All posts tagged "Prescot Town Council"

  • Prescot & Whiston Town Councils Turn Green as Labour Lose All Seats

    Whiston Town Council is now 100% Green, and Prescot Town Council is Green-controlled, with 7 Green councillors to 5 Lib Dem. No Labour members remain on either town council after last Thursday’s local elections. All seats were...

    • Posted May 8, 2019
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  • 2019 Local Elections in Knowsley: Thursday 2 May

    Polls are open from 7am to 10pm this Thursday, 2 May, in local elections across the UK. In Prescot and Whiston, three Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council seats are being contested. They are, with prospective candidates: PRESCOT NORTH...

    • Posted April 30, 2019
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  • Prescot Carnival Is Back on Sunday 24 June

    The Prescot Carnival returns to Brown’s Field, courtesy of Prescot Town Council, on Sunday 24 June. Live entertainment this year will include performances by Freshco Crew Breakdancing, St Edmund Arrowsmith Band, Shine Gospel Choir, Prescot’s Got Talent...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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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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  • Prescot Council Leader Responds to NYT Article (plus Fact-check)

    The leader of Prescot Town Council has officially responded to a New York Times article that singled out the town as an example of government cuts. The front-page story on Monday 28 May opened by saying that...

    • Posted June 5, 2018
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  • Proposal for Fewer Town Councillors in Knowsley

    Knowsley Council has published proposals for changes to town and parish councils in the borough, following a public consulation carried out from September to November 2017. Residents can now have their say on the Community Governance Review,...

    • Posted February 23, 2018
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  • Knowsley Council to Sell off Prescot Parkland to Fund Other Parks

    Knowsley Council voted last night (Tuesday 28 November) to sell off several parks across the borough. The list of land to be sold includes the King George V Playing Fields, known locally as Brown’s Field, in Prescot....

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Prescot Christmas Lights Switch-on 2017

    Prescot’s annual Christmas light switch-on takes place on Saturday 2 December 2017 in the town centre. The festive family event features live music from a host of performers, including Shine Gospel Choir, pupils from St Edmund Arrowsmith’s...

    • Posted November 16, 2017
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  • Beware Vandals in Prescot’s Parks

    Prescot Town Council have asked residents to be vigilant in the town’s parks and public spaces. The parks have been “plagued by antisocial and destructive behaviour over the summer period,” according to Town Clerk Dan Wilson. In...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • Green Candidate Wins Uncontested Prescot Town Council Seat

    The Green Party have won their third seat on Prescot Town Council – this time without the need for an election. No one stood to contest the ward, so sole candidate Pat Cook was announced the new...

    • Posted June 23, 2017
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