All posts tagged "volunteering"

  • Save Whiston Library? It’s Time to Act

    Whiston Library is under threat. In Knowsley Council’s words, it’s being “transferred to community ownership and use.” For the people of Whiston, however, that means something more like, “Find a way to run the library yourselves, or...

    • Posted September 19, 2013
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  • Prescot Cemetery Clean-up Begins

    Over two dozen volunteers spent their Sunday afternoon cleaning up Prescot Cemetery. Members of the Friends of Prescot Cemetery picked up litter, pulled weeds, swept walkways and removed dead flowers, pausing occasionally for a well-earned cuppa. They...

    • Posted September 9, 2013
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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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  • Whiston Library under Threat of Closure

    Knowsley Council say Whiston Library will be transferred to community ownership and use in April 2014. This effectively means Whiston Library will close unless members of the community find a way to run it themselves.

    • Posted July 4, 2013
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  • Knowsley Needs to Shape up – but So Do We

    Somewhere in the bowels of Knowsley Council HQ there’s a dartboard with my photo on it. The job of being Prescot’s only independent news media means pushing the council to the point of being an annoyance. But...

    • Posted June 25, 2013
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  • Competition: Win Lunch for Two at Poco Prescot

    Prescot Online’s campaign to inspire a passion for change in the town needs a slogan. Do you love Prescot? Do you want to see people get involved in the community, volunteer their efforts and make a difference...

    • Posted June 14, 2013
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  • Foodbank Set to Open in Prescot

    A group of churches in Prescot have joined forces with the Trussell Trust to set up a new foodbank that will help people struggling to make ends meet. The Prescot Foodbank will be based at the Salvation...

    • Posted April 25, 2013
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  • Prescot Carnival, 1 September 2013: How You Can Help

    Prescot Town Council are looking for community involvement in this year’s fun-packed Prescot Carnival. Prescot Town Council are hoping to revive a much-loved Prescot tradition and have a walking parade this year, likely starting at 11.30am and...

    • Posted April 10, 2013
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