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OYC Meeting Minutes – 22/08/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Stefany M., Alex R., Samah K.   READING FRIENDS – POSSIBLE PROJECT Chris has been contacted by Oldham Library about the Reading Friends project. Aimed at helping lonely and isolated old people, the project aims to help stop loneliness felt by elderly people. Doing activities such as crafts, dementia friendly cinema and …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 08/08/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Tia H., Nathan W. Samah started off the meeting with Good News. Lightning talks return next meeting.   SPLAT Afsana played a game of splat with youth councillors to bring in a lively mood.   MANIFESTO After the group discussions from the last meeting (25/07/18), Sam wrote up the information to form …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 25/07/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Nathan R.   ELECTIONS This meeting had the Officer elections for the next 12 months. As from decided from the previous meeting (11/07/18) the roles that are up in this election are Communications Officer, Events and Outreach Officer, Two Campaigns Officers and Well-being officer. Due to the right amount of candidates running …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 11/07/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Sultan, Khadija A., Amber P., Sarah N., Afsana K., Nathan W., Katie W. Jade started off the meeting with good news. FIND YOUR FUTURE Vicky Sinfield from Greater Manchester Higher came into the meeting to talk about the Find Your Future event on Saturday 14th July. This event is aimed at removing …

Adopt a Monkey

Oldham Youth Council once had a campaign called purple monkey washing machine (check out the I love Me page for more info).  Back then we drafted in our friends, the purple sock monkeys, to help get our point across.  After all their hard work we now think they deserve some R&R living with an amazing …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 27/06/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Samah K., Tia J., Jess C., Nathan W.   HOUSING CONSULTATIONConsultation is when members of an organisation gather information/feedback from members of the public or group on a project or scheme. More Tim English from Housing in Oldham Council came into the meeting to talk about the Housing Strategy. Tim has consulted …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 13/06/18

WELCOME Apologies:- Jess C., Shariq A., Katie R., Katie W., Khadija A., Amber C Samah started the meeting off the meeting with Good News!   QAVs Oldham Youth Council has been awarded the Queens Award for Voluntary Services. As a celebration, it is being talked about all members of OYCOldham Youth Council More getting a …

Queens Award for Voluntary Service

It is with great pride that we can now share that we have been awarded the Queens Award for Voluntary Services! It is an amazing honour and a credit to the hundreds of young people who have volunteered over the past 12 years! At the time of print we think that we are the only …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 30/05/18

WELCOME Apologies:- Roshni P-H., Katie R., Katie W., Steffany M. Samah began the meeting with lightning talks from Joe W., Shariq A. and Jade C.   LSCB STRATEGIC PLAN Lisa from the Oldham Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) came into the meeting to talk about the LSCB strategic plan for 2018/21. The LSCB has six …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 16/05/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Katie R., Tia H., Joe W., Hamra Samah started off the Meeting with Lightning Talks. GMYCAGreater Manchester Youth Combined Authority More Jess C., A representative for Oldham in GMYCAGreater Manchester Youth Combined Authority More, gave a lively presentation describing what GMYCAGreater Manchester Youth Combined Authority More is and how Youth Councillors could …