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04/10/2011 - 11:35
A recent survey has suggested that the majority of pupils think teaching at school was better than the teaching they got at university. The study of 1,000 final-year students for private heads body, HMC, suggests private school pupils were particularly disappointed. Some 61% rated school teaching more highly. Meanwhile 42% of state pupils favoured school and 38% university teaching. More details about the survey can be found here. Whilst this is only one survey, it illustrates how important it...
22/09/2011 - 12:29
Why not take this opportunity to get some professional coaching for just a couple of pounds a session in a whole range of sports such as squash, racketball, badminton and cardio tennis. This programme is being offered through the Sport England Sportivate programme..all part of the build-up to London 2012 Olympics.  So if you haven't played for a while or have never tried some of these sports, why not go along to one of the many venues across Wirral.  There are over 40 individual...
20/09/2011 - 14:17
Where you there this weekend for the opening of the new Rampworx shop on Market Street, Hoylake? Check out their site for pics from the weekend opening...and don't forget to enter our 1st Birthday Competition for a chance to win tickets to Rampworx in Liverpool...
20/09/2011 - 11:37
A recent survey has suggested that the scrapping of the EMA (Education Maintanance Allowance) has affected the number of 16-19 year olds enrolling at College? Do you agree with this or are there other reasons why you have chosen not to enrol at a 6th Form or other college? If you are interested...read more about this story here and we would love to hear your views on this subject. Email us and tell us what you think.
14/09/2011 - 15:07
It has been likened to the equivalent of internet road rage but an internet "troll" has been jailed for mocking dead teenagers on various websites. Public figures, including Stephen Fry and Miranda Hart, have also been victims of trolling. So what is it 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...
13/09/2011 - 14:35
A special dedication ceremony for a new memorial in Hamilton Square will take place at 12 noon in Hamilton Square on Friday 30th September and all people - young and old - are being asked to attend to show their appreciation to local war heroes.  The memorial will commemorate service men and women who have been awarded the Victoria or George Cross, 1100 local people killed in action during the Second World War and those who have fallen in other conflicts since 1945. For some time, the...
13/09/2011 - 13:21
12-week healthy lifestyle programme.  The programme is for 12-16's and offers advice on fitness, health and food. As part of the programme there are also gym and phyiscal activity sessions. This is being offered at locations across Wirral and is in partnership with sports/activity clubs. Find out more on 0754 7363834.
06/09/2011 - 14:39
An opportunity to exhibit your work is being held at four Wirral libraries next month as part of an event in recognition of World Mental Health Day. The exhibitions are an annual event, organised in a voluntary capacity by Ben Adams, a Council employee based at the Beaconsfield Community Recovery Service in Tranmere. The theme this year is 'Freeing Your Mind' and contributors are encouraged to explore the potential of their imagination and what can be achieved creatively by it. Submitted works...
26/08/2011 - 11:08
Where would you spend the Council's budget and can you help balance the books ? Wirral Council is asking you to tell them how you would control its finances through an online budget simulator. What are the numbers ? Well last year, the Council lost £51 million of government funding and this year there is a 'gap' of £25 million between its income and projected spend. As part of the drive to balance its budget, the Leader of the Council has written to every household in the borough asking...
23/08/2011 - 14:40
Check out the gallery here to see the bands in action and you the fans enjoying the festival.
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