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It is almost September and that heralds the Milton Keynes Heritage open days, these are ‘free entry’ events running throughout Milton Keynes in September.

At Bletchley Community Heritage our theme will be, ‘Bletchley and the New City’.

In advance of its 50th anniversary, our event aims to capture the coming of Milton Keynes and its impact on the people of Bletchley. Newspaper articles and personal memories chart the hopes and fears of local people before the building started and photos illustrate the changes affecting the local area.

The construction of Saxon Street.

The construction of Saxon Street.

Our event is on Thursday, September 8th and Friday, September 9th, 10 am – 5.30 pm; also on Saturday 10th, September, from 10 am – 1 pm. Location: Bletchley Library, Westfield Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK2 2RA.

If you need to contact BCH before the event the email address is: bchi.info@gmail.com

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Over the years visitors to Bletchley and Fenny Stratford may well have sent postcards back home to family and friends. Many of you will recognize some of the scenes, others may well find some of the pictures a little more difficult to work out the locations!

P3206 Views of Bletchley 1967

The card above is from 1967, the one below of Fenny Stratford is considerably older! To get a larger view just ‘double click’ on the image.

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