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Meet the Youth Councillors – Marouf Ahmed

My name is Marouf Ahmed. I am currently the Youth Mayor of Oldham and I am honoured to be the first Bangladeshi Youth Mayor for Oldham. I have been on the Youth Council for about 6 years now and I can honestly say it has changed my life it has been one of the most …

Meet the Youth Councillors – Samah Khalil

My journey becoming a youth councillor started all the way back in 2014, I was in year 9 at North Chadderton School and I saw an opportunity to run in an election and become a youth councillor. I ran in the election but did not get enough votes. It was a year later when I …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 07/02/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Katie W., Joe H., Steff M., Paige T.   DEMENTIA BUDDIES   Kay Knox has come into the Youth Council to talk about Dementia Buddy, a Guardian Angel Project that helps people with Dementia to get help when in need. Through the use of NFC, a message is able to be read …

Meet the Youth Councillors – Jess Consterdine

Hi, I’m Jess and I’m the Greater Manchester representative for Oldham Youth Council. I wanted to join Oldham Youth Council as a way to build my confidence and make new friends. I ran for elections in 2016, I took an active role in all of the campaigns that I could, including a discrimination campaign that …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 10/01/18

WELCOME   Apologies :- Marouf A., Khadija A., Shariq A., Joe H. Amber started off the meeting with ‘Councillor Guess Who 2.0’ Game.   VICE 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 :-)… …

Meet The Youth Councillors – Amber Collins

Hey, I’m Amber Powell, I am the current 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 of Oldham’s Youth Council. I began my journey as a Youth Councillor because I had just …

Meet the Youth Councillors – Liam Joseph Harris

Hey! I am Liam Joseph Harris, a proud member and communications officer for the amazing Oldham Youth Council (definetly not a biased opinion…). My journey on the Youth Council all started with 2016 elections, when a youth worker came into my secondary school and a youth worker came in to talk to the students about …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 06/12/17

WELCOME Apologies:- Jasmine R., Khadija A., Roshni P., Isabelle A., Joe H., Tasmeen K., Afsana K., Jade C. Amber started off the meeting with the ‘Guess the Councillor’ game. OLDHAM YOUTH COUNCIL ELECTIONS Youth Council elections are in Jan/Feb 2018, highlighting the schools who have already stepped forward and stated they are prepared to do …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 22/11/17

WELCOME Apologies :- Jade C., Shariq A., Melissa D., Brendan G., Afsana K., Sarah N., Joe H., Nayema K. Amber started off the meeting with the ‘Guess the Councillor’ Ice Breaker. HATE AWARENESS AND CHALLENGE Virbai and Jo, from Oldham Council, came to talk to the Youth Council about Hate Crime and the stands of …

Make Your Mark 2017

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 …