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13th November

Cracked

Message from Knowsley Council

The insanities of modern Britain are laid bare in this new play that explores how easy it is for anyone of us to fall through the cracks in society, and how hard it is to get out. Back by popular demand after last year’s successful tour. Audiences described the show as ‘beautifully delivered’ and ‘hard hitting.’
Collective Encounters specialises in using theatre as a tool for change, and for the past ten years has been working with Liverpool’s homeless and recovery communities to create this performance Cracked.

There are two performances details are below:
Wednesday 29th November 2017 – 1.30pm [School performance] and 7.30pm [Public]
Huyton Library , Civic Way, Liverpool.L36 9GD

Book your tickets now at cracked2017tickets.evenbrite.co.uk or call 0151 345 6266


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.
If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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13th November

Children and Families Board

Message from Knowsley Council

A new partnership board has been launched in Knowsley to support children, young people and their families.
The Knowsley Children and Families Board will co-ordinate the work of existing agencies who are working with children, young people and their families, to ensure the most effective outcomes.
As well as ensuring partners are working together to deliver the very best outcomes for children, young people and their families, the board has responsibility for monitoring and evaluating the actions and outcomes outlined in the Knowsley Children and Young People’s plan.
The actions outlined in the plan aim to ensure that children and young people in Knowsley have the best start in life, ensuring that agencies provide support to families at the earliest opportunity to prevent issues escalating, where every family thrives and where young people aim high and achieve their potential.
The board held its first meeting on 26 September 2017 and it is scheduled to meet quarterly to keep track of progress, identify any barriers as well as improving practices that will benefit children and young people.
Knowsley Children and Families Board is chaired by Knowsley Council’s Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Cllr Joan Lilly, with representatives from Knowsley Council, primary and secondary schools, special educational needs, along with Knowsley Youth Mutual, Merseyside Police and Knowsley Clinical Commissioning Group.
Through the board, resources and expertise can be pooled to maximise the impact partners can make when working with children and families. Above all, the board will ensure that children and their families are listened to and engaged with, helping to understand what works well and what has positive impacts on their lives.
Supporting the board will be three local networks, representing the main residential areas in the borough. The networks will draw on professionals and other partners who together can offer local solutions.
How can I get involved?
If you would like to know more about the local networks, or would like to get involved, please contact Helen Williams on 0151 443 3405 (email helen.williams2@knowsley.gov.uk)  or Catherine Buckley on 0151 443 3357 (email catherine.buckley@knowsley.gov.uk).
Reply using our website


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.
If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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3rd November

[New national Be Winter Ready campaign launched]

Message from Knowsley Council

New national Be Winter Ready campaign launched

Winter Ready aims to encourage people to prepare in case they experience a power cut or gas emergency this winter.
SP Energy Networks, working with the Energy Networks Association, has launched their Be Prepared for Winter Campaign, encouraging residents to be prepared in case they experience a power cut or gas emergency this winter.

You can help stay prepared by taking these simply steps:-
• Know your free emergency numbers – in a power cut dial 105 or, for a gas emergency, dial 0800 111999.
• Prepare your home – keep a torch handy and get your appliances serviced by a Gas Safe registered engineer to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.
• Register as a vulnerable customer – vulnerable households can get extra support by signing up to the Priority Services Register. You can register here.
• Keep your eyes open – keep an eye on the weather forecast and, if you have a power cut or a gas emergency, check on your neighbours.


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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27th October

Community governance review of parish and town councils]

Message from Knowsley Council

There’s still time for you to have your say on the consultation around the community governance review of parish and town councils.

Following a review of Knowsley’s wards by the Boundary Commission, a number of changes were introduced in May 2016 – these were a reduction in the number of wards from 21 wards to 15 wards and a reduction in the number of Councillors from 63 to 45.

Whilst the Commission did not carry out a review of the parish or town councils in the borough, they did agree some changes which amended the warding arrangements of each of the town councils of Halewood, Knowsley, Prescot and Whiston. The changes to the town councils’ warding arrangements will come into effect in May 2019.

In view of the forthcoming changes to the town councils’ warding arrangements, Knowsley Council agreed at a full Council meeting on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 to carry out a community governance review of the existing parish and town councils within the borough.

You can read more about the governance review and how to have your say by visiting the council’s website.  The closing date for the first round of consultation is 10 November 2017.


