Current Knowsley News
GCSE results in Knowsley still among the worst in the country, provisional ... - Liverpool Echo
Exam results in Knowsley are still among the worst in the country, according to provisional results from this summer's exams. Barely a third of pupils in the borough, 34.3%, achieved at least 5 GCSEs or equivalents, at A* to C including English and ...
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:41:10 GMT
Knowsley's gold-plated salary chief executive to quit to "save council money" - Liverpool Echo
Knowsley council's £192,000 a year chief executive is to quit – to help the council “save money”. Sheena Ramsey is on her way out after nearly a decade in charge at the borough. In the latter part of her tenure the council was criticised for failings ...
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:15:35 GMT
Knowsley woman claimed £76000 in benefits by pretending to be a single mum - Liverpool Echo
A Knowsley benefits cheat who falsely claimed more than £76k in benefits has pleaded guilty. Stephanie Tomlinson, 49, falsely claimed three different types of state benefits for seven years – by pretending to be a single parent. An investigation by ...
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:08:09 GMT
Bad schooling in Knowsley 'stopping poor children from breaking out of poverty ... - Liverpool Echo
A spokesman for Knowsley council said: “The figures quoted in the report compare our schools with the top performing school in the country with an equivalent intake in terms of pupils' Key Stage 2 results. However, it fails to also take account of ...
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:32:41 GMT
Baby attacked by vulture at Knowsley Safari Park - Daily Mail
Richard Smith, head of visitor services at Knowsley Safari Park said: 'Gauntlet, who run the Birds Of Prey display, reported that their hand-reared vulture had hopped on to a soft-topped pram during the free-flying display ... In the thousands of free ...
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:28:31 GMT
Fireworks and bonfire displays in Knowsley - Liverpool Echo
To celebrate Guy Fawkes night, there will be some organised displays at various locations throughout Merseyside, including Knowsley. Knowsley Council will hold two free fireworks displays in the area, one on Bonfire Night itself and one the preceding ...
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:50:52 GMT
Taxi message to drive school attendance bid - Liverpool Echo
Speaking as the first of the school attendance taxis headed out onto the streets of Knowsley, Cllr Gary See, the council's Cabinet Member for Children and Family Services, said: “We want to reiterate our message that if a child isn't in school, they're ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:29:53 GMT