All posts tagged "community"

  • Save Whiston Library? It’s Time to Act

    Whiston Library is under threat. In Knowsley Council’s words, it’s being “transferred to community ownership and use.” For the people of Whiston, however, that means something more like, “Find a way to run the library yourselves, or...

    • Posted September 19, 2013
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  • Prescot Cemetery Clean-up Begins

    Over two dozen volunteers spent their Sunday afternoon cleaning up Prescot Cemetery. Members of the Friends of Prescot Cemetery picked up litter, pulled weeds, swept walkways and removed dead flowers, pausing occasionally for a well-earned cuppa. They...

    • Posted September 9, 2013
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  • Prescot Taking Centre Stage in Tour of Britain

    Prescot town centre will become a hub of tourist activity when Britain’s biggest cycle race comes to the region on Tuesday 17 September. Stage 3 of the Tour of Britain will begin and end at Knowsley Safari...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • Say Thank-you to Unsung Heroes

    (Press Release: Knowsley Housing Trust) Residents in Knowsley will be able to celebrate unsung heroes in their communities and say thank you to those that go the extra mile. Knowsley Housing Trust (KHT), part of the First...

    • Posted July 9, 2013
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  • Prescot Foodbank Now Open

    Prescot now has its own Foodbank, based in the Salvation Army Church and Community Centre on Warrington Road. Set up as part of Knowsley Foodbank, in partnership with The Trussell Trust, the Prescot Foodbank provides emergency help...

    • Posted July 8, 2013
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  • Whiston Library under Threat of Closure

    Knowsley Council say Whiston Library will be transferred to community ownership and use in April 2014. This effectively means Whiston Library will close unless members of the community find a way to run it themselves.

    • Posted July 4, 2013
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  • Knowsley Needs to Shape up – but So Do We

    Somewhere in the bowels of Knowsley Council HQ there’s a dartboard with my photo on it. The job of being Prescot’s only independent news media means pushing the council to the point of being an annoyance. But...

    • Posted June 25, 2013
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  • £0.75m Plan to Turn Fusilier Pub into Prescot Town Hall

    Prescot Town Council have purchased The Fusilier on Warrington Road for their new premises. The familiar brick building on the corner of St Helens Road will be given a completely new look when it becomes the hub...

    • Posted June 18, 2013
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  • Competition: Win Lunch for Two at Poco Prescot

    Prescot Online’s campaign to inspire a passion for change in the town needs a slogan. Do you love Prescot? Do you want to see people get involved in the community, volunteer their efforts and make a difference...

    • Posted June 14, 2013
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  • Whiston Annual Town Meeting

    All Whiston residents are invited to attend the annual town meeting on Friday 31 May. Representatives of Knowsley Housing Trust, Merseyside Police and Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council will be present, along with Whiston town councillors and officers.

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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