9/10/2017

Attendees Nicola Dawber Harry Bates April Rankin Connor Danson Shauna Robinson Josh Thompson Apologies sent Jake Adams Items discussed Uk parliament  week 13 to 19 november event with blackpool sixth  and possibly wyre yc. We need to plan a day to meet the other groups discuss about what we going Read more…

New Funding

A Huge thank you to URPotential for securing funding from Esmee Fairbairn for a 3 year Participation and Engagement worker to support Blackpool Youth Voice, (amongst other things). This funding means that we now have a dedicated worker to support the group and focus on pushing us further. So lets Read more…

The final Count

We have done it again. This years Make Your Mark Campaign is over for another year. we have worked hard as a group to get a representative voice of young people across our town. We are attending the next YOFO on Saturday in Preston where we can share our approx Read more…

General Election Q&A @ Streetlife

On Sunday 22nd May, I attended the General Election candidate Q&A session at Streetlife. This was a great opportunity to meet with our local candidates and ask them what they would do in relation to young people’s issues. UKIP, Liberal Democrat, Labour and Green candidates were in attendance with a Read more…

Make Your Mark 2017 Coming Soon!

Make Your Mark gives a unique opportunity to reach out to young people who go on to be opinion formers and leaders of the future. This year, through school, online and through our grassroots we’ll be reaching out to young people once again. Last year a total of 978,216 young Read more…

House of Commons Debate

Today UKYP, the United Kingdom Youth Parliament, entered the House of Common for their annual debate. The topics debated by MYPs, Members of Youth Parliament, were the top 5 results from this years Make Your Mark campaign: Stop Cuts that Effect the NHS, Votes at 16, Transport, Tackling Racism and Read more…