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Mental Health and I

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, our very own Comms Officer, Liam Harris, has published an article about Mental Health on medium.com. Below is a short excerpt. Mental Health. It is something we all have, no matter who we are. To some, it may be a blooming rose, gleaming at the sight of an …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 15/05/19

WELCOME Apologies :- Katie R., Megan B., Isabelle A. VOTES AT 16 CONSULTATION Andy Mycock from the University of Huddersfield has come into the meeting to consult with OYCOldham Youth Council on Votes at 16. It has been decided that lowering the voting age to sixteen is inevitable, however the time at which it is …

16-18 Bus Survey

Later this year the Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham, plans to introduce free bus travel for young people in the Greater Manchester area.  Please help us to understand how this might affect you by completing this short survey.  Click on the link below, complete the survey, and you can be entered into a prize draw …

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 …