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Emily and all the students at Pentre Controlled Primary School, Chirk

Your Assembly Ambassador – Emily from Girlguiding Cymru

Hello! My name is Emily Jones and I’m 13 and from Chirk, North Wales. This February the girl guides that I’m part of participated in a first aid/medical holiday in Broneirion which is guiding headquarters. We learnt lots of interesting things about what to do in an emergency situation and different illnesses that affect people. […]

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Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee – Inquiry into the future of S4C

The National Assembly for Wales’ Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee are holding an inquiry into the future of S4C. The inquiry will build on the Committee’s initial findings, published in their report ‘The Big Picture: The Committee’s Initial Views on Broadcasting in Wales’. The UK Government is planning a review of S4C in 2017. […]

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Bethesda Beaver Scouts kick-start their Democracy Challenge Badge

The Beaver Scouts from Bethesda have made a start on completing the requirements to receive their Democracy Challenge Badge following a visit from one of our Youth Engagement Officers, Caryl Mai Hughes. During the visit on Tuesday 29 November, the Beaver Scouts learnt about the National Assembly for Wales including what the Assembly is responsible […]

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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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Inquiry into Youth Work

The newly formed Children, Young People and Education Committee for the Fifth Assembly have decided that Youth Work will be their first Inquiry, and they want to know what young people think about Youth Services in Wales. The survey takes less than 5 minutes to complete and you can have your views heard by completing […]

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Obesity in Wales

The results of the Welsh Health Survey 2015 show that in Wales 24% of adults are classified as obese and 59% of adults are classified as overweight or obese. The figures for overweight and obese adults rise with increasing deprivation, from 54% in the least deprived areas to 63% in the most deprived areas. Public […]

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Youth Excellent Awards 2016

Youth Work Week Wales 2016 – Youth Work Excellence Awards 2016

Friday 24 June 2016, saw the return of the annual Youth Work Excellence Awards in North Wales. The event was held at Venue Cymru in Llandudno with over 150 young people, youth workers and organisation representatives in attendance including Caryl Hughes from our own team here at the National Assembly for Wales. The evening began […]

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Ysgol y Gader

Youth Work Wales 2016 – Guest Blog by the Visitor Team

Guest Blog by Gareth Coombes – Visitor Tour Manager My name is Gareth Coombes and I am the Tour Manager at the National Assembly for Wales, which means I have the privilege of providing tours and presentations to a wide range of people about the work of the Assembly. I see school groups, Women’s Institutes, politicians and […]

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