Uncertain Futures – Young People’s Views on Proposed Housing Benefit Cuts

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The purpose of this research by YMCA England was to better understand the potential impact of withdrawing automatic Housing Benefit entitlement could have on young people. The government recently set out its plans to introduce measures to tackle youth unemployment and … Continue reading

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GB boxer raises aspirations at Lancashire Sportivate project!

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Stacey Copeland, GB boxing star, is one of Sport England’s Sporting Champions, she regularly supports Sport England’s Sportivate programme. Stacey recently visited YMCA Lancaster’s Sportivate programme. Here is her story: “My recent visit to the YMCA in Lancaster was a … Continue reading

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Boxing Star Inspires Females at Lancaster YMCA

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Stacey Copeland, one of Britain’s most successful female boxers, came to inspire and motive women and girls from the Sportivate project at Lancaster YMCA. Stacey’s visit had a huge impact on the young people involved, Farrah (16 year old boxer – second … Continue reading

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Fylde Coast Youngsters Making Waves to Save Lives

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Youngsters across the Fylde Coast will be making waves with YMCA next week in support of the Royal Life Saving Society’s National Drowning Prevention Week from 21st – 28th June. Throughout Drowning Prevention Week, YMCA Fylde Coast Swimming Pools will … Continue reading

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New Skateboard Coaching Launches inside Air

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YMCA’s Air Skate Park team are set to launch their first official skateboarding coaching programme with dedicated sessions for under 8’s and 8+ starting this Saturday 20th June. Each programme will run for 6 weeks with Air co-ordinator and qualified … Continue reading

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Updated – GB Boxing Stars to Inspire Young People at YMCA Lancaster

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GB and England women’s boxing stars Lisa Whiteside and Stacey Copeland (both pictured) are set to inspire young people at YMCA Lancaster at their boxing project over the next couple of months. The project is one of the key initiatives to create a sporting legacy from the … Continue reading

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YMCA receive Big Lottery Grant to develop Youth Outreach Project

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Fantastic news for the YMCA, we have been awarded funding from the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund to create a new outreach programme called Y:Youth. We will receive a total of £248,126 over 3 years to develop the project which … Continue reading

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Ridge County Primary School Playscheme

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The Ridge County Primary School Playscheme is now open to children aged between 8-11 years (primary school only) and costs just £2 per day! The Playscheme will be based at the Ridge Primary School with the final week based at the … Continue reading

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New Staff Vacancies

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YMCA Physical Activity are recruiting for the following positions. We require a: MEND (Kids Get Active) Coordinator – Blackpool area MEND (Kids Get Active) Coordinator – Fylde, Wyre and North Lancashire Physical Activity Referral Officer Duty Manager (YMCA Fleetwood) Centre Supervisor … Continue reading

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Spa On the Breck Open Weekend

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COMPLETED £2 MILLION TRANSFORMATION BRINGS YOU A NEW ESCAPE… Introducing Spa on the Breck, officially unveiled this Saturday 23rd May and Sunday 24th May for open viewing and you’re invited! Spa on the Breck is situated inside the totally transformed … Continue reading

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