All posts by Prescot Online

  • Why Is There Scaffolding on Prescot Parish Church Tower?

    Passersby have been wondering why the tower of St Mary the Blessed Virgin, on Church Street in Prescot, has been clad in scaffolding for several weeks – and now we have the answer. As Knowsley’s only Grade...

    • Posted July 26, 2018
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  • 10 Years Since Murder of Whiston Teenager Michael Causer

    A vigil in Liverpool’s Stanley Street Quarter on Thursday 2 August will mark 10 years since the death of gay Whiston teenager Michael Causer. Eighteen-year-old Michael had been partying with friends in a house in Huyton on...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Giant Cardboard Castle to Celebrate Shakespeare’s Prescot Connection

    The Prescot public are being invited to help build a giant cardboard castle inspired by Elsinore, the Danish castle immortalised by William Shakespeare in his play Hamlet. Construction will take place at the Prescot School as part of...

    • Posted July 24, 2018
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  • Eccleston Street Improvements: Find out More

    Eccleston Street in Prescot town centre will be the first to benefit from a Liverpool City Region funding boost of £14 million. The investment, announced in June, is earmarked for improvements to transport in the town. In...

    • Posted July 19, 2018
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  • Prescot Street to Be Called Prospero Place

    The competition to name a new street in Prescot has come to an end, with the public choosing Prospero Place as the winner, from a shortlist of five. The street will be the official address of the...

    • Posted July 17, 2018
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  • Pirates Back in Prescot for One Day Only

    MATE Productions’ stage hit Treasure Island is back in Prescot for one day only on Saturday 14 July. The Prescot-based theatre company have been touring the North West throughout June and July, beginning at Liverpool’s Unity Theatre before taking...

    • Posted July 9, 2018
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  • Brass, Big Band & Broadway Tunes Make 14th Prescot Festival a Success

    (Press release) The Prescot Festival is celebrating another successful year, with 1,600 through the doors for 10 days of arts and music. To mark 100 years since the end of World War One, the festival aimed to...

    • Posted July 4, 2018
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  • What’s on in Prescot, July 2018

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill in July 2018 Saturday 7 July . 9am-5pm . Jessie & Co, Leyland Street, Prescot JESSIE & CO 4TH BIRTHDAY PARTY – 20% discount, free prize draw, refreshments, goody bags...

    • Posted July 2, 2018
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  • Prescot Cake Shop Prepares for Expansion: Can Albion Raise £30k in 30 Days?

    The Albion Bakehouse in Prescot has outgrown the walls of its quaint Leyland Street tea rooms and has a crowdfunding campaign in the works to help its...

    • Posted June 29, 2018
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  • Adam Ellison Murder Appeal Airs on BBC Crimewatch

    The BBC1 programme Crimewatch Roadshow Live aired a dramatic reconstruction of Adam Ellison’s murder along with an appeal for witnesses today (Tuesday 26 June). Adam Ellison was just 29 when he was stabbed while walking home after...

    • Posted June 26, 2018
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