All posts by Prescot Online

  • Prescot & Whiston Town Councils Turn Green as Labour Lose All Seats

    Whiston Town Council is now 100% Green, and Prescot Town Council is Green-controlled, with 7 Green councillors to 5 Lib Dem. No Labour members remain on either town council after last Thursday’s local elections. All seats were...

    • Posted May 8, 2019
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  • What’s on in Prescot, May 2019

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill in May 2019 Saturday 4 May . 9am-2pm . Prescot Town Centre & Shopping Centre Prescot Producers’ Market & Arts & Craft Fayre Saturday 4 May 11am-4pm . Prescot...

    • Posted May 3, 2019
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  • Knowsley Elections: Green Gains, Labour Losses, Lib Dems Remain Steady

    The Green Party made significant gains on Knowsley Council in yesterday’s local elections (Thursday 2 May 2019), unseating Labour borough councillors in two seats. In Prescot South, Cllr Joanne Burke – pictured with Green MP Caroline Lucas...

    • Posted May 3, 2019
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  • Prescot Festival Clocks up 15 Memorable Years

    (Press release) A Merseyside arts festival is celebrating its fifteenth year this June. At a time when similar festivals often run into trouble after two or three years, the Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts has...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Prescot Elizabethan Fayre Returns Saturday 4 May

    (Press release – Knowsley Council) A traditional parade will launch the festivities on Saturday 4 May at 11am, as the town commemorates its special history with medieval music, dance, arts and crafts in a recreation of its...

    • Posted April 30, 2019
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  • 2019 Local Elections in Knowsley: Thursday 2 May

    Polls are open from 7am to 10pm this Thursday, 2 May, in local elections across the UK. In Prescot and Whiston, three Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council seats are being contested. They are, with prospective candidates: PRESCOT NORTH...

    • Posted April 30, 2019
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  • Two Arrested following Knife & Machete Recovery in Prescot

    (Via Merseyside Police) Two men have been arrested after two officers searched a van in Prescot and recovered a knife and a machete. At around 2.35am yesterday, Thursday 14 March, officers sighted a Ford Transit van parked...

    • Posted March 15, 2019
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  • Movies & Musicals at 2019 Prescot Festival

    (Press release) Show tunes are on the programme at this year’s Prescot Festival. Crosby-based Opera Viva will be ‘On Broadway’ at Whiston Town Hall on Saturday 29 June, promising an array of classic songs picked from among...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Prescot Festival Announces 2019 Line-up

    (Press release) The Prescot Festival has announced a must-see line-up of arts, music, culture and entertainment for June 2019. The 10-day programme sees return visits from a few familiar faces, including the toe-tapping swing band Dr Jazz...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Match Report: Prescot Cables v Kidsgrove Athletic

    Saturday 16 February at Volair Park, Prescot Prescot Cables 3-1 Kidsgrove Athletic Report by Richard Tigwell A much improved second half performance from Prescot Cables saw them secure three valuable points at home to Kidsgrove Athletic last...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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