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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
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
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
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
Baby injured by vulture at Knowsley Safari Park - BBC News
A baby needed first aid treatment after a vulture landed in its pram during a birds of prey display at a safari park. The infant suffered "surface scratches" to his head during the incident at Knowsley Safari Park in Merseyside. Managers at the tourist ...
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:46:35 GMT