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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.

Pupils at the Thomas Alleyne Academy in Stevenage jump onto the Careers Carousel

24 October 2016

Interview techniques, CV writing and brushing up on decision making skills were all part of a Careers Carousel session delivered by Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions to pupils at the Thomas Alleyne Academy.

Could your company offer a young person a taste of the working world?

20 October 2016

Employers across Hertfordshire were encouraged to help young people get their first taste of the world of work as part of National Work Experience Week.

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.

Young health champions in Tring inspired by Maasai warriors to fight for the health of their peers

19 October 2016

Ten Tring School pupils trained to become Youth Health Champions were inspired by a group of Maasai Warriors who joined them during their planning meeting last week.

Young people get on their bikes for film competition

17 October 2016

A short film called ‘Unskilful Wheels’ was produced by young people at the Hertfordshire County Council’s Youth Connexions Bushey Wheels Project.

National Work Experience Week 2016

14 October 2016

Youth Connexions support around 7,000 young people each year to take up work experience placements which gives them valuable insight into the world of work.

On your marks, get set, bake

05 October 2016

More than £120 was raised in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support by young people from Ware at the Youth Connexions Centre in Marsh Lane.

Watford and Three Rivers Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition successfully completed

05 October 2016

More than 40 intrepid young adventurers from Watford and Three Rivers took part in their qualifying expedition for their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award with Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions.

Young people inspired to succeed

29 September 2016

800 young people celebrate their Youth Connexions National Citizen Service graduation