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It’s #Vote16 Week!
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It’s #Vote16 week and it only takes one minute to register to vote! Register before 19 April 2021 to take part in the Senedd Election in May 2021, it takes as long as boiling noodles! #Vote16 #SeneddElection #Democracy To celebrate #Vote16 week the Vale of Glamorgan Council are running this amazing prize draw to win […]
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Youth Cabinet meeting
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On the 02.02.2021, the Youth Cabinet met for their regular monthly meeting. This was a good opportunity to discuss many different topics and we started off the meeting by discussing how young people are coping with home schooling and how different schools have adapted to working online. For a while now, we have been working […]
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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
Rights Ambassadors

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
I AM ME

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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Make Your Mark 2020 Results
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Your Member of Youth Parliament for the Vale of Glamorgan, Ashleigh Watkins presents the results of the Make Your Mark 2020 ballot. Given the challenges of the pandemic and the voting taking place digitally for the first time, the Vale of Glamorgan had one of the highest turnouts in Wales with 673 votes. The full […]
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PYA Cyber Bullying Awareness Campaign
Penarth Youth Action

PYA and I Am Me have finished our Cyber Bullying Awareness project! This has been a great opportunity to look at an important issue that effects young people. Since lockdown started people have started using social media more and more as a way to stay in touch with each other. We think this has been […]
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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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Student Ambassador Training at St Cyres kicks off our work for the year!
Usha Hirani

Student Ambassadors at St Cyres School have been busy updating their understanding about the United Nations Convention on Children’s Rights, and welcoming new members to the Student Ambassadors Scheme.  They have taken part in training provided by Alexandra Thomas, Rights Ambassador Project Worker.  A very enjoyable and productive session especially in these unprecedented times! We […]
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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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