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The Lauries Rucksack Challenge

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A campaign to support the homeless has been launched by The Lauries in Birkenhead.

Wirral Chamber guides Mum to Independence

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After several years out of the workplace due to growing family commitments, a new job as an administrative assistant led Emma Hughes into her own business as an independent Mortgage Advisor.

Liverpool is the place to be this festive season

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The festive season is now well underway in Liverpool and it is looking more magical and enchanting than ever. Liverpool ONE’s iconic Christmas tree once again takes centre stage in Paradise Street and is already proving to be a favourite selfie spot with all of the visitors.

Check your piggy bank for £1 coins

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Your old pound coins will soon be useless, as the current £1 coin will be gradually phased out later this year – making way for a new, more secure coin.

Woooo-hoo! It’s the charity Spooky Welly Walk – at the double!

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Keeping the kids happy in the run-up to Hallowe’en this year is just a walk in the park. The leaves are falling, the spooky season is almost upon us, and one of Merseyside’s most successful family charity events is set to return. Thousands of kids – and mums and dads, aunties and uncles – are set to join the fang-tastic fun of the annual Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation ‘Spooky Welly Walk’.

Wirral Grammar School for Girls has outstanding GCSE Results and best A Level results in Wirral

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The pupils of Wirral Grammar School for Girls are again celebrating the most wonderful GCSE results. 100% of the girls attained at least 5 A* – C grades and 59% of all grades were awarded at the very highest grades of A*/A.

Internet security as important as road safety

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The NSPCC have launched a campaign to highlight the potential dangers associated with the internet and social media. Only 20% of parents said they regularly speak to their children about the dangers associated with the internet and the importance of enhanced security settings.

How to raise a sociable child

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If you refer to your child as quiet or shy, they’re more likely to take on that persona. Instead, say encouraging things about your child when they’re in earshot.

Free Childcare is being doubled

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From September this year, the amount of free childcare is being doubled from 15 to 30 hours a week for working parents of three and four year olds.

Walk to School Week 2017

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Join thousands of children across the country celebrating the benefits walking brings. Walking to school makes children feel healthier and happier, while reducing road congestion and pollution outside the school gates. Yet less than half of primary school children currently walk to school. Walk to School week wants to reverse this decline and see every child that can, walk to school.

Fussy Eater Strategies

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Research shows that about 20% of parents say their 2 to 5 year-olds are fussy eaters. Most will eventually outgrow it, but what can we do in the meantime to encourage them to eat more? These strategies should work well for most picky eaters, regardless of what stage they are in.

Forest School

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Forest school is a type of outdoor education in which children visit forests or woodlands to learn personal, social and technical skills.

Horrible Histories at the Floral Pavilion

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We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for a special one-hour production of Horrible Histories!

‘Create an Ad’ competition proves a huge success for 2017

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Let’s Go! magazine is once again celebrating the success of our school competition ‘Create and Ad.’ The annual competition which turns Wirral primary schools into Advertising Agencies and pairs them with local businesses was as popular as ever. We challenged year 6 students at 11 primary schools to create an advert for their sponsoring company.

Voting Opens To Find Cheshire’s Young X Factor Artists

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An online public vote to find Cheshire’s best young artists opens Monday 3rd April. More than 300 pupils from 20 Cheshire schools have entered the dot-art Schools competition and are hoping for your votes to see their artwork on display in a public exhibition later this spring. dot-art Schools is already a well-established fixture in the academic calendar for many Merseyside schools; since its inception over 3000 students from almost 170 schools have taken part.