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Children's Champion Candidates - Rochdale and Pennines!

Voting in the democratic Rochdale Borough Children's Champion elections is open from Monday 12th June! These 6 candidates have done amazingly well to apply, be shortlisted down from 124 applications to the interview stage and chosen to be one of the 6 candidates in the elections for Rochdale and Pennines areas (Littleborough, Smallbridge, Bellfield, Milnrow, […]
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Meet the Children's Champion Candidates for Heywood and Middleton!

The democratic elections for the next Children's Champion are opening from Monday 12th June! So, who are the candidates who have got through the application, shortlisting and interview stage to be a candidate in the elections? Watch their video below to see who they are, where they are from, why they should be voted as […]
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Meet the Deputy MYP for Rochdale and Pennines

I will help tackle racism and inequality in our borough, give extra support for those who suffer with exam stress and anxiety, and include more inclusive fun things into the borough to help attendance figures Joyce Kapiamba Who are you? That is a very good question! Where do I start? Oh yeah my name... My […]
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London 2022!! :)

On the 3rd and 4th of November 2022, members of the boroughwide youth cabinets covering Rochdale and Pennines, Heywood and Middleton) went on a trip to London to support our MYPs (Members of UK Youth Parliament) Emilia and Henry as they participated in debates in the House of Commons with MYPs from across the UK. […]
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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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Mental health week

Mental health is a crucial aspect of overall well-being, and it is important to pay attention to it throughout life. However, young people in the UK are particularly vulnerable to mental health issues, with many facing challenges that can impact their mental well-being. Mental health issues can have a significant impact on young people in […]
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See Our Weekly Activities Open For YOU!

As well as all the youth voice projects, Rochdale Youth Service runs all sorts of other clubs, projects, activities and fun for young people aged 8 - 19 across Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton and Pennines (Milnrow, Smallbridge, Firgrove, Littleborough, Wardle, Bellfield). Lots of people want or need something to do outside school, so please take a […]
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Meet the new Deputy MYP for Heywood and Middleton

Hi my name is Beth Kilgallon or as the youth cabinet call me, the Dobble champion. I am 17 and the new deputy Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) for Heywood and Middleton. I applied to be MYP in March 2022 as I was really interested in making a difference to young people's lives. Unfortunately […]
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Children's Champion Election Applications NOW OPEN!!!

Are you in year 4 or 5 and live or attend primary school anywhere in the borough of Rochdale? Would like to to experience the exciting election process and gain new skills? Are you good at speaking on behalf of others and passionate to help improve the lives and services of local children? If you […]
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