All posts tagged "Knowsley Council"

  • Demolition of Whiston Library Begins

    The demolition of the former Whiston Library began on Thursday 10 December. Knowsley Council closed the library in 2013, under strain from government cuts to their budget. Volunteers tried to re-open it with help from Hugh Baird...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • Housing Plans for Fields Neighbouring Whitakers, Prescot

    Prescot residents are invited to view plans for a housing development on land belonging to Whitakers Garden Centre. Planners believe about 200 3- or 4-bedroom homes could be built on the site, which sits between the A57 (Prescot...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • Prescot Christmas Lights Switch-on 2015

    A community partnership has saved Christmas for Prescot town centre. While most towns in Knowsley will be in the dark this year, due to strained council budgets, community support has ensured Prescot will have its usual Christmas...

    • Posted November 21, 2015
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  • Prescot’s ‘Field of Poppies’ for Remembrance

    Prescot Cemetery is home to a ‘Field of Poppies’ on the occasion of Remembrance Day. Volunteers from the Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard worked with Prescot and Knowsley Councils to create the display using 7,000 poppies...

    • Posted November 8, 2015
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  • Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard in Pictures

    Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard officially raised its new Green Flag last Wednesday, 21 October. Knowsley Council and volunteers from the Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard have worked for over two years to improve the site. Back in...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • Prescot Festival & Cricket Club among Award Winners

    The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts and Prescot & Odyssey Cricket Club were among the winners of the Knowsley Sports & Cultural Awards last week. Prescot & Odyssey (pictured), based on Burrows Lane, were named the borough’s...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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  • Change to Bin Collection Days in Knowsley

    Waste collection days have changed across the borough of Knowsley, as of 5 October 2015. All residents should have received a new calendar of collection days, but if not, you can check your new collection times by...

    • Posted October 7, 2015
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  • M62 Huyton Closures 9 to 12 October 2015

    There will be a temporary closure of part of the M62 in Huyton as the replacement Greystone footbridge is installed across the motorway. Both carriageways of the M62 will be affected between Junction 6 and Junction 4...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • Knowsley Pledge to Support Refugees

    Knowsley Council have promised help for refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria. The council say they will “identify homes” for up to 30 Syrian families escaping the armed conflict that has so forced more than 4...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • Whiston Library Set for October Demolition, Prescot Library Hours Cut

    The former Whiston Library will be demolished in October 2015, Knowsley Council have announced. The library, on Dragon Drive, shut its doors in March 2014. A deal to re-open it with the support of Hugh Baird College...

    • Posted August 28, 2015
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