Each year, YMCA North Tyneside takes time to reflect on the successes of the previous 12 months and celebrates the results of its charitable work.

2021 – 2022 was a challenging year… As we emerged from lockdowns and the COVID pandemic, it wasn’t simply a return to ‘business as usual’. Things had changed, and not always for the better. 

We discovered that more people in our community than ever before were suffering from difficulties with their mental health and the opportunities for young people had been further eroded because of cuts to funding and the increased cost of living following Brexit.

You can read all about our triumphs in this year’s Impact Report.

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YWCA-YMCA Week of Prayer 2022

The 13 - 19th November is the World YWCA and World YMCA Week of Prayer. These sibling organisations, among other things, organise opportunities to unite their local associations around the world on important issues. In light of this week, Ian Pearson, shares a story...

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YMCA Announces New Outdoor Space For Residents

YMCA recently celebrated the opening of a redeveloped outdoor space for the young people who live under our roof in North Shields. What was previously an unused and unloved space has undergone a major transformation and is now a vibrant and welcoming outdoor area for...

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YMCA Opens Residential Unit in Berwick-upon-Tweed

On 11th October 2022 the Bishop of Berwick, The Right Reverend Mark Wroe officially opened YMCA North Tyneside’s first supported housing project in Berwick-upon-Tweed. Commisioned by Northumberland Council Council, Henderson Court, which is adjacent to Tweedmouth...

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Fundraising at The Great North Run 2022

On Sunday 11th September 2022, seven enthusiastic runners completed the Great North Run in support of YMCA North Tyneside. In total they raised over £2,000 to help YMCA deliver much needed youth activities in areas of North and South Tyneside.One of the runners,...

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Teesdale’s Best Social Enterprise

Storm Arwin left parts of Cockfield and surrounding areas without electricity for nearly 10 days. As Cockfield is not on mains gas, hundreds of households were left without heating, hot water and power. The team at YMCA Teesdale mobilised their resources, providing a...

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