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OYC Meeting Minutes – 06/12/17

WELCOME Apologies:- Jasmine R., Khadija A., Roshni P., Isabelle A., Joe H., Tasmeen K., Afsana K., Jade C. Amber started off the meeting with the ‘Guess the Councillor’ game. OLDHAM YOUTH COUNCIL ELECTIONS Youth CouncilContinue reading

Make Your Mark 2017

Every year the United Kingdom Youth ParliamentThe Parliament Organisation for MYPs and DMYPs. The UKYP is known for the yearly debate in the Houses of Parliament, in which MYPs attend to debate the top 5 issues, that were voted onContinue 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

A week ago we learnt a new word…

filibuster verb [ I or T ] /ˈfɪl.ɪ.bʌs.tər/ to make a long speech in order to delay or prevent a new law being made Available from: https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/filibuster We also lost a little bit of faith inContinue reading

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 billA bill that is wonContinue 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

Takeover Challenge 2016

Once again Oldham’s Youth Voice Family is taking part in Takeover Challenge and the first day of the challenge saw many departments taken over by young people.

make your mark 2016

Make Your Mark Report 2016

Every year the United Kingdom Youth ParliamentThe Parliament Organisation for MYPs and DMYPs. The UKYP is known for the yearly debate in the Houses of Parliament, in which MYPs attend to debate the top 5 issues, that were voted onContinue reading

physical bullying poster 2016

Anti-Bullying Week 2016

November 14th to November 18th marks Anti-Bullying Week 2016.  Oldham Youth Council have decided to relaunch its social media campaign from last year using the hard hitting photos and inspirational quotes. Last year we tookContinue reading

Eco Conference

Tuesday 14th July saw the culmination of 12months work with Oldham Council’s policy team.  Over the last twelve months we have been apart of Generation Oldham, a pioneering new initiative which aims to support communitiesContinue reading