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14/12/2011 - 10:07
You may remember that a few weeks ago was National Youth Work Week and during this week all young people who engage with the Youth Hubs, Centres, Outreach Teams, Response agency, Youth Theatre and school-based youth workers were asked to share their thoughts about the services and how the youth workers have helped them. And it was no surprise that you gave them a big "thumbs up!" Nearly 600 young people shared their thoughts by filling in postcards and recording sound bites on film. Hundreds of...
13/12/2011 - 13:45
Wirral Council's Youth and Play Service hosted a local event for young people to raise money for World Aids Day and increase awareness around HIV and sexual health. The event arranged by the Service's Wallasey Youth Outreach Team was held at Wallasey Youth Hub, based at Wallasey Community Fire Station in Mill Lane. The event was supported by Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service and Terence Higgins Trust. Over 50 young people attended the Youth Hub to take part in the challenge, which was to...
13/12/2011 - 12:47
School toilets...probably not your favourite subject... but apparantly a quarter of pupils in England's schools avoid using toilets, according to a new survey by ERIC which has launched a campaign to get the Government to introduce new regulations to make school toilets healthier and easier to use. ERIC points out that the limited regulations that do exist don't include vital things like supply of toilet paper or soap.Netmums is backing ERIC's campaign and people can support by signing an...
08/12/2011 - 09:28
Are you aged 16-19? Interested in performing and the theatre? Want to help other young people learn about issues which affect their lives? WIRRAL YOUTH THEATRE ARTS are looking for young people aged 16+ to join them for a variety of projects and performances for 2012. They are particularly interested in recruiting new male actors, to join their highly successful young people's Outreach Theatre Company to create and perform in a new, hard hitting play, and to be part of a forthcoming tour in...
07/12/2011 - 10:47
Are you planning a night out over Christmas? or maybe you are going to a party or gig...just remember that over Christmas and New Year there will be loads more people out and about and so planning your safe journey home is just as important as the planning the night itself! Arranging things in advance means you can enjoy your night out in the knowledge that all you have to do to get home safely is be in the right place at the right time. It will save you the hassle at the end of the night and...
07/12/2011 - 09:55
This is the first in our teenfeature..when we invite young people to tell us all about their interests and talents. We hope you enjoy reading their stories and they help to show how you can get involved in all sorts of things. This first teenfeature is on: Ricki Killen Age: 14 years School: Wallasey School Featured interest: Executive Youth Board/ Youth Parliament Here is Ricki's article..we hope you enjoy reading it. "My name is Ricki Killen, I am fourteen years of age and attend The...
06/12/2011 - 12:20
A "once in a lifetime experience" for A' level dance students...... Unless you were on another planet last week, you will have heard that the Queen visited New Brighton. And one of the highlights of the trip was a fantastic performance of "Save the last dance for Me' by 15  A-level dance students from St Mary's Catholic College, Wallasey. The excerpts performed had been choreographed by Caroline Foster, the college's head of dance, and dance teacher Leah Edwards, who both lead the dance...
06/12/2011 - 10:13
Wirral Youth Theatre are putting the swing into Christmas with a free 'live n lounge' event... The nostalgic Christmas evening will take place at the new Pilgrim Street Arts Centre, Birkenhead, on Friday December 16. Swing and Big Band songs and dance will be performed by Wirral Youth Theatre, Multi Vox and the Greg Williams Big Band. It all starts at 7pm to 9.30pm. Admission is free (with donations to Wirral Youth Theatre invited) but places are limited, so book now on 0151 647 3160. Sit back...
24/11/2011 - 15:44
December 1st is World Aids Day and Wirral Youth and Play Service - with support from the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service - have been raising awareness of HIV by participating in the Red Ribbon challenge at Wallasey Youth Hub. This World AIDS Day – and all year round – you are being asked to Act Aware. Acting aware means finding out the facts about HIV and using this knowledge to protect yourself and others from HIV infection. Many people do not understand how HIV is transmitted, how it...
24/11/2011 - 14:53
The Open Door Centre is a mental health service which aims to make the treatment of mild depression and anxiety accessible and approachable to young people. Based in Liscard, Wallasey, it is designed by young people and specifically tailored to the needs of the modern young person. Everybody feels down at some point in their life. It is these everyday aches and pains which, if not dealt with in the right way, can lead to more severe mental health issues. Using a treatment called 'Beating the...
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