All posts tagged "Knowsley"

  • 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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  • Government Supports Plans for Shakespearean Theatre in Prescot

    A government minister has pledged support for Shakespeare North‘s project to build an Elizabethan theatre in Prescot. At a parliamentary debate in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 8 December, Minister of State for Culture, Media & Sport Ed...

    • Posted December 9, 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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  • Election Results: Labour Hold St Helens South & Whiston, Knowsley

    In a result that will have surprised few people, Labour have held on to both St Helens South & Whiston, and Knowsley in yesterday’s general election. George Howarth was re-elected as MP for Knowsley, with 78.1 percent...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Plaque Unveiling to Remember Liverpool Pals at Prescot Station

    A plaque at Prescot Railway Station will honour the memory of the Liverpool Pals battalion stationed in Prescot during World War One. Six thousand men left from Prescot Station on 30 April 1915, going first to Grantham,...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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  • Shakespeare’s Dream Comes to Prescot

    The grounds of Prescot’s 17th-century parish church will become the setting for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream this May. Knowsley-based MATE Productions have teamed up with Shakespeare North and the Royal Shakespeare Company for the community production, which will...

    • Posted February 17, 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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  • Introducing Prescot Online Classified Ads

    Got a shop to advertise, a business to plug, or got something you want to buy or sell? Maybe just a message or plea you want to get out there? Prescot Online will be publishing classified advertisements every...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • More Jobs to Go at Knowsley Council

    Knowsley Council announced plans in November to cut 130 jobs in 2015 and 2016, as part of an attempt to save £34 million. They blame the job losses directly on government cuts. “Knowsley’s funding has been cut...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Red Lion Pub, Prescot, Closed for Six Weeks

    The Red Lion Hotel in Prescot will remain closed until 13 January 2015, a court has decided. A judge at Liverpool Magistrates Court upheld the six-week closure order at a hearing on Wednesday 3 December. The action...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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