Jul


11

Health Adventures

Our Health Adventures got off to a great start, with a health-on-a-budget cooking demo, balloon popping team building activities and a bit of “Insanity” training with Chad for those with more energy!

Jun


17

Healthy Conversations

We’re ready to launch our Health Adventures on 30th June as part of the Foyer Fed’s Healthy Conversations. Young people focusing on health assets rather than deficits.      

May


16

Trade Skillz Shelter

Construction has started on our Trade Skillz shelter – a covered area for our Hard As Nailz course and a space to learn basic car maintenance. The Young People have helped assemble the roof structure and the plastic sheeting will go on next week.

May


16

After School Clubs

Our new After School Clubs for 10-12s (BASE) and 13-15s (CONNECT) open after half term. These will be held in St George’s Community Centre, The Bethany Centre and YMCA Crewe. Ring 01270 257673 for more info.  

Oct


25

There’s No Stopping the WhistleStop Café!

Our new social enterprise is really taking off – customers from local businesses are enjoying freshly made sandwiches, paninis and jacket potatoes at great prices. The WhistleStop Café is open Monday to Friday, 11.30 am to 1.30 pm. Main meals are just £2.50, or a £3.50 “meal deal” includes chocolate or crisps and drink as…

Oct


21

Making movies at the YMCA

Last week as part of our movie maker programme our young people set to work making their own film, after a great deal of discussion and exploration they came up with the theme of legal highs. They wanted the film to be as true to life as possible while also conveying the current issues.  ‘Right…

Oct


16

Operation Christmas Child

The Girls from the YMCA spent a morning making Operation Christmas Child boxes for the “Samaritans Purse” charity and then went out for lunch to The Old Manor to discuss more fundraising opportunities.    

Oct


11

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

9 of the girls living at 189 had a great evening baking Mars bar crispy cakes and swimming at the local leisure centre. We love our “girls’ days”!

Oct


10

After School Club

We had over 20 local kids at our new BASE After School Club last night. The 10-14 year olds played games, got support with their homework and had their tea.