All posts tagged "Kirkby"

  • Whiston Pair Arrested after Cannabis Raids

    Merseyside Police has arrested a man and woman after the discovery of two cannabis farms with around 42 plants in Kirkby and Whiston today (Thursday, 26 May). At about 9.20am, police executed a warrant at an industrial unit in...

    • Posted May 26, 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 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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  • Knowsley Council Loses CEO amid Budget Cuts

    Sheena Ramsey will step down from her role as Knowsley Council Chief Executive. In a statement issued this morning, Knowsley Council said Ramsey agreed to take voluntary redundancy as the council faces “unprecedented government cuts” of about £26...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • Knowsley Bin Collections over Easter & May Day 2014

    Easter 2014 Waste Collection (Knowsley, including Prescot & Whiston) If your usual collection is on a Friday, your bins will be collected on Friday 18 April (Good Friday), as usual. If your usual collection is on Monday...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Prescot School Closures, Friday 22 March

    Knowsley Park Centre for Learning in Prescot is closed today, Friday 22 March, due to the snow. Other Knowsley schools shut because of the weather today are: Park Brow Primary Alt Bridge Roby Park Bluebell Park Updates...

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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  • Register Now for Knowsley Apprenticeships 2013

    (Press release: Knowsley Council) Young people from Knowsley wanting a first foot on the career ladder are being invited to register during National Apprentice Week for this year’s Knowsley Apprentice recruitment drive. For the sixth year Knowsley...

    • Posted March 13, 2013
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  • Sir Quentin Blake Exhibition in Kirkby

    I don’t normally plug events and news beyond the Prescot area, but I’m sure many readers will agree that the illustrations of Sir Quentin Blake have been special — nay, magical — to generations of children. For...

    • Posted January 4, 2013
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