All posts by Prescot Online

  • Prescot Woman Remembered for AIDS & HIV Work

    A Prescotian who ran a Christian ministry for people with HIV and AIDS has died at the age of 73. Irene Bibby, of Prescot Community Church, became director of the British chapter of the ministry He Intends...

    • Posted January 4, 2011
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  • Christmas in Prescot 2010

    A round-up of 2010 Christmas events, concerts and services in Prescot, Merseyside.

    • Posted December 5, 2010
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  • Rainhill Woman Found Dead, Murder Investigation Underway

    A Rainhill woman was killed and left in her car, Merseyside Police have reported. The body of 45-year-old solicitor Linda Bakewell was discovered in Widnes on Wednesday. Philip Martins, 47, who lives close to where her silver...

    • Posted November 26, 2010
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  • Friday, 26 Nov: Prescot Christmas Lights Switch-on

    Get down to Eccleston Street for the big switch-on this Friday. Entertainment begins at 3pm, and at 5pm the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Prescot will be joined by Santa and his reindeer to light up the...

    • Posted November 25, 2010
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  • Prescot Hall of Fame

    Know of a famous name linked to Prescot, Merseyside? Born here, grew up here or has connections to the town? Email us with your suggestions! Famous people from or connected to Prescot: Nineteenth-century poet and artist Edward...

    • Posted November 21, 2010
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  • Knowsley Stands by Prescot Plans, Dismisses Objections

    Five Knowsley councillors are angry with Knowsley Council after it stood by Cabinet plans to jettison Prescot Leisure Centre and replace it with smaller facilities. Councillors Bill and Marjorie Sommerfield, Yvonne Southern, Joan McGarry and Sarah Smithson...

    • Posted November 10, 2010
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  • 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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