We are delighted to be an official SSE Wildcats Centre! This new initiative from the FA has been designed to inspire girls aged between 5-11 to be involved in football for the first time and provide regular opportunities to play supported by an exciting and engaging programme of coaching...

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The Hive Youth Zone has been shortlisted for the UK’s Largest Diversity Awards   The Hive Youth Zone, Wirral has been shortlisted for the Community Organisation Award for Age at the National Diversity Awards (NDA) 2019.   The Hive Youth Zone are delighted to have been nominated for...

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Magenta Living and The Hive, Wirral’s state-of-the-art youth facility, are joining forces to reach out to young people across Wirral and introduce them to the benefits of being a Youth Zone member.    Working in partnership, The Hive Youth Zone and Magenta Living have 100 free membership...

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On 23rd July ten young people and two staff left The Hive and travelled to Portsmouth to embark onto our Challenger Yacht. They spent the next five days sailing around the Solent, learning rope work, knots, sweating sails as well as cooking and cleaning as they went. Luckily, they enjoyed two...

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Steve and Andy are taking on the challenge of cycling to every OnSide Youth Zone to fundraise for The Hive! Steve, our Lead Senior Youth Worker, and Andy, our Grants and Trusts Officer, are representing The Hive in this incredible fundraising endeavour which will push them to their cycling limit!...

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Young people from the Hive have been following the “My super power is…” template to decorate their own set of 25 umbrellas from the ADHD foundation as part of the ‘Umbrella Project’. The Umbrella Project 2019 celebrates the gifts, talents and employability of those who are...

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The Hive Youth Zone and Claire House Children’s Hospice have joined forces to give the siblings of children supported by the hospice a monthly opportunity to come together, forget about their worries, and have some fun at The Hive. Claire House Children’s Hospice helps seriously and...

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We are delighted to invite you to the inaugural Johnson Foundation Golf Day, which is being held in support of The Hive. The event, to be held at Heswall Golf Club on Friday 26th July 2019, is being delivered by golfevent specialists PlayFair Events, who have created the event to give...

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Young people will be taking part in seven days of Eco activities, including tree planting, a local litter pick and an ‘Eco Audit’ of the Youth Zone. The Hive Youth Zone’s members are focusing on how to be more environmentally friendly in a week of Eco activity, where young people will be...

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We have a fantastic opportunity for two of our members to apply for a space on this year’s Great British Music Camp. If you’re age 11 -17 and have an interest in improving your musical skills then this is for you! The Camp aims to provide an inspirational and creative environment for one...

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The Hive Powered Wheelchair Team are thrilled to have entered the Cash for Kids Sports Challenge! By supporting Team Hive in this challenge you will be allowing our team to enter The ‘Cheshire Ability Counts Football League’, which will offer our young people the opportunity to take part in...

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Two members of The Hive’s youth work team, including Chief Executive, Adam Mellor, are set to take on the challenge of a lifetime as they abseil 452 feet down Radio City Tower, in aid of the Radio City Cash for Kids charity. Youth worker, Lewis Collins will make the descent of the iconic...

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Wirral based IT consultancy service Vigo IT Solutions were crowned the inaugural winner of The Hive’s Pub Quiz Challenge, and they have no intention of relinquishing their crown!   The Hive’s inaugural Pub Quiz took place in late 2018, and saw fierce competition as teams including Russell...

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  Restaurants and eateries across Merseyside are being invited to help The Hive address child hunger by taking part in a new campaign launched by the Youth Zone, in partnership with CPL Training Group – the leading provider of licensed retail and hospitality training in the UK. The...

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The Hive Youth Zone now has a virtual tour, giving viewers access to explore the building and all it’s incredible facilities from the comfort of their own computer, tablet or phone! The online resource will now be used across a range of outreach workshops and school assemblies – giving...

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New project to support next generation of Liverpool City Region’s music heritage comes to The Hive Youth Zone! The Bangin’ Pans project encourages young women to get involved in the music industry, as performers, event organisers, journalists and photographers and technicians. February 6th...

