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Why do NCS graduates never look back?

11 November 2015

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

“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.

The big launch: Young people set out their priorities for 2016

19 October 2015

Supported by Youth Connexions, young people from across the county came together on Saturday 16th October at County Hall for the launch of the Hertfordshire Young People’s Manifesto 2015/16, in the presence of the Executive Member for Children’s Services, County Councillor Richard Roberts.

Local community in Welwyn Hatfield benefits from young people’s actions

10 August 2015

Youth Connexions has supported 51 young people from Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield and Welham Green to take part in the National Citizen Service (NCS).

Hertmere’s young people contribute over £2000 to local community

07 August 2015

Young people from the Hertsmere area have been learning new skills while giving something back to their communities during the summer holidays – and raised over £2000 for local charities

Help us celebrate 60 years of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award!

24 July 2015

We are planning ahead for a celebration next year and are keen to hear from people who have been involved with the DofE in Hertfordshire at any time in the last 60 years.