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.
If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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25th October

Beauty and the Beast – Saturday 2nd December and Sunday 3rd December 2017

Message from Knowsley Council

The cruel, arrogant young Prince Antonio lives alone in a castle deep within a dark forest full of ferocious wolves. One day he is visited by a lady who seeks shelter and warmth. After he cruelly mocks her and turns her away he is shocked to find that the old lady is in fact a magical Enchantress. To teach him a lesson she places a curse on him, turning him into a Beast.

So come and join the fun, boo evil Gaston as he tries to win the heart of beautiful Belle.  Laugh out loud with the hilarious Loopy Louis and Dame Dotty Dumpling as we tell a tale as Old as Time, packed with songs, dance and lots of comedy. This is a show for all the family you won’t want to miss!

Book your tickets now at Knowsley Leisure & Culture Park, Longview Drive, L36 6EG or call the box office on 0151 443 2200/Call Ticket quarter on: 08448000410 *  Booking fee applies or Book online : WWW.KNOWSLEY.GOV.UK/TICKETS

There are three shows – Saturday 2nd  December 7pm and Sunday 3rd December at 1pm and 5pm.  Tickets are £10 for adults, £8 concessions (over 60yrs/under 16’s/disabled adults and carers) or take advantage of a group offer of buy 10 tickets get one free.


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.
If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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19th October

Registering your bike

Message from Merseyside Police

A recent National Crime Cycle survey showed that over half of the population own a bike. The typical amount spent on bike ranged from £250 – £5000. Bike are typically stored inside the home (34%), in a garage (31%) or in a private shed (22%). Over half of the respondents in the survey have had a bike stolen (57%). Of those, 27% have had two bike stolen; and 4% had 5 or more bike stolen.

The most common place for bikes to be stolen was outside shops (18%), from private sheds (13%) and outside work (11.5%).

Sergeant Keith Burke from Merseyside Police Community Engagement Unit said “Registering a bike with a database provider not only reduces instances of cycle theft but it has also enabled hundreds of cyclists to be reunited with their bikes after they had been stolen. Over 800 searches are made on these data bases each day by the police, retailers and members of the public, making them an essential tool in the fight against cycle crime.”

Consider registering your bike with one of the following providers:

www.bikeregister.com

www.immobilise.com


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.
If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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12th October

Message from Knowsley Council

Protect yourself and your family from flu

Have you had your flu jab?  It’s quick, safe and free if you are aged over 65 or have a long-term health condition.

There’s also the nasal spray to keep two and three year olds, and children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3 and 4 protected.  Pupils will receive the vaccine at school, while parents of younger children are encouraged to take their children to their GP for theirs.

Simply contact your GP to arrange a convenient appointment and get you or your child vaccinated. For more information about flu vaccinations visit www.nhs.uk.


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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5th October

Community governance review of parish and town councils

Message from Knowsley Council

Following a review of Knowsley’s wards by the Boundary Commission, a number of changes were introduced in May 2016 – these were a reduction in the number of wards from 21 wards to 15 wards and a reduction in the number of Councillors from 63 to 45.

Whilst the Commission did not carry out a review of the parish or town councils in the borough, they did agree some changes which amended the warding arrangements of each of the town councils of Halewood, Knowsley, Prescot and Whiston. The changes to the town councils’ warding arrangements will come into effect in May 2019.

In view of the forthcoming changes to the town councils’ warding arrangements, Knowsley Council agreed at a full Council meeting on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 to carry out a community governance review of the existing parish and town councils within the borough.

You can read more about the governance review and how to have your say by visiting the council’s website.  The closing date for the first round of consultation is 10 November 2017.


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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18th September

Shakespeare North Playhouse – find out more

The Shakespeare North Playhouse is an iconic new theatre to be built in the historic town of Prescot, Knowsley. The 328 seat reproduction Jacobean theatre will be complemented with education and community facilities.

The Playhouse will be a major visitor attraction, the first of its kind in the Liverpool City Region.

Local residents and business are invited to come along and find out more:

Date: Thursday 28 September 2017
Time: 7pm–8.30pm
Venue: St. Mary’s Parish Church, Prescot, L34 1LA

This is an exciting opportunity for people to:
• View the magnificent designs, images and 3D model for the theatre and education centre
• Hear information about the timeline for the project
• Find out how you can become involved
• Talk to representatives from Shakespeare North Trust and Knowsley Council
• Take part in a consultation to shape the content of the exhibition space.


