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25/07/2012 - 17:26
ENGAGE is a ground-breaking safety initiative for novice drivers launched by the Merseyside Road Safety Partnership - a collaboration between Merseyside Police, the five local authorities and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service. The initiative aims to deliver a high standard of driving tuition to novice drivers across Merseyside. One hundred driving instructors have received specialist training to deliver learner-centred coaching to better equip novice drivers with skills to identify and deal...
25/07/2012 - 16:13
The creative talent of young Wirral photographers has been revealed at Pilgrim Street Arts Centre in Birkenhead. Organised by Wirral Youth Theatre, part of Wirral Council's Universal Youth Support Service, New Elements is an exhibition of photography which reflects young people’s personal and shared experience and explores their responses to the world around them.  Subjects include the promenade at Parkgate, the Liver buildings, family members and objects that represent identity. New...
25/07/2012 - 15:27
Wirral Council’s head lifeguard has paid tribute to four beach lifeguards whose ‘vigilance, professionalism and courage’ saved the lives of a number of young people at New Brighton on Sunday afternoon. Tony Jones says the lifeguards were involved in a multiple rescue when a number of people got into difficulties while in the sea adjacent to Fort Perch Rock. ‘There was a big spring tide and a strong wind on Sunday afternoon. At some point, a number of people started being swept out to sea, up...
05/07/2012 - 16:21
New Wirral music festival ASTRAL COAST announces an exclusive, special guest acoustic performance from SOUND OF GUNS’ ANDREW METCALFE as well as the best new emerging talent from the region!! ASTRAL COAST are thrilled to announce the line-up for this year’s festival. SOUND OF GUNS’ ANDREW METCALFE is confirmed as one of the special guest performers at this year’s inaugural festival. Andrew comes to Astral Coast after a fantastic year thus far, which has featured the release of Sound Of Guns’...
05/07/2012 - 14:38
More than 2,000 pupils from Wirral schools have taken part in Wirral Schools’ Games at The Oval, Bebington. Pupils from over 60 schools were joined by an inspirational former Royal Marine who has beaten the odds to become tipped to qualify for a place in the next Winter Olympics, in Russia in 2014. Pete Dunning, 26, lost both his legs when he was injured whilst on duty in Afghanistan, but is now a member of the Combined Services Disabled Ski Team and Great Britain Disabled Ski Team. Pete was...
05/07/2012 - 14:27
ENGAGE is a ground-breaking safety initiative for novice drivers launched by the Merseyside Road Safety Partnership - a collaboration between Merseyside Police, the five local authorities and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service. The initiative aims to deliver a high standard of driving tuition to novice drivers across Merseyside. One hundred driving instructors have received specialist training to deliver learner-centred coaching to better equip novice drivers with skills to identify and deal...
05/07/2012 - 14:18
Young people hear about dangers of sharing electronic content and images As part of its efforts to keep young people safe online, two Wirral Council agencies joined forces with Brook, the young people’s sexual health organisation, to highlight the potential dangers of sending images and content online. Wirral Council’s Response and Youth Offending Service teamed up with Brook to highlight the dangers of taking and distributing images of a sexual nature via mobile phones and the internet. The...
05/07/2012 - 12:35
Young people at Wallasey Youth Hub celebrated the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with a fundraising event for Claire House Children's Hospice on June 3rd. The day was a huge success, raising over £200 for the hospice which cares for children and young adults with complex medical needs. Chereece Skeete and Monty Trevitt are two of the young people who attend Wallasey Youth Hub, and have written this news story about the day: The fundraising was very successful selling cakes, hotdogs, burgers and drinks...
05/07/2012 - 10:37
The Village Youth Project are holding a 'Best of British' Summer Fair on Saturday 14th July from 12pm-4pm at Overchurch Junior School. There will be loads to do at what looks like a fab event - you can come down with friends or bring the family! Here's what's going on: There will be bands and singers performing on the Main Stage:Tourist Information, 23 Fake Street (recently performed at Youthfest 2012), Esme Higgins, Elly Hassall, Cameron Povall, Emily Buckridge, >> Fast Forward, Kate...
05/07/2012 - 10:01
The fantastic Rampworx Skatepark in Liverpool are running a great offer this Summer! From 20th July to 31st August 2012, two people can get in for the price of one - you just need to download and complete a voucher! Take the completed voucher with you and hand it in at the Skatepark reception to gain half price entry to the skatepark with a friend. You must enter your postcode onto the voucher for it to be valid, so don't forget to do that. The voucher isn't valid on event days and Scooter...
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