All posts tagged "Knowsley Council"

  • 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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  • 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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