Category Archives: Vale Youth Service

Llantwit Youth Council – Period Poverty Campaign!
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Summarising our Period Poverty Campaign.. Campaign information & recruitment video: Our Period Poverty campaign began in June 2018 when Cllr Jane Norman of the Llantwit Major Town Council approached LYC about a new Period Poverty scheme developed by the VOGC. The scheme entailed all schools in the Vale being provided with a certain amount of […]
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LYC Period Poverty Campaign – Pack Distribution:
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30.06.2021.. The first time we had met face-to-face since February 2020. We met up, we caught up and we had some fun, completing our Period Poverty Campaign. The Period Poverty Campaign Ambassadors dropped packs off to several organisations/business’ in Llantwit Major. These including, SPAR, Health Conscious, Llantwit Town Hall & Llantwit Leisure Centre. We’re also […]
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Summer of Fun – Rights Ambassadors
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It’s been a busy summer half term for our Vale Rights Ambassadors as they took part in Children’s Commissioner for Wales #SummerOfFun Mission. Members started the summer term by taking part in our first outdoor face to face team building session at Porthkerry Park. We had the opportunity to take part in a number of […]
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Llantwit Youth Council – Period Poverty Campaign Promotional Video!
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The members of Llantwit Youth Council have worked together to develop a short promotional video for their Period Poverty Campaign. You can watch the short video below. The short video gives a brief summary on period poverty in the U.K., how our campaign started, what is in our sanitary packs & how we are going […]
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Project Zero Focus Group
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On the 26th May, members of Penarth Youth Action, Llantwit Youth Council, Rights Ambassadors, Youth Cabinet Youth Homelessness Task Group and the 18+ youth club, all took part in a focus group about Project Zero! Project Zero is the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s response to the climate change emergency.  Project Zero brings together the wide […]
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Cwrt Y Vil MUGA Task Group
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PYA members had their first face to face task group in May! It was so nice to see everyone and catch up after so many digital meetings and task groups! We used this task group to visit the Cwrt Y Vil MUGA. This was really helpful as some of us had never been to the […]
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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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Rights Ambassadors News
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Vale Rights Ambassadors have continued to meet digitally via Microsoft Teams. Over the last two months we have had three meetings and we also held a team building murder mystery activity too, to celebrate our achievements over the last year. During our meetings we have completed Welsh Governments Children’s Right Scheme 2021 consultation, we have […]
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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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