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Managing exam stress

Exams and stress come hand in hand. Of course young people are going to stress when they are told that the grades that they get at the end of August will dictate where they go in life. Whilst there are many options for those who don't get the results that they want, the overbearing weight […]
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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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You Are Not Alone festival #FreeTheMind

On Saturday the 30th March, Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet attended a music event in Manchester after being invited by Councillor Kallum Nolan, a local Councillor in Middleton. The festival was a three venue gig that raised awareness for mental health as well as money for Manchester Mind. The young people from BoR got stuck in. […]
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What a year!!! Report of the last 12 months

There is only one word that I can use to summarise this year: successful. I would like to thank Anita as the Deputy, along with the rest of the cabinet for their support throughout the year. Without them this year would not have been as productive or have seen as many achievements as it has. […]
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Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet's Week of Action

This week is the Week of Action, an event that was organised by Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet. It is a chance for young people to learn about mental health, and mental health issues through a session planned and delivered by young people. Before we get into that, however, I feel that it is important to […]
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MYP Elections 2018-19

Following the election results on the 22nd of February, I am pleased to say that I am the new MYP for the Borough of Rochdale. It was a great year, and I feel that the competition was very strong. Well done to the candidates who took place this year: Myiesha, Eve, Anita, Bartek and Adam. […]
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GCSE Resits~ What we're working on

Too much pressure is being put on the youth of today: revise, revise, revise is a motto we have all become too familiar with. We are told that we have one shot to show the examiner what we are capable of. Without coursework, this is all that we have. No proof of what we can do, […]
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Affordable Transport ~ What we're working on

No one likes being sat around doing nothing, but sometimes its too far and too expensive to go to your friends. That's why over this next year, Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet are hoping to bring the price of transport down for young people. Not only will making transport affordable make it cheaper to get around, […]
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Deputy Member of Youth Parliament 2017

Hi, I am Louis Tweedale, the new Deputy Member of Youth Parliament for Rochdale. I look forward to serving my term along side Sarah Mahmood, especially on mental health, something we both agreed on in our manifestos. We are both pupils at Hollingworth Academy. The main reason that I applied to be a candidate in the election is […]
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