Huw helps students clean up the Ewenny River

Ogmore MP Huw Irranca-Davies stopped by the Pencoed Comprehensive School to assist students in cleaning up the River Ewenny. The clean-up was the culmination of an ongoing project called Schools for Resilience that Pencoed’s Eco team and the Field Studies Council have been working on jointly. The Pencoed Comprehensive School was selected as a pilot[…]

Llanharan Schoolboy Reaches Final of Voice Box Comedy Awards in Parliament

Since September 2015, hundreds of schoolchildren across Wales, Scotland and England have taken part in the joke-telling competition, Voice Box. Twenty made it through to the final at Speaker’s House, Westminster in London on 2 March. One of them was local schoolboy Alex Allen from Llanharan, Rhondda. Alex, age 8, who attends Llwyncrwn Primary School[…]

Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen Students in Parliament for International Women’s Day

For International Women’s Day 2016 Huw Irranca-Daives MP hosted three young women for an eventful “Take Over Tuesday” in Parliament. The sixth form students, Natalie, Jamie, and Sophie, were nominated for the opportunity by their teachers at Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen. The day began with a glimpse into the work of the Women and Equalities[…]