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OYC Meeting Minutes – 07/12/16

Welcome Marouf welcomed everyone including guests from Madhlo who had come along to take part in a consultation. Apologies Melissa, George, Roshni Consultation Members from Mahdlo came along to the meeting to join a consultation about facilities and what they want to see in Oldham town centre. Ideas are shown on green post-its The group …

Youthforia 03/12/16

Oldham Youth Council attended the BYC Convention 3 and Youthforia meeting last weekend, held at Manchester Metropolitan University.  Topic’s of discussion included the UKYP campaigns (votes at 16 and curriculum for life) plus a consultation on how Youthforia is doing. From the mouths of attendees: YCllr Marouf Ahmed, Chair of OYC On 3rd December Oldham …

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 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 and what they think Members of the Youth Parliament should campaign on for the year ahead. The UK Youth Parliament is …

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 took the photos and each day posted an image onto our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook feeds.  Each image displayed a different type …

Amber Powell

Vice Chair Elections

With T.Jay becoming Youth Mayor he leaves his role of Oldham Youth Council Chair.  This means our Vice Chair Marouf Ahmed steps up into the role of Chair and we elect a new Vice Chair.   Vice Chair elections took place at the Full Youth Council Meeting on 22nd June with great excitement.  Candidates who put …

Youth Mayor Making

On 29th June 2016 Saskia Edwards-Korolczuk officially handed over the Youth Mayor reigns to T.Turner.  Saskia has done and amazing job over the last 12 months and will be remembered fondly by children, young people and adults across Oldham.  Our outgoing Mayor had this to say on twitter Thank-you for everyone’s love and support this …

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 communities in Oldham, to develop their own renewable energy schemes, to tackle fuel poverty and protect the environment. A package of …