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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… 

Youth Connexions received award for DofE success at Buckingham Palace

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.

New youth project in Welwyn Garden City is creating youth stars!

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.

Saturday Drugs Awareness session a big success

18 May 2016

Early May saw the delivery of a very successful drugs education workshop by youth workers from the Youth Connexions team in Watford at the Al-Lawh Academy, which provides Islamic Education to young people of Watford and the surrounding areas.

Welwyn Hatfield Youth Council goes from strength to strength

18 May 2016

Youth Connexions runs the Welwyn Hatfield Youth Council in partnership with Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.  This year 15 enthusiastic young people have joined and are giving up their time every week to help address the issues that affect local young people.

Students in Hertsmere get in the know about staying safe

13 May 2016

Youth Connexions has been delivering sessions at Dame Alice Owens School, Potters Bar, exploring how to stay safe when it comes to sex, alcohol and drugs.

Engineering company provides valuable insight to its Apprentice recruitment process

06 May 2016

Youth Connexions recently organised a visit to Optical Metrology Services, a measurement and inspection technology company based in Stansted Mountfitchet.