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27/09/2012 - 17:43
This October sees two NEW Youth Sports Nights start for young people on Wirral - boys and girls - aged 13 to 19. Football at Moreton Youth Club on Tuesday evenings Multi-sports at Beechwood Recreation Centre on Wednesday evenings Qualified coaches will be on hand to help you develop your skills - or you can simply join in the fun!!! You can also talk to them about how to get into sport as a career if that's something you're interested in. These nights are FREE so why not give them a try?!...
25/09/2012 - 15:00
Wirral's young people are being encouraged to make their voices heard as the Council's budget consultation 'What Really Matters' continues to receive thousands of responses from people across the borough. Two weeks into the consultation, the Council has spoken to more than 5000 people at 25 events and already received over 2500 completed questionnaires. So far, only a small proportion of responses have come from young people so the authority is keen to hear more about what matters the most to...
17/09/2012 - 13:49
A local literary competition is returning this year in an even bigger and better form. Following the enormous success of last year’s event, which attracted over 400 entries, The Christopher Salmon Foundation in conjunction with Wirral Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of the Chris Salmon Poetry Extravaganza 2013. The annual poetry competition, first held in 2010, commemorates the memory of poetry-loving Chris Salmon, a student at Calday Grange Grammar School who tragically died from a...
13/09/2012 - 09:57
...on Community Development Learning courses. Running one day a week over 5 weeks, these courses are FREE to qualifying students. Find out more here.
11/09/2012 - 10:40
This Summer, a group of 16 and 17 year olds on Wirral have been taking part in a project with Catch-22. Run over approximately 5 weeks, the personal development programme helps young people develop their leadership skills and boost their confidence, things which can give a bit of a headstart when applying for jobs and attending interviews. The project, which is part of the government's National Citizen Service initiative, kicked off at the start of the Summer with two residentials to allow...
11/09/2012 - 10:28
Merseytravel's Travelsafe, the initiative which supports a public transport system offering the opportunity for all members of the community to travel safely and without fear, is spearheading a Stop Hate campaign across public transport on Merseyside. Working in partnership with Merseyside Police, Wirral, St Helens and Liverpool Councils, and the national Stop Hate UK charity, which provides 24 hour support and information to people affected by Hate Crime, the campaign will see 800 buses and...
11/09/2012 - 10:16
Tuesday 9th October 2012 will see the 10th Annual Youth Voice Conference and 7th Youth Parliament, this year held in the run up to Local Democracy Week. Young people from Wirral Secondary Schools, Special Schools, Youth Outreach/ support services and the Youth Offending Service will come together at Wallasey Town Hall to have their say on issues that affect them. There will be workshops throughout the day covering topics such as emotional health, youth engagement & participation and...
10/09/2012 - 08:19
Wirral Council is facing massive cuts to its funding. One third of the net Council budget will be removed over the next three years – adding up to around £100 million. That’s £100million less that the Council will have to spend on the services that many of us take for granted. This will mean big changes and by the end of this year Wirral will have a very different Council. That’s why the Council is asking everyone in Wirral what really matters to them, to their families and to Wirral. This...
06/09/2012 - 11:30
The Ricoh Women's British Open is a high-profile golf tournament being held in Hoylake at the Royal Liverpool golf course. It is running over 4 days from 13th to 16th September 2012, and there are a few temporary job opportunities up for grabs! There are a range of positions which would mainly suit people with an interest in golf, and you will need to be 16 or over to apply. Examples of vacancies include working on static leader boards (large scoreboards dotted around the course), mobile...
04/09/2012 - 17:12
If you're between the age of 16-24 and out of work and education, have a look at the FREE weekly sessions that are taking place across Wirral. Hype Merseyside, in conjunction with Wirral Partnership Homes, are running the Right Track Programme, which will give young people the opportunity to gain skills, experience and qualifications on a lively and friendly course. There are loads of different topics and skills to try and learn about: health & fitness advice and sessions, one to one career...
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