To commemorate Remembrance Day on 11th November, a very special Conversation took place at Age UK Wirral’s Meadowcroft Centre in Bromborough. In partnership with the Joining Forces group, three Wirral High Schools were invited to meet Veterans and hear about their experiences of war as well as discuss what Remembrance means. All of the students
Young Chamber Cadets from Woodlands Primary School have Merseytravel as their ‘adopted’ business and were given the challenge of creating a colourful design for a new Mersey Ferry as well as a new pop up cafe idea based at the Woodside Ferry Terminal.  The Year 5 children spent the day at school coming up with enterprising
Young Chamber Cadets from Bidston Avenue Primary School were given the challenge of creating an event at Tranmere Rovers Football Club, who are their ‘adopted’ business. The Year 5 children spent the day at school creating an event that would be exciting to attend, involve the community and ultimately make a profit! They had to
A HUGE thank you to everyone who attended the Johnson Foundation Charity Lunch at Thyme, Oxton. We were delighted to present a cheque to Christine Done, Appeals Manager from The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity for £3,346.25. Special thanks to Cathy Frost, owner of Thyme who was incredibly generous and made this total possible. Thank you to

Go Kids Go!

Wheelchair Skills Workshop In February a grant of £1,500 was awarded to Go Kids Go! for a wheelchair skills workshop which took place on Sunday 10th March 2019 in the sports hall at Woodchurch High School. The workshop was once again very well attended, with some young people attending for the very first time, whilst
Year 5 children from Mendell Primary School have been ‘adopted’ by The Village Hotel and were invited for a special Behind the Scenes Tour to see first hand how the hotel operates. The children were split into two team and completed their Challenge by creating Mocktails and ‘Prom Organisation’ sessions. Hillside Primary School are working
Bridging the gap between education and employment, the Young Chamber Cadets programme works with chosen schools across Wirral and addresses important issues around positive role models, socio-economic aspirations and reaching potential from a young age.  The programme aims to highlight the amazing industries we have right here on Wirral. Each school is ‘adopted’ by a local

Great Wirral Conversation

Wednesday 19th  June 2019 saw The Johnson Foundation host the fifth Great Wirral Conversation in partnership with Young Chamber and Age UK Wirral.  Fifteen Year 9 pupils from West Kirby Grammar School were delighted to be invited to take part. The intergenerational topic of conversation was Friendship & Self-Esteem. Back at school the students wrote an account
On Wednesday 29th May The Johnson Foundation hosted a Charity Lunch raising money for Clatterbridge Cancer Centre at Thyme in Oxton Village. Clatterbridge do amazing work for our community and we are lucky to have the facilities on our doorstep and we were delighted to support this very worthy organisation.   This lovely event raised a

Great Wirral Conversation

Wednesday 8th May 2019 saw The Johnson Foundation host the fourth Great Wirral Conversation in partnership with Young Chamber and Age UK Wirral.  Fifteen Year 8 pupils from Oldershaw Academy were delighted to be invited to take part. The intergenerational topic of conversation was Is the world a better place now or when you were our