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Everyone at Mahdlo is a Youth Work Week champion

The National Youth Agency themed this year’s Youth Work Week, which ran from 1 to 7 November, Champions of Youth Work and for Mahdlo our staff and volunteers, who go above and beyond each day to support young people across the borough, are our champions Throughout the week we spent time speaking to youth workers, […]

A night of inspiration with Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox CBE FRS will be returning to Oldham to provide a night of inspiration for Oldham’s young people at an event organised by The event later this year will see over 800 young people in attendance. We will be contacting all local schools and colleges with an invite for their students to […]

Mahdlo minibus unveiled!

With over 600 entries to our ‘Design the Minibus’ competition, the Mahdlo team and our judges had an incredibly hard time choosing a single winner whose design would adorn the Mahdlo minibus. Presented with 20 finalists, our judging panel consisting of Mahdlo chief executive Lucy Lees, patron and business leaders Robin Eglin from OMC Ford […]

Join the Young Digitals Festival this March

Each year Peshkar hold the Young Digitals Festival, and for anyone aged 5 or over this means they have the opportunity to achieve their Discover Arts Award. The last year has been difficult but this hasn’t stopped Peshkar, who are holding their festival completely digitally! The Young Digitals Festival hub will soon be available on […]

Mahdlo Members Help Kick Off Manchester International Festival

Mahdlo members headed for Manchester city centre last week as Manchester International Festival got underway with the Bells For Peace event at Cathedral Gardens. Acting as the opening ceremony for the three week festival, Bells For Peace saw hundreds of people from across the city and beyond, gather to celebrate and send a message of […]

Mahdlo Musicians Star In Peterloo Bicentenary

Young people from took over Parliament Square on Saturday as artists, writers, poets, and musicians from Oldham commemorated the bicentenary of the Peterloo Massacre. The Soapbox event, which established a Speaker’s Corner in the town centre, also gave a platform to young people from Oldham Youth Council and Oldham Theatre Workshop. It was part […]

Mahdlo Business Mentoring project

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] We have a great opportunity for local people with an aptitude for business and/or money management to make a difference in a young person’s life by being a volunteer mentor and role model to a young person aged 12 -16. We are looking for people from a variety of business […]

Buy A Bauble

[column width=”1/2″ title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Over £2,000 has been raised by local people and businesses in support of Mahdlo’s ‘Buy a Bauble’ campaign. Baubles bought are being proudly displayed on the Christmas tree and feature the names of those who have generously donated. All money raised from this campaign will be used to provide […]


[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] This month, we’ve lots of festive activties planned. In all our sessions, you will find these activities plus our regular sports sessions, arts corner, chill zone, gym and more… JUNIOR ZONE: Tuesday: Gym, Street Dance, Drama with Oldham Coliseum, Bush Craft Thursday: Climbing, Trampolining, Gym, Christmas Party (21st) Saturday: […]

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