All posts tagged "KMBC"

  • 2019 Local Elections in Knowsley: Thursday 2 May

    Polls are open from 7am to 10pm this Thursday, 2 May, in local elections across the UK. In Prescot and Whiston, three Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council seats are being contested. They are, with prospective candidates: PRESCOT NORTH...

    • Posted April 30, 2019
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  • Knowsley’s Broken Democracy, Part 1: Knowledge Is Power

    The first in a series of opinion pieces by the editor (Too long didn’t read? The gist: Knowsley Council provides information that no one can understand, and without information, you are powerless.) A great philosopher – no...

    • Posted January 12, 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 Getting Tough on Parking Violations

    Knowsley Council have taken over parking enforcement in the borough. Where Merseyside Police were once responsible for enforcing the rules, now the council’s own Civil Enforcement Officers will patrol the streets and issue Penalty Charge Notices to vehicles parked in...

    • Posted May 29, 2015
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  • Knowsley Scrutiny Committee Open to Suggestions

    How do you think Knowsley Council is performing? What issues should it be tackling in Prescot and Whiston? Knowsley’s Overview and Scrutiny Board wants your ideas on what issues to review over the next year. According to a...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Prescot & Whiston Election Results 2014

    Labour swept the boards again in last week’s Knowsley elections, leaving the party with all 63 council seats in the borough, including four seats in Prescot and Whiston. In Prescot East, Denise Allen won with 1,299 votes...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Prescot Hockey Club Move to St Helens, Blame Council

    Members of Prescot Hockey Club have voted unanimously to leave their home of over fifty years, moving to leisure facilities at Sutton Leisure Centre in St Helens. The team were formed in 1952 as part of the...

    • Posted May 22, 2013
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  • How Much Can Knowsley Council See on Your Facebook?

    You already caught me in one rant – albeit a restrained one – about Knowsley Council today, so I decided to get all my complaints over with in one day. My second complaint concerns Knowsley Council’s Facebook...

    • Posted May 8, 2013
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  • Knowsley Council: Pay £23 to Get Your Old Bin Back

    Our household is disappointed in Knowsley Council after they refused to give us a larger rubbish bin to cope with the move to fortnightly waste collections. We downsized late last year, and the council had no problem...

    • Posted May 8, 2013
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  • Local Anger over State of Prescot Cemetery

    A Prescot woman has started a petition to have a plaque at Prescot Cemetery replaced. Viv Frodsham wrote on the Prescot Online Facebook page that the sign “made the place feel special.” It’s been removed and, she believes, relocated...

    • Posted April 16, 2013
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