Category Archives: Vale Youth Service

Youth Homelessness Task Group
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This Summer term, the Vale Youth Service will be hosting a young person task group that will focus on ‘Youth Homelessness’. The topic from this task group was chosen by Youth Cabinet members following the Make Your Mark 2021 results for the Vale of Glamorgan which saw homelessness as one of the most voted for […]
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I AM ME Round Up
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Throughout the month of February, I AM ME celebrated LGBT history month. I AM ME started of the month with a young person led session where they made bracelets to raise awareness of the LGBT+ community. The session went so well that the members of I AM ME wanted to share this session with other […]
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Youth Cabinet – End of office 06.04.2021
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Today was our final meeting of our current term of office, after reviewing the minutes from our last meeting and catching up with one another, we took part in our ice breaker to get things moving. During the meeting Ashleigh Watkins our UKYP member for the Vale of Glamorgan provided us with feedback from her […]
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2020 Wrapped Up – VYS Digital Music Project
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“2020 Wrapped Up” is the fantastic new song from the Young People in the VYS Digital Music Project. They have done an amazing job capturing an incredible year in this excellent track. Click here to listen: The sessions were delivered weekly using GarageBand over Microsoft Teams. The project will continue into the Summer Term, email […]
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Youth Cabinet meeting 16.03.2021
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At this Youth Cabinet meeting we discussed youth homelessness and our campaign to lessen it in the Vale of Glamorgan. We invited a guest speaker, Sarah Collier, the Senior Worker for the Vale of Glamorgan Youth Homelessness Prevention Team to our meeting so that we could get a better understanding into the issue. It has […]
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Llantwit Youth Council – Get Involved, Have Your Say!
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What is Llantwit Youth Council? Llantwit Youth Council is a group of young people aged between 11 and 18 who take action to improve their own town, ensuring the views of young people are listened to by local decision makers. Llantwit Youth Council members represent local schools, youth organisations, youth clubs and their peers. Want […]
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Youth Action Group Chair and Vice Chair Training
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Penarth Youth Action and Llantwit Youth Council have recently elected new our new Chair and Vice Chair. In February we completed our digital Chair training. In this training we looked at the different roles and responsibilities of the Chair and Vice Chair, leadership skills and how to chair a meeting. We also looked at how […]
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Sign Up To Our Digital Activities!
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The Vale Youth Service has remained active during lockdown and we have huge selection of weekly activities for young people to get involved. Whether it’s to learn a new skill, meet new people or just to have fun then get in touch with us. Youth Work may look a little different during this time but […]
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Fairtrade Fortnight
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Did you know it’s Fairtrade Fortnight between 22nd February and 7th March? We wanted to help raise awareness of this important issue so between now and the 7th March we have been working with the Youth Service to make sure that young people taking part in the digital themed week activities receive our Fairtrade information […]
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Celebrating Young People’s Success
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The Vale Youth Service has been celebrating young people’s volunteering achievements during the half term by presenting volunteering hours certificates to those that take part in different participation projects available to young people in the Vale of Glamorgan. Many of the young people have achieved 50 hours, 100 hours and 200 hours volunteering in projects […]
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Rights Ambassadors Half Term Round Up
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This half term Vale Rights Ambassadors have continued to meet digitally via Microsoft Teams, giving members the opportunity to keep in touch and informed about children’s rights.  The group has met on three different occasions with our last catch up during the half term break. One of our Rights Ambassadors was given the opportunity to […]
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New PYA Campaign!
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The next campaign we are working on is the Old Penarthians MUGA consultation. At the pop-up sessions last year at the Old Pens MUGA run by the Vale Youth Service, some young people gave staff feedback about the MUGA and how it can be improved. Some of the suggestions to improve the area were new […]
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