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Save Money on your School Holiday Childcare

Great news; as all YMCA Daycamps and Residential Camps are Ofsted registered and classified as childcare, you save money on the cost by paying with Childcare Vouchers (CCV) or the Government’s Tax-Free Childcar...
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Easter Monday Fun at Fairthorne Manor

This Easter Monday 18th April, Fairthorne Manor will be joined by Happy’s Circus who are putting on a magnificent cabaret-themed show with music from Broadway meets Chicago and stunning acts performed by intern...
Children and staff on the bus

Daycamps bus – your questions answered

It's wheely easy to get your child to experience summer Daycamps this year. Below, we have answered some of your commonly asked Qs about the Daycamps bus. Are buses staffed by YMCA staff? Yes, we have YMCA bu...

Tuesday 2nd July – Day 38

Helping Young Carers get ‘Fit for the Future’ at YCF2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddEXfFB6dwg Over the weekend of 28th-30th June, the annual Young Carers’ Festival (YCF) returned to YMCA Fairthorne M...

Wednesday 5th June – Day 36

National Volunteers Week 1st-7th June "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give" - Winston Churchill As it's National Volunteer Week we’re keen to celebrate this by thanking the vo...

Wednesday 15th May – Day 35

International Day of Families We think families deserve be celebrated every day, not just on May 15th! Life is so hectic these days that it can be difficult to just spend time with your family. Imagine if w...

Sunday 7th April – Day 34

World Health Day World Health Day’s message is simple – giving people access to healthcare without the prospect of financial hardship.  At the YMCA. we believe everybody should have the opportunity to lead ...

Sunday 31st March – Day 33

Mothering Sunday How are you planning to show your appreciation for your Mum and all she’s done for you over the past year?  Maybe you like to honour another special female in your life too; a step-mum, carer,...