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Picnic in the Park 2024: A Roaring Success

Picnic in the Park 2024: A Roaring Success

By Cameron Galloway. Our biggest community event of the year was a huge success with over 3,000 guests in attendance to celebrate YMCA Founders Day and our 145th anniversary. Despite a mixed forecast, we arrived on site at 7.50am to clear blue skies and a warm breeze....

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Our First Ullswater Challenge

Our First Ullswater Challenge

By Cameron Galloway. On Saturday 20th April a group of 30 challengers took on YMCA North Tyneside’s Ullswater Challenge. This 22-mile hike around the perimeter of Ullswater started and finished at our Patterdale Estate, tying the beauty of the Lake District back to...

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Volunteer Opportunities for 2024

Volunteer Opportunities for 2024

In 2024, we are excited to announce new and ongoing volunteer opportunities for individuals to get involved and make a difference in their local community. Take a look and see what we have to offer.

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Patterdale Volunteering Weekend

Patterdale Volunteering Weekend

By Lottie Watkin. In January, our Housing Team went on a team-building trip to our idyllic Patterdale Hall Estate in the Lake District. On the first day, we were greeted by Brook, Cat and Jess (our Estate team) and were shown around the 15 different holiday properties...

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Investing In Education

Local businessman and long time YMCA supporter Ben Broadhead is setting a sterling example of philanthropy and civic responsibility. Celebrating his recent directorship at E Turnbull & Son Funeral Directors, Ben has chosen to mark this personal milestone in a most altruistic manner – by investing in the education of children.

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A Summer of Fun

Over the Summer holidays our community team have been hard at work delivering a range of summer activities for young people. Find out more about what we got up to!

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