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YC Hertfordshire young people proud to take part in Pride

11 July 2019

Young people from a YC Hertfordshire project in Watford were proud to join this year’s Pride march in London.

Young volunteer wins Pro Action Award

05 July 2019

YC Hertfordshire young volunteer Charley Dowler won the Pro-Action Young Volunteer of the Year Award for his contribution to helping other young people in times of distress.

SoSafe Award for Stevenage young person

19 June 2019

A 16-year-old from Stevenage has been given the Young Achiever Award at the SoSafe Stevenage Community Safety Partnership Awards.

Youth Workers win Public Health Awards 2019

04 June 2019

Four Youth Workers from YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service, have won Excellence in Hertfordshire Public Health Awards for the significant contribution they have made to the health and well-being of young people in the county.

Youth Council members welcome overseas visitors

15 May 2019

Members of the St Albans Youth Council welcomed two members of the Worms Youth Parliament, the German town which is twinned with St Albans.

YC Hertfordshire Youth Work Projects & Young People Recognised at Broxbourne Youth Awards 2019

07 May 2019

The annual Broxbourne Youth Awards, held by Broxbourne Youth Council and supported by YC Hertfordshire and Broxbourne Borough Council, have taken place to celebrate the achievements of outstanding young people in the borough.

Simon Balle students brush up on employability skills

07 May 2019

More than 400 Year 10-13 students at Simon Balle School in Hertford met a diverse range of national and international employers at a YC Hertfordshire careers fair.

YC Hertfordshire Recognised At Families First Awards 2019

07 May 2019

YC Hertfordshire's Broxbourne, East Herts and Welwyn Hatfield teams have been recognised at the Hertfordshire Families First Awards, winning 'Services to Young People Team of the Year' for working directly with young people, providing an outstanding service to ensure the best outcomes, and making a real difference to young people’s lives.

‘Move It’ Programme Success

12 April 2019

Young people from Hertsmere who took part in the ‘Move It’ programme produced and delivered by YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service, have enjoyed improving their physical fitness and wellbeing - while all achieving the Duke of Edinburgh’s Sectional Awards.

Young people benefit from wellbeing care boxes

29 March 2019

More than 50 care leavers have benefitted from wellbeing boxes which promote emotional health and wellbeing, as part of this year’s Feeling Good Week.