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OYC News

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.

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 anti bullying posters are being printed in manchester and reminded youth councillors of the pack we were going to make with it. Jade Katie and …

make your mark 2016

Make Your Mark Report 2016

Every year the United Kingdom Youth ParliamentThe Parliament Organisation for MYPs and DMYPs. The UKYP is known for the yearly debate in the Houses of Parliament, in which MYPs attend to debate the top 5 issues, that were voted on in the MYM voting scheme…. More (UKYPUnited Kingdom Youth Parliament – The Parliament Organisation for MYPs and DMYPs. The UKYP is known for the yearly …

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 …

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 chairThe Youth Councillor who runs the meeting, heads up the organisation and has the casting vote. Or something to sit on but probably the first one on our site :-)… More and Jade as secretary. …

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 time and that they should email or Facebook message Chris with them. Marouf stressed that it was very important to attend and that Youth Councillors …

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 markA Nationwide campaign, run by UK Youth parliament, that gathers information on what is important to the youth of the United Kingdom. in their citizenship lessons.  They were asked to write speeches about …

Amber Powell

Vice Chair Elections

With T.Jay becoming Youth Mayor he leaves his role of Oldham Youth Council ChairThe Youth Councillor who runs the meeting, heads up the organisation and has the casting vote. Or something to sit on but probably the first one on our site :-)… More.  This means our Vice ChairThe Youth Councillor who runs the meeting, heads …

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 …