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OYC Meeting Minutes -13/09/17

WELCOME Apologies – Nathan W., Jake S., Branden G. Amber started off the member with the ‘Guess the Councillor’ ice breaker. CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE STRATEGY Jodie and Bernie asked the Youth Council to complete a consultationConsultation is when members of an organisation gather information/feedback from members of the public or group on a project …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 16/08/17

WELCOME Apologies – Jade C., Khadija A., Afsana K., Branden G., Georgia L., Jasmine R., Roshni P. Amber started off the Meeting with ‘Guess The Councillor’ SAY ‘HI’ TO REN Ren from Youth Focus North West came into the meeting to introduce herself to the Oldham Youth Council. She wants to learn what it means …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 02/08/17

WELCOME Apologies from Saadiqah B., Khadija A., Brandon G., Jess C., Sarah N., Samah K. Amber started of the meeting with ‘Guess the Councillor’ activity.   VOTES AT 16 UPDATE Attendees of the second meeting for Votes at 16 Bill planning gave feedback to the Youth Council about the plans and discussions that have developed …

Youth Mayor Making 2017

On 28th June 2017 T.Jay Turner officially handed over the Youth Mayor reigns to Mohammed Marouf Ahmed.  T’Jay has done and amazing job over the last 12 months and will be remembered fondly by children, young people and adults across Oldham.   T.Jay has left very big shoes to fill but Marouf is more than …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 21/06/17

Welcome   Apologies Tomi, Ge, Marouf   Sexual Health Education Consultation Leanne Davies, from Oldham Council’s Public Health team, wanted to discuss sexual health services and the standard of support offered to young people in Oldham.  The meeting split into 3 groups and discuss issues such as the information given to young people around sexual …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 07/06/17

Welcome Amber started the meeting with an ice breaker.   OYC Leadership Roles It was brought before the Youth Council that the leadership roles were being taken by the same Youth Councillors and that this created 2 problems.  Firstly that the limited numbers of roles are not being fairly distributed across the members.  It was …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 24/05/17

Welcome Marouf started his final meeting as Chair with youth councillors sharing a piece of good news.   Manchester Terror Attacks Chris spoke to the group offering support for anyone who needs it.  He also reiterated that everyone will have opinions about what happened on Monday and that statements and opinions should be challenged not the …

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 youth council that he felt like the council were losing touch with what was happening on social media and he needed our help. He asked …

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 the Youth Council Champions.  After seeing the designs, Youth councillors split into small groups to come up with ideas for text to go on the …

NPS Survey

We are currently trying to gather information about the New Psychoactive Substance, ‘Spice’.  If you have time please complete this short survey so that we have a snapshot of it’s use in Oldham. SURVEY   Thank you