The body found in a copse next to the Holiday inn Express on Fox Milne was that of a man in his 30s who had been missing since Saturday. Read more: Body of man in his 30s found in Milton Keynes overnight police confirm The man's family had put out an urgent appeal on social media asking if anybody had seen him.Late afternoon yesterday police were called to reports of a body found in a small wooded area at the front of Eastlake Park business park at Fox Milne.The busy estate is opposite the Jaguar Land Rover garage on Tongwell Street.Officers guarded the scene for several hours, sparking concerns that the body could have been that of missing teenager Leah Croucher. This morning they confirmed on the Thames Valley Police Facebook page that the body was that of the missing man.Their statement read: "Thames Valley Police officers sadly located the body of a man aged in his thirties just off the V11 Tongwell Street, near to Opal Drive, in Milton Keynes overnight."The death is being … [Read more...] about Body found in Milton Keynes is that of man who has been missing since Saturday
The three-storey 75,000 sq ft building is one of the biggest in the country and will stock the entire Primark range of womenswear, menswear, childrenswear and homeware. It follows Primark’s new format with wider aisles for a more comfortable shopping experience. Shoppers will be delighted with the enormous beauty area on the ground floor which includes five stylish nail bars and four brow bars. The ground floor also contains the range of ladies, accessories and shoes, while the first floor features lingerie, homeware and nightwear. The second floor focuses entirely on menswear. After 129,600 hours of build-time to convert the former BHS building opposite the market entrance, Primark will open tomorrow at 10am. Kevin Duffy, director at centre:mk, said: “We are delighted to welcome Primark to centre:mk to join our extensive line-up of fashion and beauty brands. We pride ourselves on listening to our visitors needs and Primark was the most requested brand in exit surveys … [Read more...] about Exclusive pictures give sneak preview of huge new Primark store ahead of opening in Milton Keynes on Tuesday
A girl that may have been Leah Croucher was seen "visibly angry, upset and crying" by Furzton Lake on the morning she disappeared, police have today revealed. Three witnesses have come forward to say they saw a female answering Leah's description between 29.30am and 11.15am on Friday February 15. The first witness, was walking alone along the wooden boardwalk on the eastern side of the lake when she saw a female between 9.30am and 10am.The witness described her as white, aged approximately 20, around 5ft 4ins tall, with dark brown, shoulder length hair. She was dressed in a black mid-thigh length coat, with the front zip undone, dark trousers and what appeared to be white earbuds in both ears.The witness described the female as using her phone, and typing using both thumbs. She said ‘Excuse me' as she walked past, , to which the girl replied ‘Oh sorry’.The other two witnesses, who were walking anti-clockwise around Furzton Lake together, saw the girl between 10am … [Read more...] about Was it Leah Croucher who was spotted “angry and upset” on her phone on the day she vanished in Milton Keynes?
0 Have your say The opening date for a new Five Guys restaurant - the recently announced addition to the Peterborough city centre eating out scene - can be revealed today. The fast-growing burger and fries franchise is currently taking shape, hidden from view, in the former Chimichanga Tex-Mex restaurant premises in Church Street, overlooking St John’s Square, where doors and windows are blocked out by promotional material.Creating 25 jobs, recruitment is already underway for the 70-seat restaurant which will open on June 3 - the latest for the brand which only launched in the UK in 2013. Five Guys prides itself on using the freshest ingredients, and customers can find out which local farm the beef and potatoes have come from by checking out the restaurant’s notice board.There are 250,000 possible combinations to order your burger at Five Guys as well as over 1,000 possible ways to customise your milkshake.News of the opening follows a number of … [Read more...] about Peterborough’s Five Guys restaurant opening date revealed
A fight involving up to 20 people believed to be armed with baseball bats and knives, erupted in a city estate. Police are appealing for witnesses to the fight, which happened in Marley Grove on Crownhill at 5.36pm yesterday (Monday). Officers have searched the area and found two discarded knives.When police arrived at the scene, offenders had already fled in the direction of Crownhill industrial estate. Officers are today carrying out extra patrols on the estate and do not believe there is any ongoing risk to the public.Detective Inspector Jason Simpson, based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed this incident and has not yet spoken to an officer to come forward.“Equally, if you have any information about anyone who was involved, I urge you to tell someone. I understand this was an alarming incident for members of the public who live and work in Crownhill and this behaviour will not be tolerated in Milton Keynes."He added: … [Read more...] about Knife fight breaks out on Milton Keynes estate