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
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

Great Wirral Conversation

Wednesday 20th March saw The Johnson Foundation host the third Great Wirral Conversation in partnership with Young Chamber and Age UK Wirral. 12 year 8 girls from Birkenhead High School Academy, along with their teacher Mr Austin, joined a group of retired ladies to talk about achievement and how it can be measured. The girls wrote

Children’s Christmas Party

Involve Northwest work with families affected by Domestic Abuse and wanted to help the families that they support have the best Christmas ever and hold an extravaganza of a party! Working with families who have experienced domestic abuse, but crucially the work they do with the children helping them move forward in their journey of

Great Wirral Conversation

Wednesday 28th November saw The Johnson Foundation host the second Great Wirral Conversation in partnership with Young Chamber and Age UK Wirral. This time round we welcomed a group of year 8 students from Birkenhead High School Academy along with a group of ladies from Age UK Wirral. The inter-generational topic of conversation this time

Afternoon Tea

Thursday 8th November saw Birkenhead Town Hall come alive with music and song at an emotional Afternoon Tea to commemorate the end of WW1 and to remember the sacrifices made by all of those with military connections in Birkenhead. The event, which was attended by over 75 older members of our local community was a