All posts tagged "Knowsley Council"

  • Easter Fun in Prescot Town Centre

    There’s lots of fun lined up this Easter Saturday (4 April) in Prescot. As well as the usual Prescot Producers’ Market from 9am to 2pm, free family activities on Eccleston Street include face painting, a bouncy castle,...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Prescot Greenbelt Campaign Underway

    A campaign to save Prescot’s greenbelt from development is underway, with a meeting organised for Wednesday 18 March. The gathering is open to residents of Prescot and other parts of Knowsley affected by plans to remove protection...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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  • Help Shine the Spotlight on a Good Neighbour

    A 69-year-old grandmother from Prescot won the 2014 Good Neighbours in Knowsley Award, and now the search is on for the next winner. Elizabeth Greenall was surprised to receive the award but felt “extremely honoured and very proud.” Her...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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  • Free Computer, Internet Sessions at Prescot Library

    Prescot Library is offering a series of free information sessions about getting online. As part of the national Be Online campaign, the library will host the following in early March: Family History Helpdesk – Tuesday 3 March 9am-12 noon...

    • Posted February 19, 2015
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  • Knowsley Supports Campaign to End Domestic Abuse

    Press release from Knowsley Council: In the run up to Valentine’s Day, Knowsley Council is supporting a new anti domestic abuse campaign being launched across Cheshire and Merseyside. ‘Be a Lover not a Fighter’ is being run...

    • Posted February 10, 2015
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  • Knowsley Schoolchildren Bullied over Explicit Photos

    Merseyside Police have warned parents in Knowsley of bullying incidents involving posting explicit pictures online. Detective Chief Inspector Steve Cox told parents and guardians that some students were using Facebook and Instagram accounts “with no other objective than...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • Prescot’s Shakespearean Mural Repaired

    Prescot’s Shakespearean mural is being repaired this week. Town centre shoppers were shocked to see the wall art, on the corner of Leyland and Eccleston Streets, was peeling away earlier this month. The combination of rain and heavy...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • New Knowsley Expressway Slip Road Open

    Via Knowsley Council: The new slip road from the A5300 Knowsley Expressway to the A562 Speke road is now open to motorists. Nearly £2 million has been invested into the A5300 Knowsley expressway improvement scheme through the...

    • Posted January 12, 2015
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  • Knowsley Council: £94 Million in Cuts Since 2009

    Knowsley has faced £60 million in government cuts and will face another £34m in the future, according to a video released by the borough council in December. The new £34m Budget Challenge campaign calls on Knowsley residents...

    • Posted December 29, 2014
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  • Knowsley Proposal to Cut Library Opening Times, Review Jobs

    Knowsley Council have announced proposals to reduce opening hours at each of the borough’s five remaining libraries. According to an undated letter from KMBC to library users, they plan to close Prescot, Halewood and Stockbridge Village libraries for...

    • Posted December 22, 2014
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