Category Archives: Vale Youth Service

#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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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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Last few days to vote for Welsh Youth Parliament
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10 young people from across the Vale of Glamorgan have put themselves forward to represent the their constituency in the first Welsh Youth Parliament elections. Voting has been taken place since the 5th November and closes this Sunday 25th November 2018. Have you voted for your candidate? To see who is standing for Welsh Youth […]
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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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Super Ambassadors Event
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Vale Rights Ambassadors with the support of the Vale Youth Service and the Children’s Commissioner for Wales Office staff welcomed 24 primary schools from the Vale of Glamorgan to our annual Super Ambassadors event this morning at Hebron Hall. Pupils were able to take part in a number of different interactive activities around children’s rights […]
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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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Student Ambassador Training
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Today we hosted our first ever Student Ambassador Training event where we welcomed 31 pupils from 7 secondary schools accross the Vale of Glamorgan. The event was formally opened by Councillor Rowlands, the current Mayor as well as the  Youth Champion for the Vale of Glamorgan. Pupils today were able to learn more about their role as a Student […]
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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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