Posted by Alex Cuncev
22nd October 2014

Mayor of Brighton Congratulates Brighton YMCA!


Mayor of Brighton & Hove Brian Fitch

Brighton YMCA Chairman and Lord Lieutenant for East Sussex Peter Field received the Mayor's thanks to Brighton YMCA during a visit of its residents and staff to the Mayor's Parlour. The Mayor, Brian Fitch was highly complimentary to Brighton YMCA and its work.

Peter Field thanked the Mayor saying that the organisation has a long history , but now has a 21st century focus on providing modern housing for people with a range of needs many of whom have faced homelessness.

"We have supported people in Brighton & Hove for the last 150 years and believe we will continue to do so for the next 150!"

Peter Field said that Brighton YMCA's historic property 'Steine House' is undergoing changes and restoration to provide up to date accommodation for residents and offices for staff.

Abigail Bryant project worker at George Williams Centre (another Brighton YMCA project) added "being able to visit the inner workings of the Town Hall has been a valuable opportunity to better relate to what happens behind the scenes of the big decisions in the city"

Brighton YMCA residents and staff had a tour of the council chambers and historic memorabilia during the visit.

Evening Argus


Peter Field

Posted by Alex Cuncev
22th September 2014

Brighton YMCA wins gardening prize for second time!

Residents and staff from Brighton YMCA's George Williams Centre in Portslade are celebrating after having won Third Prize two years in a row in the renowned Brighton and Hove City In Bloom competition, in Best Wildlife Category.

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Posted by Alex Cuncev
August 2014

YMCA's Key Appeal raises £5000 for Brighton YMCA


YMCA England's Key Appeal raised £5000 for Brighton YMCA. Sean a Brighton YMCA resident donated his life story to the YMCA's Key Appeal which ran throughout May 2014.

To donate and read about Sean's Story click more info below.

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Posted by Paul Haley

Brighton YMCA Clients plan to display Art Work at Brighton Fringe!!

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Posted by Alex Cuncev

Brighton YMCA runners finish Brighton Half Marathon together!


Kerry Stevens Project Manager and Noeleen Connolly Client Involvement Manager ran the entire event side by side!

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Posted by Alex Cuncev

Brighton YMCA staff in training for this weekends Brighton Half Marathon!

Brighton YMCA staff are nearing the end of a long journey in preparation for this weekends Brighton Half Marathon. A team of 13 runners including the Associations Chief Executive Officer will be running to raise extra funds for the homeless men and women housed by the organisation.

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Posted by Alex Cuncev

Jams made by Brighton YMCA residents sold out at local Christmas fair!

Jams, chutneys and Christmas cakes made by Brighton YMCA residents were sold for fund raising at the Friends’ Centre and St Bartholomew’s Christmas and Craft Fair this Saturday, 30th of November 2013. The money will be put towards refurbishing William Collier House’s kitchen, a Brighton YMCA project where the residents prepared all the preserves and cakes.


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Posted by Alex Cuncev

Brighton YMCA staff enter Brighton Half Marathon
to raise funds for clients

Brighton YMCA staff are competing in next years Brighton Half Marathon on Sunday 16th February 2014 to raise funds for client related activities. The two client related projects that 'Team Brighton YMCA' are hoping to raise funds for are an Exhibition of clients Art Work at the 2014 Brighton Fringe Festival and equipment for a new client computer suite at our 96 bed hostel William Collier House.

Brighton YMCA Half Marathon Team
Team Members Pictured:
Jan Spenser-Smith, Emma Crossland, Berta Norman, Shawn Timmons, Liz Tomlinson, Noeleen Connolly, Kerry Stevens and Casey Clarke.

If you are interested in supporting our work and sponsoring 'Team Brighton YMCA' or an individual runner or would like to see more information please click below, thank you.

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Posted by Alex Cuncev

Brighton YMCA New Website Launched Tuesday 29th October 2013

Today sees the launch of our second "self build" website! The website has been developed by Mark Wainwright of Brighton YMCA at no cost whatsoever to the organisation, thank you Mark!

Mark says .....

"As a registered charity we take very seriously our obligations to get absolute value for money in every area. So with this in mind a couple of months ago I downloaded a homepage from Free CSS Templates. You get a free homepage which you can change around and using notepad you can write your own code html and css to create new pages. Then after a few skipped lunch hours and some late nights, you've got your new website !

Site suggestions etc, to Mark Wainwright

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Garden Created by Brighton YMCA residents wins local award!

Residents from Brighton YMCA's George Williams Mews in Portslade are celebrating after they were awarded third prize in the renowned annual Brighton & Hove City in Bloom competition, in the Best Wildlife Category.

Entries to the competition are invited from the Brighton community - businesses, schools and local residents who wish to improve their local environment. Entrants into the Best Wildlife category must reproduce a habitat as close to the natural world as possible.

Posted by Karen Hooper


Brighton YMCA and Big Lottery Pathways to Independence Project Comes to and End!

The ‘Pathways to Independence’ project was a 3 year initiative funded by the BIG Lottery Reaching Communities fund (March 2010-Feb 2013).

It was a collaboration between Brighton YMCA, Wastewatch, Furniture Now!, Bike for Life and Sussex Central YMCA.

The project provided opportunities for single homeless people in the city (with support needs) to engage with meaningful activities such as; bike maintenance, gardening, art, card making, furniture restoration, make & mend (textiles), sport and storytelling. Enabling clients to build their skills to move towards independence

Clients Activities!

Art Work George Williams Centre

If you are interested to see some of the things our clients do with their time look below!


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