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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...
30/08/2012 - 11:20
So what's going on at New Brighton? Well.....it is currently undergoing a £60 million redevelopment scheme and there is a load of stuff to do!! You can go bowling or play Laser Quest at Riverside Bowling Or take in a film at the Light Cinema - relax in comfy seats and watch in 3D!! And while you're at the new Marine Point complex, there are restaurants, coffee shops and even and ice cream parlour!! You could visit the New Palace Amusement Arcade - which includes a small fairground. Or maybe...
28/08/2012 - 11:29
A new round of vacancies for The Wirral Apprentice programme is now live. You can view vacancies online at the Connexions website and also at the National Apprenticeship Vacancy Service. Priority for Wirral Apprentice roles will be given to applicants who: are Wirral residents aged between 16 and 24 are not currently in employment education or training, or have not been for a period of 4 weeks in the last 4 months. (Applications will be accepted from those in part-time employment of less...
23/08/2012 - 15:08
Early analysis of this year’s GCSE results submitted by schools shows that Wirral students have achieved excellent examination results. 65.3% of Wirral’s secondary students achieved the national benchmark of five or more A*-C including English and mathematics, which is up on last year’s result of 64% 88% achieved five or more A*-C GCSE results, which is 3% up on last year’s figure of 85% 22.7% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate, compared with 21.5% in 2011 77% of all GCSE entries...
23/08/2012 - 14:17
Wirral Council is asking you to tell us what your local parks, beaches, countryside and open spaces should be like. What do you like about them? If you could change anything what would it be? We’re developing a long term plan for Wirral’s Parks and Countryside Service. To help us ensure that this meets the needs of local people, we're asking for your views. This is a chance for you to have a say on how the Council manages your parks, beaches, countryside and open spaces. Please help us by...
23/08/2012 - 10:36
Everton Football Club is launching a new programme this month and have asked Teen Wirral to let Wirral teenagers know about it. Leadership Through Sport will provide young people aged 16-18 with the opportunity to become a leader in business and in their community. The programme will see students study a BTEC Level 3 in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at Liverpool Community College for 3 days of the week, the rest of the week will be spent with Everton in the Community transferring their newly...
23/08/2012 - 09:50
Thursday 23rd August 2012 is GCSE results day for around 700,000 students across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. If you're pleased with your results, well done - sounds like time to celebrate!! If you've not done as well as you'd hoped, you might be wondering what your options are. First of all, don’t panic. Many sixth-forms and colleges do expect at least C grades but some schools may take pupils with lower grades, so it's worth giving them a call to check. Other options include:...
22/08/2012 - 14:05
Mersey Interactive is the new single access point that brings together all of the careers information, advice and guidance available in Wirral and the other areas of the Mersey region. The interactive website provides 24/7 access to careers information and resources for young people, parents and teachers. The website is really easy to use – there's a simple registration process and then young people from the age of 13 upwards can use the site to help plan their futures and look at the possible...
22/08/2012 - 10:20
Wallasey Central Library was transformed last week as local band, Guardians, performed as part of a new, Wirral Council project to get more young people using local libraries. Guardians, from Wallasey, appeared at the venue as part of Bands, Books and Rock and Roll, with 50 eager punters watching the band run through a raucous set. They performed an hour of their own material. The band, whose single ‘New World Order’ is available now on iTunes, attracted a crowd of young people to their...
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