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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 …

Call for candidates

Are you aged 11-21? Do you live, work or go to school/college in Oldham? Here’s 5 reasons why you should stand in our elections

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 – 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 – 15/03/17

Welcome Todays meeting will be slightly different. The first half will be some training, a consultationConsultation is when members of an organisation gather information/feedback from members of the public or group on a project or scheme. and then back to normal business.   Apologies Shariq, Melissa, Joe Hollis.   Leadership Training Chris facilitated a workshop …

Ally Conference

Tuesday 21st February 2017
Oldham Youth Council and Oldham Theatre Workshop invited schools from all over Oldham to come together and develop ideas to stop discrimination.

OYC Meeting Minutes – 07/12/16

Welcome Marouf welcomed everyone including guests from Madhlo who had come along to take part in a consultationConsultation is when members of an organisation gather information/feedback from members of the public or group on a project or scheme.. Apologies Melissa, George, Roshni Consultation Members from Mahdlo came along to the meeting to join a consultationConsultation …

Youthforia 03/12/16

Oldham Youth Council attended the BYC Convention 3 and Youthforia meeting last weekend, held at Manchester Metropolitan University.  Topic’s of discussion included the UKYP campaigns (votes at 16 and curriculum for life) plus a consultation on how Youthforia is doing. From the mouths of attendees: YCllr Marouf Ahmed, Chair of OYC On 3rd December Oldham …

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 …

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 …