All posts by Prescot Online

  • Updated: Halton Transport Goes under, Arriva Takes over 61 Bus

    [Update 25/01/20: Halton Transport has officially ceased trading. Arriva has stepped in to provide a replacement 61 bus service on a similar schedule, but only going as far as Queens Drive/Rocky Lane from Monday to Saturday and...

    • Posted January 24, 2020
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  • Five Teenage Boys Arrested, Three Charged, in Prescot Shooting

    [Update 25/01/20: Three males – 14, from Prescot, 15 and 16, from Huyton – have been charged with attempted murder, Section 18 assault, possession of a firearm and possession of a bladed article. The other two arrested...

    • Posted January 23, 2020
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  • Brothers Jailed for 3 Years Each for Prescot Burglary

    Via Merseyside Police: We have today, Tuesday 21st January, welcomed the sentencing of two brothers for a burglary in Prescot in which an 88 year-old woman had her handbag, bank cards and car keys stolen. At around...

    • Posted January 21, 2020
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  • Police Appeal for Info after Station Road Prescot Shooting

    [Update 22/01/2020: The 17-year-old victim received injuries to his abdomen and remains in hospital in a stable condition. Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the vicinity of Station Road or the Cables Retail...

    • Posted January 20, 2020
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  • Dame Judi Promotes Prescot Theatre in Parliament

    Dame Judi Dench took the news of Prescot’s Shakespeare North Playhouse development to Parliament yesterday (Wednesday 15 January). The Oscar-winning actor, whose stage, film and TV career has included seven appearances as M in the James Bond...

    • Posted January 16, 2020
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  • It’s Panto Time – & the Pirates Are Coming!

    The wicked pirate Bluebeard likes getting married – he just doesn’t like staying married. Now he’s got his eye on Cinderella and if she doesn’t watch out she’ll walk the plank. Never fear, the Big Bad Wolf...

    • Posted January 14, 2020
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  • Church Services in Prescot This Christmas

    Looking for a traditional carol service, children’s Nativity or midnight mass in Prescot this Christmas? Here’s what’s on at churches across the town: Sunday 22 December 10.30am St James’s Church Eccleston Park L34 2QB NATIVITY/CHRISTMAS JUMPER SERVICE 6.30pm...

    • Posted December 19, 2019
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  • Knowsley Remains Red amid Nationwide Tory Victory

    As Boris Johnson’s Conservatives claimed a massive victory in the 2019 General Election, Knowsley remained loyal to Labour, re-electing Sir George Howarth as MP. His share of the vote was down 4.6 percent, which still kept it...

    • Posted December 13, 2019
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  • Main Theatre Construction Begins January

    Above-ground construction on the Shakespeare North theatre in Prescot will begin in January 2020. Knowsley Council have appointed contractors Kier Construction for the two-year task. The ground, formerly part of the Mill Street Car Park, has already...

    • Posted December 5, 2019
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  • Christmas 2019: When & Where to See Santa in Prescot

    As always, Santa has lot of visits planned for Prescot this Christmas. See also the Prescot Christmas listings for more local events in December 2019! Santa’s Grotto at Knowsley Safari Park See Santa in his grotto at...

    • Posted December 2, 2019
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