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OYC Meeting Minutes – 17/04/19

WELCOME Apologies :- Katie R., Alex R., Megan B. OLDHAM PLEDGE – SUZY CHAPMAN Suzy and Laura from Oldham Pledge has come into the meeting to hand over a certificate from the OP that shows OYC’s support of the pledge. YOUTHFORIAAn organisation in which youth councillors from the North West meet up and work on …

kerrching funding

Kerrching Award Grants 2019

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that the Kerrching – Youth Opportunity Fund awards are back for 2019. What It Is: Kerrching – Youth Opportunity Fund aims to provide opportunities for young people in their leisure time that will improve positive outcomes for children and young people living in Oldham. The fund …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 03/04/19

WELCOME Apologies :- Steffany M., Afsana K., Katie R., Tia H. The meeting started with an introduction from a Kerrching-funded project that aimed to help the Roma community of Oldham feel more engaged in the community. YEAR REVIEW It has been a year since the elections for the 2018-2020 term of office for the Oldham …

A Standard Day: Mental Health Training

A Standard Day: Mental Health Training was a collaborative project between Oldham Youth Council and Oldham Theatre Workshop.  The training, that took place between 26th November 2018 and 7th December 2018, offered 12 interactive workshops delivered to professionals and adults working with or caring for children and young people.  The 2 hour workshops included a …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 12/12/18

WELCOME LAST MEETING FOR 2018 – MEETINGS PROCEED ON 9TH JANUARY 2019 Apologies:- Hfsa A., Steffany M., Katie R. REAL CHANGE Robbie Cowbury from Real Change campaign. This campaign, kicking off in Manchester, surrounds homelessness. The premise of the campaign is to help people help homelessness, donate money to take to partners that try to …

Make Your Mark 2018

Oldham’s report from the 2018 consultation.

OYC Meeting Minutes 31/10/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Roshni P., Khadija A., Abi, Leah, Isabelle A. Samah started off the meeting with good news. RELATIONSHIP AND SEX EDUCATION CONSULTATIONConsultation is when members of an organisation gather information/feedback from members of the public or group on a project or scheme. Recently, the Government has come out with a guideline on how …

OYC Meeting Minutes 17/10/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Amber C., Nathan W., Afsana K., SINGLE USE PLASTIC Justine Addy from Oldham Council is wanting to put in a Single Use Plastic policy in Oldham Council to help the environment due to the recent spike in media attention to the dumping of single use plastic. Justine wants to swiftly set a …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 03/10/18

WELCOME No apologies received for this meeting.   VICE CHAIRThe Youth Councillor who runs the meeting, heads up the organisation and has the casting vote. Or something to sit on but probably the first one on our site :-)… More ELECTIONS Candidates Megan, Hamra, Katie and Richard each gave a two minute speech on why …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 19/09/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Joe W., Armaan, Isaac Q.   GOOD NEWS After a long summer with many doing different activities, youth councillors shared a piece of good news.   MAKE YOUR MARKA Nationwide campaign, run by UK Youth parliament, that gathers information on what is important to the youth of the United Kingdom. SESSION With …