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...
Young people show what can be achieved with hard work and enthusiasm - to achieve the foundations of a brand new community garden in a disused piece of land next to Birkenhead Park.
The 12 youngsters, all part of Wirral Metropolitan College's Prince's Trust programme, worked for three weeks on the project to transform the former playing field, which is close to the edge of the park, into the Edward Kemp Community Garden.
The Edward Kemp Community Garden, named after Birkenhead Park's first-...
If you are a budding photographer, maybe studying the subject or just enjoy taking snaps..you may be interested in seeing the winning Wildlife photographs from a recent prestigious international award here - the images are stunning.
The Chris Salmon Poetry Extravaganza 2012 has just been launched by Wirral Libraries.
This popular poetry competition, which began in 2010, is run in memory of Chris Salmon, a student at Calday Grammar School who loved poetry and who sadly passed away in 2009, age 15.
Last years competition was an outstanding success with more than 600 entries received – all of a very high standard.
The theme this year is "2012 - This Special Year".... Why will 2012 be special to you? What will make it...
Are you interested in enhancing your CV ? Are you prepared to put yourself forward as a volunteer ?
Wirral Trading Standards are looking for 15-16 year old volunteers to assist with test purchasing operations targeting premises selling alcohol, tobacco, fireworks, and other age-restricted products to underage children - and the holidays, evenings and weekends are an ideal time to do this.
This will be an really rewarding opportunity to help the Council in combating underage sales - which in...
Do you know someone who is a hero? Do you know someone who is an inspiration to other young people and who deserves some recognition ? Now is your opportunity to let them know by nominating them for the Wirral Youth Heroes 2012 awards. The categories for nominations are:
Great Sporting Achievement
Contribution to the Arts
Overcoming Illness or Disability
Courage and Bravery
The closing date for...
The scrapping of EMA and the cost of travel are blamed for a reduction in the number of students going into Higher Education according to a recent report (read more here...).
This is something we have covered before on teenwirral and know that it is so important to get the best advice about the decisions you make about higher education, employment and training. Check out our Advice and Support sections on teenwirral and remember that your teachers at school, family and friends and other people...
Did you know that 24 lives have been lost in Merseyside through alcohol related violence.
Merseyside Police is looking for the next Peter Jackson or Quentin Tarantino to create a two-minute film to support its One Punch Can Kill campaign to help shift attitudes towards alcohol and violence.
This is a great opportunity to use your creative skills and help raise awareness - and even better for your CV if your film is chosen to be screened at Odeon Liverpool One. The competition is open to anyone...
The Annual Youth Voice Conference took place on Tuesday 9th October at Wallasey Town Hall.
More than 100 young people from Wirral secondary schools, special schools, youth outreach services and the Youth Offending Service descended on Wallasey Town Hall on Tuesday to have their say on issues that affect them. There were workshops covering topics such as bullying, health services in schools, the Council's budget and their priorities for their neighbourhood.
At the end of the day there was a...
It's National Youth Week so if you do just one thing this week...make sure you find out where your local Youth Hub or Club is and when they are open. And to celebrate National Youth Week we have a spotlight on Margy Ellard - Manager of the South Wirral Youth Hub in Eastham. Read all about Margy here. And so, whatever you get up to this week, make it the week that you visit your local Youth Hub or Club - especially if you have never been or haven't been for ages. You will be glad you did...