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Make Your Mark 2019

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 …

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 …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 10/05/17

Welcome Everyone sang Happy Birthday to Chris   Apologies Lydia, Nazmul, Roshni, Jake, Fatimah, Nathan   Social Media – Comms team Gareth came in and introduced himself. He told the …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 26/04/17

Welcome Apologies – Jess, Lydia, Amber, Katie, Jake   Discrimination Campaign Posters Chris showed the poster designs on the projector so that YCllrs could see the work by Samah and …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 18/01/17

Welcome Manchester histories- Sam McCormick Sam talked about where she was from and what manchester histories does. She said that she came to talk about a project called hidden histories …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 23/11/16

Welcome The first part of the meeting was taken up by Question Time event in Council Chambers. Apologies Hashim, Nianna, Nazmul, Ge,  Anti-bullying pack Chris told youth councillors that the …

O.Y.C. meeting

OYC Meeting Minutes – 09/11/16

Welcome With Marouf and Ge at full council meeting and both Amber and Samah sending their apologies we have Roshni as chair and Jade as secretary.  Other apologies from: Isabelle, Jess …

O.Y.C. meeting 26th October

OYC Meeting Minutes – 26/10/16

Welcome  apologies – Hannah, Shariq, Suraya, Tasneem, Lydia, Ge, Khadija, Alan Question Time Marouf asked the youth council whether they had got ten questions each to ask Council leaders for question …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 12/10/16

Welcome Apologies – Alan, Jasmine, Amber, Khadija, Make your mark The Radclyffe school speeches. Students  from Radclyffe School had been researching make your mark in their citizenship lessons.  They were asked …

Want to become a Youth Councillor?

Do you want to join Oldham Youth Council? Why not stand our elections in January 2016?  To become a candidate all you need to do download our elections pack (click …