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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.
14 June 2016
Rocket into the Future is the careers and work related learning programme designed for primary school students by Youth Connexions. Personal Advisers delivered a Rocket into the Future session for both Year 6 classes at Hertford’s Morgans Primary School on 8th June.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
19 May 2016
On 16th May, Jonathan Jack, Youth Connexions Engagement Manager, attended a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) Gold Award Presentation at Buckingham Palace. Youth Connexions received a special plaque, acknowledging Hertfordshire County Council’s commitment to running the DofE since 1974.
18 May 2016
Youth Connexions is working in partnership with the YMCA to develop a newly opened project at the Peartree Youth Club in Welwyn Garden City.