All posts tagged "war memorial"

  • Armistice Day & Remembrance Sunday 2016 in Prescot

    Prescot Town Council commemorates Armistice Day with a civic service this Friday, 11 November. The short ceremony takes place at 10.50am by the BI Memorial in Prescot Cemetery. To mark the occasion, the Friends of Prescot Cemetery...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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  • Volunteers Angry over Churchyard Theft

    A historic sundial and paving stones have been stolen from St Mary’s Churchyard in Prescot. Last week, the gnomon (blade) and baseplate of the sundial in the Remembrance Garden was were stolen, along with Yorkshire stone from...

    • Posted November 3, 2016
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  • Prescot War Memorial Was First in Country, Imperial War Museum Confirms

    Prescot War Memorial was the first civic war memorial to be erected in the UK, according to Imperial War Museum records. Local historians have always known the monument, which turns 100 this year, was among the first,...

    • Posted September 16, 2016
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  • Prescot Church & War Memorial Focus of Heritage Weekend

    The 17th-century church of St Mary’s and the Prescot War Memorial will be the focus of attention at this weekend’s Open Heritage Days (9-11 September). As part of the national three-day event, the Parish Church of St...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Prescot-filmed Drama ‘Reg’ to Air on BBC1, 6 June

    A hard-hitting drama filmed partly on location in Prescot will screen on BBC1 next week. Reg tells the true story of a father who lost his son in the second Iraq War, accused the government of failing...

    • Posted June 2, 2016
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  • Remembrance Sunday Services in Prescot, Whiston & Rainhill

    Remembrance Sunday will be observed with ceremonies in Prescot, Whiston and Rainhill on 8 November. In Prescot, the Civic Act of Remembrance begins at 10.50am at the War Memorial, off Market Place. The traditional silence is kept...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Prescot War Memorial Given Listed Status

    Prescot War Memorial, which now stands on the steps outside Prescot Parish Church, has been granted Grade II listed status. The memorial was erected in 1916 on the opposite side of St Mary’s Church, on the junction...

    • Posted May 12, 2015
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  • War Memorials in Knowsley – Video

    In the week that we remember the outbreak of World War One, here is a video tour of the borough of Knowsley’s war memorials, including cenotaphs in Prescot, Huyton and Knowsley Village. PRESCOT MUSEUM from Christopher Millard...

    • Posted August 5, 2014
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