All posts tagged "volunteering"

  • 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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  • Prescot Charity News Round-up

    Eccleston Park-based Willowbrook Hospice has received a supply of hot cross buns from Poundbakery and Poundcafe in Huyton. Now visitors to the hospice in the run-up to Easter can make a charitable donation in exchange for a tasty hot...

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • Prescot Greenbelt Campaign Underway

    A campaign to save Prescot’s greenbelt from development is underway, with a meeting organised for Wednesday 18 March. The gathering is open to residents of Prescot and other parts of Knowsley affected by plans to remove protection...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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  • Help Shine the Spotlight on a Good Neighbour

    A 69-year-old grandmother from Prescot won the 2014 Good Neighbours in Knowsley Award, and now the search is on for the next winner. Elizabeth Greenall was surprised to receive the award but felt “extremely honoured and very proud.” Her...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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  • Vee’s Place, Prescot

    Latest News: We now have a Book Cycle scheme each afternoon 4pm. Monday 2pm Cash Bingo. Tuesday 10am Boccia (sit-down bowls) board games, chess, dominoes and cards. 12 noon till 1pm 2-course lunch £3.00. Every other Friday 1pm Support for families...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • New Tree Remembers Dedicated Rainhill Couple

    Volunteers at Rainhill Village Hall have planted a silver birch tree in memory of a much-loved local couple. The late Warren Ryland was a member of the hall’s management committee, and helped with general maintenance over the...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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  • What’s Happening to Whiston Library?

    Whiston Library can be reopened as a place of opportunity for all ages – but only with your help. Since October 2013, Our Whiston Library, aka OWL, has had a vision to see Whiston Library saved from...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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