Author: calewis74

Make Your Mark 2017

Every year the United Kingdom Youth Parliament (UKYP) holds a UK-wide ballot called ‘Make Your Mark’, where all young people, 11 – 18, can vote on what they feel is important in their lives andContinue reading

Call for candidates

Are you aged 11-21? Do you live, work or go to school/college in Oldham? Here’s 5 reasons why you should stand in our elections

Private Members Bill No.9

Votes as 16 has been a strong subject expressed by the Youth in Oldham, and in England. Allowing 16 and 17 year olds to vote in general elections, private members bill no.9 aims to lowerContinue reading

OYC Meeting Minutes – 02/08/17

WELCOME Apologies from Saadiqah B., Khadija A., Brandon G., Jess C., Sarah N., Samah K. Amber started of the meeting with ‘Guess the Councillor’ activity.   VOTES AT 16 UPDATE Attendees of the second meetingContinue reading

Youth Mayor Making 2017

On 28th June 2017 T.Jay Turner officially handed over the Youth Mayor reigns to Mohammed Marouf Ahmed.  T’Jay has done and amazing job over the last 12 months and will be remembered fondly by children,Continue reading

OYC Meeting Minutes – 21/06/17

Welcome   Apologies Tomi, Ge, Marouf   Sexual Health Education Consultation Leanne Davies, from Oldham Council’s Public Health team, wanted to discuss sexual health services and the standard of support offered to young people inContinue reading

OYC Meeting Minutes – 07/06/17

Welcome Amber started the meeting with an ice breaker.   OYC Leadership Roles It was brought before the Youth Council that the leadership roles were being taken by the same Youth Councillors and that thisContinue reading

OYC Meeting Minutes – 24/05/17

Welcome Marouf started his final meeting as Chair with youth councillors sharing a piece of good news.   Manchester Terror Attacks Chris spoke to the group offering support for anyone who needs it.  He also reiteratedContinue reading

NPS Survey

We are currently trying to gather information about the New Psychoactive Substance, ‘Spice’.  If you have time please complete this short survey so that we have a snapshot of it’s use in Oldham. SURVEY  Continue reading

OYC Meeting Minutes – 15/03/17

Welcome Todays meeting will be slightly different. The first half will be some training, a consultation and then back to normal business.   Apologies Shariq, Melissa, Joe Hollis.   Leadership Training Chris facilitated a workshopContinue reading