The past few months have had a significant effect on all of the council’s services, and there’s no single service that hasn’t felt the effects of the pandemic. As the government instructed everyone to work from home, a long period of working in a makeshift office and conducting meetings over ‘teams’ faced most of us. … Continue reading The service’s work during the lockdown
July the 6th, my first day in my new role as Health, Safety and Wellbeing Trainee officer. But not your usual first day, I met a member of the health and safety team outside the office to collect a box of computer goods including a laptop, keyboard, mouse and extra screen as well as an … Continue reading My first few weeks
Just round the corner, I will be starting an M.S.c Wildlife and Conservation Management course through Scottish Rural University College accredited by Glasgow University. All the course will be done online and over a period of three years. I will have 4 modules in the first year and 3 in the second year, and in … Continue reading Countryside study tips for me and you: Preparing for the course
Did you know that working with footpath issues makes you a little bit of a detective ?? Well, I've recently discovered that I act as a footpath detective! In one of our applications there is a case where a landowners is trying to close a footpath but the local community would like to keep it … Continue reading Footpath Detective
Hello, I hope you’re all keeping safe during these uncertain times. I thought I'd give you a little update on what's been happening. For a little over two months now, all of us (including you reading this), have had to change the way we live our lives. There have been clear guidelines for us to … Continue reading A ‘New Normal’?
I have been in the job for 2 months now and I feel I’ve learnt quite a bit already! The first couple of weeks were getting to know everyone across the agency and also getting to know the structure of the organization as it is unique in the sense it’s funded by the Welsh assembly. … Continue reading The First Months
In this difficult time and uncertainty of COVID-19, it is important to look after yourselves. Working from home is new to me and I am sure that there are many people in the same boat. It is a strange time and many are trying to make life now as ' ' normal ' ' as … Continue reading Wellbeing
The first few weeks have been busy with full range of new experiences. I spent my first week on a Public Rights of Way Law course at Plas Tan y Bwlch. The course happened to be on as I was starting on the scheme. The course has been very essential and valuable because it has … Continue reading The First Few Weeks
Hello! I hope you’re all safe and well during these strange and uncertain times. Quite some time has passed since I last wrote one of these, so here’s a quick and brief update of what I’ve been up to! A year in secondment... After completing my placement with the Public Service Board I was offered … Continue reading My last blog!
Sitting down to write this blog is a mixture of feelings as this is my last blog as a Management Trainee on Gwynedd Council's Cynllun Yfory. Over the last two years I have learned a lot and developed not only as an individual but also in my professional role, and have now had the opportunity … Continue reading End of an era…