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£600,000 secured from Homes and Communities Agency to refurbish Northfield site

We are delighted to announce that we have received a £596,602 grant from the Homes and Communities Agency to refurbish the ground floor of our Northfield hostel on Bunbury Road.

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£40,000 funding secured for sport at YMCA Birmingham

We’ve received over £40,000 in new funding to create sporting opportunities at our flagship development, The Orchard in Erdington.

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Our Kingstanding nursery raises over £1,000 for Children in Need

Sunshine Nursery in Kingstanding was able to give £1,370 to the BBC’s Children in Need appeal this year after holding a sponsored walk in the grounds of nearby Sundridge Primary School.

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YMCA Birmingham wins two national youth awards

Our very own Tom Truman has won ‘Young Worker of the Year’ at the YMCA’s national awards, Youth Matters 2015.

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Tom to run London marathon again

Our service-user involvement officer Tom Truman has won a place to run the London Marathon in April 2016.

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Queen’s representative visits The Orchard

We welcomed the Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the West Midlands, Clive Stone, who marked the final construction phase of our new sports centre.

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Two stand-out YMCA Birmingham stars make finals of national youth awards

Two of our young staff members have reached the shortlist of a prestigious national youth ceremony, Youth Matters Awards 2015.

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MP Jack Dromey marks half way point in The Orchard’s expansion

Local labour MP, Jack Dromey visited The Orchard on 3rd July to mark the project’s half-way point, and got involved by laying some bricks.

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YMCA Birmingham expands its childcare services to Solihull

We have purchased the highly regarded Billy Bears Nursery on Brownley Road in the Solihull area.

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YMCA Birmingham hosts very own ‘Question Time’

With the General Election campaign currently in full swing, we hosted a Hustings style event at The Orchard to help young people in the area learn more about what the political parties stand for.

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