Dec


21

CARERS CHRISTMAS BOXES

THANKS TO BISHOP VESEY SCHOOL FOR THEIR GREAT CONTRIBUTION TO CARERS CHRISTMAS BOXES. Bishop Vesey School staff and pupils have once again, helped young Carers at Christmas through their incredible generosity. Alan Burrows, Carers Service Manager said “Once again the staff and pupils have shown that they think and care for others at Christmas. They…

Dec


17

Coming together to care for Carers at Christmas

As we approach one of the hardest times of the year for Young Carers and their families, local businesses owners are coming together to show Sutton Young Carers they’re not alone. Brand and Web Agency PLOTT have drummed up support from fellow businesses to buy Christmas care boxes for the YMCA Sutton Coldfield Young Carers…

Oct


16

YMCA pays tribute to Sir David Amess MP

Sir David Amess was a wonderful supporter of YMCA and a dedicated champion of youth issues. He was a Parliamentary Patron of the charity for more than a decade and advocated passionately for more funding and better services for young people. There was a vibrancy about Sir David, and you knew when he entered a…

Oct


8

President completes marathon effort

The president of Sutton Coldfield Chamber of Commerce has finally achieved his goal of running the London Marathon, to raise funds for a charity based in the Royal Town. Phil Arkinstall (pictured), who is also the CEO of video production firm Ark Media, originally planned to run the marathon last April to mark his 40th birthday. But…

Oct


1

Chamber president ready to tackle London Marathon

The president of Sutton Coldfield Chamber of Commerce is finally set to achieve his goal of running the London Marathon this weekend, to raise funds for a charity based in the Royal Town. Phil Arkinstall (pictured), who is also the CEO of video production firm Ark Media, originally planned to run the marathon last April…

Aug


13

YMCA Sutton Coldfields Acting Chief Executive leaves to take up new role

We are very sad to announce that YMCA Sutton Coldfield’s Acting Chief Executive Stephanie Patrick will be leaving our charity today to take up a new post. Stephanie started with the organisation as a youth worker 20 years ago, quickly progressing to Deputy CEO, and more recently Acting CEO. She leaves the charity in a…

Jun


17

A Message from Christopher Pincher – Exhibition at Shenstone Station

The Friends of Shenstone Station 1884 Group is exhibiting some vibrant artwork done by members of YMCA Sutton Coldfield. The bold canvases are all on the theme of mental health, particularly young men and mental health. The exhibition is open Monday to Saturday from 07.00 to 10.00 every day, but can be viewed through the…

Jun


15

Meet Our Friends of Shenstone Station 1884

I would like to introduce you to our recent addition to the Station Adopters Group on the Cross City North. The Friends of Shenstone Station 1884 who were formed earlier this year and are aptly named after the year in which the station was built, currently the group is made up by four local volunteers:…

May


9

Sutton Coldfield YMCA raises more than £15,000 with sleep easy event

Members of the YMCA Sutton Coldfield spent a night sleeping outdoors or in sheds, garages, or conservatories, to raise money for the charity. Businesses also got involved to help raise funds for the YMCA, which helps change the lives of some of the most disadvantaged young people in the town and surrounding areas. Stephanie Patrick,…