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YMCA Christmas Card Competition

We know it seems a bit early to be talking about "The Big Day"... but Christmas is only 99 days away (not that we're counting!) We're so excited about it that we've launched our Walice the Fox Christmas Card ...
Kimber House, one of our supported housing locations.

YMCA Fairthorne achieves housing status

On the 5th April 2018 the YMCA Fairthorne Group was successful in achieving Registered Provider status for the housing aspect of the organisation. This part of the organisation is known as YMCA Fairthorne Hou...

Facebook’s 5 for 5000 giveaway

It’s competition time! If we hit 5000 likes on our Fairthorne Manor Facebook page before 30th June 2018, we’re offering you the chance to win 1 of 5 amazing prizes. To enter, head over to our Facebook and simpl...

Win 2 weeks worth of Daycamps!

It's competition time! We're offering you the chance to win a weeks worth of Summer Daycamps at Fairthorne Manor for 2 children. To enter, head over to our Facebook and simply like our page and competition post...

Being in the Crowd

YMCA Fairthorne Group CEO, Chris Hand, writes about his Directorship at the YMCA and the changes to staff conferences over the past 21 years. In the autumn of 1997 I was appointed as the Director of YMCA Fai...
Fairthorne Manor staff

YMCA Fairthorne Group Gender Pay Gap Report 2017

YMCA Fairthorne Group has today published its Gender Pay Report for 2017.  Organisations with more than 250 employees are required to publish specific gender pay data by April 2018, as required by the UK Gove...

A message from Chris – Birthday Fun in the Sun !

YMCA Fairthorne Group CEO, Chris Hand, writes about his recent travels and time reminiscing with old friends.  What do you want for your Birthday this Year? – How about one in the summer for a change! I didn’t...

YMCA Andover Community Art Project

CREATIVE volunteers showed off their talents in a community art project. Andover YMCA hosted an event at its centre in Dairy Road on Saturday 27th January with the aim to brighten up the reception of the new bu...

Wave of Festive Support for YMCA Nurseries

Kind-hearted individuals, organisations and local businesses helped children at Southampton’s YMCA nurseries to have a fantastic Christmas with a huge amount of toy donations that were generously donated by mem...