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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. 

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.

First Aid Training wins Councillor’s Support

15 October 2015

Twenty young people from South Oxhey are delighted to have secured support for an Emergency First Aid course, thanks to their persistence and the support of County Councillor Joan King.

Young people invited to 'make your mark'

14 October 2015

The Hertfordshire UK Youth Parliament is looking for 11-17 year olds to stand for election as Members of UK Youth Parliament

Young people say music equipment is ‘EPIC’!

01 October 2015

This summer, Youth Connexions was one of a number of partners hosting a community event designed to make young people aware of the range of opportunities open to them in Stevenage.

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