All posts tagged "Knowsley Council"

  • 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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  • 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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