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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Week Commencing 14th May, Menatl Health Awareness Week, saw us release our series of camouflage body paint images.  These images were part of a project in collaboration with Oldham Theatre Workshop and centred around poung people’s mental health.  Working with the amazing Emma Cammack (http://www.emmacammack.net/) a project was set up using body painting techniques to …

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 – 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 …

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

OYC Meeting Minutes – 15/02/17

Welcome Apologies  Adam H, George, Isabelle, Jess C, Melissa, Lydia, Nazmul, Jahanzeib, Marya, Samah, Georgia, Roshni, Jake. Oldham Pledge Suzy Ashworth came to update the OYCOldham Youth Council about the Oldham Pledge.  The passports have been printed and at this moment its being piloted in several schools across Oldham in year groups across all the …

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 …

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.

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 …