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Girlguiding Cymru training in Bron Eirion - February 2017

Your Assembly Ambassador – Kes from Girlguiding Cymru

Hi everyone, my name is Kes Triggs and I’m 13 years old. I live in the seaside town of Barmouth, north Wales and I go to school in Harlech. I am also a Girl Guide. When I was 5 I became involved in Girl Guiding Cymru as a Rainbow, I then moved up to Brownies […]

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Members of Albany Primary School Council

Your Assembly Ambassador – Albany Primary School Council

Shwmae Cymru! We are the School Council representatives at Albany Primary School in Roath, Cardiff. We are currently getting involved in lots of projects to help improve our school. Most recently, we designed a pupil survey to ask the children at Albany what they felt about education and their learning experiences. Every pupil in Year […]

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Matthew Walker with the Llywydd and Deputy Presiding Officer for the National Assembly for Wales in the Senedd Siambr.

CYPAW Consultation Launch

By Matt Walker – CYPAW Chairperson On 8 February 2017, the campaign for a Children and Young People’s Assembly for Wales launched our report, ‘Assembly for Wales’- The end of a three year chapter in our story and, in many ways, the beginning of the next. The trustees of Funky Dragon formed the Campaign 3 […]

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Rhun ap Iowerth AM stands with Iestyn Hughes in the office

A Week with Rhun ap Iorwerth, Ynys Môn’s Assembly Member

Guest blog from Iestyn Hughes My name is Iestyn Hughes and I am a History and Politics graduate. During the week from the 31 January to the 3 February I went on work experience with Rhun ap Iorwerth, the Plaid Cymru Assembly Member for Ynys Mon, spending three days in his constituency office in Llangefni and […]

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Your Assembly Ambassador – Cleddau Reach VC Primary School Council

Shwmae! We are Year 6 members of the Cleddau Reach School Council. These are some of the thoughts from our School Council about how to improve our local communities. Drinking in Wales We definitely think that in Wales nobody should be allowed to drive after drinking alcohol. If people drink we think they should use […]

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Lauren and the Brownies during the session

Your Assembly Ambassador – Lauren from Girlguiding Cymru

My name is Lauren Kerr and I am a member of the Senior Section which is part of Girlguiding. I have been a member of Girlguiding for 8 years and during this time I have had many experiences and picked up new skills along the way. During the October half-term last year, I went to […]

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Your Assembly Ambassador Scheme training day at Bron Eirion

Your Assembly Ambassador – Alice from Girlguiding Cymru

My name is Alice Cleave and I am a member of The Senior Section which is a section of GirlGuiding for girls 14-25. I have been a member of GirlGuiding for 8 years and have been given many opportunities. During the October half-term myself and one of my friends from guiding stayed at Bronerion (GirlGuiding […]

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Working as a Youth Engagement Officer at the National Assembly for Wales

I have been lucky enough to work at the National Assembly for Wales now for 2 years and when I get asked “how are you?” and “what are you doing at the moment?”, I always reply with “I am really busy” and “there are so many things happening I don’t know where to start!” – […]

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mums with babies

Pencader young mums empowered through politics

  Last week young mums from Plant Dewi’s Pencader group took part in their first ever democracy workshop with the National Assembly for Wales. After learning about devolution in Wales and how to empower themselves by engaging with the democratic system, they created their own list of political issues and role played Assembly Members in […]

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