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NEW Children's Champion Elected!

Across the borough, school children elected 10-year-old Erin Buckley from Littleborough as their new children's champion for 2019/2020 on Tuesday in Rochdale Town Hall. Children’s champions work with decision makers to make changes which will improve the lives of young people. This means the total amount of young people that voted in a variety of […]
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Children's Champion Candidates for the 2019 Elections!

So we now have 6 candidates through to the democratic elections for the Rochdale Borough Children's Champion...but how did they get there, what will they do and of course, who are they??? Well, this year Rochdale Youth Service had many applications forms after e-mails and applications were sent out to primary schools across the borough of […]
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Children's Champion for Rochdale Borough

In July 2018, the new Children's Champion and Deputy were democratically elected after school across the Borough participated in the elections.  8579 children voted in the elections this year and Millie Connor, aged 10 from Holy Trinity Primary School was elected as the new Children's Champion for the Borough of Rochdale with 2244 votes and Isabelle […]
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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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Votes At 16!-Our Video to all MPs

We made a video to encourage MPs to come to the House of Commons on November 3rd  to discuss if 16-17-year-olds should have the right to vote.What do you think?For information visit here:https://www.byc.org.uk/campaigns/votes-at-16 Thanks to everyone who helped! Credits: Editing and photography: Mel Greenwood Featuring: Louis Tweedale Myiesha Amani Laila Kayani Farris Aslaam Elise Heap Dylan Langley Mel […]
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Rochdale Borough Children's Champion Election 2017 Results!!!

On Tuesday 4th July, Hannah Nazir reached the end of her term of office and handed the medal over to the new democratically elected Children's Champion for the borough of Rochdale.  Madeleine Bamford, the deputy Children's Champion, also handed her position over.  After going through the process of applying for the position, being shortlisted by […]
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Children's Champion Elections 2017!

The Rochdale borough Children's Champion democratic elections are now taking place in primary schools across Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton and the Pennines!  After receiving 64 applications this year, the current Children's Champion (Hannah Nazir), Deputy (Madeleine Bamford) and members of the Children's Council had the challenge of shortlisting them down to 20 by reading all applications […]
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Newly Elected MYP & Deputy for Rochdale Borough with 11,000 Votes!

On Wednesday 15th February, the results of the democratic Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) Elections for the Rochdale Borough were anno0unced at Rochdale Town Hall.  Tabitha Rusden, the former MYP and Amelia Betham, the former Deputy MYP, handed the medals over to the new Deputy, Louis Tweedale, and the new MYP, Sarah Mahmood, both from […]
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The 6 Candidates for the Rochdale MYP Elections are...

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" saved_tabs="all" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid" global_module="424"] Tabitha Rusden is the current Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) for the Borough of Rochdale and her term of office will end on 28th February 2017.  So, who will take her place?  Young people from across the borough applied to be the […]
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Elections for the next Member of UK Youth Parliament for Rochdale Borough

Young people between the ages of 11 and 17 have now applied to be the next Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) for the Borough of Rochdale.  All those who have applied will be attending an interview on Thursday 8th December, where they will be observed by young people to see how good they are at […]
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