Knowsley Council is proud to be one of
the Ambassador Authorities for Love Where You Live. We want to
bring a sense of pride to our local communities by encouraging
everyone to become more involved in the places where they
Knowsley already has a number of
active community groups and hopes this campaign will encourage and
inspire more residents to take pride in their community and take
action to keep the borough cleaner and greener.
To see a short video
featuring Knowsley residents talking about what they do in their
local area and why they love Knowsley, see the film
"Proud to be an ambassador partner"
Knowsley councillor, Graham
Cllr Graham Morgan, Knowsley's Cabinet
Member for Neighbourhood Delivery (pictured above), said: "We are
proud to be the first 'ambassador' partner in the North West chosen
by Keep Britain Tidy to take the lead in this
"The idea is to encourage everyone
to take responsibility - that's individuals, local authorities,
voluntary groups, government, local businesses and multi-national
companies - to change the way people think and act about littering.
We all love something about where we live and this new campaign is
about everyone working together to improve the local environment
where we live."
Love Where You Live Week of
The campaign was launched locally on Monday 19
September 2011 with a celebration event to recognise the great work
undertaken by some of Knowsley's volunteer groups, 'Friends' groups
and partner organisations. (see picture above).
A range of events including clean ups, conservation days,
health walks, grow initiatives and recycling swap days are all
taking place. If you are a resident of Knowsley and would like to
get involved in an event or would like to organise your own event,
then register here
to find out more.