New Year Timetable – Changing UR Health 4 Life

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It is no secret that mind and body are intrinsically linked. The health of one impacts the other. Both are equally important. With one in four adults in the UK living with a mental health problem, and around 60% of the UK population overweight or obese, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the growing…

MP drops in to praise YMCA work

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We were delighted to recently receive a visit from Emma Reynolds MP (Labour, Wolverhampton North East) who is also the Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Emma visited our schemes at Badger Court, Wolverhampton and at Penderford, to see first-hand the work we do and to meet some of the young people…

Walsall Residents Sleep Rough So Others Don’t Have To

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More than 30 people braved the cold and the rain on Friday 25th October, spending the night in a cardboard home. Local charity First Base Walsall, part of the YMCA Black Country Group encouraged supporters “to sleep rough so others don’t have to” when it hosted its first ‘SLEEP EASY’ event, to support local homeless young…