All posts tagged "Friends of Prescot Cemetery"

  • Baby Memorial for Prescot Cemetery

    Prescot Cemetery will soon be home to a memorial to the infants buried on the site. With the help of a Knowsley Council grant, volunteers from the Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard (pictured) have bought a...

    • Posted October 7, 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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  • Remembering Loved Ones in Prescot This Christmas

    Prescot people can remember their late loved ones by posting a message to a Christmas tree this festive season. Willowbrook Hospice, Prescot Shopping Centre, and the Friends of Prescot Cemetery and Churchyard are all providing trees of...

    • Posted November 22, 2013
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  • Prescot Cemetery Clean-up Begins

    Over two dozen volunteers spent their Sunday afternoon cleaning up Prescot Cemetery. Members of the Friends of Prescot Cemetery picked up litter, pulled weeds, swept walkways and removed dead flowers, pausing occasionally for a well-earned cuppa. They...

    • Posted September 9, 2013
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  • Cemetery Group Ready for First Big Clean-up

    The Friends of Prescot Cemetery and Churchyard will be hard at work this weekend. The recently founded community group are holding a clean-up day on Sunday 8 September, from noon till 5pm, as part of their long-term...

    • Posted September 2, 2013
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  • Friends on a Mission to Improve Prescot Cemetery

    A group of Prescot residents are putting a plan into action to help get the town’s cemetery back into shape. A dozen people gathered on Monday night to form an official Friends of Prescot Cemetery, which they...

    • Posted July 17, 2013
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  • Returned Cemetery Gates Anger Prescot Residents

    A group of Prescot residents were pleased to see the main gates were back at Prescot Cemetery – but angry when they looked closely and found them still in poor condition. Rust, corrosion, warped bars, and exposed,...

    • Posted June 24, 2013
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  • Knowsley Council Replace Prescot Cemetery Plaque, Gates

    Knowsley Council have improved Prescot Cemetery with new gates and a replacement for a historic sign. Earlier this year, Prescot Online documented the poor state of Prescot Cemetery, following a litany of complaints from residents. Viv Frodsham,...

    • Posted May 29, 2013
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