As the Easter break approaches, Wirral Council's Lifeguards are urging people to take care on the borough's coastlines.
High spring tides are due for each day of the four-day Easter weekend and despite recent warm temperatures, the water temperature is still below ten degrees which can have serious implications for bathers if they are in the water for any prolonged period.
If you have any doubts about safety around coastal areas, always ask a lifeguard and only ever bathe in areas in which a...
Teenagers in Merseyside are being asked to think about what is a sex crime as part of a high-profile national campaign to raise rape awareness among young people.
Research shows that a third of teenage girls and 16 per cent of teenage boys have experienced some form of sexual violence at the hands of a partner and that 66 per cent of all sexual abuse is commited by under-18s.
But a large number of young people don't know that rape can be commited by someone they know and doesn't have to be an...
Don't be!! Here at teenwirral.com, we have pulled together a few eggciting ideas for you:
Free football - for all 13 to 19s, boys and girls!
Free multi-sports - as above, but more choice of sports and different dates!!
Youth hubs and clubs - all running as usual except for Callister Youth Club
Swimming - is free for children and young people in Wirral Council leisure centres during all school holidays, check the swim times beforehand
Rampworx - 'get your skates on'......or 'on your bike'!! Ok,...
Wirral Council has announced a programme of FREE multi-sports sessions over the Easter holidays for young people aged 13 to 19.
What:Multi-sports - netball, football, basketball, handball, badminton and dodgeball
When:1pm to 3pm daily from Tuesday 10th April to Friday 13th April
Where:Birkenhead Youth Club, Watson St, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside CH41 3PY
Funded by the Early Intervention Grant, the sessions are free of charge and open to both girls and boys between the ages of 13-19 years....
Wirral Met College have opportunities for you to sign up to some short courses starting shortly in April/May 2012.
If you're 16 or over, don't have any commitments which might clash with the course (such as attending school) and stuck for something to do, why not get some free training and experience? You'll find a brief outline of the courses below, and you can download further information for each one with all the contact details here.
For young people aged 16-25 years
Wirral Council has announced a series of free football sessions for local teenagers during the forthcoming Easter holidays.
The sessions, consisting of organised five-a-side and other football activities will take place at The Oval, Wirral, from 1pm until 3pm each afternoon between Monday 2nd and Thursday 5th April, and between Tuesday 10th and Friday 13th April.
Made possible through funding from the Early Intervention Grant, the sessions are open to both boys and girls aged between 13 and 19...
Wirral Council has recently made e-Books and e-Audiobooks available on its libraries website for download and browsing at leisure on e-readers, PCs, laptops, tablets, compatible mobile phones and MP3 players.
The latest development to the library service means that members no longer have to go into their local branch to enjoy their favourite books and audiobooks, and can instead do it from the comfort of their own home.
With more than 2,500 downloads of the new e-book service at Wirral's...
Are you in an up and coming band? Are you aged between 13 and 19?
Would you like the chance to play at a festival in front of hundreds of other teenagers?
Youthfest 2012 is coming, and the hunt is on for the best four bands in the borough to join the bill.
We're looking for bands made up primarily of 13-19 year olds, playing any genre of music, ready to perform a set of at least 20 minutes of their own music.
We'll be running four Battle of the Bands events at our Youth Hubs across Wirral in...
Oldershaw School, Wallasey, is the venue for a ‘dry bar’ gig featuring Guardians, White Heat and Static Vibe on Friday March 30th.
This will be the third dry bar Foyer Rocks’ event in the last 18 months organised by young people from the Market Wells Foyer, part of Forum Housing Association.
The events have been a big hit with the local community and are back by popular demand. Not only do they showcase young talent across Wirral but they also provide young people with the opportunity to have...
Talented young people from all over the region will be on stage at the Floral Pavilion, New Brighton, on Sunday March 25th for the Mayor of Wirral’s Special Charity Appeal.
Held every year, ‘Spotlight on Youth’ is one of the North West’s premier children’s variety shows showcasing the many talented youngsters (under the age of 19) from Wirral and beyond.
This year the line up is more varied than ever with two bands, singers, dancers, solo artists, gymnastics and a comedian.
Said the Mayor of...