All posts tagged "Knowsley Council"

  • Knowsley Lib Dems’ Message to Prescot & Whiston

    Prescot Online invites all candidates and parties standing in Prescot and Whiston to have their say in the run-up to the 5 May local elections. The local Liberal Democrat candidates write: These local elections present the best opportunity...

    • Posted April 29, 2016
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  • Video Attacks Knowsley Council over Greenbelt

    A short film by a local election candidate criticises Knowsley Council for failing to save the borough’s green spaces. The 10-minute video, by Paul Woods, documents how in 2000 the council sold six acres of the King George V...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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  • KHT One Stop Shop Counters Close 31 March

    Knowsley Housing Trust will no longer offer front counter services in One Stop Shops across Knowsley, including Prescot. The social housing company say the closures are “due to a reduction in the number of people using KHT’s services...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Eaton Street Park Gets New Pavilion

    A Prescot town centre park is home to a brand-new pavilion. The building, which arrived at Eaton Street Park last Tuesday, 22 March, will have a large indoor meeting space, and a kitchenette with a hatch opening to...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Ask the Candidates: Prescot & Whiston Local Elections

    On Thursday 5 May 2o16, Knowsley will go to the polls to elect a new council. Every seat in the borough – that’s 45 councillors, recently cut down from 63 – will be up for grabs. What...

    • Posted March 17, 2016
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  • Government Promises £5m for Prescot Shakespeare Theatre

    Tory Chancellor George Osborne announced £5 million towards a theatre and college for Prescot in today’s government budget (Wednesday 16 March). “In the 400th anniversary of the great playwright’s death, I’ve heard the sonnets from the Right...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • What Will Prescot’s Shakespeare Theatre Look Like?

    If charity Shakespeare North receive planning permission in April, they could be building an Elizabethan-style theatre and college in Prescot town centre. The plans, for the Mill Street Car Park adjacent to the Old Mill pub, would...

    • Posted March 15, 2016
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  • Knowsley Boundaries Change for 2016 Local Elections

    The number, size and layout of council wards in Knowsley will look different in the upcoming local elections. Following a review by the Local Government Boundary Commission, Knowsley residents will now elect 45 councillors instead of the...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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  • Knowsley’s Broken Democracy, Part 2: Absolute Power

    The second in a series of opinion pieces by the editor. (Read Part 1 here.) (Too long, didn’t read? The gist: A one-party council is never democratic. With no opposition, local government can do whatever it likes. Vote...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • Prescot Councillor Blasted over Leaked Emails

    A Prescot councillor has apologised to Huyton activists and former election candidates for calling them ‘little shits’ in an email to fellow councillors. Cllr Denise Allen, who represents Prescot East on Knowsley Council, sent the email from her...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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