The news from Cardiff that you might have missed – 08/08/22

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05/08/22 – Pupils feel ‘highly valued’ at Cardiff education centre

A report on standards at the Bryn Y Deryn Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in Cardiff has found that staff have created a “calm and nurturing learning environment” where pupils feel “highly valued”.

Read more here:

https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/29617.html

 

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04/08/22 – Tree Guardians wanted to help care for Cardiff’s thirsty trees

Thanks to an army of willing volunteers, 20,000 new trees have been planted in Cardiff since last autumn as part of a mass tree-planting programme aimed at supporting biodiversity and increasing tree canopy coverage in the city from 18.9% to 25%.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/29608.html

 

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03/08/22 – Joint statement – Eurovision Song Contest 2023

Since it was confirmed that the UK would host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest, Cardiff Council, the Welsh Government and Principality Stadium have been working at pace to establish the feasibility of a bid to host the event in Wales’ capital city.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/29606.html

 

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03/08/22 – Microsoft Centre London hosts visit from Cardiff’s young people

Ten young people from across Cardiff have been invited to the Microsoft Centre in London.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/29595.html

 

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03/08/22 – More than 40 years of youth exchange with Stuttgart

Young people who access North Ely Youth Service and Cardiff’s wider Youth Services provision, have embarked on the 41st youth exchange with Stamheim Youth Centre in Stuttgart.

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https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/29593.html

 

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02/08/22 – Willows High School becomes first of Cardiff’s secondary schools to receive prestigious UNICEF UK Award

Willows High School has been awarded the SilverRights Respecting School Award(RRSA) bythe UK Committee for UNICEF,for its commitment to promoting and realising children’s rights and encouraging adults, children and young people to respect the rights of others in school.

Read more here:

https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/29583.html

 

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02/08/22 – Inspection commends Cardiff Youth Justice Service

A new official report into standards at Cardiff’s Youth Justice Service (YJS) has identified significant improvements in many areas.

Read more here:

https://www.cardiffnewsroom.co.uk/releases/c25/29581.html