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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12th September

Live better, Live Well 

Message from Knowsley Council

Visit the new Live Well website – www.thelivewelldirectory.com – a one-stop-shop of information about adult care and community services in Knowsley and across the Liverpool City Region.

When visiting the site you’ll find out about care and support services, including nursing and residential care homes, as well as local events, support groups, lunch clubs and much more. In Knowsley, Live Well will replace the ‘Know your Care’ website.

Visit the Live Well website at www.thelivewelldirectory.com


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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8th September

Warmer Homes in Knowsley

Message from Knowsley Council

Knowsley residents could benefit from warmer homes and have their heating or electrics improved thanks to the Warm Homes Scheme.

Funding is available to help vulnerable residents as part of Knowsley Council’s campaign to help people tackle fuel poverty and heat their homes in an affordable way.

To be eligible for assistance, residents must be an owner occupier, aged 60 and over or the parent/guardian of a child under 5, or a parent or guardian of a child aged 5-17 where the child suffers from a long-term health condition. They must also either be in receipt of eligible benefits or on a low income.

The scheme aims to ensure households across the borough have modern, energy-efficient boilers and central heating systems to keep them warm and healthy, as well as reducing heating bills.

In addition to the Warm Homes Scheme, the council and its partners are also providing residents with practical advice to help them keep warm and healthy as part of the ‘Be Prepared For Winter’ campaign.

Advice includes how to keep warm (wearing many thin layers, drinking hot drinks), be more energy efficient, reduce your energy consumption (and bills) and ensure you’re up-to-date with your seasonal flu jab.

To find out more about the Warm Homes Scheme, call the council’s Energy Officer, Simon Rugen, on 0151 443 5817 or email simon.rugen@knowsley.gov.uk


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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4th September

Creating a new future for Knowsley’s parks

Message from Knowsley Council

Knowsley residents are being urged to get involved with creating a new future for Knowsley’s parks.

In the coming weeks the Knowsley Parks and Green Spaces Review Board – the independent group charged with protecting the future of the borough’s parks – will be asking residents to give their views on recommendations for the future funding and management of the borough’s green spaces.

This is the result of the budget challenges faced by Knowsley Council which has lost £86m in budget cuts since 2010 and, facing a further £14.8m of cuts up to 2020, can no longer afford the £1.3m per year it costs to maintain parks.

In response to this, the board has developed a number of recommendations which will be outlined to residents during the consultation programme during August and September. The consultation will include targeted surveys, market research, local forums and meetings.

To find out more and complete the survey visit: www.knowsleyparksboard.co.uk


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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1st September

Norovirus advice

Norovirus is a viral tummy bug which can spread quickly and easily between people, particularly in settings such as care homes, schools and nurseries and between colleagues in the workplace. The symptoms include sudden onset diarrhoea and vomiting.

There is no treatment for Norovirus – it is a self-limiting infection, lasting between 12 and 48 hours and the main symptoms are diarrhoea and / or vomiting.

To help limit the spread of Norovirus, you are advised to:-

• Stay at home until you are feeling better.
• Keep away from other people as you may pass the infection on.
• Avoid A&E or your GP surgery unless absolutely necessary. Phone NHS 111 for advice.
• Avoid people in hospitals or care homes as you could infect patients and residents.
• Ensure personal hygiene is maintained, in particular that hands are washed frequently with soap and water – alcohol hand gel is ineffective against Norovirus.
• Avoid food preparation for other people until free of symptoms for 48 hours.
• Drink plenty of fluids to replace fluids lost and get plenty of rest.
• If symptoms persist for more than 48 hours you should call your GP or NHS 111 for advice.

If you are living in the same household as someone who has symptoms:

• Wash your hands frequently when cleaning up after someone who has been ill.
• Disinfect any surfaces or objects that could be contaminated with a household cleaning product.
• Wash any items of clothing, bedding, or towels that could have been contaminated on a separate hot wash, to ensure the virus is killed.

Further information is also available on the NHS choices website (www.nhs.uk)


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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11th August

Consultation for Knowsley’s draft Local Flood Risk Management Strategy (LFRMS)

Message from Knowsley Council

Share your views on the draft LFRMS for the council to improve it and deliver better local flood risk management to local residents.

