All posts tagged "local politics"

  • 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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  • Liverpool Metro Mayor Election Is 4 May 2017

    Via Knowsley Council: (Pictured: The four frontrunners) The first ever Liverpool City Region Mayoral Election takes place on Thursday, 4 May 2017. All residents across the Liverpool City Region (Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, St Helens, Sefton and Wirral)...

    • Posted April 10, 2017
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  • Prescot Councillor Is First Metro Mayor Candidate to Launch Manifesto

    Cllr Carl Cashman was the first of the front-running metro mayor candidates to launch his manifesto yesterday (Tuesday 28 March). The Knowsley Council member for Prescot North (pictured, with Cllr Ian Smith on the right) will run as...

    • Posted March 29, 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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  • 23 March for Prescot Town Council By-elections

    Two more by-elections will take place in Prescot on Thursday 23 March 2017. The town council seats, in Prescot East and Prescot North West Wards, were made vacant by the resignation of Councillors Denise Allen and Matthew...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
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  • Green Party Win First Prescot Town Council Seat

    Joanne Burke unseated Labour and won Prescot East for the Green Party in last Thursday’s town council by-election (9 February). Voter turnout in the ward was a low 27 percent – although turnouts in the borough have...

    • Posted February 14, 2017
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  • Greens & Lib Dems to Fight Prescot By-Election

    Both Greens and Liberal Democrats have announced they’ll stand if a Prescot Town Council by-election is held later this year. The vacancy, in Prescot East, has arisen due to Cllr Heather Baker’s non-attendance. An election will only take...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Whiston Town Council By-election on the Cards

    Voters in Whiston Delph Ward are able to call a by-election following the sad passing of Councillor Jackie Delaney late last month. Her death means there is now a vacancy on Whiston Town Council. A by-election will...

    • Posted June 10, 2016
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  • Prescot, Whiston Local Election Results, May 2016

    The people of Prescot and Whiston went to the polls in Thursday 5 May’s local elections, and here is how they voted: PRESCOT NORTH Carl Cashman (Liberal Democrat) 1,254 (20%) Elected Ian Smith (Liberal Democrat) 1,196 (19%) Elected...

    • Posted May 6, 2016
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