All posts tagged "winter"

  • Severe Cold Weather Alert

    (Met Office, via Knowsley Council) There is a 99% probability of severe cold weather, icy conditions and heavy snow until 1200 on Tuesday 19 Jan in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to...

    • Posted January 16, 2016
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  • Freezing Temperatures Make Roads & Pavements a Hazard

    Two cars collided in Whiston this morning (Friday 15 January), as the region was hit by freezing temperatures. The crash happened on Ropers Bridge, which connects Dragon Lane to Windy Arbor Road in Whiston Village. Police at the...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Our Patch: Things That Go Snuffle in the Night

    As lovely as the colours of the autumn are, catching our eye at the moment around our lovely patch, this column is a little monochromatic and necessarily so. We have a lot of nature that is unseen,...

    • Posted November 18, 2014
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  • Prepare for Winter – Advice from Knowsley Council

    Press release: Knowsley Council As the dark nights draw in and temperatures start to fall, advice and support on keeping warm is being made available to Knowsley residents. Information on how to keep yourself and your home...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Our Patch: In Which SJ Hangs out with Her Buds

    I hope you have all enjoyed the festive season and have been able to spend some time with those who are the most important to you. Due to injury and illness (let it never be said I...

    • Posted January 7, 2014
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  • Our Patch: Jack Frost Arrives

    Before we can leave the house in the summer months, there is a mad dash for sunscreen and sun hats. It adds an extra 10 minutes onto the time it takes us to get to school, and...

    • Posted December 4, 2013
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  • Our Patch: Unexpected Discoveries

    I used to have a horrible job working as a motor claims handler in a call centre. There were few redeeming aspects to it, but I do recall a conversation with a lady asking if I worked...

    • Posted November 12, 2013
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