Oct


6

The Wonderful Women’s Institute!

We are forever grateful to the wonderful WI – who recently dropped by to deliver a variety of donations including handmade cushions, towels, bedding, toiletries, cakes which have been taken to our various supported housing projects across Mendip and South Somerset. The WI are very good to YMCA Brunel Group and have donated similar goods…

Sep


21

YMCA Bath – Young People’s Service

Here at YMCA Bath we are continuing to run our Nightstop project as we have throughout the past year. We provide emergency accommodation for 16-25-year olds who are homeless. Over the past few months we have had some really lovely success stories. One is a young lady, Holly (not her real name), 19 years old…

Sep


6

Bath Life Award Finalist

For the third time YMCA Bath Hostel has become a finalist in this year’s Bath Life Awards under the category ‘Charity of the Year’ focusing on 2020. A year we will all never forget due to Covid and one where the commercial hostel in Bath was forced to close its doors. However, the hostel remained…

Aug


21

Donations

We depend on donations for a lot of our housing support work – so we were delighted to receive this large collection of bedding at our Well’s offices, in South Street. Prevention Services Manager, Carol says: “We are very blessed that local organisations like the WI’s donate things to us. Clean bedding is needed for…

Aug


13

Local charity makes it to final stages at national youth charity awards

An innovative project providing continued access to health and wellbeing during Lockdown has been shortlisted for the Health & Wellbeing Project of the Year Award at the highly anticipated return of YMCA’s Youth Matters Awards Ceremony on Friday 5 November. The Bath Health & Wellbeing Centre run by YMCA Brunel Group is based at International…

Jul


14

What makes our Bath City Centre Nursery stand out from the crowd?

“At the heart of the community”: Why YMCA Bath Nursery is the right choice for you and your family   Choosing a nursery for your child is not an easy task. Alongside the logistics of cost and the number of hours required, there is the simple fact that you want to feel confident that your…

Jul


1

Bath Hostel open!

As from the 21st June we were able to reopen the room at YMCA Bath Hostel. As we are the largest hostel in the centre of Bath it is easy to walk to all the attractions in Bath. The  most popular walking tour at the moment is the Bridgerton Tour. We are fully booked most…

Jun


30

Steet Foyer residents brighten the courtyard up.

Over in Street Foyer the team and residents have been working hard to add colour and ornamentation to their courtyard. They have painted benches, put up bunting, added twinkly lights and opened a bird café.  One keen gardener has also planted lots of colourful plants and vegetables and we look forward to eating the produce…