YMCA Derbyshire’s Ceilidh – 2nd September 2016

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Elizabeth Fothergill CBE DL, The High Sheriff of Derbyshire hosts a Ceilidh which raises £30,000 for YMCA Derbyshire. On Friday 2nd September 2016 180 guests were treated to a first class Scottish themed evening at Westgate Studios Long Eaton. YMCA Derbyshire’s Training & Education staff, along with our catering students and young residents, prepared, cooked…

Home and Hope: YMCA Derbyshire’s Annual Celebration Event

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Young people at YMCA Derbyshire annual celebration event

Our celebration event is a chance for young learners, residents, staff and supporters to come together to celebrate the achievements of our young people and supporters from the past twelve months. The Keith Lewis Memorial Award was given to Mai Cook who had completed her City and Guilds in Retail and Customer Service, actively volunteered,…

Tensing Group

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Come and volunteer at YMCA Derbyshire We are looking for 4 Volunteer Creative Young Leaders for Derby’s first Young People’s Tensing Group.  YOUNG MINDS CREATIVE ARTS  BACKGROUND INFORMATION  YMCA Derbyshire in partnership with Derby City Church and Derby University are working to establish Derby’s first young people’s Tensing group from October 2016. Tensing is an international youth…

Annual Celebration Event – 8th July

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All are welcome! Please do come and join us to celebrate the achievements of our young learners and residents. To attend please RSVP to Jenna.Shaw@ymcaderbyshire.org.uk. We hope to see you there!  

HRH The Duke of Gloucester opens Claude’s YMCA Derbyshire’s new café

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29th June 2016 HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG opens Claude’s – YMCA Derbyshire’s new café at Marble Hall, Nightingale Road. Yesterday The Duke of Gloucester KG officially opened the former Rolls-Royce building Marble Hall. A £4 million revamp has transformed the building into a managed workspace and community hub. YMCA Derbyshire has taken on…

The “All Together Now” blog

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Coming into be interviewed for the YMCA Derbyshire, the rememberable aspect was talking about how the charity uses Maslow’s hierarchy of need to make the lives of those within their community healthier, more positive and with a greater fulfilment. After beginning my internship I’ve realised they do more than this, that this is a two…

Sleep Easy 2016

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On Friday 4th March 70 people completed Sleep Easy 2016! Thank You to everyone who participated in and or donated to our event. It was a huge success with £28,322 raised to date!   Congratulations to those currently at the top of our fundraising leader board!   A glimpse of what happened on the night……

NEW Annual Report!

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Our brand new Annual Report 2014-2015 is out now! Click here to view a full PDF version of the report: YMCA Derbyshire Annual Report 2014-2015 Or similarly, you can email liz.richardson@ymcaderbyshire.org.uk if you would like copy sent to you via post.  

Brand New Hospitality Course

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A brand new class starting on Thursday 7th January, there is still time to sign up by clicking here: Register Now YMCA Derbyshire’s Study Programme in Hospitality and Catering. YMCA Derbyshire’s Study Programme in Hospitality and Catering is a free 34 week course for those aged 16 to 18 (19-24 in some cases) leading to…

BBC Children In Need

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Interview with Sally Pepper on Radio Derby 11th November 2015 We think there’s no better way to celebrate BBC Children In Need today, than by demonstrating how your generous donations make such a positive impact on our local community. You can listen to the live broadcast by clicking here:   Background – Donna and Claire’s…