All posts tagged "community"

  • Heart Attack Dad Didn’t Get the Blues – He Joined Them

    A local dad had a scare that almost ended his life – but instead of getting the blues, he decided to join them. Until 2013, Prescot born-and-bred Andrew Critchley, 47, thought life was fine. He was happily married,...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Petition Success! 1,000+ Sign to Support Catalin

    Prescot Shopping Centre has allowed a Big Issue seller to stand under its entrance porch after over 1,000 people signed a petition in his support. Catalin Dobre, who is originally from Romania, has sold the magazine in Prescot...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • Prescot Opinion: Kindness for Catalin

    Come on, Prescot Shopping Centre, have a heart. Catalin, from Romania, has been selling the Big...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • What’s on in Prescot This Christmas?

    Got an event to add to our Big Christmas Listings for Prescot, Whiston and Rainhill? Get in touch! Thursday 26 November . 6pm-9pm . Whitakers Garden Centre, Liverpool Road, Prescot Christmas Fayre & Demonstration Evening – * * * *...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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  • Prescot Festival & Cricket Club among Award Winners

    The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts and Prescot & Odyssey Cricket Club were among the winners of the Knowsley Sports & Cultural Awards last week. Prescot & Odyssey (pictured), based on Burrows Lane, were named the borough’s...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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  • Help Shine the Spotlight on a Good Neighbour

    A 69-year-old grandmother from Prescot won the 2014 Good Neighbours in Knowsley Award, and now the search is on for the next winner. Elizabeth Greenall was surprised to receive the award but felt “extremely honoured and very proud.” Her...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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  • Vee’s Place, Prescot

    Latest News: We now have a Book Cycle scheme each afternoon 4pm. Monday 2pm Cash Bingo. Tuesday 10am Boccia (sit-down bowls) board games, chess, dominoes and cards. 12 noon till 1pm 2-course lunch £3.00. Every other Friday 1pm Support for families...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • New Tree Remembers Dedicated Rainhill Couple

    Volunteers at Rainhill Village Hall have planted a silver birch tree in memory of a much-loved local couple. The late Warren Ryland was a member of the hall’s management committee, and helped with general maintenance over the...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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  • Prescot Church Celebrates Roof Completion

    St Mary’s Church will be celebrating the completion of their roof restoration later this month. People from all over Prescot are invited to the occasion, a ‘Songs of Praise’ featuring Prescot Parish Church Choir, organist Tim Hall and St...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • Prescot Cemetery Friends Commemorate WWI with Booklet

    The Friends of Prescot Cemetery and Churchyard are honouring the centenary of World War One with a booklet by local researcher Stephen Nulty. ‘A Walk among the Graves of the Great War’ is a guide to the burial...

    • Posted September 23, 2014
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