Wirral’s Youth Support Service has asked that young people in Wirral (aged 8-25 years) complete a survey to find out what they want from their youth provision and what’s important to them in their lives.
Completing the survey will help the service to understand what matters to you in your life, allowing youth workers to provide a modern response to the needs of young people in Wirral.
Deadline for completion is 31st August 2015, and survey results should be available from September.
Grab your glowsticks and come along to Leasowe Recreation Centre for a class that promises great music.
New Teen Clubbercise classes will be held every Friday in Leasowe between 5pm-6pm. Feel free to bring friends along, or your mum!
To take part in the class please wear suitable clothing and comfortable trainers with good support. We also recommend bringing a bottle of water for during and after your activity. You will need to book your class online before attending, using your member ID and...
Like magazines? You can visit the Wirral Libraries website for free digital copies!
Wirral Council's libraries have introduced a free new eMagazine service for library members. Using the Magzter app, you can download the latest issue of top magazine titles for free – to read on your computer, tablet or smart phone.
Magazines of interest include:
Health & Fitness
BBC Music Magazine
The app is available for download...
A new, state-of-the-art gym has opened in West Kirby as part of a major investment in Wirral’s leisure centres.
Situated in a redesigned space on the first floor of the building, the £1.1m fitness suite includes a host of new exercise equipment, including:
46 new cardiovascular stations
18 new resistance machines
Free weights area
Personal equipment such as medicine balls.
All cardiovascular exercise machines also have Freeview and FM connectivity including iPod cables so you can listen...
Are you looking for unbiased information and advice?
Connexions offer a free and confidential service giving information and support to people aged 13 to 19 (or up to 25 years old for people with special educational needs).
If you would like to see what the service has to offer, pop along for a visit either on Tuesdays or Wednesdays between 9am and 5pm.
Location:Seacombe LibraryLiscard Road
Telephone: 0151 606 2305 / 2310
Budding musicians, read on!
After winning a number of awards at a national contest, the Wirral Schools Music Service is seeking new players to join its bands and orchestras.
The Wirral Schools’ Brass Band recently undertook its annual visit to the world famous Whit Friday March contests held in Tameside. The band took part in nine contests and won prizes at six of them, including first youth prizes at Audenshaw, Duckingfield and Heyrod, and three second prizes at Broadoak, Droylsden and Hurst...
A police officer who became Merseyside’s first black, female inspector has given a motivational talk to young people in Wirral.
Police inspector Irene Afful visited Wirral Hospitals’ School to talk to Key Stage 3 and Year 10 pupils about her experiences as a police officer, and about the importance of promoting equality in the work place. The visit was organised by Wirral Council’s Minority Ethnic Achievement Service.
Irene currently works with the College of Policing, who are commissioned to...
Wallasey Youth Hub has been awarded the Navajo Charter Mark for promoting equality in the area.
The Hub’s prestigious new status recognises its work to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) young people. LGBTI people can find themselves victims of bullying, harassment and hate crime, and as a result may face associated problems with mental health, homelessness and drug and alcohol addiction. Without support, they may encounter social isolation.
With this in mind,...
One of the world’s most popular new sports arrives in Wirral this month!
Wirral Council, Cheshire Football Association and Tranmere Victoria Futsal Club have teamed up to host a new indoor Men’s Futsal League. Launching at Bebington Oval Leisure Centre on Sunday 28th June, players aged 16+ are invited to compete in this new sporting trend, which has exploded worldwide in recent years.
Futsal is a FIFA, UEFA and FA-approved 5-a-side variation of football, played indoors with an emphasis on...
Ever wanted to go seal spotting? Well now you can, at Hilbre Island!
Wirral Sailing Centre is running Hilbre Island Explorer boat trips, allowing you to take to the waves on a natural voyage of discovery – right here in Wirral. The trip will see you set sail on the Dee Tour boat, to the far side of Hilbre on the high tide, allowing you to enjoy a very different view of the islands. Plus we have it on good authority from the Centre’s staff that passengers “almost always” see seals!