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Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE)

This is your chance to have your say and to make a difference.
The deadline for submitting your reports is 28th February 2015.

Are you interested in joining a team of young reporters from around the world that report on local environmental issues in their communities?

YRE is an exciting international competition for young people aged 11-21 in Wales.

You have the opportunity of receiving both National and International recognition if you want to get involved.

  • You can cover the stories of the local environmental issues that concern you through your chosen media – you can use Written, Photographic or Video media.
  • There are 3 age categories – 11-14, 15-18 and 19-21.
  • You can base your report on any of the following 8 topics – Biodiversity, Climate Change, Energy, Coastline, Cities, Water, Waste and Agriculture & Nature.

If you want to get involved, you need to register your interest. You can do this on-line or by e-mail. So for further information, please contact: Linda Bradshaw-Wood – Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) co-ordinator in Wales.

·         E-Mail – yre@keepwalestidy.org
·         Welsh website - www.keepwalestidy.org/young-reporters
·         International website - www.youngreporters.org


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100% green!

ALL 125 schools in Carmarthenshire are now registered on the Eco-Schools programme.

Eco-Schools is an international award and Carmarthenshire County Council works in partnership with Keep Wales Tidy and the National Botanic Garden of Wales to deliver it.

Pupils study topics including waste, litter, energy, water, transport, healthy living and global citizenship. To date, Carmarthenshire has achieved 134 Green Flags in total and four schools have achieved the prestigious Platinum award – which is the equivalent to four Green Flags!

Pictured are pupils and staff at Ysgol Y Castell in Kidwelly which is the latest school to receive the Platinum award.



List of Eco Schools in Carmarthenshire

Laugharne School - 100th Green Flag in Carmarthenshire

Eco Schools List March 2015

Eco Schools List January Jan 2015
Eco Schools List July August 2014
Eco Schools List April 2012.pdf
Eco Schools List February 2012.pdf
Eco Schools List September 2011.pdf
Eco Schools List February 2011[1].pdf

Eco Schools List January 2011.doc

Eco Schools List November 2010.doc



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