Tag Archives: Vale of Glamorgan

Student Council Elected
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Pupils at Llantwit Major School have been busy nominating themselves to be part of school council and become form reps. Pupils have now been elected and are looking forward to holding their first school council meeting later this month. Election winners are published below!

I AM ME Round Up
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Throughout the month of February, I AM ME celebrated LGBT history month. I AM ME started of the month with a young person led session where they made bracelets to raise awareness of the LGBT+ community. The session went so well that the members of I AM ME wanted to share this session with other […]
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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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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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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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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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Our First Digital Rights Ambassador Meeting!
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Rights Ambassadors were able to meet digitally for the first time earlier this month. Due to Covid 19 we have been unable to run our Community Ambassador sessions feeding into the work of the Children’s Commissioner for Wales. It was great to have the opportunity to get together existing members as well as new members […]
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Young People’s Q&A Event
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We at Youth Cabinet held a question and answer event with members from the Vale of Glamorgan Council and managers from the Learning & Skills department including the Youth Service. We wanted to raise awareness of important issues to young people following COVID-19! Before the event, invitations were sent to different organisations, schools and youth […]
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Rights Ambassadors Doorstep Certificate Presentation
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Vale Rights Ambassadors Project: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic this year, the Vale Youth Service and the Rights Ambassadors project were unable to organise their annual presentation evening, celebrating young people’s success. Instead we organised doorstep presentations at the beginning of July, ensuring that the achievements of young people from across the Vale of Glamorgan […]
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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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