Marathon runner helps kick-start bicycle repair group

After working hard at setting up Fred Emery Court’s bicycle maintenance and repair group, project worker Shawn Timmons realised it needed help to grow. So on the 21st of September, Shawn decided to run the Farnham Pilgrim marathon to help fundraise for the group. The group involves the residents in the repair of old bikes. […]

Brighton YMCA Creative Showcase at Brighton Fringe

This year’s Fringe saw a fascinating and exciting collection of artwork created by participants in Brighton YMCA’s art group. The exhibition included paintings, drawings, collage and sculpture and was on show for one week only in the beautiful surroundings of the state-of-the-art George Williams supported housing complex in Portslade. One client said: “Creating my own […]

Jams sold out at 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 […]