Knowsley Community College

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Knowsley Community College
Coordinates 53°24′47″N 2°51′04″W / 53.413194°N 2.851077°W / 53.413194; -2.851077Coordinates: 53°24′47″N 2°51′04″W / 53.413194°N 2.851077°W / 53.413194; -2.851077
Type Further education college
Established 1990
Department for Education URN 130486 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Gender coeducational
Age 16+

Knowsley Community College is a further education college based over three sites in the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, in Merseyside, England.


The college was established in 1990, as a result of a merger between Kirkby College of Further Education and Knowsley Central Tertiary College.[1] Today, the college has two main further education sites in Kirkby and Knowsley and a sixth form centre in Roby.


Courses offered by the college include A Levels, BTECs, apprenticeships and Access courses. Knowsley Community College also offers some higher education courses in conjunction with Edge Hill University.

KCC Live

KCC Live
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City Liverpool, Merseyside
Broadcast area Knowsley, Liverpool, Merseyside
Slogan The Station With Attitude
Frequency 99.8 FM
First air date 1 December 2003 (1251MW), 18 June 2009 (99.8FM)
Format Community
Owner Knowsley Community College

KCC Live is a community radio station based in Knowsley Community College, broadcasting across Knowsley, surrounding areas such as Liverpool and online to 10 - 24 year olds.


KCC Live was launched on 1 December 2003 by Hywel Evans as the college radio station for Knowsley Community College. It broadcast on 1251 Medium Wave, through a web stream, and across the two college campuses.

KCC Live is based in the new Stockbridge Campus of Knowsley Community College[2] and operates from two interchangeable live/pre-rec studios.

FM Community Radio

In 2008, KCC Live was successful in a bid for a community radio FM licence from Ofcom.[3] KCC Live was allocated the frequency 99.8FM, and now broadcasts across Knowsley and surrounding areas such as Liverpool playing music and content exclusively tailored for 10- to 24-year-olds.

Daytime Broadcasting

KCC Live Broadcasts 24/7, playlisting a mix of music aimed at a younger generation such as Grime music, Urban music, Hip Hop music, House music and Rock music to name a few.


  1. ^ [1] Archived 23 May 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Knowsley Community College
  3. ^ More info can be found on the Ofcom website.

External links

  • Knowsley Community College homepage

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