All posts tagged "Knowsley Council"

  • Dame Judi Promotes Prescot Theatre in Parliament

    Dame Judi Dench took the news of Prescot’s Shakespeare North Playhouse development to Parliament yesterday (Wednesday 15 January). The Oscar-winning actor, whose stage, film and TV career has included seven appearances as M in the James Bond...

    • Posted January 16, 2020
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  • Main Theatre Construction Begins January

    Above-ground construction on the Shakespeare North theatre in Prescot will begin in January 2020. Knowsley Council have appointed contractors Kier Construction for the two-year task. The ground, formerly part of the Mill Street Car Park, has already...

    • Posted December 5, 2019
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  • New Bistro to Bring Market Place Alive This Christmas

    A new bistro and cultural complex will bring a lantern parade, live music and an ice skating rink to Prescot town centre this weekend. Imaginarium Bistro opens on Friday 29 November in Market Place. Historically a centre...

    • Posted November 26, 2019
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  • Talent Wanted for Knowsley’s Shine 2019 Showcase

    (Via Knowsley Council) Calling all performers, singers, actors, dancers, musicians, poets, magicians… in fact anyone with a talent to share! Applications are now open for you to take centre stage at this year’s prestigious Shine talent competition...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • 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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  • Prescot Cables Football Ground Secured for a Century

    Prescot Cables fans can be sure they have a home for the next 99 years, having just signed a long-term lease with new owners Knowsley Council. The football club has been in discussions with the council since...

    • Posted December 20, 2018
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  • Chance for Your Talent to Shine – Apply Now for New Knowsley Event

    Performers and artists from across Knowsley are being given the chance to take part in a live show in October. Shine! is for singers, dancers, comedians, poets and other performers of all stripes to showcase their talents...

    • Posted August 7, 2018
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  • Voting Now Open on Shakespeare North Prescot Street Name

    A competition to name the street in front of Prescot’s new Shakespeare North Playhouse is now in its final stage. A shortlist of six Shakespeare-inspired names, along with reasons for the suggestions, is being put to the...

    • Posted June 26, 2018
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  • Knowsley Apprentice Scheme Now Recruiting

    The Knowsley Apprentice programme is once again recruiting, with job and training opportunities for school and college leavers preparing for the workplace this summer. Since 2008, the programme has helped 1,126 young people into apprenticeships with organisations...

    • Posted June 15, 2018
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  • Knowsley Abandons Brown’s Field Sell-off

    Knowsley Council has abandoned plans to sell off 10 percent of the borough’s parks and green spaces, including Brown’s Field in Prescot. Campaigners have railed against the plan, which would have used £40 million from the sales...

    • Posted June 12, 2018
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