All posts by Prescot Online

  • 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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  • Prescot: A Neglected Treasure

    By David L Rattigan As you drive away from Liverpool on the A57, just beyond Huyton, a church steeple atop a hill dominates the skyline. It has stood for almost 300 years; the church below it, St...

    • Posted October 23, 2010
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  • Foden’s Brass Band–and Fireworks!

    On Saturday, 27 November, Prescot Parish Church will be hosting a 400th Anniversary Concert with Foden’s Brass Band, followed by fireworks. Tickets are available from The Wool Shop on Eccleston Street or from Prescot Parish Church, following...

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Parish Organ Recital

    To celebrate 400 years of its historic Grade I listed building, Prescot Parish Church will be hosting a Parish Organ Recital on Friday, 28 October at 7.30pm, featuring sacred and secular classics from Parish Organist Tim Hall....

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Churches in Whiston

    Addresses and phone numbers for Christian churches in Whiston, Merseyside St Leo’s Roman Catholic Church Lickers Lane, Whiston, L35 3PN Phone: 0151 426 6482 St Nicholas’s Church (Church of England) Windy Arbor Road, Whiston, L35 3SG Vicar:...

    • Posted March 7, 2010
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