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20/12/2011 - 11:41
Your vote is needed.. This e-petition calls on the UK Government to address the concerns of young people about expensive bus fares, following the British Youth Council campaign and the UK Youth Parliament's debate in the House of Commons Chamber based on a ballot of 65,000 young people across the UK. This was chosen as the main campaign for 2011/2012 at the vote which took place at the House of Commons on 4th November 2011 and will be worked on for the next 12 months. Young people across...
20/12/2011 - 10:45
Wirral and Liverpool City Council is joining forces with Pine Court Housing Association to provide a life-changing experience for 16 young people from Merseyside (aged between 17 and 25 years of age). The 16 Young people who sign up for the visit, which is sponsored by Cosmopolitan Student Homes (a member of the Cosmopolitan Housing Group) will spend two weeks in China's economic powerhouse taking part in cultural, educational and sightseeing activities. They will also host a visit from their...
14/12/2011 - 11:07
You may remember that a few weeks ago was National Youth Work Week and during this week all young people who engage with the Youth Hubs, Centres, Outreach Teams, Response agency, Youth Theatre and school-based youth workers were asked to share their thoughts about the services and how the youth workers have helped them. And it was no surprise that you gave them a big "thumbs up!" Nearly 600 young people shared their thoughts by filling in postcards and recording sound bites on film. Hundreds of...
13/12/2011 - 15:24
Following Christmas and New Year some Hubs and Clubs are still closed for the holidays so check or call before you make the journey. If your local club is closed, why not go along to one of the other clubs or Hubs for a change. Check out the list of opening times below... Your Youth Hubs & Clubs Area Club Opening Times Wallasey Belvidere Closed from 21st Dec until 6th Jan. Leasowe Open on 20th and then closes until 26th. Open on 27th Dec then closes until 2nd Jan. Open...
13/12/2011 - 14:45
Wirral Council's Youth and Play Service hosted a local event for young people to raise money for World Aids Day and increase awareness around HIV and sexual health. The event arranged by the Service's Wallasey Youth Outreach Team was held at Wallasey Youth Hub, based at Wallasey Community Fire Station in Mill Lane. The event was supported by Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service and Terence Higgins Trust. Over 50 young people attended the Youth Hub to take part in the challenge, which was to...
13/12/2011 - 13:47
School toilets...probably not your favourite subject... but apparantly a quarter of pupils in England's schools avoid using toilets, according to a new survey by ERIC which has launched a campaign to get the Government to introduce new regulations to make school toilets healthier and easier to use. ERIC points out that the limited regulations that do exist don't include vital things like supply of toilet paper or soap.Netmums is backing ERIC's campaign and people can support by signing an...
08/12/2011 - 11:03
The Williamson Art Gallery in Birkenhead is hosting an exhibition from the National Acrylic Painters' Association. Formed in Wirral in 1985, the brainchild of Ken Hodgson - who is taking this occasion to retire as NAPA Director (his place will be taken by David Hillhouse) - it is only the second time the association has shown at the Williamson. Other exhibitions have been held every year around the country and most recently in St Ives, Cornwall. Acrylic paints were developed after the Second...
08/12/2011 - 10:28
Are you aged 16-19? Interested in performing and the theatre? Want to help other young people learn about issues which affect their lives? WIRRAL YOUTH THEATRE ARTS are looking for young people aged 16+ to join them for a variety of projects and performances for 2012. They are particularly interested in recruiting new male actors, to join their highly successful young people's Outreach Theatre Company to create and perform in a new, hard hitting play, and to be part of a forthcoming tour in...
07/12/2011 - 11:47
Are you planning a night out over Christmas? or maybe you are going to a party or gig...just remember that over Christmas and New Year there will be loads more people out and about and so planning your safe journey home is just as important as the planning the night itself! Arranging things in advance means you can enjoy your night out in the knowledge that all you have to do to get home safely is be in the right place at the right time. It will save you the hassle at the end of the night and...
07/12/2011 - 10:55
This is the first in our teenfeature..when we invite young people to tell us all about their interests and talents. We hope you enjoy reading their stories and they help to show how you can get involved in all sorts of things. This first teenfeature is on: Ricki Killen Age: 14 years School: Wallasey School Featured interest: Executive Youth Board/ Youth Parliament Here is Ricki's article..we hope you enjoy reading it. "My name is Ricki Killen, I am fourteen years of age and attend The...
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