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Members of North Herts Youth Council held conference to raise awareness of mental health issues

01 February 2016

Students from local schools, colleges and young people from the North Herts Youth Connexions LGBT+ 'Free2Be' project attended a conference called ‘Overload 2015’ in early December.

Young people in Stevenage learn new skills whilst completing their DofE Bronze Award

26 January 2016

Youth Connexions (YCH) is offering the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) at Bowes Lyon Centre.

Young people set the agenda on ‘TAKEOVER DAY’

22 January 2016

Youth Connexions Hertfordshire is pleased to announce a film documenting how young people from across the county took part in the national Takeover Day. This formed part of a national challenge set by the Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield.

Young people achieve accreditation success at YouthZone project

20 January 2016

More and more young people in South Oxhey are enjoying the new upgraded facilities at YouthZone. A new Tuesday night project for those in Years 8 and 9 is now attracting over 40 young people on a regular basis.

Hertfordshire leads the way in promoting awareness of youth mental health

19 January 2016

A new, innovative training programme exploring mental health in young people is being delivered to secondary schools in Hertfordshire, for the first time. The Emotional Wellbeing Unit is part of the Youth Health Champions training led by Youth Connexions.Hertfordshire.

Giving Young Carers in Welwyn Hatfield some quality time for themselves

18 January 2016

Since last October, Youth Connexions has been working with Stanborough School to deliver a weekly project for young carers.

Preparing young people for the world of work

11 January 2016

An exciting new programme to inspire and prepare young people for the fast changing world of work is now being rolled out across the county.  Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) in partnership with Youth Connexions Hertfordshire (HCC) is delivering The Careers & Enterprise Company Programme in Hertfordshire as part of a nationwide project to forge closer relationships between schools/colleges and employers.

Maurice says “Go for it – you won’t regret it!”

07 January 2016

2016 is the Silver Jubilee year for the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Youth Connexions is celebrating the 60th year of this initiative with a series of experiences from people involved in the awards. This is Maurice Wells’ story,,…

Young people in South Oxhey gain qualifications in First Aid and Basic Sign Language

24 December 2015

Twenty young people from South Oxhey are proud to have completed a six-week course in Emergency First Aid and Basic Sign Language with Youth Connexions at the recently refurbished YouthZone.

Young people raise £1,451 for charity during their National Citizen Service programme

23 December 2015

Twenty six young people took part in the autumn 2015 Stevenage National Citizen Service (NCS) programme with Youth Connexions and worked as a team to make a difference in their local community.