Category Archives: Vale Youth Service

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 Work Excellence Awards 2019
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Last Friday, we were lucky enough to attend the Welsh Government Youth Work Excellence Awards in Llandudno to finish off #YouthWorkWeek in Wales. The Twinning Youth Exchange project 2018 was shortlisted for the category “Promoting heritage and culture in Wales and beyond.” This is a huge achievement as only two projects were shortlisted for this […]
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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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Vale Youth Service Celebrate Young People’s Achievements
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The Vale Youth Service organised a certificate presentation evening on Tuesday 30th April to celebrate the achievements of young people from across the Vale of Glamorgan.  Certificates were presented by Paula Ham, Director of Learning and Skills of the Vale of Glamorgan Council. Vale Rights Ambassadors Eighteen young people were presented with their certificates for […]
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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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Vale Rights Ambassadors Team Day
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On Sunday 24th March our Vale Rights Ambassadors attended a team day at Atlantic College. It was an opportunity for our members to undertake a range activties to enable them to work together as team. Members took part in orienteering, problem solving and conquering fears as they took part in a range of different climbing […]
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