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Young people from Wirral had the privilege of meeting the Duke and Duchess of Sussex today (Monday 14thJanuary) when the couple visited The Hive Youth Zone in Birkenhead to see for themselves the amazing impact it has on local people and the wider community. As part of their first official...

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This December saw the launch of our Hive pop-up shop, on St John’s Pavement at the Pyramids Shopping Centre. Open throughout the busy Christmas period we offered a wide range of Christmas gifts and merchandise including Hive-branded items designed by our members including Christmas cards,...

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The Hive had a fantastic evening at the Wirral Life Awards, coming home with two awards from the ceremony. Following 400 entries and 127 finalists, the winners were announced at the glittering inaugural Wirral Life Awards 2018 event which took place at the luxury Hillbark Hotel. The youth zone was...

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Last week we took our young people on a journey into the maze of Hiveageddon. This fantastic fantasy world was spread out over four days across all sessions and saw our young people entertained and terrified in equal measure in another successful venture brought to you by our own Hive Team thanks...

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Our sensory room has under gone a dramatic transformation, thanks to the generosity of B&M Waste Services, which has donated thousands of pounds worth of specialist equipment to ensure that our members have the best experience possible if they need access to a relaxing ‘break-out’...

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The Hive, Wirral’s state of the art youth facility is calling upon potential volunteers in the borough to seize the moment and join its dedicated team. The Youth Zone will be promoting the mutual benefits of volunteering at a special ‘V for Volunteer’ drop-in event on the 18thof September and...

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From next month The Hive will be home to a new project from Sale Sharks Community Trust. ‘Advantage Wirral’ was officially launched by Cllr Geoffrey Watt at a special event at the youth zone earlier this month. Led by Premiership Rugby side Sale Sharks, the Wirral business community came out...

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The Hive Beats the Heat with Roof Top Race for Life Event Soaring temperatures didn’t deter our members from doing their bit for charity as they took on a special Race for Life challenge last week – up on the roof-top of The Hive! In the first ever Race for Life event to be held by the...

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Tim Nichol (Dean of Liverpool Business School at John Moores University) centre, presenting the New Business of the Year Award to The Hive, Wirral Youth Zone. Wirral’s state-of-the-art youth facility The Hive has beaten off stiff competition to be named ‘New Business of the Year’ at the...

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We will be hosting a Race for Life event here at The Hive on Junior Session on Wednesday 27th June. We will be the first youth zone to get involved in this amazing fundraiser for a worthwhile charity. The distance children will be required to run/ walk will be 1km which we will do on our Outdoor...

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WIRRAL’S state-of-the-art OnSide Youth Zone, The Hive, has received industry recognition as the North West’s best public service building. Thanks to the combined efforts of OnSide Youth Zones, Seven Architecture, construction company HH Smith & Sons Co Ltd, Wirral Council Building Control...

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Our next ‘Get a Job’ course starts on Tuesday 17th April. The Course is an 8-week employability skills programme which offers anyone aged 16-24 a great chance to get into work, apprenticeships, training or further education. Once started this Fully Funded course will run 3 days a week...

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Our Gym Team were looking for some Personal Best’s today when they completed the 25th Anniversary BTR Liverpool Half-Marathon. Along with new Barnet (Unitas YZ) CEO Tony Lewis and Senior Club member David they raced against each other, and the clock, to raise funds for the Hive Gym to see...

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A new initiative designed to steer young people away from hardship by equipping them with money management skills is being launched at The Hive. The Able to Manage (ATM) programme will see young people matched with a ‘financial mentor’ who will provide one-to-one guidance helping participants...

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Last year we were fortunate to have North West Training Academy run some Beauty, Manicure & Make-up sessions at the Hive. We are excited to announce that this opportunity has arisen again and from next Friday 2nd March we will once again be collaborating with our friends from NWTA as they...

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 As the Spring approaches and half-term Holiday Club beckons we thought it would be a good idea to get outdoors with some of our Young People. Our Climbing Instructor and Outdoor experts Andy has planned two local Walks taking along the Dee Coastline, and possibly Hilbre Island depending on tides...

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‘Yours in Sport’ We have a new Sports & Employability Course starting at The Hive on Tuesday 27th February. This exciting new opportunity will be available for anyone who attends between the ages of 13-19 and will be ran on a 6 week schedule. The course will run over a 3 session...

