2019 has been a very busy year for YMCA Dulverton Group, and it’s at this time of year I like to pause and reflect on all that the last 12 months has brought.
The Great Western Hotel in Taunton will be open on Christmas Day this year, as the team volunteer their time to prepare a community meal for those who are spending Christmas alone.
Barley Wood has been announced as a finalist at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards, in the Wedding Venue of the Year and Tourism Innovation categories.
Barley Wood are triple gold award winners at this year’s Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards, after being recognised in the Wedding Venue of the Year, Tourism Innovation categories and being crowned overall winner of winners. Sponsored by Hotel Perfect, the Wedding Venue of the Year category was new for 2019 and recognises venues which…
Yewtrees Nursery celebrated Outdoor Classroom Day this month, with a busy day of learning and fun outdoors.
Earlier in the month, the team from the YMCA Weston Youth Café headed to London for the annual Youth Matters Awards, hosted by YMCA England and Wales.
Barley Wood will be hosting their annual Christmas Fayre at the end of this month, with a range of local craft and gift stalls, all on hand to make Christmas shopping easy for you!
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!