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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.

Youth Connexions wins funding for countywide, cross-cultural music project

23 October 2015

National charity Youth Music has awarded £30,000 to Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions for a life-enhancing music project to take place in 2016.

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.

Youth Connexions nominated for award by national youth work publication

18 September 2015

Children & Young People Now, the respected national news magazine for professionals working with children, young people and families, has recognised the work of Youth Connexions with the Herts1125 WhoNotWhat (WnW) group, a young person led group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and questioning (LGBT+) young people.

Youth Connexions helps Hertfordshire’s primary school students to think about the world of work

16 September 2015

Primary school children are being encouraged to think about their futures through space themed careers lessons called ‘Rocket into the Future’.

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