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10/08/2015 - 11:38
SenseAbility is a soft play and sensory venue that caters specifically for disabled children and adults. Based at Europa Pools Leisure Centre, the service opened in 2014, and since then over 250 individuals and groups have become members. Do you use the SenseAbility service, or know anyone who does? The Short Breaks Team would like to gather feedback on the service and would be grateful if you could complete this short survey by Friday 25th September 2015. If you don’t use the service yourself...
05/08/2015 - 16:00
Looking for something to do in the holidays? Join Wirral Parks & Countryside Rangers at the Pyramids Shopping Centre every Thursday, where they’ll be hosting a day of free activities. Activities will include den building and clay play, and there’ll be a chance to meet owls, spiders and reptiles. Younger siblings or relatives may also enjoy what there is to offer. There will also be live virtual guided tours with Birkenhead Park’s friends from the Central Park Conservancy in New York. View...
03/08/2015 - 16:25
New Brighton's popular free open-topped shuttle bus is back for the summer! For the first time ever, it will take day trippers through the busy Victoria Road area of the town, taking in Victoria Parade, New Brighton train station and Marine Point. Where safe to do so, the bus will also operate as a ‘hail and ride’ service for people to flag down as it passes. The shuttle bus is being funded by a partnership between Victoria Road Traders’ Association, the Resort Group, the Trader’s Association...
30/07/2015 - 15:29
An initiative which supports some of the most vulnerable young women in Wirral has received a funding boost. The G.I.R.L.S. Project, which is managed by Wirral Council’s Youth Support Service, provides support to the most vulnerable or at risk young women aged 13-19 in the borough, helping them to increase their feelings of confidence and self-esteem. Wirral’s Cabinet has now agreed to extend funding for the project by another year. The project offers a unique, informal and educational 12-week...
29/07/2015 - 14:27
Looking to get into football this summer? Guinea Gap Leisure Centre is hiring out its 3G pitch to juniors for just £10 per hour – Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm. If you would like to book, please contact the centre by calling 0151 606 2010. Or alternatively, send an email.    
28/07/2015 - 14:14
The Wirral Sports Forum is seeking nominations for the 2015 Wirral Sports Awards and applications for Wirral Sports Bursaries. Both are awarded with the aim of assisting the development of sports persons in Wirral. Wirral Sports Bursaries offer monetary assistance of varying amounts to individuals under the age of 25 to support their progress in sport. Individuals applying must either reside in Wirral or represent a Wirral Club. Priority is given to members of clubs in the Wirral Sports Forum...
28/07/2015 - 10:18
Wirral now boasts more Green Flag parks and open spaces than any other local authority in the North West. The Green Flag award winners have been revealed… and out of the 1,582 UK parks, cemeteries, universities, shopping centres and community gardens in the UK that were adjudged to have met the exacting standards required, 22 of them are in Wirral! In addition to the 20 council-run parks and open spaces that have received Green Flag Awards this year, two others – Tam O’Shanter Urban Farm and...
16/07/2015 - 16:29
Recently we told you that Wallasey Youth Hub has been awarded the Navajo Charter Mark for promoting equality in the area. The prestigious award recognises the work of the Hub in supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex young people. Liverpool’s Bay TV sent its reporter Charlene Smith to the Hub to report on the story! You can watch the video below.   PLEASE NOTE: THE VIDEO CONTAINS LANGUAGE THAT SOME VIEWERS MAY FIND OFFENSIVE.
16/07/2015 - 16:02
Now that the summer holidays are here, many of you will probably be thinking about relaxing and enjoying having less work to do! But you may also be looking at gaining some valuable work experience over the summer months. For this reason, we decided to cover work experience as part of our ‘The Facts About…’ series. So if you’re looking to arrange a work experience placement in the near future and don’t know where to start – you can start here! The Facts About Work Experience    
06/03/2015 - 12:00
National Citizen Service is open to Year 11 and Year 12 students at schools and colleges, as well as other 16 and 17 years olds not currently in education. Running three times a year in spring (year 12), summer (year 11 & 12) and autumn (year 12), programmes take place during school and college holidays and consist of up to two short stays away from home, a planning week and 30 hours of part-time work spent on a community project. NCS is for everyone regardless of income, interests,...
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