All posts by Prescot Online

  • Committee to Hear Complaints against Knowsley’s Prescot Plans

    Lib Dem councillors in Knowsley have been given a chance to protest Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council’s decision to close Prescot Leisure Centre and replace it with smaller pitch-side facilities. The plan, which was agreed unanimously by KMBC’s...

    • Posted November 5, 2010
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  • 11-13 Nov: Little Shop of Horrors

    Rainhill Musical Theatre Company will be staging their production of the smash hit Broadway musical Little Shop of Horrors next week. The show, which became a movie in 1986, starring Rick Moranis and Steve Martin, tells the...

    • Posted November 4, 2010
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  • Merseyside Transport Want Your Views

    People in Prescot, Whiston and Rainhill are being invited to have their say on the future of transport in Merseyside. Earlier this year, local people and businesses were asked for their views on what the transport system...

    • Posted November 4, 2010
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  • Rainhill Beer Festival May Be Last

    Local charities could lose thousands of pounds of financial support if the Rotary Club of Rainhill fails to find a new venue for its fund-raising Beer Festival next year. The Club

    • Posted November 3, 2010
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  • Knowsley Safari Park Best Wildlife Attraction

    Viewers of the Eden channel, the TV station dedicated to wildlife programmes, have named Prescot’s Knowsley Safari Park the UK’s number one animal attraction. The park, which opened in 1971 and celebrates its 40th birthday next year,...

    • Posted November 3, 2010
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  • Charity Cake Sale, Friday 29 October

    There will be a Charity Cake Sale on Friday, 29 October at Prescot Leisure Centre, from 11am to 2pm. The event is a fundraiser on behalf of the breast cancer campaign

    • Posted October 26, 2010
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  • People of Prescot ‘Getting a Matchbox’ to Replace Leisure Centre

    Councillor Ian Smith decried Knowsley Council’s plans to shut down Prescot Leisure Centre today, saying that “The people of Prescot are getting the equivalent of a matchbox in place of the leisure centre.” Knowsley Council Leader Ron...

    • Posted October 25, 2010
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  • Prescot, Whiston and Rainhill Hall of Fame

    Prescot Online will be compiling a Hall of Fame to celebrate the best-known Prescotians, Whistonians and Rainhillians throughout history and up to the present day. Whose names shall we add to the list?

    • Posted October 24, 2010
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  • Prescot Leisure Centre Supporters: Photo Op

    A media photo opportunity will take place at 1.30pm on Monday, 25 October at Prescot Leisure Centre. Please be there if you support the upgrading of Prescot Leisure Centre. Knowsley Council’s cabinet has voted to push through...

    • Posted October 24, 2010
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  • Prescotians Fight for Future as Knowsley Council Ignore Views

     A historic Merseyside town is protesting the downgrading of its leisure centre and museum by fighting back against the council it accuses of selling it short. Furious at Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council’s plans to replace Prescot Leisure...

    • Posted October 23, 2010
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