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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Here at The Hive we’re fundraising for Lucy Moroney (Lucy Pineapple appeal) – with lots of different activities planned for our members to get involved in. So far, we have raised money by making and selling jewellery and cupcakes, and this Friday our climbing team have organised a night-time...

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On Saturday 8th April we opened our doors for the first time and welcomed young people from across Wirral with a mission to provide ‘Somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to’ –  just four months later we are so proud to have over 5000 members – exceeding our...

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We held our first ‘mock interview’ day at The Youth Zone last month, hosted by staff from the Bibby Line Group, one of our Patrons. as part of our Enterprise and Employability programme. Young people were invited to The Hive for a day of workshops, skills and coaching focused on...

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On Monday 24th July, Wirral’s new youth zone, The Hive, welcomed Derek Cartwright, North West Ambulance Chief Executive, and Wyn Dignan, Chairman, to thank them for making it possible for The Hive to have a fantastic outdoor offer. Without NWAS agreeing to the purchase of their former ambulance...

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Andrew and Liz Collinge have been working in the hair and beauty industry for over 40 years. Andrew made his name in the hairdressing world after winning British Hairdresser of the Year on two occasions. Liz Collinge is one of the UK’s leading makeup artists and has worked with Andrew on photo...

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Wirral’s version of the national ‘This Girl Can’ campaign has launched, with a roller disco here at The Hive and poster campaign. The photoshoot for the posters took place at the youth zone and feature some of Wirral’s This Girl Can campaign ambassadors getting active using Hive...

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On Saturday 10th June, we held our first Urban Festival – A celebration of music, sport and art here at The Hive youth zone. The night was a big success with members queuing out of the door to come and be a part of the activities and entertainment on offer. The rain held off and our outside skate...

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B&M work experience B&M Waste Services, one of our founder Patrons, provided our first Work Experience opportunity for Dan Cooper, one of senior members at The Hive. Dan has a 5 week placement with the company as part of his Graphic Design...

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3000 members Wirral’s landmark £6m facility, The Hive Youth Zone has been open less than a month and has already hit the 3,000 members mark! The Youth Zone opened its doors for the fist time on Saturday April 8th marking the day with its 1000 member,...

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We welcomed OnSide Youth Zones, the charity who were behind building and creating The Hive, hosted their annual conference here at Wirral Youth Zone last week. Close to 100 of our dedicated supporters and OnSide’s got the opportunity to tour The Hive, before they sat down to take part in a...

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As Hull 2017 kicks off its spectacular year as City of Culture, All Star Entertainment presents BLOCK PARTY part of Hull 2017 ROOTS & ROUTES Creative Communities Programme, that is coming to The Hive this coming Thursday April 20th 2017! From Spring 2017 working in five communities along the...

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Not sure if you heard the rumours (or the noise from Saturday’s events) but… WE ARE OFFICIALLY OPEN! If you missed it, here is a bit of a recap of what can only be described as one of the best events Wirral has seen… Creating a carnival atmosphere, local band Wirral Samba...

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Young people tour With just two days to go until the grand opening of The Hive, Wirral Youth Zone our Young People’s Development Group wanted to give you a flavour of what to expect come 1pm this Saturday. Our Development Group, many of who have...

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John Barnes rap Ex-England and Liverpool player John Barnes has graced the recording studio once again to record a unique rap alongside local young people to support our very own Wirral Youth Zone ahead of our grand opening on Saturday April 8th....

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Young People to race to Wirral Youth Zone on Grand National Day! Saturday 8th April marks the biggest day in the racing calendar, but in the lives of thousands of young people across Wirral, Grand National Day will be remembered as the day WE, The Hive,...

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Russell Taylor GENERATIONS of young people are about to have their lives transformed as a dynamic new initiative partnered by Russell Taylor Group gets under way. The business has announced it has become our newest founder patron. Ben Russell, managing...

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We were delighted to welcome elected members from Wirral Council on Wednesday evening to The Hive to see first-hand how their investment in our new state-of-the-art facility will support the lives of thousands of young people from right across the borough once we open on 8th April. With the...

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Our partners, The Lauries, are kindly offering FREE membership to the first 100 young people from the CH41 postcodes who sign up as members. The Lauries, is a local facility offering office, conferencing and function space in the heart of Birkenhead and is fully supportive to The Hive and its...

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Edward Timpson MP – Minister of State for Vulnerable Children and Families at Department for Education – toured ‘The Hive’, Wirral Youth Zone last week, seeing first-hand what the £6m Youth Zone will offer young people in the borough when it officially opens on April 8th.   Mr...

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Time capsule competition launched as pre-opening Youth Zone events take shape The young people of Wirral have a unique and historic chance to be engraved in the history of The Hive Youth Zone as we today launch our borough-wide Time Capsule Competition. This momentous opportunity will...

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Staff Induction Our 100 strong staff and volunteers team united on Saturday as we prepared them for working with thousands of young people come opening on April 8th! The staff team were inducted before various different training sessions were delivered...

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Progress to Excellence Generations of young people are about to have their lives transformed as a dynamic new Progress to Excellence Group partnership gets under way with Wirral Youth Zone. The Hive had a pre-opening target of 20 Founder Patrons and...

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Youth Zone interior shots High tech equipment is starting to arrive at The Hive Youth Zone this week with more to follow ahead of our opening date on April 8th 2017 after our contractors H.H Smith & Sons officially complete building work on...

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Youth Zone nearing practical completion Excitement across the borough of Wirral is building as construction work on the new Youth Zone, The Hive, nears completion with less than 60 days to go until opening. Building contractors, H.H. Smith & Sons,...

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John Barnes inspires first Youth Zone members Saturday 21st January, saw Youth Zone Ambassador and football legend John Barnes help inspire the first Junior and Senior young members to sign up to the soon to be built, Wirral Youth Zone. The Hive Youth...

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YP work on interior design Eight young people from our Young People’s Development Group attended The Hive building site last week to explore interior design options as we count down to opening on April 8th. Molly Richards, June Marie Hallsworth, Ryan...

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100 day countdown Saturday April 8th 2017 is the opening of Wirral Youth Zone – The Hive and to mark this occasion we are counting down 100 days until the big day! TODAY marks exactly 100 days until the grand opening of Wirral’s new Youth Zone...

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