All posts tagged "health"

  • Prescot Red Box Project Aims to End ‘Period Poverty’ in Schools

    A Prescot couple are on a mission to end period poverty in local schools. Clare and Karl Duvall have set up a local branch of the Red Box Project, an initiative that places constantly stocked boxes of...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Prescot Town Centre Gets Life-saving Defibrillator

    Defribillators that have the potential to save a life have been installed across in Knowsley, including one in Eccleston Street, Prescot. The device has been placed next to the Watchmaker pub (Wetherspoon’s) in the town centre. If...

    • Posted June 20, 2017
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  • Prescot Remondis Fire: Five Days On

    Five days on from a blaze at a waste facility in Prescot, firefighters are still on the scene extinguishing pockets of fire. A combined platform-ladder is in use from which to dampen areas still smouldering from deep-seated...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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  • 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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  • Prescot Breakfast Club Helps Huyton Man with Dementia

    A Huyton pensioner with dementia has found support at a breakfast club he calls the “welcome cafe.” Daniel Clark, 67, was diagnosed with vascular dementia three years ago, following a stroke. With 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren,...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • Lung Cancer Roadshow Coming to Prescot

    Don’t ignore a persistent cough – that’s the latest advice from health professionals. Statistics reveal that 37 per cent of people in the North West would not visit their doctor to report a cough for three or...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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