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11/08/2011 - 13:56
Connexions have just recruited a 'Young Parents Engagement Adviser' to work with young mums who are aged 19 or under who would like to return to employment, education or training. They can provide lots of practical advice and support such as help with writing CV's, job searches, writing letters to employers etc. They can also help with looking for childcare, issues around the effects on your finances and benefits if you do find work or return to education such as your housing benefit. If you...
11/08/2011 - 11:34
Celebrate our 1st birthday with a chance to win an All-Day Session for you and a friend at Rampworx! And we are giving away this prize to 3 lucky winners! Just one simple question...it couldn't be easier.....enter here (and see all the terms and conditions as well.) The competition closes on 21st October - enter now and good luck!
09/08/2011 - 11:39
If it's exciting, action-packed activities you’re looking for this summer, West Kirby Marine Lake is the place to be. There’s loads of cool stuff to do, from sailing to kayaking, windsurfing to canoeing. Have fun, make new friends and make a splash this summer! What are you waiting for?! For information about courses and prices, check out Wirral Sailing Centre here and you can contact them on 625 2510.  And if you download and print this postcard and bring it along, you can get 10% off...
08/07/2011 - 16:46
The countdown begins as tickets go on sale for Wirral's first ever music festival exclusively for teenagers. If you havn't already got the date in your diary.... make sure you are free on Saturday August 20th to see the best young guitar bands in Wirral. Doors open at Vale Park, New Brighton at 1.30pm and the festival openers will be Solitary Confinement, followed by The Heist, Notion, Static Vibe, Casino Heist,The Blackhand, We Were Beautiful and Hippys on the Hill. So there is a good mix of...
05/07/2011 - 14:17
On Saturday 9th July 2011, the Mayor of Wirral, Cllr. Moira McLaughlin, will officially welcome back soldiers from 75 Engineer Regiment (volunteers) after a six-month tour of duty in Afghanistan. The Territorial Army soldiers, who are part of 107 Field Squadron (Birkenhead), will briefly parade around Hamilton Square in Birkenhead at 10.30am, before 16 of those soldiers who have completed their service in Afghanistan will receive medals in front of members of the public outside Birkenhead Town...
04/07/2011 - 11:09
Aged 15 to 18 and thinking about your future career? Esther McVey MP is hosting a big careers/volunteering fair for young people across Wirral. There will be stalls for local Universities and Colleges, and information about lots of different volunteering opportunities. You can meet representatives from a whole range of careers from medicine to the armed forces, journalism and media to law. Learn about : Universities, Apprenticeships and Enterprise. And explore different options with : World...
27/06/2011 - 10:30
Organisers have announced that Wirral bands Hippys On The Hill and We Were Beautiful will headline Youthfest 2011, Wirral's first ever 'teenagers only' music festival this summer. The event, on Saturday August 20 at Vale Park, New Brighton, will feature the best young guitar bands in Wirral. Closing date for applications was Monday June 27. Auditions for those bands which have applied to enter will be held on Sunday July 3, at Wirral Youth Theatre, Birkenhead. Judges will include...
24/06/2011 - 12:00
Thursday 16th June saw Wirral Youth Service's fantastic Sandsculpture return for another year!! Young people from across Wirral came together for sun, sea, sand and a barbeque!! Down at Fort Perch Rock Beach, New Brighton, teams battled against each other to create the best sculpture out of sand! This year was all about movies with the theme being set as ‘Film Titles’. This year, the competition opened up to even more young people across Wirral with children under 13 also being able to take...
24/06/2011 - 09:48
This weekend, right in the middle of Wimbledon fortnight, some of Wirral's main shopping areas will be transformed into a mini-All England Club in an effort to get some of the borough's younger residents to consider taking up tennis. Staff from Wirral Tennis Centre and other Invigor8 leisure centres will be in the centre of Birkenhead on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June staging a number of tennis and fitness-related activities. In St. Werburgh's Square, in front of Beatties department store,...
17/06/2011 - 16:58
The number of young people attending youth clubs and activities in Wirral has risen by more than 60 per cent. A total of 8,625 young people went along to sessions over the past year compared to 5,347 the year before. The increase follows the launch of www.teenwirral.com and the reconfiguration of the Youth Service, which included the introduction of the Youth Hubs across the borough. The new Youth Hubs at Shaftesbury Youth Club, Birkenhead, Wallasey Fire Station, Eastham Youth Club and West...
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