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OU on the BBC: Silverville - Episode 5

Updated Friday, 17th July 2009

Bill helped shape Milton Keynes - now he has to get used to a new corner of the town.

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In his working life, Bill helped shape Milton Keynes - now, as his health declines, Bill finds himself as one of the residents of the town's newest addresses. But how will Silverville feel after an active, independent life?

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Bill McCloskey

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Bill McCloskey helped to shape the new town of Milton Keynes in the early 1970s, which entitles him to a house within the city. A passionate, political activist Bill has campaigned on social issues all his life and he ran as a Labour party MP. When he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s he successfully fought for a specialist nurse in Milton Keynes, but now in need of increasing support, Bill has moved to Lovat Fields.

First broadcast: Wednesday 12 Aug 2009 on BBC ONE

 

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