Month: August 2017

Cheaper Transport for 16-18 Year Olds!!!

After years of campaigning locally and regionally, a big step has finally been taken to provide young people with cheaper transport.  Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet (RBYC) have been involved in the Greater Manchester youth Assembly (GMYA) and having their say in the GM Devolution over the past few years.  One of the biggest issues raised across the Rochdale borough, along with all 9 other local authorities across Greater Manchester, is the cost of transport for young people.  MP Andy Burnham, the recently elected Mayor of Greater Manchester, has been meeting with GMYA and listened well to the issues they have...

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Vote Now in Make Your Mark 2017!

Are you aged 11-19 years and live in Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton, Littleborough, Wardle, Milnrow, Belfield, Smallbridge or Newhey?  Would you like issues which affect people your age to be debated in the House of Commons by your UK Youth Parliament?  Sarah Mahmood, the Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) for Rochdale Borough will be representing YOU in the House of Commons on Friday 10th November and wants to know what issues you want sorting!  The top 10 issues raised by young people this year are: A curriculum to prepare us for life – including sex, relationships, finance and politics. Votes at 16...

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RBYC Minutes 3rd August

All YP welcome and a few apologies sent in due to summer holidays. Update on Town Hall Development Project: The video was played to the group which they were filmed as part of.  Jonathan exlained how the bid has not been successful this year due to other projects submitted, but have been encouraged to reapply. They shared their thoughts about how to improve the bid for next time. They discussed how to make Rochdale more creative and what opportunities are missing for children and young people.  They also spoke about how to apply differently next time. Ideas were shared...

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