Young DaDa: Steering Group
DaDa – Disability and Deaf Arts would like to appoint six young Disabled and d/Deaf people (13 – 19 years old) to be members of a steering group to inform and lead decision-making processes for their Young People's programme. The role as a steering group member will be voluntary but travel expenses and access support will be covered when attending events or meetings as part of the role. The group will meet four times a year, but are likely to have responsibilities...
This half-term, Aiming High have organised some fab activities for disabled young people and their friends.
Tuesday 31st May and Wednesday 1st June at South Wirral Youth Hub
From 1-3.30pm for £2 per session, disabled young people and their friends aged 8-19 can take part in as much or as little as they like, including:
Art workshops with a professional artist
Chillout with friends and meet new people
Play pool, Wii and table tennis
Prior booking is essential. To book a...
Have you ever visited a hospital? Got some thoughts on what was good or bad?
Fancy having a say in how Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge Hospitals work?
The NHS Foundation Trust, responsible for both of these sites (Wirral University Teaching Hospital), is looking to encourage young people to become public members and to appoint a number of Public Governors from this group.
There are currently more than 8,500 public members who are interested in influencing hospital services. You can become a...
This competition has now closed!!
Entries will be judged on Friday 6th May 2011 and winners will be notified by Friday 13th May.
Watch this space to find out who won!!
There were 10 x 2-for-1 Rampworx passes up for grabs, each worth up to £13. These were available to win as follows:
1st Prize: 5 x passes2nd Prize: 3 x passes3rd Prize: 2 x passes
TeenWirral holds regular competitions so keep your eyes peeled for the next one!
Over the Easter holidays, Wirral Council's Community Sports team are running lots of activities for all the family! These are funded by 'You Decide' and will be taking place across Meols and Hoylake.
You can come along and get involved in a range of multi-sports and fun games such as rounders, dodgeball, basketball and football, and all the activities are run by qualified coaches from the Sports Development team. These activities are suitable for all the family, or you could come along with a...
What is Rampworx Skatepark all about?
Rampworx Skatepark is the largest indoor extreme sports facility in the UK, and they know everything there is to know about skateboarding, BMX and In Line Skating!!
Whether you're an elite level rider, or new to the game, you can go along and try to defy gravity!!! If you want to add to your freestyling repertoire, the skatepark can help you develop your skills with a series of regular & free coaching programmes and clinics!
They also offer a range of...
Wirral Council is once again offering free swimming for children and young people over the Easter Holiday period. Sessions are available across Wirral's 6 pools for all under 18s from Saturday 16th April to Sunday 1st May, apart from the Bank Holidays when the Leisure Centres will be closed.
Check out the Easter Swimming Pool Timetable to find a session that's right for you. Happy Free Swimming this Easter!!
If you have any queries about the offer, you can contact the Sport and Recreation Call...
The Wirral Sports Forum is seeking nominations for the 2011 Sports Awards.
These annual awards recognise the achievements of Wirral's dedicated sports people over the year. The awards are open to anybody who lives in Wirral.
The six categories are:-
Coach of the Year - this award will be presented to a coach in recognition of their involvement, dedication and achievement within their chosen sport.
Club of the Year - this award will be presented to the sports club that can demonstrate...
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...
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...