All posts tagged "Labour Party"

  • Knowsley Elections: Green Gains, Labour Losses, Lib Dems Remain Steady

    The Green Party made significant gains on Knowsley Council in yesterday’s local elections (Thursday 2 May 2019), unseating Labour borough councillors in two seats. In Prescot South, Cllr Joanne Burke – pictured with Green MP Caroline Lucas...

    • Posted May 3, 2019
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  • Knowsley Abandons Brown’s Field Sell-off

    Knowsley Council has abandoned plans to sell off 10 percent of the borough’s parks and green spaces, including Brown’s Field in Prescot. Campaigners have railed against the plan, which would have used £40 million from the sales...

    • Posted June 12, 2018
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  • Knowsley Council Leader Replaced after Labour Election Losses

    Knowsley Labour have voted to replace Cllr Andy Moorhead (pictured) as their local party leader, following a drop in the local Labour vote in last Thursday’s elections. Cllr Graham Morgan was elected to take his place, meaning...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Local Elections: Greens Take Prescot South from Labour

    The Greens pulled off a sizeable win over Labour last night (Thursday 3 May) to take Prescot South. Kai Taylor gained 1,520 to Lynn O’Keeffe’s 736, becoming the first Green Party candidate ever to win a seat...

    • Posted May 4, 2018
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  • General Election: Who’s Standing for Parliament in Knowsley?

    With the General Election just three weeks away, here’s a run-down of the candidates you can vote for if you live in Prescot, Whiston or Rainhill. Unsure which constituency you are in? Type in your postcode or...

    • Posted May 18, 2017
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  • Planning Application Refused for Whitakers Land

    An application to build houses on former greenbelt in Prescot has been refused. Beesley & Fildes, Ltd, applied in 2016 to build up to 200 homes on land adjoining Whitakers Garden Centre, off Liverpool Road. They withdrew...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Election Results: Prescot Town Council Wins for Greens & Lib Dems

    The Greens and Liberal Democrats are celebrating today after decisive wins over Labour in yesterday’s Prescot Town Council by-elections (Thursday 24 March). Kai Taylor (left) took Prescot East for the Green Party, with 365 votes to Labour’s...

    • Posted March 24, 2017
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  • Prescot Town Council By-election Candidates Announced

    Five candidates will stand in the Prescot Town Council elections on Thursday 23 March, when two seats are being contested. In Prescot East Ward, Adam Flanders stands for Labour, while Kai Taylor runs for the Green Party....

    • Posted February 27, 2017
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  • 2016 Local Elections: Who’s Standing in Prescot & Whiston?

    On Thursday 5 May 2016, every council seat in Knowsley will be up for grabs. Wards and boundaries have changed, and voters will now elect 45 councillors instead of the current 63. What are the issues you...

    • Posted April 8, 2016
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  • Prescot Councillor Blasted over Leaked Emails

    A Prescot councillor has apologised to Huyton activists and former election candidates for calling them ‘little shits’ in an email to fellow councillors. Cllr Denise Allen, who represents Prescot East on Knowsley Council, sent the email from her...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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