All posts tagged "budget cuts"

  • Knowsley Council Facing £17m More in Cuts

    (Press release: Knowsley Council) Residents are being given the opportunity to comment on initial options being considered by Knowsley Council to save £16.8m over the next three years. The Government’s cuts since 2010 have impacted on Knowsley...

    • Posted December 20, 2016
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  • £19m Cuts to Social Services in Knowsley

    Knowsley Council have announced cuts to social services in the borough, to the tune of £19 million in the coming year. The council acknowledge that investment of £7 million over two years has seen an improvement in...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • Knowsley Council: £94 Million in Cuts Since 2009

    Knowsley has faced £60 million in government cuts and will face another £34m in the future, according to a video released by the borough council in December. The new £34m Budget Challenge campaign calls on Knowsley residents...

    • Posted December 29, 2014
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  • Knowsley Proposal to Cut Library Opening Times, Review Jobs

    Knowsley Council have announced proposals to reduce opening hours at each of the borough’s five remaining libraries. According to an undated letter from KMBC to library users, they plan to close Prescot, Halewood and Stockbridge Village libraries for...

    • Posted December 22, 2014
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  • More Jobs to Go at Knowsley Council

    Knowsley Council announced plans in November to cut 130 jobs in 2015 and 2016, as part of an attempt to save £34 million. They blame the job losses directly on government cuts. “Knowsley’s funding has been cut...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Knowsley Council Appoints New, Cheaper CEO

    Knowsley Council is set to promote Deputy Chief Executive Mike Harden to the role of Chief Executive, following the departure of Sheena Ramsey earlier this month. Ms Ramsey took voluntary redundancy, and the new post will be...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Consultation on New Prescot Fire Station

    Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority want residents’ views on a new fire station for Prescot. The proposed building, on Manchester Road, would replace both Whiston and Huyton fire stations. The MFRA say the merger plans are due...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Whiston & Huyton Fire Station Merger Planned for Prescot

    Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority have approved plans to build a new fire station in Prescot. The proposed premises on Manchester Road will replace Whiston and Huyton fire stations, both earmarked for closure to cut costs. The...

    • Posted March 6, 2014
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