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30/10/2013 - 11:59
Merseyside Police have warned that any persons caught causing anti-social behaviour tonight should expect a swift response. Mischief Night is widely regarded by young people as a night to cause anti-social behaviour without consequence, this misconception is often what leads to a person or persons being caught and often receiving a fine and is some cases a criminal record. Shopkeepers are being urged not to sell items that can be misused to cause damage, such as cans of shaving foam, flour,...
28/10/2013 - 16:58
Now that the clocks have gone back; the dark mornings and nights will start to draw in even more dramatically, which is why you need to 'be bright, be seen'. This is a crucial message for young people as we move through autumn and winter, and applies whether you're out and about on foot, or on your bike. What can you do? Wear brightly coloured or fluorescent clothing as it shows up well in daylight and at dusk and in bad weather. Wear reflective clothing or accessories if out after dark to...
21/10/2013 - 09:31
The Williamson Art Gallery and Museum is hosting interactive activities full of spookiness for all ages in the weekends leading up to Halloween. The activities are being led by the Gallery's Artist-in-Residence, Pam Sullivan, and will feature lantern and mask-making workshops. Pam has been working with a group of young artists in a Masterclass to create the Haunted Gallery and they will be performing at 1pm on the 19th October. The ‘Haunted Gallery’ will be open from 11am-4pm on Saturday...
15/10/2013 - 11:01
Ditch the Xbox, put down the Playstation and get ready for an action-packed half term! 21st – 27th October 2013 So, half term is here there’s apparently ‘nothing to do!’... Well, look no further. We’ve got loads on, from tots game and trampolining to family tennis and fun in the pool. So, whether you want to brush up on some sporting skills, try something new - or even just a take a break from the parents - we’ve got it covered. Download the Programme to find out what's on, where and when...
14/10/2013 - 13:27
Wirral Council wants to hear your views on the health issues that matter to you. The authority is holding a consultation, the results of which will help shape the services it provides to keep young people fit and healthy. The Healthy Child Programme survey tackles important issues such as drugs and alcohol, sex and relationships, weight, and mental health. The consultation is open to parents, schools and young people, with tailored questions for each group to have their say. The results will...
10/10/2013 - 09:46
Are you (or someone you know) 16 or 17, living in Wirral, and looking for adventure, independence, excitement and a chance to push yourself to the limit? Then the National Citizen Service could be just what you're looking for! You’ll take part in outdoor activities, develop skills new skills, gain qualifications and get the chance to create and develop a project you really care about. This will look great on your CV and improve your chances of going to getting onto the course you want or...
07/10/2013 - 11:27
Wirral Council’s school holiday activity programme for children and young adults with disabilities or specific needs is now booking for half-term. The Active All Sports Programme is aimed at children and young adults from the age of 5 to 25 who have a range of disabilities or learning difficulties. It will be running during the October half-term, October 21st – 25th. Once again, it is a comprehensive programme and has something to appeal to everyone with activities ranging from dance and...
01/10/2013 - 09:41
Stoptober - the 28-day national stop smoking challenge - is back for October 2013. Stopping smoking for 28 days means you’re five times more likely to stop for good and last year over 160,000 people successfully quit in the nation’s biggest mass participation stop smoking challenge ever. Why not add to that number this Stoptober? As soon as you join Stoptober, you’ll start receiving as much (or as little) support as you want to keep you on track. All Stoptober support is free and includes:...
24/09/2013 - 13:03
NAC has created a unique opportunity for 16-24 year olds to gain the skills, workplace experience and training for a successful career in the UK’s automotive industry - fast-paced manufacturing and logistics sectors with innovative solutions for demanding industry and consumer environments. From its North West base in The Wirral, NAC is launching the YES Programme at its newest Skills Academy in Bromborough. With real workplace experience secured with some international brands, the YES...
23/09/2013 - 09:53
Applications for Wirral’s biggest poetry competition will soon be open and a fitting theme has been announced. The Chris Salmon Poetry Extravaganza 2014 opens for entries on 1st September 2013 and this year’s theme is ‘Celebration’. The closing date for applications is 25th January 2014. 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 rare streptococcal infection in...
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