Category Archives: Vale Youth Service

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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I AM ME Attend Stonewalls Focus Group for LGBT Young People
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On Tuesday 26th January 2021, I AM ME were fortunate enough to be invited to Stonewalls focus group for LGBT young people to feed into their work on the Welsh Governments LGBT Action Plan. I AM ME had two representatives attend this focus group to represent LGBT young people across the Vale of Glamorgan to […]
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I AM ME’s Blue Monday Feelgood Playlist
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Heriwch y felan ar fore Llun gyda rhestr chwarae codi hwyl FI YDW I! #llesiant #miwsig #felanforellun #blwsdyddllun #teimlondda #rhestrchwarae #iechydmeddwl Gwrandewch yma! Fight off those blue Monday blues with I AM ME’s feel good playlist! #wellbeing #music #bluemonday #bluemondayblues #feelgood #playlist #mentalhealth Listen here! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqe7KJjUEh6niqi5tD7h6fWRf28hWMOX0

Youth Cabinet meeting 12.01.2021
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Today at our first Youth Cabinet meeting of 2021! It was great to be able to hold our first meeting of 2021 on Tuesday evening. It gave us an opportunity to discuss some of the local issues amongst young people and we came up with ideas of what we can do ourselves to try and […]
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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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