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Takeover Challenge 2016

23 November 2016

31 young people from Hertfordshire got a valuable insight into Hertfordshire County Council and other local public organisations thanks to the annual Takeover Challenge – a national initiative led by the Children’s Commissioner.

Youth Connexions marks the 60th anniversary of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

15 November 2016

This year marks the 60th anniversary of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and, as part of the national celebrations, Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions held a celebration to thank the centres which deliver the programme for their hard work and commitment.

Inspirational young people in Hertfordshire recognised by Youth Connexions

11 November 2016

71 inspirational young people from across Hertfordshire were recognised for their achievements during this year’s Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions Young People’s Awards, which took place at County Hall in Hertford on Wednesday 9th November during National Youth Work Week.

National Youth Work Week 2016

08 November 2016

National Youth Work Week celebrates the difference that youth work can make to the lives of young people and, this year, Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions is marking the occasion with its third annual Young People’s Awards.

Young people raise £300 for Asthma UK

03 November 2016

Social action minded young people from West Hyde were delighted to be able to hand over a cheque for £300 to Asthma UK after a summer spent fundraising for the charity.

Community volunteers help spruce up Youth Connexions Hudnall Park

03 November 2016

Green-fingered Tesco staff got stuck into tidying up the gardens at Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions Hudnall Park education and activity centre - thanks to a community action day.

Young People learn spooky special effects in South Oxhey

01 November 2016

Young people and their Youth Workers from the South Oxhey area have dedicated time over the last seven weeks learning how to create special effects with the input of a theatrical make-up artist as part of Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions Girls Only Youth Project.

Youth Connexions centre gets a makeover thanks to Stevenage Tesco staff

01 November 2016

The Youth Connexions Bowes Lyon Centre for Young People was given a new lease of life thanks to Tesco staff, who helped to decorate the centre as part of their Community Fortnight.

Young volunteers commended for their commitment to making a difference in Hertfordshire

31 October 2016

Young people supported by Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions have been recognised for their efforts at the Hertfordshire Year of Volunteering Awards 2016.

Record breaking turn out for bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

20 October 2016

Over 50 young people turned up at Youth Connexions YouthPoint Centre for Young People in Watford last Tuesday to enrol in the bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award for 2016/17.