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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.

“It made me believe in me” said a student who took part in a careers workshop.

05 May 2016

Youth Connexions recently delivered careers workshops to Year 8 students at Edwinstree Middle School, Buntingford. Students learned about the importance of knowing, promoting and developing their own skills and qualities.

‘Eyes Open’ project off to a good start in South Oxhey

29 April 2016

A new project for young women run by Youth Connexions in South Oxhey has got off to a great start.  Called ‘Eyes Open’, the aim of the project is to enable young people to recognise and develop positive healthy relationships – and, as a result, to ensure that they are less vulnerable to exploitation in the future. 

Students encouraged to become “the best they can be”

26 April 2016

Youth Connexions co-organised an inspirational talk in late April at the Sele School, Hertford, for students in Years 9 to 13.