knatter Club. The History tab mines the area’s rich heritage seam and we hope, in time, to make this area of the website a substantial archive. Bear with us! At the moment, the site is not fully developed. We have a lot of information to insert and will be working hard to continually add fresh pages. Which takes us to this… Appeal Please let us know if there any inaccuracies to this website.  We would also like to hear from you if you can help in any way to improve the site.  Is there some useful information you can add?  Maybe you run a business or are part of an activity in the village that we ought to know about?  Perhaps you have some reminiscences of Milford and Makeney life along with some old photos?  Here is the webmaster’s email address again: webmaster@milford-makeney.org

With thanks to the Milford & Makeney Community Group for promoting the establishment of this website and to Ashley Franklin for sponsoring and managing the site. 

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