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Youth Cabinet Meeting
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Last night we had our first youth cabinet meeting since over exams and we had a lot on the agenda to discuss.  We also had a visitor from an Estyn inspector who wanted to observe our meeting. Some members attended the Vale of Glamorgan Annual General Meeting in May and we went through the new […]
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Council Careers Fair
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On Friday 5th April, we, the Youth Cabinet worked together with the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Careers Wales to hold a Council Careers Fair for pupils in Barry to raise awareness of the council as a future employer. Approximately 70 young people from St Richard Gwyn, Pencoedtre and Whitmore were given the opportunity to […]
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Council Careers Fair
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Did you know that the Council are trying to increase the number of employees aged 16-24? Last week we had the opportunity to meet the Cabinet of the Vale of Glamorgan Council and tell them about the work of the Vale Youth Cabinet including main project this term. After many discussions about improving the variety […]
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First Aid Friday
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First aid training for young people is a big deal for the Vale Youth Cabinet and we think it’s really important that young people have the opportunity to learn first aid. We’re lucky we had the chance to do Basic First Aid training with St John’s Ambulance. By working with the Vale Youth Service who […]
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#12MonthsofKindness
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On the 31.01.19 Nikita & I had the opportunity to visit the Vale Foodbank at Coastlands Family Church. The Foodbank helps local people in crisis and we decided to learn more about the work they do as part of the Vale Youth Service’s #12MonthsofKindness project. The project encourages young people involved in different youth clubs […]
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Youth Cabinet meet Careers Wales
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At yesterday’s youth cabinet meeting we met managers from Careers Wales to further discuss our work experience proposal and the possibility of a Council Careers Fair. Our idea is to hold a careers fair with multiple stalls to promote the Council as a future employer, and the current opportunities to available such as apprenticeships. We […]
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Christmas Meeting!
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This week we had our last youth cabinet meeting of 2018.  One of the main thing’s on the agenda was #Let’sTalkYouthWork, we gave our views on the importance of youth work, what it offer’s us now and what it should offer us moving forward.  This is something the Youth Work Board in Wales are looking in […]
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Youth Cabinet meet Cabinet Members
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On the 19.11.18 the youth cabinet had their first joint meeting with the Vale of Glamorgan Cabinet. We had a very good discussion about what we have been working on since our election in May, as well as our plans for the next few months.  One of our biggest discussions was about Welsh medium education […]
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UK Youth Parliament
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Hi, my name is Ushenka and I am the Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) for the Vale of Glamorgan. I am very thankful for being elected into this role and I am now in my second year of representing the youth of the Vale of Glamorgan at UK Youth Parliament (UKYP).  It is my job to […]
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First Aid Training for Vale Youth Cabinet
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Five members from the Vale Youth Cabinet undertook basic first aid training on Tuesday 30th October. The training was delivered by St John’s Ambulance and members were able to learn different bandaging skills as well as CPR. Youth Cabinet members have set one of their specific focus and objectives for this year “to improve young people […]
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