All posts tagged "featured"

  • Prescot Festival Finale This Weekend

    (Press release) A trio of musical talent from across the North West will dominate the closing weekend of this year’s Prescot Festival. The 10-day arts festival opened last weekend, with over 500 music lovers packing into Prescot’s...

    • Posted June 21, 2018
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  • Knowsley Apprentice Scheme Now Recruiting

    The Knowsley Apprentice programme is once again recruiting, with job and training opportunities for school and college leavers preparing for the workplace this summer. Since 2008, the programme has helped 1,126 young people into apprenticeships with organisations...

    • Posted June 15, 2018
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  • Prescot Carnival Is Back on Sunday 24 June

    The Prescot Carnival returns to Brown’s Field, courtesy of Prescot Town Council, on Sunday 24 June. Live entertainment this year will include performances by Freshco Crew Breakdancing, St Edmund Arrowsmith Band, Shine Gospel Choir, Prescot’s Got Talent...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • Knowsley Abandons Brown’s Field Sell-off

    Knowsley Council has abandoned plans to sell off 10 percent of the borough’s parks and green spaces, including Brown’s Field in Prescot. Campaigners have railed against the plan, which would have used £40 million from the sales...

    • Posted June 12, 2018
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  • 2018 Prescot Festival: Get Ready to Swing

    (Press release) The Prescot Festival will get toes tapping as it takes audiences through a history of swing music next week. Swingshift Big Band (pictured), already a firm favourite with Prescot audiences, are the special guests on...

    • Posted June 8, 2018
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  • £14 Million Funding Boost for Prescot Town Centre Theatre & Transport Links

    Prescot will receive an estimated £14 million from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, it was announced last week. Some of the pot will go towards the new Shakespeare North theatre and college, while other earmarked projects...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • Prescot Council Leader Responds to NYT Article (plus Fact-check)

    The leader of Prescot Town Council has officially responded to a New York Times article that singled out the town as an example of government cuts. The front-page story on Monday 28 May opened by saying that...

    • Posted June 5, 2018
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  • What’s on in Prescot, June 2018

    Events in & around Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill in June 2018 Saturday 2 June . 9am-2pm . Eccleston Street, Prescot PRESCOT PRODUCERS’ MARKET Saturday 2 June . 9am-4pm . Prescot Shopping Centre PRESCOT ARTS, CRAFT & GIFT...

    • Posted June 1, 2018
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  • Chef Has 24 Hours to Raise £50k for Prescot Restaurant

    A successful chef and entrepreneur is giving himself 24 hours to raise the £50.000 he still needs to open a bistro in Prescot. Gary Usher hopes the day-long crowdfunding campaign will top up existing funds so he...

    • Posted May 30, 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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