Knowsley Town Council News

Bob Whiley Community Centre --- Under New Management!

A Service Level Agreement has been concluded between the Town Council and Knowsley Village Community Association. The Community Association will now manage the Bob Whiley Community Centre on behalf of the Town Council for the benefit of local residents. The Service Level Agreement... Read more

More Grants Awarded By The Town Council!

At the last Town Council Meeting, grants were awarded to three local organisations. The Town Council has always supported local groups and organisations benefiting residents and communities. The Town Council sees this as one of the most effective ways in which... Read more

Stoptober Challenge For Knowsley's Smokers

During October, smokers in Knowsley are being encouraged to quit together, as Stoptober --- the nation's biggest ever mass participation stop smoking challenge --- is launched for the second year. The Public Health England campaign is all about helping people to stop smoking. A team of... Read more

Important Changes To Knowsley's Waste And Recycling Service

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (KMBC) will be making important changes to the waste and recycling service. From 7 October 2013, KMBC intends to introduce a new, easy to use waste collection service to help residents recycle even more of their household waste. The changes mean that in... Read more

It's All Happening In Stockbridge!

There's a whole load of community activities taking place at the Stockbridge Village Neighbourhood Centre. The activities are open to all and everybody is welcome to take part. So what is going on? The list below will provide you with... Read more

Pledge To Recycle For Knowsley And Win A Kindle Fire

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (KMBC) are GIVING away FREE 18 Kindle Fire (16Gb) tablet computers to residents pledging to Recycle for Knowsley. Every Knowsley resident signing up to KMBC's pledge will be entered into a FREE prize draw to win a Kindle Fire. Full details are... Read more

New Travel Support Policy For Knowsley

Plans to introduce a new travel support policy is being considered by Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (KMBC). The policy emphasises independent travel whilst setting out who can receive support for travel to education, training or social care within the Borough, and... Read more

A Storming Victory In Knowsley For Sir Bradley Wiggins!

On a typically wet and windy autumnal day, the Tour of Britain came to Knowsley yeasterday. The Stage Three time trial over 16 kilometres (10 miles) passed through... Read more

Sir Bradley Powers To Victory --- Breaking News!

Olympic Champion Sir Bradley Wiggins stormed around the 16 kilometre time trial course in wet and windy conditions to claim victory in Stage Three of the Tour of Britain held in Knowsley today. Sir Bradley completed the course in 19 minutes 54 seconds to beat fellow... Read more

The Tour Cycles Through Knowsley Village Today!

  Following yesterday's gruelling Stage Two in the Lake District, the Tour of Britain moves to Knowsley TODAY for a time trial. Stage Two, featured testing gradients of around 24% and lasted over 186 kilometres. It began in Carlisle and ended in Kendal. Stage Two was won by... Read more

The Tour Comes Tomorrow --- Where To Catch The Race

The Tour Of Britain is now well underway and Stage Three comes to Knowsley tomorrow, Tuesday 17 September. It is now time to start thinking about the best places to watch the UK's biggest cycle race. The streets will be lined with... Read more

Sir Bradley Wiggins Rides The Tour Of Britain

The Tour de France winner of 2012 and Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins will lead Sky Pro Cycling in the tenth anniversary Tour of Britain which gets underway on... Read more

Alcohol Awareness Campaign In Knowsley

To signpost national Alcohol Awareness Week (in November), there will be a series of interactive roadshows across Knowsley to help people understand the amount of alcohol units they are consuming. The "Know Your Units" events will engage with local people at a number of sites, providing fun... Read more

Tour of Britain --- Important Travel Information

The Tour of Britain arrives in Knowsley next week on Tuesday 17 September. For the safety of cyclists and spectators, road closures around the route will operate from approximately 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. A... Read more

Town Council Awards Another Grant!

The Town Council has recently awarded £85 to the Care and Respite Support Service (CARSS). The application was considered by the General Purposes and Community Grants Committee. The application was based upon a contribution to the forthcoming Christmas Party. The Christmas Dinner Party is a greatly... Read more

Knowsley's Archives --- Your Views Are Needed!

Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (KMBC) is asking people for their views in order to secure funding to expand the borough's archive service. KMBC has already been awarded initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund in a funding bid to develop the collection of unique materials from Knowsley's... Read more

Beating Of The Bounds --- It's A Stroll in The Park (Sometimes)!

Every year, the Town Council undertakes a Beating of the Bounds. On a date decided by the Mayor, this annual event involves walking on a number of public footpaths in... Read more

Summer Break For Meetings Of The Town Council

Last Thursday's (18 July) Meeting of the Town Council at Knowsley Village Hall was the last before the summer recess. The Town Council's next meeting (which is, of course, open to the public) will take place on Thursday 19 September. The Meeting will be at... Read more