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“Encouraging, inspiring, endearing!” Celebrating the achievements of Hertfordshire’s Young People

06 November 2015

The 2015 Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions Young People’s Awards ceremony took place on Wednesday 4 November at County Hall, Hertford in the presence of the Deputy Executive Member for Children’s Services, County Councillor Maxine Crawley and the Deputy Director for Children’s Services, Education, Andrew Simmons OBE.

What a difference a diary makes!

05 November 2015

Young people from Watford and Three Rivers who took part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme at half term found inspiration in writing their reflective diaries

New website offers support for LGBT young people in Hertfordshire

02 November 2015

Members of Herts1125 Who not What (WnW), the young LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and questioning) strategic group for the county, have been volunteering their time to work with Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions to develop a new website offering support and guidance to their peers.

Have Your Voice Heard!

30 October 2015

National Youth Work Week  (2-8 November) celebrates the value of Youth Engagement

Work experience gets the thumbs up

30 October 2015

Youth Connexions was joined last week by Jamie and Clayton, two Year 11 students from Highfield School, Letchworth, for a work experience placement.

‘Your Time Your Space’ – New South Oxhey Project a Success with Young People

29 October 2015

The beginning of October saw the launch of a new project at YouthZone – the newly revamped South Oxhey Youth Centre.  Aimed at young people in care, young parents, carers and friends, the project is already proving to be a success. 

Youth Connexions wins funding for countywide, cross-cultural music project

23 October 2015

National charity Youth Music has awarded £30,000 to Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions for a life-enhancing music project to take place in 2016.

The big launch: Young people set out their priorities for 2016

19 October 2015

Supported by Youth Connexions, young people from across the county came together on Saturday 16th October at County Hall for the launch of the Hertfordshire Young People’s Manifesto 2015/16, in the presence of the Executive Member for Children’s Services, County Councillor Richard Roberts.

First Aid Training wins Councillor’s Support

15 October 2015

Twenty young people from South Oxhey are delighted to have secured support for an Emergency First Aid course, thanks to their persistence and the support of County Councillor Joan King.

Young people invited to 'make your mark'

14 October 2015

The Hertfordshire UK Youth Parliament is looking for 11-17 year olds to stand for election as Members of UK Youth Parliament