Local News & Events from Knowsley Town Council

Liverpool Sleepout – It’s back! Friday 12th October 2018

The Whitechapel Centre are delighted to announce that they are now taking bookings for our 5th annual Sleepout.  Are you prepared to sleep out on the streets of Liverpool for The Whitechapel Centre?  The Whitechapel Centre are hosting a sponsored sleepout to increase awareness of homelessness and raise much needed funds for our work with people who are homeless in Liverpool. This is nothing like really sleeping rough but it will give you an insight into homelessness Read more [...]

New event – Shine! Knowsley’s Cultural and Creative Showcase – Fri19th October 7pm at Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park

Could you perform as part of a showcase of the best talent in Knowsley? Do you have a talent – for singing, dancing, acting, play an instrument, comedy, poetry… or something different? If so, Knowsley needs you! Auditions will take place this summer to find the most incredible performers in Knowsley who would like to showcase their skills at a prestigious event taking place in the borough, organised by Knowsley Council. The first ever Knowsley Showcase entitled “Shine” is a chance Read more [...]


    FAMILY FUN DAY TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY 8th SEPTEMBER 2018 AT BOODECROFT DOORSTEP GREEN FROM 12 PM TO 5 PM ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Bird box making, craft stalls, Bric-A-Brac stalls, assault course, gardening stalls, mobile zoo, circus skills. There will be performance by the Shine Dance Company and a children's flossing dance competition. Plenty for all to see and do support your local community and bring the family along for a fun day out. Read more [...]

Stockbridge Village Gala Day!

Come all for a great, free family event at the Stockbridge Village Gala Day! Stockbridge Village Annual Gala Day will be held on Thursday 23rd August at St Brigid’s School Field, from 12pm to 3pm. There will be lots of great activities on the day, and many local partners and community groups will be there with their own stands and displays. Quad Bikes, Donkey Rides, Climbing Wall, Mini Trampolines, Face Painting, Up to 30Stalls, Parry’s Read more [...]


    On Sunday 12 August 2018, Knowsley Town Council held its Annual Beating of the Bounds.  Members of the Council and invited guests walk the public footpaths in the Township.  This year, the walk commenced at Boodecroft Doorstep Green taking a circular route through Little Wood.  13 Adults and 7 children took part in the walk and although it started to rain, it did not dampen the spirits and everyone enjoyed a pleasant stroll through the countryside on the Read more [...]

£45,000 released for Halloween youth projects

Community groups which work to divert young people away from crime and anti-social behaviour are being invited to bid for grants for projects running during the autumn half-term, thanks to Merseyside’s Police Commissioner. Jane Kennedy has announced that she is once again releasing a round of funding from the Police Property Act Fund (PPA), which allows money raised from the sale of unclaimed stolen goods or property recovered by the police to be used for good causes. It is the ninth Read more [...]


Application under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 The company know as PTV KP Ltd, 125 Wood Street, London, EC2V 7AW has applied to Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council for a permit to operate aninstallation for Small Waste Incineration Plant at 12Penrhyn Road, Knowsley Business Park, Knowsley , L34 9HY Please see link for more information http://www.knowsley.gov.uk/your-council/consultations/environmental-permit-consultation Read more [...]

United Utilites , latest update

We're pleased to say that the hosepipe ban due to start on the 5th August has been called off. The recent rainfall has gone some way to helping with water supplies and together with your water saving efforts means we do not need any restrictions at this time. Our leakage teams have also been working 24 hours a day to locate and repair as many leaks as possible and we've also been moving water around the region to ensure water supplies have not been interrupted during the recent hot weather. However, Read more [...]

Things to do over the Summer

With the school summer holidays in full swing, visit Knowsley Borough Councils   what’s on guide for ideas and activities taking place across the borough.  From events in the borough’s libraries (including the Summer Reading Challenge, crafts and treasure hunts), through to a programme of fun activities in Kirkby town centre, activities organised by Knowsley Youth Mutual at the OurPlace facility in Huyton, football sessions and park runs, there’s something for everyone! Family Read more [...]

Feelgood Festival and Knowsley Flower Show

return to the borough this weekend at Court Hey Park in Huyton. The Feelgood Festival takes place on Saturday, 4 August from 1pm until 5pm and provides a wealth of information, advice and activities to boost your health and wellbeing. The Flower Show, now in its twentieth year, follows on Sunday, 5 August from 11am until 5pm and as well as the grand floral marquee, the event offers a range of family-friendly entertainment including a dog show, face painting, fair rides and much more.  Further Read more [...]