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Spotlight On Youth showcases young talent from Wirral and Merseyside whilst supporting The Mayor of Wirral’s Special Charity Appeal. Spotlight On Youth is performed at the Floral Pavilion Theatre in New Brighton every year. This one night spectacular features dancers, singers, comedians, up...

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Children and young people from military families on Merseyside are being invited to share new experiences, make friends and learn new skills at The Hive, Wirral’s state-of-the-art youth facility. The Hive, as part of the national Onside Youth Zone network, has been awarded funding by the...

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Wirral’s purpose built youth facility, The Hive, has been recognised as an Autism Champion by a leading charity dedicated to enhancing the lives of autistic people and their families. Autism Together has awarded ‘champion’ status to The Hive in recognition of its commitment to providing...

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A MINIBUS used by Wirral’s purpose-built youth facility, The Hive, to transport young people to events, sport tournaments and residential visits has been given a make-over thanks to West Wallasey Car & Van Hire. Commercial vehicle leasing specialist, West Wallasey Car & Van Hire is a...

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Wirral’s purpose-built youth facility, The Hive, is opening its doors to families in need this Christmas Day thanks to generous sponsorship from drainage clearance and repair specialists, Metro Rod Wirral. Metro Rod are sponsoring The Hive’s Christmas Day session, enabling the youth zone to put...

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Renowned Make-up Artist to the Stars Kate Hayes ran a free Masterclass at The Hive on Saturday 16th December which was attended by over 30 Senior members. Using one of the Hive Team as a model she showed all those who attended some key styling tips and how to make the best of the Glitz and Glam...

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It’s show time! Join us on Friday 15th December at 7pm for a musical theatre mashup through time. An incredible performance will take place at the Hive, where our team and members have worked ridiculously hard to put on a show that you will not want to miss. Doors will open at 6.30pm so get...

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Merry Christmas! Please find attached our opening hours for the Christmas period. We look forward to seeing all of our members over for tons of festivities and great fun planned! If you have any enquiries about our opening hours, or events planned over the festive period, please contact our team on...

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Seasons Greetings! The Hive is hoping to give it’s members a special Christmas this year as we throw a Christmas party for our members! Throwing our Juniors a party this Sunday! On Sunday 17th December from 3pm till 7pm, we hope to see all our Junior members in their best fancy dress...

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Seasons Greetings! The Hive is hoping to give it’s members a special Christmas this year as we throw a Christmas party for our members! The first party of the year being our Hiveability party. On Sunday 17th December at 10am till 2pm, we hope to see all our Hiveability members in their best...

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column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] The Hive is hoping for a special Christmas present this year as we appeal for donations to help launch a dedicated mentoring project...

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This weekend we signed up The Hive’s 6,000th member! Just seven months ago, on Saturday 8th April we opened our doors and welcomed young people from across Wirral, with a mission to provide ‘Somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to’  – and we’re so proud to have...

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Hive staff and volunteers joined forces with Wirral Council, Birkenhead McDonalds and our local YMCA yesterday to Litter-pick the surrounding area as part of The Big Clean Up campaign which has seen armies of helpers take to the streets recently in this Community initiative.     We met...

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We are delighted to have received financial support from Medicash, to enable us to offer free membership and free meals across the school holidays – a vulnerable time when young people in need can struggle.
The grant from the Medicash Charitable Trust has been awarded as part of the...

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On Friday 22nd  September we held our first Hive fashion show, celebrating the creativity and diversity of our members with an evening of dance, fashion and music. Our rec. area was transformed, with a catwalk and DJ – ready for our members to take to the stage and showcase their talents....

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The Hive garden has been in bloom all summer, and it’s now time to harvest the crop! Our raised beds were planted back in May by young people from across the Youth Zone, led by our Enterprise and Employability course, members of our Hiveability Inclusion session and as part of our Junior...

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  The Hive, Wirral Youth Zone is delighted to have received funding support from the British Board of Film Classification, a non-governmental organisation founded by the film industry in 1912, which is responsible for the national classification of films exhibited at...

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