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Cllr Mohammed Khan is the new Mayor of Milton Keynes for 2021-22 and the first of Bangladeshi heritage. 
 
Mayor Khan, who was born in the city of Sylhet in Bangladesh and moved to Bletchley with his parents in 1982, was first elected to Milton Keynes Council in 2013. 
 
He was formally sworn into office at the socially distanced and live streamed Annual General Meeting of MK Council at Stadium MK on Wednesday 17 May, succeeding outgoing Mayor Andrew Geary. 
 
“I’m immensely proud to be Milton Keynes' first Bangladeshi mayor,” said Cllr Khan, who attended Water Hall Primary and Leon Secondary Schools in Bletchley, before studying IT at MK College and now owns a restaurant in MK. 
 
“I’ve been fortunate enough to witness the progression and successes of Milton Keynes over the last 50 years, and its development as a forward-thinking inclusive place to live, work and visit. 
Residents of Blakelands have been battling since 2017 to find out the truth behind why Milton Keynes Council made the decision to approve an application for a Magna Park sized Warehouse to be built just 21.5m from residents' homes. This battle has received media coverage from the BBC, support of local ward councillors, MPs and GLPC. The latest appeal report can be read here. 
 
Apply now for primary, junior or middle school places for September 2021. Arrange with the schools to view and find out more. 
 
Milton Keynes has 56,000 street lights and 2,500 Illuminated signs and bollards. The authorities objective for Street lighting is to undertake a programme of capital replacement of the existing stock over a fixed life to move towards a more sustainable asset that enables them to function effectively, provide a safe environment for highway users and reduce energy and carbon to ensure that the asset is managed in the most cost effective way. 
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