All posts tagged "Knowsley Council"

  • 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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  • Government Says Knowsley Greenbelt Plans ‘Sound’

    A government inspector has approved plans to allow development on Knowsley’s greenbelt. The borough council say they’ve had no choice but to remove protections from the land, due to government housing targets. Protesters say it would damage the environment,...

    • Posted July 14, 2015
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  • More Knowsley Services Now Online

    (Press release: Knowsley Council) Did you know, you can contact Knowsley Council online to pay bills, report issues, apply for a school place, arrange a bulky rubbish collection, keep up-to-date with the latest news and much more!...

    • Posted July 13, 2015
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  • Tribute to Joe McGarry (1932-2015)

    The family of the late Joe McGarry, a one-time Knowsley councillor and Mayor of Prescot, have kindly given Prescot Online permission to publish this tribute, which was read at his funeral on 10 June 2015. Joseph, known...

    • Posted June 15, 2015
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  • Prescot Woman Thankful but Angry after Parents’ Headstone Found

    A woman from Prescot is relieved after the missing headstone from her parents’ grave was discovered, thanks to help from Merseyside Police, Knowsley Council and members of the public. Christine Climo, 38, however, is angry and upset that...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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  • Knowsley Council Getting Tough on Parking Violations

    Knowsley Council have taken over parking enforcement in the borough. Where Merseyside Police were once responsible for enforcing the rules, now the council’s own Civil Enforcement Officers will patrol the streets and issue Penalty Charge Notices to vehicles parked in...

    • Posted May 29, 2015
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  • Deadline Looms for Prescot, Whiston Greenbelt Objections

    Residents have until this Friday, 15 May, to give Knowsley Council their views on controversial plans to give up greenbelt across the borough for housing developments. The council held a consultation last year, saying government housing targets had forced...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Prescot War Memorial Given Listed Status

    Prescot War Memorial, which now stands on the steps outside Prescot Parish Church, has been granted Grade II listed status. The memorial was erected in 1916 on the opposite side of St Mary’s Church, on the junction...

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • Prescot Online Complete Voting Guide 2015

    Thursday 7 May 2015 sees both a UK general election and local elections across the UK. If you live in Prescot, Whiston or Rainhill, here’s your complete guide to how and where to vote on 7 May....

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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  • Knowsley Scrutiny Committee Open to Suggestions

    How do you think Knowsley Council is performing? What issues should it be tackling in Prescot and Whiston? Knowsley’s Overview and Scrutiny Board wants your ideas on what issues to review over the next year. According to a...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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