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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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What did the Youth Cabinet discuss in October?
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The youth cabinet meet once a month to discuss issues important to young people and to work on their action plan.  The youth cabinet set objectives throughout the year that they want to work on.  At last night’s meeting the results of the Youth Mayor election were announced by the Leader of the Councillor, Cabinet […]
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The Youth Mayor results are in …
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5575 votes were cast during Local Democracy Week (15th-19th October 2018) and the results of the Youth Mayor election were announced at the youth cabinet meeting last night! Hello, my name is Ben Lloyd and I am the new Youth Mayor for the Vale of Glamorgan.  As part of my manifesto I have pledged to […]
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Vote for your Youth Mayor!!
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Local Democracy Week takes place every year in October.  It’s all about making young people more aware of their local council and encouraging them to have a say about their local communities and meet with local decision-makers.  The Vale of Glamorgan Council do this by electing a Youth Mayor. This year we will the elect […]
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Vale Youth Cabinet
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So what went on in our September meeting? This was our first meeting back after the summer holidays and we  had a lot to discuss. The national Make Your Mark campaign is launched and the ballots have been distributed amongst schools in the Vale to participate in the nationwide vote. The results will all feed […]
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