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Takeover Day 2018 – Giving young people the opportunity to help shape local services

28 November 2018

25 young people from Hertfordshire were given the opportunity to shape plans for public services as part of this year’s Takeover Day.

Teenage Pregnancy in Hertfordshire

28 November 2018

YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service, has welcomed recent statistics which show that the rate of teenage pregnancy is in decline in the county.

Young people focus on STEM careers at Stevenage careers fair

26 November 2018

More than 430 young people benefited from a Science Technology Engineering Maths (STEM) careers fair this month, organised by a collaboration of Stevenage STEM employers, the educational charity SETPOINT and YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council.

Young people transform Hatfield community centre

20 November 2018

Young people from Hatfield were given creative free-rein at the St John’s Community Centre in Hatfield during employability and personal development skills sessions led by YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service.

St Albans Mental Health Conference

16 November 2018

Tickets are still available for the St Albans Mental Health Conference, organise by YC Hertfordshire in partnership with Sandringham School in St Albans and mental health charity The OLLIE Foundation

Young people in Abbots Langley help celebrate the Community Centre’s 50th birthday

16 November 2018

Young people who take part in the YC Hertfordshire project at Abbots Langley Community Centre were delighted to be able to share in its forthcoming 50th birthday celebrations.

Young people from Happy As I Am enjoy some Halloween fun

12 November 2018

More than 30 young people enjoyed the Halloween celebrations planned and led by the Happy As I Am LGBTQ project run by Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service, YC Hertfordshire, in Dacorum.

Pioneering Empathy Project nominated for prestigious award

09 November 2018

A pioneering scheme set up by Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service, YC Hertfordshire, was named as a runner up at this year’s Helpforce Champion - National awards for Volunteers in Healthcare at today’s (8th November) award ceremony in London.

Young people congratulated for their hard work and success at YC Hertfordshire’s Young People’s Awards 2018

08 November 2018

70 young people from across Hertfordshire were recognised for their outstanding achievements at this year’s Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service, YC Hertfordshire Young People’s Awards Ceremony at County Hall in Hertford on Wednesday 7th November.

YC Hertfordshire holds events for care leavers during National Care Leavers' Week 2018

02 November 2018

National Care Leavers’ Week 2018 took place from 24th to 31st October, and this year’s theme was ‘Aspire’ - encouraging aspiration and enabling all young care leavers to reach their full potential. Based around this theme, YC Hertfordshire held four events across the county for all Hertfordshire care leavers and those preparing to leave care.