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22/11/2011 - 15:44
This year, the campaign for Road Safety Week (21st-28th November) is Too Young to Die. It highlights the stark fact that a significant majority of road deaths are preventable and that road crashes are sudden, violent events that rip apart families by ending lives too soon and causing life-changing injuries, leading to terrible suffering. Many of those affected are young - road crashes are the biggest killer of young people - and these casualties send shock waves through families and...
22/11/2011 - 11:58
Fantastic new Junior Invigor8 ...making it fun and cool for teens to be fit and healthy! For just £14.75 per month - and no joining fee -  you will get all of this and more... FREE access to all junior classes at Invigor8 Centres FREE public swimming (all pools excluding Europa's Fun Pool) FREE Outdoor tennis at the Tennis Centre and The Oval FREE Indoor Tennis at the Tennis Centre FREE equipment hire FREE parking (for your parents for 2hrs at Europa Pools) Here's just a taste of what's...
17/11/2011 - 15:27
Activate Arts are a fab group who run fun creative and performing arts sessions for young people with special needs from ages 8 -13 years and 8 - 19 years. So if you would like to learn to dance, sing, or act or just get creative and have fun...why not check out the details and go along to one of the classes.  They have new classes running in Bidston and Pensby for 14-19 years: Bidston (Wirral Tennis & Fitness Centre), Sundays from 2-5pm from 25th Sept to 24th June 2012 Pensby (St...
08/11/2011 - 16:15
Wirral will be one of the areas that will host the Olympic Torch Relay as it passes through the country prior to the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games. People from across the area are expected to turn out in force to welcome the Torch as it passes through the borough on June 1st 2012, en-route to the opening ceremony in London on July 27th. Celebrating the announcement with Steve Foulkes (Leader of Wirral Council) and hoping for success at London 2012 are hockey player Pascal Esclapez,...
08/11/2011 - 14:34
Wirral libraries join the e-Book generation...so if you are a member of the library, you will be able to access e-Books and e-Audiobooks available on the libraries website to download and browse on your e-reader, PC, laptop, tablet, compatible mobile phone, or MP3 player. And thanks to a partnership with Overdrive, a global distributor of digital media, there is a wide and ever-expanding range of e-Books and e-Audiobooks on offer and they're all free for library members. If any books are...
02/11/2011 - 11:49
January 16th is Martin Luther King Jn. day - he was the youngest ever Noble Prize winner (age 35 years in 1967) who dedicated his life to achieving equality and justice for Americans of all colour. The Universal Youth Support Service are running a competition to celebrate his famous speech "The Weakness of Violence" and you can find more details here. Racism is still an issue today in the United Kingdom - highlighted recently in football and the Stephen Lawrence murder trial. So what is...
01/11/2011 - 15:20
Have fun, be safe, behave is the message for the bonfire weekend as everyone is being urged to make Bonfire Night safe this year by attending an organised firework display instead of holding their own. This year, FREE displays have been organised on Saturday 5th November at a number of venues across the borough and so you are strongly encouraged to attend these events. Agencies including Wirral Council, Merseyside Police and Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service are working together with...
01/11/2011 - 13:33
Now that it is nearly dark when you are coming home from school or college, it is not only pretty depressing but it is even more important for you to 'be bright, be seen' when out on local roads - as a pedestrian or cyclist. Every year people are killed or seriously injured simply because they could not be seen by drivers. Not only does it get darker earlier at this time of year, invariably the weather conditions add to the problems. Top tips are : Always wear high visibility clothing - light...
01/11/2011 - 11:57
Celebrate our fab youth workers as part of National Youth Work Week..... We hope you'll agree that our youth workers are some of the best, but Wirral Council's Youth and Play Service – who run the hubs, youth centres and outreach service - has now been selected by the National Youth Agency (NYA) to be a national case study as part of National Youth Work Week. 'Bringing Communities Together' is the theme of the week, which started on Monday. The organisers – the National Youth Agency - are...
26/10/2011 - 10:30
A number of events happening in November which you may want to put in your diary if you are looking for some advice about the best route for you..further education ? training ? employment? Wirral Met have a new project called the Adventure Zone. This new course is for 16-18's who are not in education or employment. The course offers an exciting mix of personal development training with fitness and outdoor activities such as rockclimbing and paintballing (all FREE). It is a 10-week course and...
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