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Youth Connexions secure three years funding from the Big Lottery Fund to develop young LGBT+ services and support

14 July 2016

After initial work by Herts1125 Who not What, the young LGBT+ group supported by Youth Connexions, young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people in Hertfordshire will have the opportunity to develop more services and increase support across the county thanks to support from the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund.

Hertfordshire County Council secures top national award in Stonewall’s Education Equality Index 2016

12 July 2016

On Friday 8th July, young people from Herts1125 Who not What group attended the Stonewall Education for All conference and, along with Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions and Herts for Learning, received the number one award on behalf of Hertfordshire County Council. The award recognises the local authority as the best in the country for its work with and for the young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender* community.

Students explore widely as the Rocket lands in Ralph Sadleir Middle School

05 July 2016

The Youth Connexions ‘Rocket into the Future’ programme suite encourages students to think about their skills and future aspirations.  Ralph Sadleir Middle School in Puckeridge chose the Landing and Exploration module for a two day session.

Young People in Watford Youth Council launch a film to raise awareness of Mental Health

04 July 2016

Young people who form Watford Youth Council have spent the last eight months concentrating on issues connected with understanding mental health. 

Students inspired by new opportunities during careers carousel

01 July 2016

Youth Connexions recently coordinated a one day careers event for Key Stage 5 students at Presdales School in Ware. Students participated in an energetic careers carousel where they had the chance to meet local, national and global employers and seek advice and information.

Young people develop their talents at new project in Borehamwood

01 July 2016

Youth Connexions has launched Open Mic Night, a new Friday evening project at 96 Shenley Road, providing a platform for young people to display and develop their musical skills.

Young People from Watford and Three Rivers complete their Bronze DofE Practice Expedition

30 June 2016

42 young people from across Watford and Three Rivers who are working towards their Bronze DofE awards took part in a very successful practice expedition during June. ‘Expedition’ is one of four required components of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award programme, the other three being Volunteering, Physical and Skills.

Young People proudly present…YouthPoint!

24 June 2016

Young people taking part in a film project at YouthPoint in Watford have made a promotional film to tell their peers about the support available as well as the many and varied Youth Connexions projects that take place in the centre.

Mission Control and Total Eclipse at Flamstead End School in Cheshunt

22 June 2016

Youth Connexions’ careers and work related learning programme Rocket into the Future is designed  to inspire primary school students to start thinking about their skills and aspirations. Personal Advisers delivered Rocket into the Future sessions for both Year 6 classes at Flamstead End School in Cheshunt in mid June.

Young people raise money for St Francis Hospice

21 June 2016

A group of young people from Youth Connexions Abbots Langley youth project joined in the Abbots Langley Carnival last Saturday to promote Youth Connexions youth projects, and raised over £100 for St Francis Hospice.