All posts tagged "Knowsley"

  • Prescot Leukaemia Survivor Is First Ark’s Young Person of the Year

    A girl from Prescot was named Young Person of the Year at the First Ark Community Achievement Awards earlier this month. Twelve-year-old Leah Whitehead spent Christmas 2015 in Alder Hey Hospital after being diagnosed with leukaemia, a...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • Memorial Service for Whiston Head Teacher & Student

    A memorial service to pay tribute to a much-loved Whiston head teacher will take place on Tuesday 18 October at 11am in Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. Pupils, colleagues, friends and members of the community are all invited to...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Thinking about Secondary School Places for 2017?

    Schools in and around Prescot are holding open days for prospective students and their families in the next few weeks. The Prescot School, formerly Knowsley Park Centre for Learning until it was taken over as an academy...

    • Posted September 15, 2016
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  • St Edmund Arrowsmith Head Teacher Martyn Campbell Has Died

    Staff, students and governors at St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic Centre for Learning in Whiston are today coming to terms with the sad news that their principal, Mr Martyn Campbell, passed away yesterday (Tuesday 14 June), following an...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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  • Whiston Pair Arrested after Cannabis Raids

    Merseyside Police has arrested a man and woman after the discovery of two cannabis farms with around 42 plants in Kirkby and Whiston today (Thursday, 26 May). At about 9.20am, police executed a warrant at an industrial unit in...

    • Posted May 26, 2016
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  • Police Appeal after Criminal Damage to Sea Cadets Boat

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to identify two youths who may be able to assist the investigation into damage to a boat on Lord Derby’s Estate in Knowsley. At around 2.00pm on Sunday, 20 March, damage...

    • Posted April 22, 2016
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  • Prescot Drug Dealer Plays ‘Catch Me If You Can’ with Cops – Turns out They Can

    A convicted criminal from Prescot is back behind bars after he was arrested in Whiston yesterday (Thursday 4 February). Steven Johnson, 40, was one of three local men convicted of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply in...

    • Posted February 5, 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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