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Sir John Lawes students set to become Young Health Champions

20 February 2019

A group of 14 Year 12 students at Sir John Lawes School in Harpenden are completing training to become Young Health Champions by taking the Royal Society of Public Heath (RSPH) Young Health Champions Course, delivered by YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service.

YC Hertfordshire’s Employment Excellence (Travellers) Programme

29 January 2019

YC Hertfordshire has successfully secured government funding from the Careers and Enterprise Company to work with a cohort of young people from the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller (GRT) community in Hertfordshire. The 20 month contract is commencing in February 2019.

Marriotts School students explore their career options

15 January 2019

Students from Marriotts School in Stevenage were given a taste of the world of work at a careers day, organised by YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service.

Stevenage Youth Council Conference

03 January 2019

22 young people from three secondary schools in Stevenage attended the annual Youth Council Conference – organised by Stevenage Borough Council and YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service.

Hertsmere Young People Support the Community

19 December 2018

Young people who took part in the Autumn National Citizen Service programme with YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council’s youth service, have carried out projects benefitting the community, including raising awareness of mental health, collecting toys and making care packages and clearing and tidying Shenley Road Cemetery.

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