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Archive for the ‘Youth’ Category

“Feelin’ Good Week” is there to celebrate good mental health and emotional well being of children and young people in Hertfordshire. Too often people don’t talk about the issues that concern them when it makes a difference, “Feelin’ Good Week” is coming up soon, are you going to do anything about it? It is important […]

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Youth Contract- something Labour never did

by awitherick on 9 January, 2012

Among the things launched last year was the Youth Contract, a £1bn programme to get every unemployed young person earning or learning again before long-term damage is done. As Liberal Democrats we know that as a society we cannot afford to lose the skills and talent of our young people – right when we need them […]

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Live Music for young people

by awitherick on 24 June, 2011

As you get ready to enjoy Friday night spare a thought for those under 18 who can’t nip down to the local pub to enjoy an evening out and about. The Liberal Democrats have raised this issue on a number of occasions and as a a result a request that young people be consulted on the opportunities […]

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Find out more about Fostering

by awitherick on 28 May, 2011

Foster Care fortnight might be ending on the 29 May, but the need for Foster parents sadly hasn’t ended. Councillor Allan Witherick said “At 11 my mother passed away and the scary thing was realising I was just one accident or incident away from being an orphan.  Thankfully I had a supportive family around me […]

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Fun for all the family at adiZone Fun Day

by awitherick on 7 April, 2011

Come along to the adiZone Fun Day being held in Verulamium Park on Saturday 9th April and try your hand at circus skills, tai chi and Zumba dancing. Organised by St Albans City and District Council, the adiZone Fun Day offers residents the opportunity to have a go at a variety of sports and other […]

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Children in Need grants

by awitherick on 25 March, 2011

We’re relatively lucky in St Albans and Hertfordshire as a whole, but it sometimes means we don’t give enough attention to those who really need it. Children in Need grants are available for UK charities and not for profit organisations working with disadvantaged children and young people, including small grants of £10,000 or less per […]

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This year could offer a life changing experience for some young people in Hertfordshire, thanks to the launch of a new project, Summer of a Lifetime. Youth Connexions Hertfordshire, which is part of Hertfordshire County Council, has been chosen to deliver an exciting pilot programme for 16-year-olds this summer by the national organisation v in […]

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