West Bletchley Council

West Bletchley Council

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The MARC (Melrose Avenue Resource Centre) and Frank Moran Centre
The MARC has moved and now forms part of the refurbished Frank Moran Centre.
Melrose Avenue,
Bletchley, MK3 6PA
Tel No: 01908 370348


The Centre is open Monday to Friday 10am - 4 pm (5pm on Thursdays) for local residents who can call in for tea and coffee, to meet, socialise and chat or use the PCs which have free internet access.

The MARC and Frank Moran Centre, Melrose Avenue, is open to residents to collect pink recycling sacks and dog waste bags. Free internet access and use of PCs. Residents are welcome to drop-in for tea or coffee, meet friends or make new ones! 
Friendly staff are on hand for support throughout the week.  If there are specific needs or help you need, we can enable you to access organisations that have the skills and capacity to support you.

Monday to Friday residents can join up to UK Online to learn computer skills.
MK Community Bank information is available at The MARC, forms can be downloaded.


Weds             MK Money Life Line are here for money advice | 10am – 12pm.


Thurs            Family Arts and Crafts | 3.00pm – 4.30pm


Sat                  Meet your Councillors from 9am.

Mon               AGE UK Milton Keynes Information and Advice sessions | 10am-1pm Franks 55+ drop in.
                      The MARC Crafters meet 1-4 pm. This is a craft session for adults.

Tues              JOB CLUB | 10-12pm
                      Belly Dancing | 1.30 – 2.30pm

Weds             Food Bank | 10.30 – 11.30 am

Thurs            AGE UK Milton Keynes Information and Advice Session | 10am - 1pm
                      Franks 55+ drop-in | 10am-12.30pm

Fri                 AGE UK Milton Keynes Information and Advice Session | 10am -1pm
                     AGE UK Milton Keynes Lunch Club | 10am – 1.30pm
                     Workshop session for knitting/crochet with The MARC Crafters. Alternate Fridays | 1 - 3pm.

The MARC is a Food Bank collection point
Food Bank vouchers can be collected from The MARC during opening hours. 

Belly Dancing is Back!
Why not give it a go, get fit and have fun? Belly dancing is great fun and great for your fitness, join us…for just £2 p/session.  Sessions have restarted at FMC on Tuesdays | 1.30 - 2.30pm.


AGE UK Milton Keynes run a luncheon club for our older MK3 residents.
Friday, 10am – 1.30pm at the Frank Moran Centre.
Members enjoy a two course meal as well as bingo and chatting with each other. Transport is available, if needed. There is a criteria and cost for attending.
For more info. on how to join and costs involved call AGE UK MK: 01908 557873.

The 55+ Club
All over 55s are welcome to come along to the Frank Moran Centre on Mondays and Thursdays to meet up for tea, coffee and a chat. Some members of the group meet up and go for lunch once a month. Sometimes guest speakers come along to Franks to speak on issues affecting the over 55s.

Meet Maureen from Age UK on Mondays and Thursdays 10-12.30pm at the Frank Moran centre; Maureen can offer confidential information and citizen advice to local residents on a variety of issues.

Rickley Park

Shenley Road
Tel No: 01908 648257

Rickley Park, West Bletchley

West Bletchley Council took ownership of Rickley Park, from Milton Keynes Council.  This means West Bletchley Council is responsible for the maintenance and management of the park, on behalf of local residents.

The Council is in the process of finalising plans for the redevelopment of the park, to include a range of a new features. 

West Bletchley Council is committed to ensuring that the park remains available for use by local residents and that facilities and activities within the park are developed in such a way that encourages positive use of the space.