The draft LFRMS includes information on potential flooding risks in Knowsley, the legislative background and the duties of the council with respect to managing flood risk in the borough.

You can view the documents for the draft LFRMS on the council’s website as well as find the details on how you can share your feedback on the draft LFRMS.

The closing date to submit your comments is Monday 2 October 2017.


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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21st July

Increase in anti-social behaviour fires

Message from Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service

The Prescot area has seen a recent increase in anti-social behaviour fires this month, especially around the Molyneaux Drive area.

Please be aware wheelie bins can become very easy targets for fires.  Residents are advised to only put out their bin on the day of collection and bring it back in immediately.

Where possible they should lock wheelie bins away. They should be stored away from windows and doors.

If you have any information regarding who is setting the fires please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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21st July

Warning about potentially dangerous fake vodka 

Message from Knowsley Council

Warning about potentially dangerous fake vodka

People in Knowsley are being warned to avoid purchasing or drinking a potentially dangerous batch of fake-vodka, which may be in circulation in the region.

It follows the discovery of an illegal alcohol factory in an industrial unit in Aintree on Wednesday. Officers from HM Revenue and Customs, who raided the property, is warning the public and local retailers to beware of the potentially dangerous fake vodka, which was labelled as No 01 Imperial Vodka Blue (image attached).

Angela McCalmon, Assistant Director, Fraud Investigation Service, HMRC, said:

“Anyone drinking this fake vodka could be risking their life. People buying it may have thought they were getting a bargain, instead they’ve bought alcohol that may put them in hospital or worse.

“Counterfeit alcohol puts people in danger and denies taxpayers of millions of pounds in unpaid duty – money which should be spent on vital public services.

“We have alerted other law enforcement agencies such as the police, local trading standards, and the Foods Standards Agency to stop this product reaching shop shelves or into our communities. It is important that anyone with information about this dangerous illegal trade urgently reports it to our Hotline on 0800 788 887.”

The illicit bottling plant was dismantled and the alcohol, worth an estimated £45,000 in unpaid duty, was removed for further tests.

During the operation HMRC officers seized:

  • one x 1,000 litre drum containing suspected counterfeit alcohol which is undergoing chemical tests
  • counterfeit vodka labels for No 01 Imperial Vodka Blue
  • bottling machinery, bottle tops and other labelling paraphernalia
  • 80 cases in unmarked brown boxes, each case contained 12 one-litre bottles of No 01 Imperial Vodka Blue
  • a total of 1,965 litres of suspect alcohol was seized of which 965 litres was in finished labelled bottles.

There have been no arrests so far and investigations are ongoing.

HMRC is awaiting chemical analysis but similar seizures in the North West in 2015 were found to contain anti-freeze.


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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27th June

Shortlist announced for Prescot Market Place Competition

Message from Knowsley Council

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the shortlist for the design competition to reimagine Prescot’s Market Place.

The global design competition, which was launched in May, invited design concepts from architect or landscape architect–led teams to redesign the currently unused public open space as part of the Prescot Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) and wider regeneration of Prescot town centre.

There were 45 entries to the competition which has been overseen by RIBA on behalf of the THI.

The shortlisted teams, who will now work up their design proposals in more detail, are:

  • Blackstaff Architects, Belfast
  • Charles Tashima Architecture, London
  • Mark Wray Architects, Bath
  • OMI Architects, Manchester
  • Periscope Studio, London

Cllr Graham Morgan, Knowsley’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economic Development said:

“The Prescot THI is a fantastic initiative and we’re delighted that this shortlisting will take us one step closer to creating a development which will change the face of Prescot.

“The redesign of Market Place will create a vibrant special space in the heart of the town centre which will complement other amazing developments including the new Shakespeare North Playhouse and the multiplex cinema, making Prescot even more attractive to visitors, residents and businesses.”

 View images here.

The redesign of Market Place is the single biggest project of the Prescot THI and will have a considerable impact on the look, feel and function of Prescot Town Centre.

Over the past four years the ambitious initiative has invested £1.6million in the conservation and celebration of Prescot’s historic buildings, spaces and the town’s past and has levered in over £400,000 of private investment. To date, ten buildings in Prescot town centre have been, or are being, repaired and restored to their former glory.

Next steps

The shortlisted teams have been invited to submit their developed design to the evaluation panel.

