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  • Prescot Taking Centre Stage in Tour of Britain

    Prescot town centre will become a hub of tourist activity when Britain’s biggest cycle race comes to the region on Tuesday 17 September. Stage 3 of the Tour of Britain will begin and end at Knowsley Safari...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • Jonathan Fitchett Tributes Only Heighten the Puzzle of His Murder

    Years after the wind has swept away the last of the flowers, a patch of concrete outside a retail unit in Prescot will remain a place both hideous and sacred to hundreds. In this spot four men...

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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  • Two Prescot Men Charged with Jonathan Fitchett Murder

    Merseyside Police charged two men with murder on Sunday night, following the death of Jonathan Fitchett, 22, from Prescot. Gerard Childs, 27, of King Edward Road, Rainhill, and Stephen Price, 28, of Hayes Avenue, Prescot, were charged...

    • Posted July 15, 2013
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  • Vintage Postcard Collection: Greetings from Prescot!

    In this hot weather, you may want to write to friends and family to let them know of the delights of this sunny corner of England. Courtesy of vintage photo collector Alec Wallace, here’s a selection of...

    • Posted July 15, 2013
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  • RIP Jonathan Fitchett, Prescot Man Attacked Thursday

    A Merseyside Police investigation into an assault has become a murder inquiry after the 22-year-old victim, from Prescot, died in hospital. Jonathan Fitchett, an ex-pupil of St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic School, was attacked by four men in...

    • Posted July 12, 2013
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  • Prescot from the Air: Vintage Photos

    Prescot vintage photo and postcard collector Alec Wallace has kindly given Prescot Online permission to reproduce some of his collection online. Here are six stunning aerial views of our historic Lancashire town. The first three photographs were...

    • Posted July 4, 2013
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  • Abandoned Cables Factory Becomes Urban Artists’ Playground

    A group of freerunners from Liverpool turned an abandoned Prescot factory into a makeshift obstacle course and captured their stunts – and a piece of local history – on film. Professional freerunners Urban Artists practise Parkour –...

    • Posted June 26, 2013
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  • Prescot Coat of Arms: History & Meaning

    If you walk past St Mary’s Church, Prescot, and down the cobbled street towards the Catholic Church of Our Lady and St Joseph’s, you’ll spy a coat of arms on the wall of number eight, Vicarage Place....

    • Posted May 12, 2013
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  • Poco Coffee Shop Opens in Eccleston Street, Prescot

    The new Poco Coffee is now open for business in Prescot town centre. The coffee shop, which opened its first branch in Newton-le-Willows last year, is located in Eccleston Street’s most notable shopfront, the Tudor Building once...

    • Posted April 29, 2013
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  • Knowsley Safari Park Visitor Info

    In 1971, the 18th Earl of Derby opened Knowsley Safari Park, opening to the public an animal collection whose history stretched back generations. Now, at Knowsley Safari Park, you can see lions, tigers, giraffes, baboons, meerkats and...

    • Posted February 11, 2011
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