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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 has now become a community class giving free access... Read more

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12 year old Millie organised a non-uniform day at school to raise money for the YMCA

We were overwhelmed by Millie and her appreciation of her own circumstances compared to those of others and then her wish to raise money and support others – here is her story…

“Hello, my name is Millie and I am 12 years old.  I am honoured to be Head of School Council at my school, Maiden Beech Academy in Crewkerne.  This opportunity has given me a chance to work with School Council... Read more

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Grace Harris House Prison Visit

The staff at GHH asked the residents what they would like to do to celebrate Christmas.

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 guided tour... Read more

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Youth Worker

  • Location: Frome
  • Salary: £12.77 per hour

To provide a safe welcoming fun environment for young people aged 10-19 accessing the youth club, to design deliver and evaluate a range of informal learning opportunities.

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Our key sites

We operate across more than 50 sites in Bath, Bristol, Mendio, Wiltshire and South Somerset. Below are some of our core sites and how you can contact them.

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The WI at Chewton Mendip

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 support from our local WI’s... Read more

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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 Somerset Community... Read more

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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 bird books and we decided that we wanted to learn more... Read more

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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 from an average of 12 sessions each. Why counselling? Since the start of the pandemic at... Read more

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