Month: January 2017

Youth foria Jan 17

I am Jakob from Rochdale youth cabinate we attended youthforia in knowlsley on sunday 29th of January.We have came in had a drink and met some new people. We where introduced to our theme for the day which was special educational needs (SEN) and gone off to our different groups different groups did different things but we descussed accessibility of youthforia for young people in our group and fead our ideas back to the whole group We were all well fed the buffet looked like a tornado hit. Will showed us a new development he has created called share.the purpouce...

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Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet Meeting Minutes 12th Jan

Just the minutes from the last meeting with Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet. Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet   Minutes Date of Meeting: Thurs 12th January 2017 Time From To 18:00 20:00 Venue: Council Chambers, Rochdale Town Hall   AGENDA ITEM Item   1 Welcome   1.1 All members welcomed and AM mentioned few apologies sent.   2 Town Hall Development Project   2.1           2.2                       2.3 Neil Eccles & Jonathan Hindle introduced the project, especially to new members, and explained about the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), what they...

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Youth Voice Update – Autumn 2016

Want to know more about what the Member of UK Youth Parliament for the borough of Rochdale, Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet, Children’s Council and Children in Care Council have been up to recently?  Take a look at our termly report from October to December2016 to find out in more detail!RYS Youth Voice Termly Report Autumn 16 Tweet Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like...

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Voting Closed – Results to be Announced on Wednesday 15th February!

  The 6 candidates in the video have all applied, been shortlisted, interviewed and voted into the democratic elections and it is now down to young people to decide who the next Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) for the Rochdale Borough should be.  Please watch the video and listen to the 3 campaign points from each candidate and ask yourself are they friendly and approachable?  Would they listen to me?  Are their campaign points relative to me and achievable?  Young people aged 11-19 and live in or attend education in Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton, Milnrow, Newhey or Littleborough have voted in schools, colleges and online who...

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Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet (RBYC) Minutes 05/01/17

Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet, run by Rochdale Youth Service, meet fortnightly and is chaired by the Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) for the Borough of Rochdale.  They discuss issues young people face across the borough and take action to improve the lives of young people and make sure their voices are being heard.  Please see below for the minutes of our last meeting: Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet   Minutes Date of Meeting: Thurs 5th January 2017 Time From To 18:00 20:00 Venue: Council Chambers, Rochdale Town Hall   AGENDA ITEM Item 1 Welcome 1.1 All members welcomed and wished a happy new year. AM mentioned few apologies sent. 2 Updates 2.1 Tabitha – been away to Amsterdam and had a wonderful time! Sarah – been on a 2 week pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia and learned a lot from it. Fantastic experience which has made her reflect quite a lot. Most other YP just had a lovely Christmas and new year and enjoyed the break! 3 Young Inspectors 3.1           3.2   HM informed the group what exactly the young inspectors do. RBSCB want us to go and inspect some of their services next week.  YP who have already attended the training and have experience in inspection will be meeting next week with Alyson, discussing what they will be doing, going through the questions and...

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Cared for Children Survey

The ‘Listen Up’ group is the Children in Care Council for the Borough of Rochdale.  They meet fortnightly to discuss issues and work together with the Corporate Parenting Board (CPB) to make changes and improvements to the care system in Rochdale borough.  As part of this, Listen Up feels it is important to get the views of other cared for children and young people across the borough of Rochdale. The theme of the next CPB is Safeguarding and Listen Up would like to find out more about the safeguarding experiences cared for children and have come up with the questionnaire. If you are a cared...

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