During early August these designs will be displayed in a public exhibition for people to view and comment on.

The final design winner will be announced in August 2017 and work is expected to start in early 2018.

Prescot THI is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), Knowsley Council and other local partners.


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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19th June

Scam phone calls 

Message from Knowsley Council

Trading Standards are warning residents to be on their guard after concerned residents have reported receiving scam phone calls claiming the resident has a computer problem. In one case the caller became abusive when the resident challenged them.

Computer firms do not make unsolicited phone calls to help you fix your computer. Fraudsters make these phone calls to try to steal from you and damage your computer with malware. Treat all unsolicited phone calls and emails with scepticism and never give out any personal information including bank details.  If you have any doubts about a caller hang up and don’t open unsolicited emails.  If you have any concerns report the matter to action fraud on www.actionfraud.police.uk or seek advice from citizens advice consumer helpline on 03454 040506.


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.
If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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16th May

Message from Knowsley Council

Significant improvements made in Children’s Services in Knowsley

Ofsted were due to publish the findings of its re-inspection of services for children in need of help and protection, children looked after and care leavers yesterday (17 May). However, due to the General Election, we are now in purdah and the publication date has been pushed back to 13 June 2017.

We are, however, able to share with you the judgement and the key findings from their inspection.

Ofsted judged three out of five areas to be ‘good’, two ‘requires improvement’ and due to the way the system works, our overall rating is ‘requires improvement’. We have now formally removed the ‘adequate’ tag we received back in June 2014.

The Ofsted inspection concluded that significant improvements have been made in the transformation of children’s social care and the services delivered by Knowsley Council and partners. The achievements made have been supported by a council-wide strategy that makes improving outcomes for vulnerable children in Knowsley ‘everybody’s businesses’. Ofsted stated that the council has achieved these improvements through a wholesale and effective cultural and structural transformation.

The judgement clearly reflects the hard work and commitment of our staff and partners. We will now continue to building on this success as we continue to further develop our services and ensure our children and families get the best from us in order for them to develop their own potential and prosper.

A copy of the full report will be available on www.knowsleynews.co.uk on 13 June 2017.


If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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12th May

Come along to celebrate the launch of Knowsley’s new Accessibility Checker!

Please join DisabledGo and Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council to celebrate the launch of the online DisabledGo Access Guide to Knowsley.
The Knowsley guide includes comprehensive access information on over 600 venues in the borough including Libraries, Children’s Centres, Leisure Centres, Community Halls, Train stations and more.
All venues have been visited and accessed by a trained surveyor, so you can get all the facts, knowing someone has actually been there to collect the information.
Come along to hear more about the guide and how it aims to maximise independence and choice for disabled people in Knowsley.
Tuesday 16th May
1pm – 4pm
The Venue, Civic Way, Huyton, L36 9GD
If you would like to attend, please let us know. You can contact DisabledGo by phone, email, text and by post.
Emily Edgar (emily.edgar@disabledgo.com
Mobile: 07801 498 411
Office: 01438 842710
If you have any specific requirements please let us know so we can make sure the event is as accessible as possible for you.

If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.
If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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12th May

CELEBRATING THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN KNOWSLEY – KNOWSLEY SPORTS AND CULTURE AWARDS 2017 – WE NEED YOU TO NOMINATE!

Do you know any individuals or groups who should be recognised for their commitment to sporting and cultural life in Knowsley?

The prestigious Knowsley Sports & Cultural Awards will take place on Friday 13th October 2017 at Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park and we need your help in recognising some of the most deserving, talented and committed people and groups from communities in Knowsley. The person or group you are nominating must live, work, study, volunteer or attend a club in the borough of Knowsley.

The online nomination form can be accessed by clicking on this link www.knowsley.gov.uk/SportsandCultureAwards or you can email klcp.events@knowsley.gov.uk and request a nomination form to be sent to you. If you have any enquires please do not hesitate to contact Katy McLoughlin on 0151 443 5749
Although the deadline date for entries is Friday 15th September 2017, we would urge you get your nominations in as soon as possible. Please help us to celebrate the people who make a difference to peoples’ lives in Knowsley.

If you have something you would like us to know and it is of a non urgent nature please use the web reply links above – please note this system should not be used to to report crimes – you can do this by contacting Merseyside Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency.
If you have any information about crime in your area you can contact crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 (Freephone number).

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