Archive for November 2016

Youth Mayor of Merthyr Tydfil

Youth Mayor of Merthyr Tydfil Hi, I am Sacha Thomas and I am the Youth Mayor of Merthyr Tydfil, with me is Lauren Davies and she is currently the Deputy Youth Mayor. To be the Youth Mayor is a two year commitment. The first year I shadowed […]

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An Explosive History – the story of Bonfire Night

What is Bonfire Night? by Ellis Thomas Bonfire Night celebrates the failure of the Gunpowder Plot, an attempt by a gang of Roman Catholic activists. Led by Robert Catesby, they attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament on November 5th 1605. Why did they want to […]

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10 Steps to the Perfect Bonfire Night

10 Steps to the Perfect Bonfire Night Words by Neve Davies    1.  Have fun! The key to a successful bonfire night is to go to your local firework attraction, see what activities are happening in your local area or even your friends’/ families’ back garden.   […]

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Out and About: Morgan attends Valley’s Writer Book Launch

On the 30th September 2016, I went with the Up and Coming Merthyr Young Reporters group to an evening book launch to celebrate Maxine Ridge’s most recently published book, Crow Fall. Crow Fall is the sequel to Maxine’s first book, When the Crow Cries. The book launch […]

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Feedback from one Young Reporter

Young Reporter and Volunteer with Up And Coming share her story When I joined Up and Coming at the beginning of this year it was the start of me becoming a more confident person and a true start to my campaign for people with Irlen syndrome. It […]

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