12 November 2022

Pre-loved clothes sale at Timsbury

We are keen to raise our profile in Timsbury with the locals as we have the most amazing facility there with a hall that can be rented out.

So in November we hosted a pre-loved clothes sale – where approximately 11 people hired a table and sold items from their wardrobes that they no longer wear or use. Jacqui had made a delicious range of enticing cakes and... Read more

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Pre-loved clothes sales at timsbury

18 October 2022

Bex runs the Bath Half

A huge congratulations to Bex from Health & Wellbeing. She completed the Bath Half in October in order to raise funds for YMCA Brunel Group, and what a success!

The Bath Half is an annual half marathon that starts and finishes in the Bath city centre. The total distance of the race is 21km, beginning in Queens Square and ending in Victoria Park. The 2022 Bath Half took place... Read more

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Fitness professional Bex runs bath half marathon to raise money

30 September 2022

A Farewell to our Bath Nursery

We are extremely saddened to announce that our lovely YMCA Bath nursery closed it’s doors for the last time at the end of July.

After 22 years looking after children in the heart of the city of Bath, we made the difficult decision to close due to the very low numbers of children. The nursery was championed by fantastic staff, notably Rosie, who was... Read more

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30 September 2022

Cream Tea, Art, and Storytelling in Timsbury

On Saturday 24th September we held an Open Afternoon at our YMCA Timsbury centre where a few local crafters had stalls selling their beautiful wares

The Library Hub was open for people to view what a wonderful service it provides to the community; children’s activities were taking place and we had the pleasure of listening to a local Ukrainian story teller – which was rather... Read more

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29 September 2022

Nikki gets an Orange Button

Our very own Nikki from Christopher House has registered to be an Orange Button holder – thank you for being an outstanding member of the community!

What is the Orange Button Scheme? A community-based suicide awareness scheme. The Orange Button is a way of identifying people in the community who are ok to say/hear the word suicide, listen nonjudgmentally and signpost to support locally. The badge... Read more

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22 September 2022

Renovating The Bristol Wing

Lockdown proved to be a time of change and sacrifice for us all.

During lockdown, YMCA Brunel Group agreed to sublet our commercial hostel, The Bristol Wing, to St. Mungo’s Homeless Charity. The Wing was used as emergency housing for the street homeless throughout the Covid lockdown. We are proud to add this... Read more

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20 September 2022

Creative Christmas Market

Saturday 10th December – 11am – 5pm

If you are a local creative and would like to buy a table for this event (from £20) please contact Download YMCA Christmas Market Poster

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20 September 2022

Cream Tea & Mini Art Event

Join us for a lovely afternoon of cream teas, coffee, cake, local art, story telling for children and access to the community library.


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20 September 2022

James’ Story

Since the death of his mother when he was only 10 years old, James was living in a rented flat with just him and his father.

When James was 19, his father too passed away. At a young age, James was suddenly faced with rent responsibility and learning to live on his own. Struggling with speech and language difficulties and undiagnosed Autistic Spectrum Disorder, James came... Read more

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9 September 2022

On behalf of YMCA Scotland, YMCA Ireland and YMCA England & Wales

“It is with great sadness that the YMCA family across all four nations acknowledge the passing of Her Majesty The Queen."

“As we recognise this grave loss, we are reminded of Her Majesty’s selfless devotion to our nation and to the Commonwealth, providing commendable leadership and continuity during times of crisis and of celebration. “This year marks the 70th anniversary of Her... Read more

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