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The 6th Vale Youth Mayor is announced!
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Last night the Leader of the Council, Cllr Neil Moore and Cabinet Member for Education, Cllr Lis Burnett attended the Youth Cabinet meeting to announce the results of the Youth Mayor election campaign that took place during National Democracy Week 2019. Elections were held in 29 different locations throughout the week and over 5006 young people cast their vote.  So […]
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Who will be the next Youth Mayor?
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It’s National Democracy Week (14th-18th October) and young people across the Vale will have the opportunity to vote for their 6th Youth Mayor. National Democracy Week is all about encourage people to get involved in their local community and have a voice in decision making. As a Youth Service we do this by encouraging young […]
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Cabinet Ieunctid cyfarfod / Youth Cabinet meeting 09.10.19
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Y nawfed o Hydref yw cyfarfod cyntaf Cabinet Ieuenctid newydd a heno gwnaethom drafod popeth dan haul! Daeth y Cyng Kathryn F McCaffer, yr aelod dros hamdden, celfyddydau a diwylliant, i’n cyfarfod i gynnig cymorth i’r Cabinet Ieuenctid. Ymhlith rhai o’r pethau nodedig gweithion ni arnynt roedd ymgynghoriad AG ac AGM Llywodraeth Cymru ar yr […]
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Twinning Youth Exchange in Rheinfelden!
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The Youth Service has been involved in organising and supporting youth exchanges between towns twinned with the Vale of Glamorgan for many years. The aim of the initiative is to bring young people from different countries together to work on shared projects, learn more about different cultures, take part in new experiences and witness the […]
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Youth Cabinet meet the new Cabinet
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On Monday we also met with the new Cabinet following the annual general meeting in May 2019. The conservative party no longer have the majority and a new coalition has been formed between Labour, Llantwit First Independents and the Vale Independents groups. There are 7 Cabinet members and these are the areas they are responsible for: […]
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Youth Cabinet meet the Mayor
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On Monday we had the opportunity to meet the new Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan, Councillor Christine Cave. We met in the Mayors office and discussed important youth issues such as the Welsh Baccalaureate, school funding and mental health services for young people. The Mayor had strong views about the importance of equality in […]
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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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