All posts tagged "Prescot town centre"

  • Knowsley Council Getting Tough on Parking Violations

    Knowsley Council have taken over parking enforcement in the borough. Where Merseyside Police were once responsible for enforcing the rules, now the council’s own Civil Enforcement Officers will patrol the streets and issue Penalty Charge Notices to vehicles parked in...

    • Posted May 29, 2015
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  • Elizabethan Fayre Back in Prescot for 2015

    This year’s Elizabethan Fayre, on Saturday 6 June, promises visitors an opportunity to be transported back four centuries. The distinctly Tudor entertainment includes live demonstrations of traditional crafts such as pottery, spinning, basket-making, willow-making, wood-turning and blacksmithing....

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Prescot Watch Factory Development Begins

    Work has begun on the development of the former Prescot Watch Factory. The site, on Albany Road, will house 70 new residential properties, including 54 extra-care apartments in the watch factory building itself. Sixteen extra-care bungalows will be...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Easter Fun in Prescot Town Centre

    There’s lots of fun lined up this Easter Saturday (4 April) in Prescot. As well as the usual Prescot Producers’ Market from 9am to 2pm, free family activities on Eccleston Street include face painting, a bouncy castle,...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Greggs to Go, TK Maxx to Replace Poundstretcher

    More change is afoot in Prescot town centre and Cables Retail Park. In Prescot Shopping Centre, Superdrug has finally closed its doors. The Dance Shop moves into the mall in April, however. The new retailer won a year’s...

    • Posted March 17, 2015
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  • Prescot Man Given 12 Months for Punching Man Who Tried to Intervene in Row

    A Prescot man has been jailed for 12 months after seriously injuring a man in the Watch Maker pub on Eccleston Street. The incident happened at about 9.15pm on Tuesday 22 July 2014, when Lee Clarkson, 38, was...

    • Posted March 10, 2015
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  • Police CCTV Appeal after Purse Taken in Prescot

    Press release (Merseyside Police): Merseyside Police has issued a CCTV image of a woman officers believe may have important information after a purse was taken from a shop in Prescot on Thursday, 22 January 2015. At around...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • New Poundbakery Opens in Prescot (Plus – Get a Free Pasty!)

    Poundbakery has opened its first shop in Prescot. The bakery, advertising “tasty baking at tasty prices,” replaces Sayers, which closed its cafe and prepared for refurbishment earlier in January. The new store will have no cafe. The...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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  • Prescot’s Shakespearean Mural Repaired

    Prescot’s Shakespearean mural is being repaired this week. Town centre shoppers were shocked to see the wall art, on the corner of Leyland and Eccleston Streets, was peeling away earlier this month. The combination of rain and heavy...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • Superdrug to Leave Prescot Shopping Centre

    Pharmacy chain Superdrug will be leaving Prescot Shopping Centre this March. It joins clothing outlets M&CO and Dorothy Perkins, who vacated late last year. “It is always difficult seeing tenants leave us,” said mall manager Victoria Nichol....

    • Posted January 19, 2015
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