Huyton was also host to three wartime camps: an internment camp, a prisoner of war camp and a base for American servicemen (G.I.s).

Huyton Bus Station serves the town of Huyton. The bus station is situated on Huyton Hey Road adjacent to the shopping centre and 140 metres away from the Huyton railway station.[11]

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After the Second World War, the district successfully fought off absorption into the Liverpool City Council boundaries. However, its own application for borough status failed in 1952.[1] On 1 April 1974, Huyton-with-Roby became part of the new metropolitan borough of Knowsley.

Historically in Lancashire, Huyton was an ancient parish which, in the mid-19th century, contained Croxteth Park, Knowsley and Tarbock, in addition to the township of Huyton-with-Roby. It was part of West Derby (hundred), an ancient subdivision of Lancashire, covering the south-west of the county.

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The prisoner of war camp closed in 1948. Many of its inmates 'went native', stayed in Britain and married local women. Among those in the Huyton camp was Bert Trautmann who later went on to be the 1950s goalkeeper for Manchester City. From 1944, American servicemen were temporarily stationed in Huyton. Older Huyton residents still recall the tensions between black and white G.I.s which resulted in a night known as ‘the shoot out at the Eagle and Child’ (local public house).[6]

Huyton -born midfielder Joey Barton is under investigation for allegedly breaking football betting rules - the Press Association is reporting. The controversial Rangers midfielder was banned from the club on Monday for three weeks after a training ground altercation following the 5-1 defeat to Celtic.

During the Second World War, Huyton suffered bombing from the Luftwaffe. Some Huyton residents were killed or injured but the scale of destruction was nowhere close to that experienced by Liverpool, Bootle and Birkenhead. Unlike Liverpool, schoolchildren were not evacuated from Huyton but schools and homes were provided with air-raid shelters.

New Wetherspoons pub on the site of the old Head of Steam

Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Poplar Bank. (Rear of station).

Here’s what the Met Office predicts for the day ahead. A chilly start in some rural spots with patches of mist and fog. This will gradually clear to leave a fine morning with some good spells of sunshine. It will turn a little cloudier through the afternoon. Maximum temperature 17 °C.

Huytonians wishing to support a local semi-pro outfit have Prescot Cables F.C. located at Valerie Park in the Northern Premier League (Premier Division) less than 2 miles (3.2 km) away.

Merseyside Police has charged an 18-year-old man from Huyton with attempted murder following the stabbing of a 30-year-old Merseyside police officer in Huyton yesterday (Tuesday, 14 September 2016).

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The area is served by Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park (Longview Drive) and King George V Sports Centre (Longview Lane).

Police confirmed officer was knifed as he and three other officers spotted a man on Westmorland Road in Huyton

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Huyton is also home to the 55th (Merseyside) HQ Squadron of the 33rd (Lancashire and Cheshire) Signal Regiment, British Territorial Army, Royal Corps of Signals, as well as an Air Training Corps, the 1982 (Huyton) Squadron.

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It is part of the Liverpool Urban Area sharing borders with the Liverpool suburbs of Dovecot, Knotty Ash, Belle Vale and has close associations with its neighbour the village of Roby, both were formerly part of the Huyton with Roby Urban District between 1894 and 1974.[1]

Huyton does not have its own hospital, therefore most of its famous sons and daughters will have been born elsewhere, usually in Liverpool or Whiston. As well as the aforementioned footballers, the following people have or have had links with Huyton:


Player banished from Ibrox and club's training ground

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Stephen Collins attempted to take Audi A1 from family outside Huyton home

Huyton was immortalised in the poem by Thomas Arthur Lumley

This recognised the long-standing rivalry within the area between religious factions which notably reached a nadir in the seventies with ‘end of term' fighting between opposing Roman Catholic and Church of England Schools notably St. Augustine’s of Canterbury and Seel Rd School respectively.

Liverpool-born midfielder told by management not to return to training until after the weekend

Huyton-with-Roby boasts two 18 hole golf courses: Huyton & Prescot Golf Club (Founded in 1905, it can be found at Hurst Park, Huyton Lane) and Bowring Golf Club (According to a sign at the course, it is the oldest municipal golf course in England and can be found at Bowring Park, Roby Road).

Plans for a Subway store to open until 3am have been slammed by neighbours worried about litter and antisocial behaviour.

More congestion to flag up. The A533 Runcorn Widnes Bridge busy in both directions between A557 Weston Point Expressway and A557 Queensway.

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The 18-year-old from Huyton was arrested after the incident on Westmorland Road

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But over at Everton and thinks not looking so rosy for forgotten Everton goalkeeper Joel Robles who is no longer guaranteed to be a cup keeper.

Buses from Huyton bus station serve destinations as far afield as Liverpool, Kirkby, St Helens, Warrington, Runcorn and Liverpool John Lennon Airport.