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What Has Been Going On? (Q1 2022)

Hey there, I have noticed that there have not been any updates since the new Youth Councillor term began, therefore I have decided to give this summary. FIRST MEETING For the first meeting of 2022 (and the inauguration meeting for the newer Youth Councillors), we did games including 2 quizes, to help the new youth …

Make Your Mark 2022

Here is this year’s Make Your MarkA Nationwide campaign, run by UK Youth parliament, that gathers information on what is important to the youth of the United Kingdom. More report.

Youth Researchers – Preventing School Exclusions Project

The RSA will support up to six young people (two from each of the three local areas) as part of the Preventing School Exclusion (PSE) Youth Researcher cohort. Working with professional researchers, you will have the opportunity to shape the research design, collect and analyse data, and influence how we share our finding with local …

Mental Health

Support and Services Over the last few years, Mental Health has been one of the most important issues to young people in Oldham in the Make Your MarkA Nationwide campaign, run by UK Youth parliament, that gathers information on what is important to the youth of the United Kingdom. More ballot. This need is even …

APPG on Youth Affairs – Tia Henderson

On Tuesday the 15th of October Me, Samah and Hamra went down to The House of Commons in London to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Youth Affairs – to speak about the priorities for young people.We set off from Oldham to Manchester, at about 1 on clock and got on the train down …

Mental Health – Support and Services

Over the last few years, Mental Health has been one of the most important issues to young people in Oldham in the Make Your MarkA Nationwide campaign, run by UK Youth parliament, that gathers information on what is important to the youth of the United Kingdom. More ballot. This is why Mental Health is one …

Our Oldham Project Exhibition

Over the summer holiday, members of the Youth Voice Family have been working collaboratively on a project called Our Oldham, based on the 5 Ways to Well-being, which are : Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Learn and Give, with the final aim to raise money for the Charitable Fund Real Change. The Youth Voice Family …

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 …

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 …

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 …