We’re back!! And oh how we’ve missed you.

A message from CEO, Gareth Sorsby The unwelcome arrival of Covid-19 on our shores and the subsequent lockdown forced our hand to temporarily close our doors at YMCA South Molton back in March. From that moment we partnered with South Molton Foodbank to prepare for the worst by turning the centre into a large foodbank…



Our Response to Coronavirus

A message from our CEO, Gareth Sorsby: Under recent government guidelines we are doing all we can to assist in the reduction of Covid-19 virus spread, by reducing our physical community interaction spaces and replacing these with virtual social spaces for our young people to continue to connect with us and each other. This means…



Thanksgiving at YMCA South Molton

At South Molton we are all about celebrating community – bringing people, organisations and agencies together to bring the best out of everyone. So on Wednesday 27th November, we invited all our partner organisations to YMCA South Molton to celebrate a Thanksgiving meal together. So much of the work we do is multi-generational so people…



Celebrating the summer break in style

To mark the beginning of the summer holidays, YMCA South Molton held a children’s fun afternoon which welcomed over 40 children from the local area. The afternoon was provided to help children stay busy during the summer holidays whilst having fun making new friends. 43 children attended the fun day and took part in activities…



Kayaking, water fights and DJ Jozzy – our weekend at SPREE SW

What seemed like the hottest weekend of the year so far was also the most fun and enjoyable for a group of young people from YMCA South Molton… SPREE SW is a popular camping and activity weekend run by South West Youth Ministries for young people aged between 8 and 17 and this year we…



YMCA South Molton celebrates National Volunteers’ Week

Staff at YMCA South Molton are celebrating National Volunteers’ Week by thanking those who contribute so much time and effort in support of our services. On Tuesday, volunteers were awarded with a certificate from the Big Lottery Fund who financially support our services Amy Somerwill, Youth and Communities Worker at YMCA South Molton says: “National Volunteers’…



17 new volunteers join team to serve local community

Following a request on Facebook and an invitation to the local community for volunteers, we are delighted to welcome on board 17 new people to the YMCA South Molton volunteering team. The volunteers, including 5 young leaders who have grown up in the YMCA South Molton clubs, will begin supporting each of the weekly activities…



YMCA South Molton appoint Youth and Community Worker

Following the end of successful funding from The National Lottery, Awards for All, YMCA South Molton have made the appointment of Amy Somerwill as their permanent Youth and Community Worker. Funding from The National Lottery in 2017, enabled YMCA South Molton to launch a new project called ‘Transforming our World’ and engage Amy as a…