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COVID-19 UPDATE

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

The Government has announced that we must close from 31st December 2020. Our Community Café remains open for takeaway orders only. If we can be of any help during the lockdown please get in touch – we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. We look forward to seeing you as soon as we’re allowed to reopen.

Throwback Thursday: Reflecting on Sleep Easy

Throwback Thursday: Reflecting on Sleep Easy

In March 2018, we hosted the first-ever, YMCA Teesdale Sleep Easy, supported by St Mary’s Chruch who provided the venue, Babuls (then Spice Island) for the curries and Oliver Twists for the Breakfasts. We were joined by 10 fantastic volunteers who slept in all...
Congratulations Hayley!

Congratulations Hayley!

Over the weekend, Hayley accepted the post of Community Cafe Supervisor for YMCA’s cafe service in Cockfield. We are sure everyone will join in congratulating Hayley in this new and exciting position.  Hayley is not a new face to the team as she has worked for...
Story With Santa

Story With Santa

It was the day before Christmas, chaos through the house, the kids were screaming, not the mouse! The Community Cafe opened it’s doors to some special guests, providing an open space for the children to burn off their excited energy and a sanctuary for mam and...
Poem: One Night Stand

Poem: One Night Stand

 One Night Stand It wasn’t a starry night more wet, snowy and frosty; hubris and loss colliding. Sitting buddha-like smug and serene cocooned in bedding, cardboard and plastic. A one-night stand with self and conscience. Fairy lights to read by, hot water bottle for...
Young Photographers Exhibition

Young Photographers Exhibition

Young people from YMCA held an Invite only Open Evening at The Witham on 5th April 2019 to showcase all their hard work over the past year. This project, funded by Northern Heartlands, was about encouraging young people from YMCA to get out and explore their local...