All posts tagged "Friends of Prescot Cemetery"

  • Volunteers Angry over Churchyard Theft

    A historic sundial and paving stones have been stolen from St Mary’s Churchyard in Prescot. Last week, the gnomon (blade) and baseplate of the sundial in the Remembrance Garden was were stolen, along with Yorkshire stone from...

    • Posted November 3, 2016
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  • Prescot War Memorial Was First in Country, Imperial War Museum Confirms

    Prescot War Memorial was the first civic war memorial to be erected in the UK, according to Imperial War Museum records. Local historians have always known the monument, which turns 100 this year, was among the first,...

    • Posted September 16, 2016
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  • Prescot Church & War Memorial Focus of Heritage Weekend

    The 17th-century church of St Mary’s and the Prescot War Memorial will be the focus of attention at this weekend’s Open Heritage Days (9-11 September). As part of the national three-day event, the Parish Church of St...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Prescot Cemetery, Stadt Moers Park in the Running for up to £12k

    Two Prescot community groups are in the running to receive £8,000, £10,000 or £12,000 from Tesco’s Bags for Help scheme. The Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard and the Friends of Stadt Moers Park were both successful...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • Prescot Remembers: Photo Gallery

    Prescotians gathered on a dry and unseasonably mild November morning to commemorate Remembrance Day. A ‘Field of Poppies‘ created by the Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard surrounded the BI War Memorial, which honours the soldiers of...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • Prescot’s ‘Field of Poppies’ for Remembrance

    Prescot Cemetery is home to a ‘Field of Poppies’ on the occasion of Remembrance Day. Volunteers from the Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard worked with Prescot and Knowsley Councils to create the display using 7,000 poppies...

    • Posted November 8, 2015
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  • Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard in Pictures

    Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard officially raised its new Green Flag last Wednesday, 21 October. Knowsley Council and volunteers from the Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard have worked for over two years to improve the site. Back in...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • Prescot Cemetery Wins Green Flag Award

    Prescot Cemetery and Churchyard has scooped a major environmental award. Thanks to the partnership between volunteers, Knowsley Council and St Mary’s Church, it now has prestigious Green Flag status. The award acknowledges the hard work of the Friends...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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  • Prescot Charity News Round-up

    Eccleston Park-based Willowbrook Hospice has received a supply of hot cross buns from Poundbakery and Poundcafe in Huyton. Now visitors to the hospice in the run-up to Easter can make a charitable donation in exchange for a tasty hot...

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • Remember Your Loved Ones This Christmas

    Volunteers at Knowsley Cemetery in Whiston invite you to remember your loved ones with silk flowers and Christmas stars. Members of WICH are selling the flowers on Saturdays and Sundays 29-30 November and 6-7 December at the cemetery on...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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