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Be smart and make your mark!’
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We are in the final week of the Make Your Mark 2020 campaign and would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who has got involved and voted so far. In this unique year we’ve explored many different ways to support young people to vote on the issues they feel is important to […]
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Make Your Mark 2020
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The Make Your Mark 2020 ballot is now open and here is a message from our Member of Youth Parliament for the Vale of Glamorgan, Ashleigh Watkins… Do you want your voice heard? Now is your time! Make Your Mark is a campaign used to decipher the most prominent issues in our community, if you […]
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Young People’s Q&A Event
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We at Youth Cabinet held a question and answer event with members from the Vale of Glamorgan Council and managers from the Learning & Skills department including the Youth Service. We wanted to raise awareness of important issues to young people following COVID-19! Before the event, invitations were sent to different organisations, schools and youth […]
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Youth Cabinet digital meeting 21.07.20
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In today’s digital meeting we welcomed Councillor, Kathryn F McCaffer, the Cabinet Member for Leisure, Arts and Culture, to discuss how the council plans to reopen. We had told Cllr McCaffer about how lock down has affected young people in the Vale of Glamorgan. We were also able to update Cllr McCaffer on what we […]
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Youth Cabinet digital meeting 07.07.20
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“In today’s Youth Cabinet meeting we welcomed  Linda Savory, the Electoral Registration Public Awareness Officer for the Vale of Glamorgan Council. She facilitated a consultation with us giving us more information on how we can boost public awareness on electoral registration amongst young people.” It was very informative! It enabled Youth Cabinet members to find […]
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Did you know 16+ year olds will be able to vote in the next Senedd Cymru elections in May 2021?
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Yes, that;s right! Young people aged 16+ will be able to vote in the next Senedd Cymru elections that are happenign in Wales in May 2021.  But … you will only be able to vote if you have been registered to vote and are on the electoral register! This is why the Youth Cabinet have […]
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Youth Mayor visits
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During this term we have been busy going out to different places to meet young people. We want to know what young people think about the Vale and what issues they are facing so we can raise awareness and try to improve them. The places we have visited include: Rhoose, Room 102 Youth Club Llantwit […]
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What has the Youth Cabinet been up to?
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We have had a couple of meetings in the last few months and we wanted to let you know some of the topics we have been discussing and working on. We have had a few guest speakers attend our meetings to find out what we think about specific topics. Firstly, during a joint meeting with […]
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Youth Recycling Visit
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Members of Llantwit Youth Council and Penarth Youth Action visit the Council’s recycling centre at Cowbridge Compost following a joint Plastic Recycling Project. Young people benefited from visiting the recycling centre and learning about the changes made to recycling which are being rolled out across the Vale of Glamorgan.  The Council’s Waste Project Officer explained […]
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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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