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Mental Health Awareness Week: let's tackle body image.

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and the theme this year is body image. Mental health is an issue that one in four of us will suffer at any one time, and sadly is still surrounded my many misconceptions and stigma. This week aims to tackle this by raising awareness of what mental health […]
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SO...What have we been up to??? Take a look...

Take a look at what young people have been up to and achieved over the winter months!
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Rochdale and Pennines MYP - Mental Health

As it is world Mental Health Awareness Week, I thought I would address the importance of mental health within our everyday lives, and why I believe it is so important, including why I chose it to be one of my three manifesto points when applying to be the Member of UK Youth Parliament for Rochdale […]
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Ukraine - Words from Heywood and Middleton MYP

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the whole world's attention had turned to the devastating news. International news outlets were racing to the scene to take a self-pitying, depressing selfie of war-torn cities and people in crisis. Although that comment is somewhat unfair, not all the press is self-serving and narcissistic. In fact, thousands of western […]
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Children's Champion Applications NOW OPEN!!!

Yes it is that time of year again when children aged 8-10 who live in Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton or Pennines (Milnrow, Littleborough, Wardle, Firgrove, Smallbridge, Smithybridge) can apply to be the next Children's Champion or deputy of Rochdale Borough! The Children's Champion represents the voice or all children across the borough and runs 3 campaigns […]
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Summer Report!

Intrigued what the Rochdale Borough Children's Council and Youth Cabinet have been up to over summer? Find out and have a read over the summer report below and see what we have coming up in Autumn!
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Virtual Question Time Event!

Rochdale Youth Service are holding a virtual Question Time event on Friday 29th May on Zoom!  The event is aiming to give young people aged 11 - 19 who live in the borough of Rochdale the opportunity to ask key decision makers about the coronavirus and the impact it is having on young people.  We have guests from services including […]
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Podcasts to get you through lockdown

Podcast are a great way to either take in information or help you concentrate whilst getting work done. I work in an open plan office where I am surrounded by the irrelevant conversations of other teams which is the perfect atmosphere for me. Now that I am confined to working from home I am surrounded […]
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