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Hertfordshire Member of Youth Parliament makes speech at annual debating session in House of Commons

16 November 2015

Supported by Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions, a group of elected Members of Youth Parliament attended the annual debates on 13 November chaired by Speaker John Bercow.

What does Bullying Mean to You?

12 November 2015

Young people who attend the Chorleywood Film Project run by Youth Connexions have made and produced a film about bullying. This will contribute their views to national Anti-Bullying week, which takes place 16th - 20th November and has as a theme ‘Make a Noise about bullying’.

Why do NCS graduates never look back?

11 November 2015

For a whole variety of reasons! Rhiannon, Georgina and Allexandra give their views...

Watford Young People Inspired during National Youth Work Week

09 November 2015

Young people in Watford were inspired last week by the visits of youth workers to three different schools in the Borough to promote their work during National Youth Work week.

“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.