All posts tagged "business"

  • Whiston Entrepreneur Wins Major Award

    A businesswoman from Whiston has been named Enterpreneur for Good at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards North. Julie Anne Parker of Million Stars Sustainable Events received the prestigious regional award on Thursday 15 November at a ceremony...

    • Posted November 29, 2018
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  • Bakery Becomes Second Prescot Eatery to Smash Crowdfunding Target

    A Prescot bakery has raised £30,000 in one month to open its next premises in the town centre. The Albion Bakehouse set a target of £30k to raise through a crowdfunding campaign, where members of the public...

    • Posted August 3, 2018
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  • Why Prescot Is on the Up

    They’re building a theatre in Prescot. It will be an authentic replica of a cockpit design by Inigo Jones, the famed 17th-century architect. Its existence will hark back to the late Elizabethan Prescot Playhouse, the first free-standing...

    • Posted May 29, 2018
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  • Shakespeare-inspired Micropub to Open Valentine’s Day

    Prescot’s first micropub will open on Wednesday 14 February. The Bard micropub at 57 High Street officially welcomes its first customers at 4pm on Valentine’s Day. The opening day theme will be ‘Shakespeare in Love.’ Inspired by...

    • Posted February 9, 2018
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  • Prescot Family Man Making Waves in Tech

    This is a sponsored article. Clocks, cables, Edward Lear and William Shakespeare—all things Prescot is known for. But could technology be the next big thing for the town? Local entrepreneur Darren Galvin thinks so. Husband to Steph...

    • Posted February 28, 2017
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  • Arthur the Sea Lion Meets Knowsley MP

    A sea lion named Arthur had a private audience with Knowsley MP George Howarth last week. One a much-loved intellectual and public figure, the other a politician, the two met at Knowsley Safari Park, where Mr Howarth...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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  • Prescot Bakery on Shortlist of Six in National Competition

    An independent baking company in Prescot has reached the finals of Hotel Indigo’s Flavours of the Neighbourhood competition. After a public vote, The Albion Bakehouse, a home-based business run by Prescotian Nina Halliwell, made a shortlist of six...

    • Posted February 28, 2015
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  • New Poundbakery Opens in Prescot (Plus – Get a Free Pasty!)

    Poundbakery has opened its first shop in Prescot. The bakery, advertising “tasty baking at tasty prices,” replaces Sayers, which closed its cafe and prepared for refurbishment earlier in January. The new store will have no cafe. The...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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  • Superdrug to Leave Prescot Shopping Centre

    Pharmacy chain Superdrug will be leaving Prescot Shopping Centre this March. It joins clothing outlets M&CO and Dorothy Perkins, who vacated late last year. “It is always difficult seeing tenants leave us,” said mall manager Victoria Nichol....

    • Posted January 19, 2015
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  • Go-ahead for Home Bargains Prescot Superstore

    Home Bargains have received permission to build a store and garden centre on Manchester Road, Prescot. The TJ Morris-owned discount chain, which already has a store in Prescot Shopping Centre, say their plans will save 45 existing jobs,...

    • Posted January 6, 2015
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