All posts tagged "Knowsley"

  • Prescot Theatre Company Resurrects Ancient Ghost for New Fairy Tale Production

    Prescot-based MATE Productions will invoke the ancient woodland spirit Will-o’-the-Wisp for its next show. An enchanting walkabout fairy tale, Willo the Wisp & the Fire Sprite invites audiences to navigate magical forests full of elves, witches and trolls in...

    • Posted September 17, 2018
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  • Reprieve for 139 Bus Users in Prescot & Whiston

    The 139 bus service has become the 239 and will continue along a modified route between Broadgreen Hospital and Prescot, via Huyton. Cumfybus stopped the service in August, but regular passengers across Liverpool and Knowsley complained that...

    • Posted September 11, 2018
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  • 2018 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition Now Open

    (Press release) Are you imaginative? Do you love to tell a good story? Do you have the urge to put pen to paper? Entry to the 2018 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition is FREE and open to...

    • Posted February 23, 2018
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  • Remembrance Day in Prescot, 2017

    Remembrance commemorations take place on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November in Prescot this year. On Armistice Day itself, Saturday 11 November, a Civic Act of Remembrance by Prescot Town Council takes place by the BI Memorial...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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  • Halsnead ‘Garden Village’ in Pipeline for Whiston

    Residents are invited to have their say on a housing development in store for the Halsnead Park area of Whiston. The Halsnead development is one of 14 ‘garden villages’ proposed across the country, and the only one...

    • Posted January 30, 2017
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  • Prescot Leukaemia Survivor Is First Ark’s Young Person of the Year

    A girl from Prescot was named Young Person of the Year at the First Ark Community Achievement Awards earlier this month. Twelve-year-old Leah Whitehead spent Christmas 2015 in Alder Hey Hospital after being diagnosed with leukaemia, a...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • Memorial Service for Whiston Head Teacher & Student

    A memorial service to pay tribute to a much-loved Whiston head teacher will take place on Tuesday 18 October at 11am in Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. Pupils, colleagues, friends and members of the community are all invited to...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Thinking about Secondary School Places for 2017?

    Schools in and around Prescot are holding open days for prospective students and their families in the next few weeks. The Prescot School, formerly Knowsley Park Centre for Learning until it was taken over as an academy...

    • Posted September 15, 2016
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  • St Edmund Arrowsmith Head Teacher Martyn Campbell Has Died

    Staff, students and governors at St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic Centre for Learning in Whiston are today coming to terms with the sad news that their principal, Mr Martyn Campbell, passed away yesterday (Tuesday 14 June), following an...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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  • Whiston Pair Arrested after Cannabis Raids

    Merseyside Police has arrested a man and woman after the discovery of two cannabis farms with around 42 plants in Kirkby and Whiston today (Thursday, 26 May). At about 9.20am, police executed a warrant at an industrial unit in...

    • Posted May 26, 2016
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