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26/04/2012 - 10:01
Wirral Children's Trust, together with the help of children and young people across Wirral, has produced the Children and Young People's Plan for 2012-13. The Children's Trust is made up of all the different people that work with children, young people and their families, such as teachers, doctors, police officers and youth & social workers. The Plan sets out the things which will be done over the year to help you be healthy, be safe from harm, do well at school, take part in activities and...
23/04/2012 - 16:47
Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service run a number of programmes which aim to promote 'fire safe' communities. Their BEACON and LIFE projects are designed to engage with young people aged 13 to 19 years and aim to give participants the opportunity to take part in a positive educational learning experience outside of school or peer group environments. The projects also seek to reduce crime, anti-social behaviour and arson through their work with socially excluded groups of young people. The...
23/04/2012 - 14:24
And why do people do it? The word comes from a Norse monster but the troll is a very modern menace. Trolling is a phenomenon that has swept across websites in recent years. Online forums, Facebook pages and newspaper comment forms are bombarded with insults, provocations or threats. Supporters argue it's about humour, mischief and freedom of speech. But for many, the ferocity and personal nature of the abuse verges on hate speech. In its most extreme form it is a criminal offence. Last year,...
19/04/2012 - 15:57
Are you aged 14 to 18? Enthusiastic and keen to learn? Do you want to work as part of a dedicated team? Then why not consider working with Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service, having some fun and achieving a BTEC Level 2 at the same time?! Wirral Fire Cadets is a long-term education and development programme aimed at young people aged 14-18. They are currently recruiting for a new cohort of students, the closing date is 11th May 2012. Based at Wallasey Fire Station, Wirral Fire Cadets is an...
18/04/2012 - 09:46
A special parade and ceremony will take place on Saturday 21st April as two local squadrons receive the borough's highest honour from Wirral Council. 107 (Lancashire and Cheshire) Field Squadron Royal Engineers (Volunteers) and 234 (Wirral) Transport Squadron Royal Logistical Corps (Volunteers) will be awarded Freedom of Entry to the Borough of Wirral in recognition of their 'outstanding service' to the area, during a special event, which will conclude with a presentation in Hamilton Square,...
11/04/2012 - 09:08
Alcohol can affect your health, how you look and the decisions you make. Not drinking alcohol until you are 18 is the healthiest and best option. If you choose to drink alcohol, the Alcohol. Alright? resources will help you to understand the risks, stay safe and look after your friends. How do you look after a friend who has had too much to drink? This leaflet provides you with everything you need to know to look after a friend who has had too much to drink? (this leaflet is relevant for...
04/04/2012 - 12:00
Adventure Zone is a new course available to young people aged 16-18yrs who are not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET). The course will be on a Thursday or Friday every week and offers a full day of exciting free activities such as Quad Biking, Indoor Sky Diving or Alton Towers. Adventure Zone provides an opportunity to experience activities you may never have had a chance to do before!! Course participants will also be provided with a free weekly bus pass and free lunches. The...
04/04/2012 - 10:57
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...
02/04/2012 - 17:49
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...
22/03/2012 - 17:11
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,...
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