Category Archives: Vale Youth Cabinet

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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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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Youth Cabinet – End of office 06.04.2021
Youth Cabinet – End of office 06.04.2021 avatar

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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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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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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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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Be smart and make your mark!’
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We are in the final week of the Make Your Mark 2020 campaign and would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who has got involved and voted so far. In this unique year we’ve explored many different ways to support young people to vote on the issues they feel is important to […]
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Make Your Mark 2020
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The Make Your Mark 2020 ballot is now open and here is a message from our Member of Youth Parliament for the Vale of Glamorgan, Ashleigh Watkins… Do you want your voice heard? Now is your time! Make Your Mark is a campaign used to decipher the most prominent issues in our community, if you […]
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Youth Cabinet digital meeting 21.07.20
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In today’s digital meeting we welcomed Councillor, Kathryn F McCaffer, the Cabinet Member for Leisure, Arts and Culture, to discuss how the council plans to reopen. We had told Cllr McCaffer about how lock down has affected young people in the Vale of Glamorgan. We were also able to update Cllr McCaffer on what we […]
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Youth Cabinet digital meeting 07.07.20
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“In today’s Youth Cabinet meeting we welcomed  Linda Savory, the Electoral Registration Public Awareness Officer for the Vale of Glamorgan Council. She facilitated a consultation with us giving us more information on how we can boost public awareness on electoral registration amongst young people.” It was very informative! It enabled Youth Cabinet members to find […]
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Did you know 16+ year olds will be able to vote in the next Senedd Cymru elections in May 2021?
Did you know 16+ year olds will be able to vote in the next Senedd Cymru elections in May 2021? avatar

Yes, that;s right! Young people aged 16+ will be able to vote in the next Senedd Cymru elections that are happenign in Wales in May 2021.  But … you will only be able to vote if you have been registered to vote and are on the electoral register! This is why the Youth Cabinet have […]
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