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Knowsley Town Council News

The Littlewoods of Stockbridge Association

The Junior Rangers had a great morning making Bird Boots, sounds strange but it was a unique idea of one of our leaders and the kids were delighted. They used old boots and wellies that were mounted onto wooden bases with small roofs over the top and a wooden medallion with their names on, they were then put up... Read more

Knowsley Better together Fact sheet

On Friday 10 February 2023, a protest against the housing of asylum seekers at the Suites Hotel in Kirkby descended into acts of violence, criminal damage, and disorder. Those involved in the disorder on the evening equated to a small minority of people, who do not represent Knowsley and its residents. Following the incident, a large amount of misinformation has... Read more

Funding available for Eurovision celebrations

Funding available for Eurovision celebrations This May, Liverpool will host the Eurovision Song Contest. The event should be led by last year’s winners – Ukraine – but due to the ongoing invasion, the UK will host the competition on their behalf. The Eurovision Festival will land in Liverpool on Monday 1 May and... Read more

National Child Exploitation Awareness Day

National Child Exploitation Awareness Day – 18 March 2023 Knowsley Council and partners are helping to raise awareness of child exploitation as part of National Child Exploitation Day which takes place on 18 March. It’s important that people know what the signs are and what to do if they... Read more

From 4 May 2023, voters in England will need to show photo ID to vote at polling stations in some elections.

Voter ID requirement From 4 May 2023, voters in England will need to show photo ID to vote at polling stations in some elections. This will apply to: Local elections Police and Crime Commissioner elections UK parliamentary by-elections Recall petitions From October 2023 it will also apply to UK General elections. If you don't have accepted photo ID, you... Read more

Stronger Communities Fund helps 27 local projects

Stronger Communities Fund helps 27 local projects Knowsley Council’s Cabinet have approved the allocation of more than £220,000 to help local groups and organisations to provide ‘effective support to those in need’ – one of the three key priorities in the Knowsley Council Plan 2022-2025. Organisations... Read more

Simonswood Medical Waste Disposal Facility – Update

Simonswood Medical Waste Disposal Facility – Update With two months having passed since a controversial application for a medical waste disposal facility in Simonswood was considered by Lancashire County Council, Knowsley Council remains opposed to the development – and has issued an update for residents. Prior to Lancashire County Council’s Development Control... Read more

Community Funding - In partnership with Veolia

£165,000 fund launched to help community groups reduce, reuse and recycle   A share of £165,000 is up for grabs to help community groups make the Liverpool City Region a cleaner and greener place.   The funding - made available via the Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority and Veolia Community Fund 2023/24 – is for community and voluntary groups, schools and not-for-profit organisations,... Read more

Knowsley to benefit from much-needed affordable bungalows

Knowsley to benefit from much-needed affordable bungalows Seven modern and affordable homes have been completed in Stockbridge Village, Knowsley, bringing more greatly sought-after bungalows to the area. Built by progressive social landlord ForHousing, the homes will provide sheltered accommodation for over-55s at an affordable rent, this means rates will be no more... Read more

UKSPF ‘Digital connectivity for local community facilities’ grants programme

UKSPF ‘Digital connectivity for local community facilities’ grants programme – Round 1 application process now open Deadline 5pm Monday 13 February 2023 The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s (LCR CA’s) local investment plan for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) programme - the UK’s successor to EU Structural funds - includes a grants programme focussed on Digital Connectivity for... Read more

Community Road Show

The Volair Community Roadshow is coming to Stockbridge Village this week. Residents can go along to access a range of help, support and information on physical & mental wellbeing, healthy lifestyles and more. Read more

Domestic Abuse support over the Christmas period

    Domestic Abuse support over the Christmas period We know Domestic Abuse happens throughout the year, but Christmas can be a particularly challenging time for some people. It is important to remember that there is still help and support available across the... Read more

Changes to bin collections over Christmas and New Year

Changes to bin collections over Christmas and New Year   Changes will only affect those with a Monday collection.   Usual collection day                          Your bins will be collected on Monday 26 December 2022              Saturday 24 December 2022   Monday 2 January 2023                     Saturday 31 January 2022   All other collections will be made on the usual days.   Disposing of other items For large or bulky items please... Read more

Meadow Park Community Orchard

Well Done to our very own Councillor, Cllr Neil Joseph and all the volunteers of Meadow Park Community Orchard for all their hard work. Only their second year, and have progressed from a Level 3 "Advancing" award, to a Level 4, "Thriving" award. They were just a few marks short of... Read more

Cost of living support

Cost of living support We know that the extra costs of food and essentials and the rising domestic energy prices are adding significant pressures to household budgets for many people in Knowsley. But there is help and support available to help you with essentials such... Read more

NHS launches NHS 111 online campaign ahead of winter

NHS launches NHS 111 online campaign ahead of winter A new national campaign launched by NHS England will remind the public they can use the NHS 111 online service for urgent help on a wide range of health problems, unless it’s a life-threatening situation which requires calling 999 for... Read more

WHAT IS DOMESTIC ABUSE?

WHAT IS DOMESTIC ABUSE? ​Following White Ribbon Day on Friday 25 November, we are continuing to raise awareness of the support available to anyone who may be experiencing domestic abuse. Here we share information about what domestic abuse is, giving you the knowledge to understand the forms it can... Read more

International Men’s Day: Health and Wellbeing support for men in Knowsley

International Men’s Day: Health and Wellbeing support for men in Knowsley November 14, 2022 It’s International Men’s Day on Saturday 19 November and Knowsley Council is raising awareness of some of the serious issues that affect men and their wellbeing and the advice and support... Read more

Cost of living support

Cost of living support We know that the extra costs of food and essentials and the rising domestic energy prices are adding significant pressures to household budgets for many people in Knowsley. But there is help and support available to help you with essentials such as food, help with... Read more