Jan


19

DJ in the making

In Frome, we have a lovely local man called Jeremy Wescott who has a radio show called Wescott’s world with Frome FM. He also donates generous amounts of items to support our young people that he has been donated himself from the local community and further afield. He is a big part of the Frome…

Jan


14

Thanks to Iceland and Hunts Food Service in Yeovil

A special thanks to our local Hunts Food Service and Iceland in Yeovil for their support and wonderful food donations to help us celebrate the Christmas period and New Year! We were able to lay spreads of buffet food and provide our young people across our Yeovil Cluster and Core projects with a delicious Turkey dinner, along with all the trimmings AND a selection of puddings to choose from for…

Jan


13

Thankyou’s and Christmas in some of our housing projects

A HUGE thank you for all the donations of money and gifts for our residents at Christmas. Over £2000 was raised through a variety of means, including a quiz night at the White Horse pub in Crewkerne; a bingo night at Tramways in Wells; Maiden Beech Academy non uniform day as well as donations from…

Jan


12

Let’s talk about… Counselling…

In the summer of 2021, our Nightstop project was fortunate enough to get the go ahead to set up a counselling service for the young people we are working with here. Our counsellor started working with us in June and since then has seen a total of eleven young people, seven of which have benefitted…

Jan


12

New classes added to Health & Wellbeing timetable

The YMCA Health & Wellbeing centre in Bath has started the New Year by adding even more exciting classes to their already fabulous timetable. New classes include: body conditioning, new indoor cycling classes, power yoga, yogalates (a fusion of yoga and Pilates) and new teachers for circuits! The Tuesday morning 11am Yoga for all class…

Jan


10

Sound journey

The staff at the Bath nursery enjoy accessing as much continued professional development as possible to ensure that they are offering the children the best possible start in their education. Two members of staff recently attended some music training, which set them thinking about the opportunities we create for children to explore sound, as music…

Jan


10

Grace Harris House Prison Visit

The staff at GHH asked the residents what they would like to do to celebrate Christmas and they agreed that they would like to visit Shepton Mallet Prison (not the most conventional way to mark the festive season but this was their decision!) So in December, five residents and two staff had a very informative…

Jan


7

The WI at Chewton Mendip have been busy making baby bags…

The WI at Chewton Mendip have been busy making baby bags for new mums who are staying at our YMCA. The bags have all sorts of goodies inside them – from homemade blankets, mittens, clothes and toys to items like talc, also something for Mum as a treat. We are always so grateful to the…

Jan


5

Celebrating national bird day at our Bath nursery!

It is national bird day today and we are fortunate to be in the city centre and yet have a fantastic view from our nursery windows. The view outside is always a great talking point and today the children spotted flocks of birds in the sky, this led to us looking up birds in our…