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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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Hope Rise – 12 months of community building!

The Community Builders have now spent 12 months living alongside young people at Hope Rise in their voluntary community cohesion roles and have played an essential part in the success of the project in its first year.

They have learned many things along the way.  Initially they believed that community building would involve an organised series of events and activities, but over time discovered that the most effective community building took place organically and in the moment. ... Read more

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Staff induction day!

Today we hosted our first in person staff induction day since Covid.

Seventeen staff came together to learn about the YMCA past and present and the size and scale of the work our own YMCA does over 56 sites. We explored the values of the organisation and spent time thinking about how... Read more

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What’s cooking in Frome?

Residents at our Frome Foyer have delighted us with these images of some of their recent culinary skills.

Needless to say this left us feeling very hungry!  

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YMCA Yoga Holiday to Sri Lanka

In April 22 the Health & Wellbeing team ran our second yoga holiday in Sri Lanka staying in Hikkaduwa with members and friends Glenda and Peter Botes who run a boutique hotel there.

In total 21 people went on the trip and enjoyed 7 days of sunshine and yoga – with daily classes morning and evening. Daytimes were free to explore other activities and the group split off and went on a host... Read more

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YMCA Yoga holiday group dinner in Sri Lanka

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 those with a sweeter tooth! We really appreciate donations and... Read more

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Lunchtime Assistant

  • Location: Lyneham
  • Salary: £10.42 to £11 per hour

You will assist in the provision of a secure, caring and comfortable environment which nurtures the physical, emotional and cognitive development of children.

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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 community. Ryan, one of the young people... Read more

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Hope Rise in the news

We are thrilled to be mentioned in this article from the Big Issue

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Nursery Jubilee Celebrations

Across our Brunel Group Nurseries, staff and children celebrated the Queen’s Jubilee in style, with crafts, games, and food.

We are incredibly proud of our staff who really go that extra mile to provide children with wonderful opportunities to engage in new and creative themes. We pride ourselves on offering a home-from-home experience that makes children feel comfortable and... Read more

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