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YACymru - The Newsletter: July edition 2014

YAs lead National School Sport Week activities to get children active

National School Sport Week was once again a huge success across Wales. Thousands of youngsters took advantage of additional PE and exciting physical activity offers, while coming together as an army of supporters backing Team Wales ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

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Gold YAs inspire at Wales Council for Voluntary Action Conference

Recently two Young Ambassadors from Blaenau Gwent, Luke Rees and Chloe Williams, were asked to present at the Annual ‘Wales Council for Voluntary Action’ (WCVA) conference in Cardiff.

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#HaveYAsay on Twitter
Local spotlight: Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire YAs inspired by Glasgow

As the Commonwealth games are underway in Glasgow, we reflect on some of the activity that happened in Wales in the build-up. Some of our Young Ambassadors were lucky enough to be chosen as Baton Bearers during the Queen's Baton Relay leg through Wales.

Here are some blogs from YAs in Pembrokeshire about their experiences....

Meet our Young Ambassadors

Meet Abbie John, Gold Young Ambassador from Rhonna Cynon Taf

Meet Abbie, a Gold Young Ambassador who attends Ferndale Community School in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Abbie was recently a runner up in the RCT Sports Awards as Young Volunteer of the year. 

Find out more about Abbie's YA experience....

From the YA Media & Events team Blog

Blog by Olivia Van Den Bogerd, Platinum YA from Swansea

On the 11th June, the Swalec stadium in Cardiff welcomed the Team Wales athletes, family and friends to a send-off celebration before heading to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games.

Check out Olivia's blog from the event....

Dates for your diary 2014

IPC Athletics European Championships

18th - 23rd August

Swansea, Wales

YACymru Steering Group Meeting

7th August

Sport Wales, Cardiff

National Gold YA Conference

22nd October

Cardiff City Stadium

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