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'MADE in Bootle' pop-up art gallery

Ykids has been working with a group of young people on a leadership programme.  As part of the programme the group have to deliver a community action project. After much debate the group have chosen to open a 1 day pop-up art gallery in the Strand.  

Opening on the 8th April, the gallery is intended to celebrate the artistic talents of local people.  Anyone can display work in the gallery and the artists / organisations contact details and description will be displayed.  The gallery will be called MADE in Bootle.

Connexions to continue Employment, Education or Training services for young people

Connexions have recently been awarded a 3 year contract with Sefton Local Authority to continue to engage and support 16-19 year old NEET young people into Employment, Education or Training. 

The service includes Careers Information, Advice and Guidance, assessment of needs, job search skills and placing into opportunities, to support the Local Authority’s statutory responsibilities around the “Raising of the Participation Age” legislation. We also refer and work with all other partners across Sefton who support young people and their families.

 We provide a targeted service for vulnerable groups including young offenders, care leavers, teenage parents, Impact, young carers and young people with learning and physical disabilities (up to their 25th birthday).

Free ‘Try It’ Sports Event & Easter Egg Hunt at The Northern Sports Club, Crosby Monday 21st April 10am – 4.00pm

Building on the success of the last event held in November 2013 which over 150 people attended, The Northern Sports Club are hosting another free ‘sports taster’ event for all the family with half price membership on offer on the day.

The club, on Elm Avenue, will be hosting this free event on Monday the 21st April from 10am-4pm! Taster sessions in hockey, cricket, squash, racketball, softball, table tennis and bowls are being offered throughout the day, as well as BBQ food, 50% off membership and drinks in the bar!

Upcoming Merseyside PCC Network event

The next Merseyside PCC/ VCFSE sector network meeting will be held on Wednesday 30th April at the Kuumba Imani Millennium Centre, Princes Road Liverpool. 

The Merseyside VCF sector Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC) Network exists to enable local voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise (VCFSE) organisations to engage with the Office of the Merseyside Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC).

Sefton Veterans Project Launch Event

The Sefton Veterans Project launch event takes place on Wednesday 9th April 2014, 10:00am—12:00pm (followed by lunch)  at The Bowersdale Resource Centre, Crescent Road, Seaforth, L21 4LJ. 

The Sefton Veterans Project, based at The Bowersdale Resource Centre in Seaforth, will provide a central point for veterans and their families, living in Sefton, to access information, advice and guidance in a supportive and welcoming atmosphere.

Sefton CVS will launch a dedicated web page for the Sefton Veterans Project in the coming weeks, so watch this space!

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