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...
Hidden Treasure Trail at Evenwood

Hidden Treasure Trail at Evenwood

Young people from Evenwood youth club completed a week long project with Helix Arts to create a Hidden Treasure Trial. The project, in the first phase was funded by Co-Operative Youth Isolation Fund, to tackle loneliness in young people. It bought together a group of...
Sleep Easy 2018

Sleep Easy 2018

  Sleep Easy – 9 Days to go. I went in to see Rachel today, just to talk things over about the Sleep Easy event, finding out about the bacon butties (i.e ‘Who’s making them’), coffee, tea and soup. At first she was calm and collected, as...
Greetings to our new Operational Director

Greetings to our new Operational Director

Please welcome Rachel, YMCA Teesdale’s new Operational Director. An introduction to Rachel Dyne. National Rachel began her journey with the YMCA in March 2010 as a part time Young Carers Support Worker at YMCA Tees Valley . She quickly found a passion in the...