With Christmas closing in fast we thought it best to keep you informed of the dates services will close and when they will resume in the New Year. Below are a list of Youth Hubs, Clubs, Outreach Teams and Leisure Centres on the Wirral.
Hubs and Clubs
Birkenhead Youth Hub will be closed December 20th until January 6th.
Charing Cross Methodist Youth Club will be closed December 23rd until January 8th.
South Wirral Youth Hub will be closed from December 22nd until January 2nd.
West Wirral Youth...
World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.
To mark Word Aids Day the Youth Support Service in partnership with Terrence Higgins Trust organized a number of activities to raise awareness of HIV and to commemorate the day. The first of these was an interview with a HIV positive person which was conducted by a young reporter and...
On the 30th of October I went to the annual Fire safety fun day at Seacombe Ferry hosted by The Merseyside Fire and Community department. This event was designed for the local residents and young people to help raise awareness about fire safety reduce anti social behavior and promote community cohesion. At the event there was:
The Sefton Youth Service
The Anti Social Behavior Team
The Youth Support Service with the Kontactabus
New Brighton Children’s Centre...
Young reporters at the Youth Voice Conference
On Tuesday the 12th of November the young reporters attended the ‘youth voice conference’, which was being held in the Seacombe Town Hall. This conference is a yearly occurrence that gives young people from all over the Wirral to have their voices heard by the mayor, deputy mayor and many important councilors.
Before the event started there was a buffet, which allowed the young people to interact with the councilors and speak about the motions...
A Wirral theatre company for teenagers aged 16 – 19 is looking for new actors.
The Last Minute Theatre Company (part of Wirral Youth Theatre and Wirral Creative Development Team) are looking to work on projects that explore modern social issues, including teenage fatherhood, drugs and alcohol, and relationships, and tour schools and youth venues.
As well as creating a memorable theatrical experience, students are fully trained and supported, and can gain accredited qualifications as part of...
Are you aged 14 to 25? Do have a learning difficulty or disability?
If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then the Your Future Your Choice event is the event for you!!
Running on Tuesday 26th November from 9am to 3:30pm, this free event will promote opportunities available for Wirral’s 14 to 25 year olds who have learning difficulties or disabilities.
Here’s more of a low down on what to expect:
Loads of fun activities throughout the day!!
There will be lots of opportunities to...
Based in Bromborough, NAC Group will soon introduce a new 12-week voluntary traineeship programme known as Youth Evolution Scheme (YES).
Through 6 weeks off-the-job intensive training and 6 weeks on-the-job world-class work experience, NAC will support young people to break the cycle of ‘can’t get a job without experience, can’t get experience without a job’. Applicants must not be in training, education or employment. Furthermore, applicants must be keen, adaptable and willing to work as part...
Drinking alcohol is part and parcel of many people’s social lives. However, some people start to find it leads to problems in their lives. This may be because they begin to drink too much, or too often.
If you regularly drink above the recommended limits, you may have already experienced problems such as: tiredness, gaining weight, hangovers, changes to your appearance, not being able to remember what you did the night before or relationship issues. Overall, you won’t be in the best physical...
The organisers of a major poetry competition are hopeful of a record number of entrants for next year’s event.
The Chris Salmon Poetry Extravaganza takes place annually in memory of poetry-loving Chris Salmon, a student at Calday Grange Grammar School who tragically died from a rare streptococcal infection in February 2009 aged just 15.
The theme of 2014’s competition is ‘Celebration’. The closing date for applications is 25th January 2014.
Chris’s parents Julie and Rich say that 2014’s...
This week we interviewed local band - Pyro. They are all in year 10 and have been together for just over a year. In the short time they have been playing they have already performed gigs at the Cavern, the Picket and the O2 Academy in Liverpool, they have been booked to play the O2 again on 15th November in support of The Spares
So without further delay, let's get started!
1. First of all, for those reading, can you give us your names and your roles in the band?
Liam: My name is Liam...