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OYC Meeting Minutes – 29/09/2021

WELCOME This meeting was held within a blended format, following the required measures to keep everyone safe. THINK INKS Some members of Oldham Youth Council met with representatives of Think Inks during last priorities meeting. Think Inks is a company that aims to raise money through recycling printer cartridges, more about their work can be …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 21/07/21

OYC MEETING CALLED FOR THE REVIEW OF THE OLDHAM YOUTH COUNCIL CONSTITUTION Prior to the meeting on the 21/07/21, a call for the review of the Oldham Youth Council Constitution was sent out to all Youth Councillors. Youth Councillors were asked to read through the last version of the Constitution (2018) to see if they …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 07/07/21

This meeting had an altered starting and ending time, at asking of the Chair, so that members could watch the Euro 2020 match happening on the same night. WELCOME The Chair, Hamra, welcomed everyone, in person (with members all following national Covid-19 regulations and Oldham Council Covid-19 safety measures) and online, to the meeting. SCHOOL …

Youth Mayor Making – Tia Henderson

This Youth Mayor Making was held at a reduced capacity within the Oldham Council Chambers, with people having the option to join the Youth Mayor Making virtually. This event followed National Guidance, Oldham Council Covid-19 safety measures, and guidance from the NYA. This meeting was attended by current Oldham Mayor Jenny Harrison, outgoing Oldham Mayor …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 09/06/21

WELCOME The Chair welcomed Youth Councillors who attended the meeting in person (following all required and necessary Covid-19 regulations and safety measures) and those attending online. ROUGH AND TUMBLE The Emily O’Shea Company came into this meeting to discuss old playground games Youth Councillors played as kids. Rough and Tumble is a project aiming at …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 26/05/21

WELCOME This meeting sees the first in person meeting for Oldham Youth Council in over a year! All necessary precautions were made, including the use of the Council Chambers, a room that is much bigger than the suites we regularly met in pre-pandemic. MENTAL HEALTH A student has put in a request to the Youth …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 05/08/20

Welcome Youth Councillors being welcomed into break room. Tia played “Find the item”. #StaySafeOldham – Positive Steps, Javed Iqbal OASIS – Oldham Alcohol Substance Intervention Service, Tier 3 help, support and advice around drugs and substances, working with those up to the age of nineteen, helping young people to ease through issues of/with/associated to taking …

OYC Priorities Minutes – 29/07/20

Attendance: Chris L., Dayna B., Liam H., Alexander N-H., Prem R., Nathan W., Amour C., Anmol S., Charlotte C., Melissa D., Aaliyah R. Actions from Last Meeting Alexander researched and sent in a ‘how to make’ A6 guide. Tia was in the process of making a quizlet Liam contacted and forwarded on recourses from Amy’s …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 13/05/20

WELCOME Apologies : Tia H. To start of this meeting, Youth Councillors were asked to make a rune based on these three questions. What ave you overcome during the lockdown? What has helped your mental health during the lockdown? What have you enjoyed in lockdown? Youth Councillors created a small image in response to these …

OYC April 2020 Monthly Memo

Here is a round up of all of the highlights of OYC’s April 2020!