News

Wed, 28 Jul 2021

Wirral Domestic Abuse Alliance is a formal partnership between a range of statutory authorities and voluntary organisations.

The Alliance oversees delivery of the Wirral Plan’s Zero Tolerance to Domestic Abuse Pledge and it's partners include: 

Tue, 27 Jul 2021

 

 

Thu, 15 Jul 2021

Hello!

Welcome to the Children First version of Wirral’s Strategic Plan for our Youth Justice Service.

Every year a plan is produced of what is going to been done to support children and young people who come into contact with the Youth Justice Service.

This year a version for young people has been produced.  It lets you know what's being done, how and why, and highlights the importance of working together to help all young people stay safe and achieve the best possible outcomes.

Tue, 13 Jul 2021

 

Tue, 13 Jul 2021

Ofsted are doing some research to find out more about what happens to prepare children for leaving care and how these decisions are made.

Fri, 25 Jun 2021

Cases of COVID-19 are still rising in Wirral and across the country.

Our Director of Public Heath, Julie Webster is encouraging all residents to get their second dose of the vaccination if they've not yet had it.

We know that more than 169,000 people have had both doses of the vaccination in Wirral which is really good news but there's still a way to go. 

Fri, 18 Jun 2021

Wirral, as part of the Liverpool City Region is among the areas to receive additional support to tackle a rapid rise in cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19.

The enhanced support is now in place across the entire City Region and much of the Northwest and will see increased efforts to encourage residents to get the Covid-19 vaccine to help protect them from the virus.

Fri, 18 Jun 2021

Our Leisure service is asking local people to have their say on what it means to be active in Wirral.

Wed, 28 Apr 2021

Hello and welcome

"Hi, my name is Rachel de Souza and I’m the Children’s Commissioner for England. My job is to speak up for children in England, stand up for their rights, and make sure that the people in power listen to what children need and want.

Thu, 8 Apr 2021

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Tue, 6 Apr 2021

The Prime Minister confirmed the next stage of the roadmap to lift restrictions could go ahead, meaning further changes to council services from next Monday (12th April).
 

Council-run facilities that are planned to return include: 

Thu, 1 Apr 2021

Keeping active is a great way to boost our mental wellbeing. 

This month we're encouraging everyone to get moving and get outdoors as much as possible. Whatever your circumstances or physical limitations, you can find your own ways to be a bit more active.

Tue, 30 Mar 2021

Roadmap stage 1B:  What changes can I now expect?

From yesterday (Monday 29 March), further lockdown restrictions were lifted in England as we reached ‘step 1B’ of the Government’s Roadmap.

Fri, 12 Mar 2021

OOMOO is here for you!

OOMOO is a new opportunity for Wirral's children looked after and care leavers, here to get you in the best frame of mind you can be in and to help you face life’s ups and downs.

Here’s what they'd like to invite you to:
 

Mon, 8 Mar 2021

You are important and what you have to say matters

As a Wirral Care leaver, we value your views and feedback.

It is really important that we know how well supported you feel.

Below are links to two very short surveys. 

Your answers and suggestions given will help us as we continue to develop our services and support to Care leavers on Wirral.

Fri, 5 Mar 2021

Brook Wirral continues to support, educate and empower young people to make their own choices about their sexual health and wellbeing. 

Like many other services, it has had to make changes to how they are delivering. 

Currently, the centre is open Monday - Thursday 3-6pm, Friday 3-5.30pm and Saturday 1.15-3.30pm.

Wed, 3 Mar 2021

Voices 2021 Creative Writing Competition is here!

Enter by March 31st!

"We think care experienced young people have powerful, unique voices and we want the whole country to hear them!"
 

Tue, 2 Mar 2021

To celebrate Care Day 2021, the 5 Nations 1 Voice collective hosted a virtual Q&A session between a panel of Care-Experienced young people and the Children’s Commissioners/Ombudsman from each nation of England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Ireland, and Scotland.

The Care-Experienced panel posed their own questions and questions gathered from the wider Care-Experienced community to each of their Commissioners/Ombudsman.

The Children's Commissioners/Ombudsman:

Tue, 2 Mar 2021

Reach your full potential with NHS Cadets and learn the skills you need to support vital healthcare teams across the country. 

Thu, 25 Feb 2021

We trust that you are well, and you and those you know are, and remain to be in good health.

On Monday, the Prime Minister announced his 'roadmap' out of lockdown.

Although case numbers remain relatively high nationally, the plan for how restrictions will be lifted across the whole of England at the same time was shared, starting with changes from Monday 8th March. 

From that date, we can expect:

Fri, 19 Feb 2021

Celebrating Care Day!

We strive towards a world where children and young people who have overcome adversities are proud of themselves, their achievements and look forward to a future of opportunity, equality and equity.

Please get in touch if you would like to share your stories of encouragement with others juliesmith1@wirral.gov.uk.

Fri, 29 Jan 2021

We are happy to share with you the Response Counselling Team Booklet - Digital Support for your Well-Being.

We hope you find it useful.