All posts tagged "Knowsley Council"

  • Share Your Ideas for Public Art in Prescot

    Organisers of a new public art project are inviting Prescot residents to share their creative ideas. Art curator Cathy Newberry has been commissioned by Knowsley Council to work with members of the public to bring Prescot town...

    • Posted February 2, 2016
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  • Knowsley Lib Dems Respond to Labour on Greenbelt Plan

    In a letter to Prescot Online, the Liberal Democrats in Knowsley have responded to the borough council’s newly adopted Local Plan: 26 January 2016 Knowsley Betrays Residents over Greenbelt The news that every single Labour Councillor in Knowsley...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Prescot Councillors Respond to Greenbelt Controversy

    Two Knowsley councillors have responded to Prescot Online readers’ concerns about the council’s newly adopted Local Plan. The main objection related to the removal of protected status from roughly half of the borough’s greenbelt, meaning owners will...

    • Posted January 18, 2016
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  • Severe Cold Weather Alert

    (Met Office, via Knowsley Council) There is a 99% probability of severe cold weather, icy conditions and heavy snow until 1200 on Tuesday 19 Jan in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to...

    • Posted January 16, 2016
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  • Knowsley’s Broken Democracy, Part 1: Knowledge Is Power

    The first in a series of opinion pieces by the editor (Too long didn’t read? The gist: Knowsley Council provides information that no one can understand, and without information, you are powerless.) A great philosopher – no...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • Knowsley Council Vote to Give Away Greenbelt

    You can now read Knowsley’s newly adopted Local Plan online (PDF) Knowsley Council have voted unanimously to approve the Local Plan, which releases roughly 1,000 acres of the borough’s greenbelt for residential development. Councillors say that government housing...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • £19m Cuts to Social Services in Knowsley

    Knowsley Council have announced cuts to social services in the borough, to the tune of £19 million in the coming year. The council acknowledge that investment of £7 million over two years has seen an improvement in...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • Campaigners Urged to Attend Next Knowsley Greenbelt Meeting

    A council meeting to discuss Knowsley’s controversial Local Plan has been reconvened for Wednesday 6 January. Knowsley Council met on Tuesday 16 December to vote on the plan, which would see most of the borough’s greenbelt stripped...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Police Called on Protesters at Knowsley Council Meeting

    A Knowsley Council meeting was postponed after the council called police to remove members of the public. The public meeting was for councillors...

    • Posted December 18, 2015
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  • Beaconsfield Residents Furious over Mounds of Uncollected Rubbish (Updated)

    Update 18 December 2015: Knowsley Council cleared the site on Thursday 17 December and will be meeting with landlords First Ark “as soon as possible.” KMBC have issued the following advice to residents: “Please ensure that all...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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