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Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Sessions.

Drug and alcohol awareness sessions run weekly at our Barnard Castle youth clubs. One of the activities that is a huge success with our young people is the “beer goggle basket ball challenge”. As the name suggests, we play basketball with beer goggles on. A beer...

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A Day Trip to Alton Towers

All the fun of the fair.   On Thursday 31st August, we will be taking 14 young people on a day trip to Alton Towers. Leaving Barnard Castle at 7am, staff will be at the YMCA from 6.45am, so we're asking that you start making your way to the YMCA at this time. We...

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Merger Notification

Merger of YMCA Teesdale with YMCA North Tyneside. Please read the press release which outlines the plans for a merger with YMCA North Tyneside. Exciting times ahead I'm sure. When more information is available we will let you know. [pdf-embedder...

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Friendship Day

July 30th, 2017 is Friendship Day There is no evidence that Europe or the UK has taken up Friendship Day, however, it has been kept alive and revitalised in Asia, where several countries have adopted it. Friendship bands are very popular in India, Nepal, Bangladesh,...

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Volunteering at YMCA Teesdale

"I got involved with YMCA Teesdale as a young person. I enjoyed attending the drop-in sessions as it helped me create a strong relationship with the organisation. This relationship has helped me carry on, now being a volunteer being with the YMCA. My first...

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Intergenerational Project with The Manor House

YMCA's monthly visit YMCA Teesdale's Intergenerational Project with The Manor House has been a great success to date. We have built a fabulous working relationship with the Manor House nursing home in Barnard Castle. YMCA's monthly visit to the Manor House is eagerly...

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The Last Small Grants Panel Has Been Held

Tuesday 20th June - the last small grants panel was held. In 2014 the small grants panel to support children's and young people’s groups in Teesdale was formed. The funding forms are completed by children and young people who are wanting resources for their groups....

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Summer Sport In Barnard Castle

Good news, Josh Barker our Youth Work Apprentice has planned the following summer sport sessions for the summer holidays in Barnard Castle               Day / Date / Time Sports being played Thursday / 3rd August 2017 / 2pm-4pm...

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We offer young people and the community a safe place in which all can learn and develop. Delivered by a team committed to ensuring all have the best chance of reaching the potential.

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