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Young People from Watford and Three Rivers complete their Bronze DofE Practice Expedition

30 June 2016

42 young people from across Watford and Three Rivers who are working towards their Bronze DofE awards took part in a very successful practice expedition during June. ‘Expedition’ is one of four required components of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award programme, the other three being Volunteering, Physical and Skills.

Young People proudly present…YouthPoint!

24 June 2016

Young people taking part in a film project at YouthPoint in Watford have made a promotional film to tell their peers about the support available as well as the many and varied Youth Connexions projects that take place in the centre.

Young people raise money for St Francis Hospice

21 June 2016

A group of young people from Youth Connexions Abbots Langley youth project joined in the Abbots Langley Carnival last Saturday to promote Youth Connexions youth projects, and raised over £100 for St Francis Hospice.

Youth Connexions showcases projects at Potters Bar Carnival

15 June 2016

Youth Connexions carried on the yearly tradition of having our own stand at the Potters Bar Carnival in June; this took place in the grounds of Elm Court Youth and Community Centre in Mutton Lane. This year’s Carnival was particularly special as it coincided with the Queens 90th Birthday celebrations.

Youth Connexions launch 'Upper Highway' Youth Project

06 June 2016

Youth Connexions has announced the launch of a new youth project based at Upper Highway Scout Hut in Abbots Langley, with support from Watford Community Housing Trust. The project, aimed at young people aged 13 to 19, was launched in April and runs every Wednesday from 6 - 8pm during term time.

Pop-up advice creates a buzz in Hertford town centre

03 June 2016

Youth Connexions hold events in all sorts of locations so that young people can better access guidance and support. The latest location was Hertford town centre, on a very chilly day during half term week.

Primary school pupils prepare for their next steps with Rocket into the Future

03 June 2016

Youth Connexions delivered the careers group work course Rocket into the Future across the whole spring term in The Grange Junior School, Letchworth Garden City. The module introduces children in years 5 and 6 to the choices ahead, and starts them thinking about their skills, aspirations and opportunities.

Kelly Smith MBE launches new sports facility in Abbots Langley

24 May 2016

County Councillor Sara Bedford and Vice Chair of the Abbots Langley Parish Council, Liz Burns, joined ex-England and Arsenal Captain Kelly Smith MBE and girls from a local school football team on Monday morning, 23rd May, for the official launch of new sports equipment in Abbots Langley.

Youth Connexions is helping inform thousands of young people about mental health

23 May 2016

Mental health and emotional wellbeing are a national priority, and Youth Connexions is helping ensure that Hertfordshire makes this an area of significant focus.

Young people recognise the impact of Youth Connexions youth work

20 May 2016

Over 1,200 young people who attend Youth Connexions youth projects were asked to assess their impact, and the outcomes they achieved from attending.  This is what they said…