All posts tagged "volunteering"

  • Announcing the Prescot Community Recognition Awards 2017

    Do you know someone in Prescot who goes above and beyond to help others? Someone who has served their community faithfully and deserves recognition? A neighbour with a heart of gold, or a volunteer who makes a...

    • Posted February 20, 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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  • Prescot Brothers’ £300 Father’s Day Gift for Hospital

    Father’s Day has always been poignant for young brothers Callum and Liam Sergent, but this year they decided to show their heartfelt gratitude to the hospital that saved their dad’s life. Earlier this week the brothers returned...

    • Posted June 18, 2016
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  • Prescot Woman Runs Marathon for Late Mum

    A 43-year-old mother of two will be pounding the streets of Liverpool on Sunday 29 May as she takes part in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in memory of her mum, Liz Elms (pictured with her daughter)....

    • Posted May 19, 2016
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  • Funding Opportunity for Green Groups in Merseyside & Halton

    Julie Anne Parker of Bang the Drum North West, a nonprofit social enterprise based in Whiston, is happy to talk with any residents or community groups interested in applying for this funding, announced on Monday. Email Julie...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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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 Festival & Cricket Club among Award Winners

    The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts and Prescot & Odyssey Cricket Club were among the winners of the Knowsley Sports & Cultural Awards last week. Prescot & Odyssey (pictured), based on Burrows Lane, were named the borough’s...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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  • Knowsley Pledge to Support Refugees

    Knowsley Council have promised help for refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria. The council say they will “identify homes” for up to 30 Syrian families escaping the armed conflict that has so forced more than 4...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • Tesco Prescot Workers Locked in Glass Box

    Two colleagues from Prescot Tesco Extra have volunteered to spend 50 hours locked inside a glass box to raise awareness of autism. Steph Battersby, 41, and Lindsey Fairclough, 45, begin their self-imposed solitary confinement at 12 noon on...

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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  • Prescot Charity Group Needs New Leader

    The Marie Curie Rainhill and Prescot Fundraising Group are looking for a new leader. Could this be the role you have been looking for? Paul McDermott, 44, from Rainhill works full time as a National Sales Manager...

    • Posted July 17, 2015
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