Feb


8

Recruiting a new CEO at YMCA Crewe

The Board of Trustees are looking for someone with exceptional individual qualities to lead and inspire our staff and volunteer team as we work towards our mission of Creating New Futures. Please see our Vacancies page for more information about this opportunity.

Feb


7

Building Futures at YMCA Crewe

It’s been great to have Wates, the building and construction company, run a two week programme at the YMCA. Participants have had taster sessions in carpentry and plumbing and visited local construction sites, as well as working on employability skills and sitting their CSCS test. Four residents from the Foyer benefited from this opportunity and other…

Feb


2

Cheshire East Housing Related Support

YMCA Crewe has been awarded the Cheshire East Housing Related Support contract for the south area for the next five years. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to continue working with clients and partners, as we expand our service.

Feb


1

YMCA Christmas Movie

The YMCA Christmas Movie Screwege’d! is now available on YouTube. Featuring residents, friends and staff. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry….

Aug


25

Tour of Britain

Residents and staff have finished preparing our bike for the Tour of Britain – look out for it on the roundabout by MMU (hard to miss we think!).

Aug


11

Residents cater for Carillion-Kier!

The next "pop-up business" venture was a big step up for the residents! This time we catered for 50 hungry employees of Carillion-Kier. Besides the catering experience, the residents were really grateful for the networking opportunity as they were able to meet the Project Manager and speak to current employees about the apprenticeship scheme.  ...

Aug


11

First “pop-up business”… Luke’s Lasagnes!

As part of Talentscape, residents have the opportunity to create and run their own “pop-up business”. Our first resident to take up this opportunity was Luke Turner, who made full use of our cafe and industrial kitchen facilities to provide a lunch service to staff and residents at the YMCA. Luke recruited volunteers for his…

Jul


7

HAWK Women’s Day Experience

On the 17th June, women of the YMCA went to HAWK for a day working in a traditionally male role! We started off doing First Aid. Some of the residents had a go on the 25 tonne dumper truck… …whilst others played basketball with a forklift truck!

Jun


27

Swansway Donation to YMCA Crewe

YMCA Crewe were delighted to receive a donation of £25,000 from the Swansway Group at the Crewe Pledge Celebration. These funds will be used to support the YMCA Talentscape programme.