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Anti Bullying Week: A week of events to get the message across.

EVENTS happening across Merseyside during Anti Bullying Week.

Today: Six young people from Speke Catholic Youth Service visiting Westminster with Bullybusters co-ordinator Kayte Eaton.

The event, organised by the National Bullying Alliance, is being chaired by Esther Rantzen and is aimed at raising awareness of bullying and how to tackle it.

Various celebrities were expected to attend

Tuesday: Kayte, along with Bridget West who works on the Bullybusters helpline, will visit Chorley for the North West Anti Bullying Alliance's conference.

Various workshops will be held to teach new skills to tackle bullying. Kayte and Bridget will bring these back to Merseyside.

Wednesday: Kayte will visit Litherland high school and work with the school "buddies" to stress the important role which they can play in supporting victims of bullying

Thursday: A mock court will be held in the old court buildings in Manor Road, Wallasey, Wirral, with students from St Mary's college in Wallasey Friday: Students release 365 blue balloons from St Edmund of Canterbury school in Huyton. All of these balloons will carry an anti bullying message.

A grand concert to celebrate Anti Bullying Week will be held at the Liverpool Lighthouse in Anfield
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Nov 21, 2005
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