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04/04/2011 - 13:46
Two talented crime writers from Wirral will join other creative young wordsmiths from the region in being honoured at a ceremony in Wrexham on 13th April. Ten young writers from North Wales, Wirral and Cheshire East have been shortlisted in the regional stage of the second National Young Crime Writers' Competition. The competition, run by the Crime Writers' Association (CWA) in partnership with library authorities nationwide, invited writers aged up to 18 to submit 1,000 words of crime fiction...
04/04/2011 - 13:40
16 year-old Danielle Lowe from Bebington, a year 11 student at Wirral Grammar School for Girls, has been selected to represent Great Britain at the European Junior Swimming Championships in Belgrade from the 3rd to 12th July 2011. Danielle, who trains with the Swim Wirral Performance Programme and is part of the boroughs' competitive club, Wirral Metro, will compete against Europe's finest in the 50m and 100m butterfly, 50m breaststroke and also the 4 x 100m medley relay. Wirral Council's Head...
17/03/2011 - 14:23
Are you up for a challenge?  Do you want to win one of three Flip Ultra video cameras? Then this exciting competition is for you! It's easy to enter: Check out the information sheet Download and fill out your entry form Produce your short video about heath and wellbeing Submit your entry by email to engage@wirral.nhs.uk The closing date for submitting a video is Monday 28th March 2011.
09/03/2011 - 11:03
Schweppes Schwim: Wirral Council has teamed up with major soft drinks retailer; Schweppes to bring you free swimming! The offer is available on caps of 'Schweppes Abbey Well' 500ml still, 500ml sparkling and 750ml sports bottles. Buy a bottle of water and get a swim for free!!! To get more active by swimming, simply take the promotional caps to your local pool and exchange it for your free swim. One cap is needed per person, per swim. What you need to know: The offer is limited to 5 swims per...
09/03/2011 - 10:23
‘Dry bar’ gig at Oldershaw will feature Wirral’s best emerging bands A group of young people in Wirral have been inspired to organise a ‘dry bar’ gig at Oldershaw School on Friday March 18 featuring some of the best emerging young bands in Wirral. Young people living at Market Wells accommodation in Birkenhead – part of Forum Housing Association – have turned music promoters to secure a fantastic line up of live music for 'Foyer Rocks’ including Hippy’s On The Hill, We Were Beautiful, White...
03/03/2011 - 12:14
Forget X Factor: Mayor's showcase will show that Wirral young people really have got talent! A plethora of singers, musicians, dancers, hip hop crews – and one band – are taking to the stage at the Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton, in March to showcase the very best that young entertainers in Wirral have to offer. The Mayor of Wirral's Special Charity Appeal will benefit from 'Spotlight On Youth 2011', held every year to raise money for the fund and to raise the profile of Wirral's...
03/03/2011 - 12:01
We all know how brilliant Wirral Schools’ Music Service is – now their talents will be showcased to raise money for ‘Help For Heroes’ with two performances at the Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton, on Sunday March 13th. ‘Help For Heroes,’ is one of the Mayor of Wirral’s nominated charities this year, and tickets are now on sale for two separate performances on March 13, at 2.30pm and 7.30pm in aid of the fund. The event has been organised by LIPA students, Kathryn Boyd, Emma Thurlby, Andrew...
01/03/2011 - 16:53
Calling all young people in years 8 and 10!! Have you taken part in Wirral's HELP Survey yet? You can tell us about things like: Your school Your life Your local area Your answers will help us to plan how we improve things for you and other young people in Wirral. Take part now and HELP us HELP you. HELP: Health, Education and Lifestyle Profile
01/03/2011 - 12:14
A youth group based at a former council community centre is to benefit in the latest round of funding from 'Funds For You.' 'The Herd' – a youth project based in Pensby's Hope Centre (formerly Pensby Community Centre) – is to receive £1,000 to help fund activities and days out for the young people who go there. The Hope Centre celebrated its first birthday under community management last year and is run by Pioneer People Wirral, a community based church and charity organisation which took over...
01/03/2011 - 11:36
Are you aged between 14 and 18? Enthusiastic and keen to learn? If this sounds like you, and you'd like to work as part of a dedicated team, then read on! Wirral Fire Cadets is an exciting new opportunity for you to learn a range of new skills and meet new people. Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service, in Partnership with Wirral Council and Youth Engagement, are offering the chance for interested young people to gain some new skills, whilst working towards a BTEC Level 2 at the same time! The...
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