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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.

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 apprentice is told “you’re hired” thanks to support from Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions

03 November 2016

A Hertfordshire employer was a very satisfied customer after Youth Connexions helped Dine Contract catering to fill an apprenticeship vacancy.

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.

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.

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.