Category Archives: Vale Youth Cabinet

Youth Cabinet digital meeting 21.07.20
Youth Cabinet digital meeting 21.07.20 avatar

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
Youth Cabinet digital meeting 07.07.20 avatar

“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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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?
What has the Youth Cabinet been up to? avatar

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
Nishenka Rajapakse, CCS Year 12 Pupil Becomes Youth Mayor avatar

Congratulations to Nishenka Rajapaske on being Voted as our Vale Youth Mayor.!

The 6th Vale Youth Mayor is announced!
The 6th Vale Youth Mayor is announced! avatar

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?
Who will be the next Youth Mayor? avatar

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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Cabinet Ieunctid cyfarfod / Youth Cabinet meeting 09.10.19
Cabinet Ieunctid cyfarfod / Youth Cabinet meeting 09.10.19 avatar

Y nawfed o Hydref yw cyfarfod cyntaf Cabinet Ieuenctid newydd a heno gwnaethom drafod popeth dan haul! Daeth y Cyng Kathryn F McCaffer, yr aelod dros hamdden, celfyddydau a diwylliant, i’n cyfarfod i gynnig cymorth i’r Cabinet Ieuenctid. Ymhlith rhai o’r pethau nodedig gweithion ni arnynt roedd ymgynghoriad AG ac AGM Llywodraeth Cymru ar yr […]
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Twinning Youth Exchange in Rheinfelden!
Twinning Youth Exchange in Rheinfelden! avatar

The Youth Service has been involved in organising and supporting youth exchanges between towns twinned with the Vale of Glamorgan for many years. The aim of the initiative is to bring young people from different countries together to work on shared projects, learn more about different cultures, take part in new experiences and witness the […]
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Youth Cabinet meet the new Cabinet
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On Monday we also met with the new Cabinet following the annual general meeting in May 2019. The conservative party no longer have the majority and a new coalition has been formed between Labour, Llantwit First Independents and the Vale Independents groups. There are 7 Cabinet members and these are the areas they are responsible for: […]
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Youth Cabinet meet the Mayor
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On Monday we had the opportunity to meet the new Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan, Councillor Christine Cave. We met in the Mayors office and discussed important youth issues such as the Welsh Baccalaureate, school funding and mental health services for young people. The Mayor had strong views about the importance of equality in […]
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