All posts tagged "Prescot Cemetery"

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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