Youth Council

If you are a young person (aged 11 to 19 or up to 25 with special educational needs and disabilities) who wants to have a say about things that matter to YOU and you want to help influence decisions made about YOUR life, then come along to North Lincolnshire Youth Council.

What’s it all about?

The Youth Council seeks to:

  • provide a forum for young people to have a voice on things that matter to them
  • represent and communicate the views of young people aged between 11 and 20 in North Lincolnshire to decision makers and the wider North Lincolnshire community
  • communicate and promote the views of young people
  • raise the profile  of young people in a positive way
  • encourage young people to be good citizens, so they act with understanding and communicate between themselves and their communities
  • highlight issues affecting young people

The dates for the North Lincolnshire Youth Council are as follows:

  • Thursday 21 Nov-2019- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 19 Dec -2019- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 16 Jan- 2020- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 13 Feb- 2020- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 19 Mar-2020- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 23 Apr-2020- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 21 May-2020- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 18 June-2020- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 8   July-2020- 4:00pm to 6:30pm  –  Annual General Meeting
  • Thursday 17  Sept- 2020- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 22  Oct-2020- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 19  Nov-2020- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 10  Dec -2020- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 21  Jan -2021- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 25  Feb -2021- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 25  Mar-2021- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 22  Apr- 2021- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 20  May-2021- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 17  June-2021- 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Thursday 15  July- 2021- 4:00pm to 6:30pm  – Annual General Meeting

All meetings are held at Church Square House, 30-40 High Street, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN15 6NL.

There is an expanding age range of children and young people attending the Youth Council.  In order to accommodate the different issues and views that affect members, the meetings now start at 6pm and follow the normal procedure until 8pm.

After 8pm members will be invited to stay for a further 30 minutes to  participate in debates. This offers the opportunity for young people to discuss issues that may concern them and develop debating skills.

Key communications from the Youth Council meetings are listed below:

The NLYC Annual Report 2018-19 [PDF, 9.82Mb] showcases the youth council’s efforts, celebrates their successes and demonstrates how they’ve made a difference.