All posts tagged "Knowsley Council"

  • 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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  • Prescot Council Leader Responds to NYT Article (plus Fact-check)

    The leader of Prescot Town Council has officially responded to a New York Times article that singled out the town as an example of government cuts. The front-page story on Monday 28 May opened by saying that...

    • Posted June 5, 2018
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  • Why Prescot Is on the Up

    They’re building a theatre in Prescot. It will be an authentic replica of a cockpit design by Inigo Jones, the famed 17th-century architect. Its existence will hark back to the late Elizabethan Prescot Playhouse, the first free-standing...

    • Posted May 29, 2018
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  • Competition to Name a Prescot Street

    Knowsley Council have launched a competition to name the street outside Shakespeare North’s new theatre, set to open in 2020. Judges are looking for something that is “unique, memorable and Shakespeare-themed.” And they’ve said adamantly they will...

    • Posted May 14, 2018
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  • Knowsley Council Leader Replaced after Labour Election Losses

    Knowsley Labour have voted to replace Cllr Andy Moorhead (pictured) as their local party leader, following a drop in the local Labour vote in last Thursday’s elections. Cllr Graham Morgan was elected to take his place, meaning...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Protesters Plan March to Save Prescot Park

    Campaigners against Knowsley’s decision to sell off Brown’s Field in Prescot are marching in protest this weekend. The ‘Family March’ takes place on Sunday 22 April, leaving Brown’s Field at 9.30am and arriving an estimated 40 minutes...

    • Posted April 16, 2018
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  • Knowsley Council Elections: 3 May 2018

    Local elections take place across the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley on Thursday 3 May 2018. Candidates for Prescot and Whiston are as follows: PRESCOT NORTH Tony Ely (Labour) Aaron Waters (Conservative) Frances Wynn (Lib Dem) PRESCOT SOUTH...

    • Posted April 9, 2018
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  • Proposal for Fewer Town Councillors in Knowsley

    Knowsley Council has published proposals for changes to town and parish councils in the borough, following a public consulation carried out from September to November 2017. Residents can now have their say on the Community Governance Review,...

    • Posted February 23, 2018
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  • Construction of Prescot’s Shakespearean Theatre Planned for April

    Construction work on a theatre and college in Prescot town centre is expected to begin in April 2018, following the appointment of contractors by Knowsley Council. Liverpool-based Kier Construction are to build the 350-seat Elizabethan theatre, housed...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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