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 […]
ROCHDALE Borough Youth Councillor Representing UK Youth at Model European Parliament!
Georgia Jones has been a Youth Councillor for Rochdale Borough and a member of Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet at Rochdale Youth Service for around 14 months. Georgia is 17 years old and attends Rochdale Sixth Form College. She is also a POSH (Pinoeer of Sustainable Hope) representative for Rochdale borough and is passionate about campaigning […]
Sarah Mahmood, aged 16, is the former Member of UK Youth Parliament for the borough of Rochdale and has been recognised by the Royal Family for all her hard work with support of the Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet. Sarah will be presented with the Diana Award, the most prestigious award a young person can receive, […]
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 […]
My name is Myiesha Amani I am a member of the youth cabinet and representative of Rochdale borough. Recently on the 25th February, I and a few other cabinet members were invited to attend the Northern Powerhouse at the university of Huddersfield. On arrival, we were introduced to refreshments and some delightful little snacks. We […]
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 […]
On Friday 11th November Tabitha Rusden, the Member of UK Youth Parliament for the Borough of Rochdale, joined 275 other elected MYPs from across the UK to debate on the top issues recently voted by nearly 1 million young people in the national Make Your Mark consultation. MYPs sat together with others from their region and […]
In the national Make Your Mark consultation 5570 young people from across the Rochdale Borough voted which issues were affecting them the most. The local results are slightly different to the national results and the top 3 issues voted in Rochdale are: Transport - make public transport cheaper, better and accessible for all. Tackling racist […]