All posts tagged "Merseyside"

  • 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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  • Liverpool Metro Mayor Election Is 4 May 2017

    Via Knowsley Council: (Pictured: The four frontrunners) The first ever Liverpool City Region Mayoral Election takes place on Thursday, 4 May 2017. All residents across the Liverpool City Region (Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, St Helens, Sefton and Wirral)...

    • Posted April 10, 2017
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  • Prescot Family Man Making Waves in Tech

    This is a sponsored article. Clocks, cables, Edward Lear and William Shakespeare—all things Prescot is known for. But could technology be the next big thing for the town? Local entrepreneur Darren Galvin thinks so. Husband to Steph...

    • Posted February 28, 2017
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  • Woman Wanted in Prescot Car Theft Investigation

    Merseyside Police have issued CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of a car in the early hours of Friday 27 November. Officers received a report that an...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Prescot Festival Short Story Contest Now Open

    Prescot Festival – press release: An arts festival wants budding fiction writers across Merseyside and Halton to pick up their pens for the chance to win a cash prize. The 11th Annual Prescot Festival of Music &...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Prescot Is No. 5 Hotspot for Singles (Apparently)

    Dating website Match.com claims Prescot has the UK’s fifth highest number of single people in proportion to its population. Basing its findings on its own user statistics, the website found West Malling, in Kent, topped the polls during the first...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Post-Christmas Snow for Prescot? Probably Not

    The North West of England is on a yellow weather warning for cold weather, as the Met Office predicts potential snow, sleet and rain across the country. Snow is likeliest in Wales and the Midlands, although Merseyside...

    • Posted December 26, 2014
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  • Prescot Teen Supports Plain Packaging

    A 17-year-old from Prescot has spoken out against attractive cigarette packets, saying less glamorous packaging would deter teenagers from smoking. Olivia Vanden Bos (left), a member of Youth Action in Merseyside, gave her opinion at an event...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Clegg Visits Glen Dimplex after £3m Investment

    Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg visited Glen Dimplex in Whiston on Wednesday 9 April. The visit followed an announcement that the company would receive £3 million from the Regional Growth Fund, the largest given to any business...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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  • Prescot Festival Short Story Contest Now Open

    The 2014 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition is officially open. Organisers invite writers to submit unpublished stories of up to 1,000 words, with the promise of £100 for the best entry. Now in its third year, the...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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