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Youth Homelessness Task Group
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The Spring 2021 term saw the formation of a new participation project including existing Youth Cabinet members whilst also welcoming young people from across the Vale to take part. The objective from the group has been to raise awareness of youth homelessness, specifically hidden homelessness. A number of task group meetings have been held where […]
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PYA Team Day
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On April 31st, PYA celebrated our hard work over the last year by taking part in a virtual murder mystery session! Most of our work last year was done digitally on the Cyberbullying Awareness Campaign and the Cwrt Y Vil MUGA survey, we thought it would be interesting to try a digital team day too! […]
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Llantwit Youth Council & Sustrans (Active Travel):
Llantwit Youth Council & Sustrans (Active Travel): avatar

Sustrans & Active Travel… Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. Connecting people and places, creating liveable neighbourhoods, transforming the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute. Sustrans have recently launched a consultation on the Future Networks for Walking and Cycling in the Vale of Glamorgan. If you […]
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It’s #Vote16 Week!
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It’s #Vote16 week and it only takes one minute to register to vote! Register before 19 April 2021 to take part in the Senedd Election in May 2021, it takes as long as boiling noodles! #Vote16 #SeneddElection #Democracy To celebrate #Vote16 week the Vale of Glamorgan Council are running this amazing prize draw to win […]
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Youth Cabinet meeting
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On the 02.02.2021, the Youth Cabinet met for their regular monthly meeting. This was a good opportunity to discuss many different topics and we started off the meeting by discussing how young people are coping with home schooling and how different schools have adapted to working online. For a while now, we have been working […]
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Make Your Mark 2020 Results
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Your Member of Youth Parliament for the Vale of Glamorgan, Ashleigh Watkins presents the results of the Make Your Mark 2020 ballot. Given the challenges of the pandemic and the voting taking place digitally for the first time, the Vale of Glamorgan had one of the highest turnouts in Wales with 673 votes. The full […]
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PYA Cyber Bullying Awareness Campaign
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PYA and I Am Me have finished our Cyber Bullying Awareness project! This has been a great opportunity to look at an important issue that effects young people. Since lockdown started people have started using social media more and more as a way to stay in touch with each other. We think this has been […]
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Youth Cabinet Presents: Future Voices Pt1 – 20.10.20
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In Youth Cabinet we had so many discussions about our work during lockdown and its affects. So many, that we decided to arrange to speak with young people from across the Vale of Glamorgan to ask some questions about their experiences of participation in the Vale. We really wanted to find out the strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats […]
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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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PYA Cyber Bullying Awareness Campaign
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PYA have teamed up with I.Am.Me to work on the Cyber Bullying Awareness Campaign. Both groups have been working hard in their task groups to create content that covers a variety of issues around cyber bullying. Some of the issues we have looked at so far include the laws, the statistics, LGBT+ cyber bullying and […]
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School Council training for Head and Deputy Head Boys and Girls at St Cyres School.
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The St Cyres School Head and Deputy Head Boys and Head Girls enjoyed their School Council training session last week in readiness to lead the whole School Council meetings for this academic year. We reviewed the ‘Terms of Reference’ and the students were trained in various roles including how to ‘Chair’ and ‘Minute’ a School […]
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Cyber bullying – the LGBT Statistics // Seiber fwlio – yr Ystadegau LHDT
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Mae FI YDW I yn hapus i fod yn gweithio gyda GIP ar ein prosiect ymwybyddiaeth seiber fwlio newydd! // I AM ME is happy to be working with PYA on our new cyber bullying awareness project!