Young people across Somerset and Mid-Devon will be leading social action projects from Monday 28th October, as Youth and Community Action Fortnight begins. With support from five charitable organisations, young people from local communities will be working together to create social change as part of an effort to showcase the positive impact of youth services.
Thursday 10th October was Mental Health Awareness Day and the YMCA DG team took part in WHOLE HOUR to support their own mental wellbeing. WHOLE HOUR is part of the national campaign ‘I am Whole’ which aims to raise awareness of mental health and support sufferers into finding the right advice and help.
On Saturday 5th October, the George Williams Centre in Bridgwater opened its doors for the YMCA Bridgwater open day!
The Great Western Hotel in Taunton has become a finalist at this year’s Somerset Business Awards, in the Private and Public Collaboration category.
YMCA Weston super Mare have become finalists in the Young Campaigner and Diversity Award categories at the 2019 national YMCA Youth Matters Awards.
YMCA Dulverton Group is excited to be extending their Early Years Provision this month having acquired a new setting in the heart of Cullompton, Young Ones Day Nursery. The Nursery will join existing YMCA Dulverton Group settings in Somerset and North Somerset, and will be the first located in Devon.
Sharing the success of our residents is important to us, and with two of them about to embark on exciting new adventures, we couldn’t be more proud!
Summer Holiday Daycamps have begun at YMCA Dulverton Group, with over 150 children booked in for the first week alone.
We’re back for 2019 with the all new and improved YMCA Family Festival with Mower Racing!
YMCA Cullompton turns 100 years old this month and with plans to expand the services offered by the YMCA in the area, there are high hopes for the future.