Young people in Wirral are being encouraged to sign up for a nationally-recognised proof-of-age card to enable them to more easily access the range of products and services their age legally entitles them to.
Trading Standards in the borough are promoting the Wirral Citizencard, which can be carried around every day by residents to prove their age.
With its distinctive PASS - Proof of Age Standards Scheme - logo, the Citizencard is designed to combat confusion over fake ID and...
Wallasey Young People have been taking part in the Red Ribbon Challenge as part of World Aids Day.
Wirral Youth Service in partnership with Terrence Higgins Trust, supported by Duke of Edinburgh Award students from Oldershaw School took part in the Red Ribbon Challenge to raise awareness and money for World Aids Day.
Fifty young people took part in the event selling red ribbons to raise money for the HIV charity and taking part in the red ribbon challenge.
As part of the...
Wirral TV in partnership with Involve Northwest presents an exciting new practical film making course at Albany Hall for local young people
Start Date: Monday 8th of April 2013 Every week for eight weeks from 6pm-8pm
Venue: Albany Hall, Tranmere, CH42 4QH
If you are between 12 and 18 years of age and would like to enrol contact Diana on Diana.email@example.com or call in on the night.
Victims of domestic violence and abuse aged 16 and 17 will be recognised under a new cross-government definition announced by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg earlier this year.
The definition of domestic violence will now include young people under 18 and is the latest action by the government to tackle violence against young people.
A change to the official definition of domestic violence used across government will aim to increase awareness that young people in this age-group do experience...
How much do your parents drink? Do you feel it's too much? You may be surprised to hear that up to one million children in the UK live with parents who have serious drinking problems.
Most adults who drink don't have a problem with alcohol. In sensible amounts it's usually fine, but drinking to excess can cause lots of problems and lasting damage to your body. If someone is drinking too much and they are not able to stop they may have a drinking problem called alcoholism. Alcoholism is an...
So what's all the fuss about mephedrone? And is it really a plant food? Is it illegal?
If you want to know more, then you'll find all the facts here!
What is mephedrone?
How do people take mephedrone?
What does mephedrone do?
What are the risks?
What is mephedrone cut with?
Can you get addicted to mephedrone?
Mephedrone and the law
What if you're caught?
A young person's story
Need some help?
What is mephedrone?
Mephedrone is a powerful stimulant and is part of the cathinone family, a group...
With darker mornings and evenings, it’s more important than ever to make sure you can be seen when out and about.
'Be bright, be seen' is a crucial message for young people as we move through autumn and winter, and applies whether you're out and about on foot, or on your bike.
Pedestrians and cyclists need to make sure they are safe and can be seen by drivers; below are some tips on how to stay bright and be seen.
Wear brightly coloured or fluorescent clothing as it shows up well in daylight...
What would you guess? Half? More than half?
It might come as a surprise to find out that on average, less than 3 out of 10 16-24 year olds smoke. The number is falling too.
Those who do smoke come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. Some don't even admit they smoke. Social smokers and weed smokers - it's still smoking.
There are lots of reasons to have a go at giving up smoking, even if you’re only an occasional smoker. You save money and you don’t stink of stale fags. You also make sure...
Earlier this year on June 30th, Young Reporters attended Youthfest - a music event just for young people which took place in Birkenhead Park from 2-8pm. For the second year running, Youthfest has been a good opportunity for local bands to play on-stage like professionals with professional equipment. As it was a competition between the bands, there had to be a winner!! The standard was very high but judges decided that Undiscovered Society were the winners, beating off the excellent competition...
On the 9th of October 2012 the Youth Voice Conference took place at the Wallasey Town Hall. This is a big event on the participation calendar that takes place every year for Young People all over the Wirral. It allows them to have their voice heard and their views put forward without being judged or ignored.
A lot of Councillors and professionals like the police attended the event, some of which were 'hot-seated', which allowed young people to ask any question they liked about the jobs they do...