The Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard invite you to attend a service to mark the 100th anniversary of the unveiling of the Prescot War Memorial, together with a commemoration of the Battle of the Somme. The ceremony takes place at 11am on Friday 9 September by the War Memorial, at the rear of Prescot Parish Church… Read more
Thank you to everyone who supported the Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard by donating tokens from Tesco’s Bags of Help Scheme earlier this year. We are delighted to confirm we came first and received £12,000, which we will invest in illustrated lecterns around the cemetery and churchyard, pointing out key graves, and places of historical… Read more
The Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard have been successful in their bid to receive funding from Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme. Your vote will decide how much we are awarded. We plan to use the funds for illustrated lecterns – similar to that pictured – around the cemetery and churchyard, pointing out key graves and… Read more
A very happy New Year to all our friends, supporters and volunteers. We are all proud of the transformation the cemetery and churchyard have undergone in the last few years, and we look forward to more changes in 2016. Our main project this year will be the creation of a Victorian Garden in St Mary’s Churchyard…. Read more
(Photo: Christopher Lyon Photography) It has been and will continue to be a season of remembering for the Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard. In November, we were pleased to unveil our tribute to Prescot’s soldiers, past and present – a ‘Field of Poppies’ surrounding the BI Memorial. Made with 7,000 synthetic poppies recycled from… Read more
The Friends of Prescot Cemetery & Churchyard are now meeting for a clean-up every Saturday, from 1pm to 3pm. Please phone or email in advance during the winter months, as arrangements may change due to the weather and other circumstances. Everyone is welcome to join us – just bring suitable clothes, and we’ll provide equipment… Read more
FOPCC members were excited to receive £200 from Asda Huyton’s Green Token scheme earlier this month. Many thanks to Asda staff and to all who donated their tokens to our cause. We’ll put it to good use making the cemetery and churchyard a beautiful place for remembering the people of Prescot’s loved ones.
Pictured: FPCC volunteers celebrate after spending weeks on their hands and knees, planting bulbs along the entire length of St Mary’s Churchyard path. Look out for hundreds of colourful tulips and daffodils in the spring.
The December weather was awful, but the wind and rain held off for long enough that we were able to enjoy our Christmas Tree of Remembrance ceremony on Sunday 14 December 2014. After singing carols, hearing from the Mayor and Vicar of Prescot, and tying baubles to the tree in memory of loved ones, we… Read more
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