Category Archives: Vale Youth Cabinet

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?
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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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Youth Mayor visits
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During this term we have been busy going out to different places to meet young people. We want to know what young people think about the Vale and what issues they are facing so we can raise awareness and try to improve them. The places we have visited include: Rhoose, Room 102 Youth Club Llantwit […]
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What has the Youth Cabinet been up to?
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We have had a couple of meetings in the last few months and we wanted to let you know some of the topics we have been discussing and working on. We have had a few guest speakers attend our meetings to find out what we think about specific topics. Firstly, during a joint meeting with […]
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Nishenka Rajapakse, CCS Year 12 Pupil Becomes Youth Mayor
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Congratulations to Nishenka Rajapaske on being Voted as our Vale Youth Mayor.!

The 6th Vale Youth Mayor is announced!
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Last night the Leader of the Council, Cllr Neil Moore and Cabinet Member for Education, Cllr Lis Burnett attended the Youth Cabinet meeting to announce the results of the Youth Mayor election campaign that took place during National Democracy Week 2019. Elections were held in 29 different locations throughout the week and over 5006 young people cast their vote.  So […]
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Who will be the next Youth Mayor?
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It’s National Democracy Week (14th-18th October) and young people across the Vale will have the opportunity to vote for their 6th Youth Mayor. National Democracy Week is all about encourage people to get involved in their local community and have a voice in decision making. As a Youth Service we do this by encouraging young […]
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