Michael's marathon achievement

Long-time Romsey Mill supporter, Michael Sanders took part in this year’s London Marathon, his first ever run over that distance; and chose to raise funds for Romsey Mill. Read more

A night to remember

Local band The Archive hosted a concert in Cambridge in April to help raise funds for Aspire, Romsey Mill's work with autistic children and young people. Read more

Y3P Challenge Success

Trekkers taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge to raise funds for Romsey Mill returned having triumphed on - and off - the hill. Read more

Pre-school volunteers wanted

Romsey Mill Pre-school is looking for volunteers to help in our settings in Hemingford Road and at Ross Street. Read more

Responding to young people's needs in Northstowe

Romsey Mill is supporting young people in Cambridgeshire’s biggest new community, Northstowe. Read more

Fun-filled mornings for Pre-schoolers

Sylvia Briscoe, Romsey Mill’s Pre-school coordinator talks about the provision that Romsey Mill can offer for families with young children, under 5. Read more

Supporting Grassroots Youth Work

Romsey Mill’s Youth Development Team engages with about 2,000 young people across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.  As well as delivering vital community-based youth development work in Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Romsey Mill also partners with smaller, local grassroots youth organisations. Read more

Aspire launches in Peterborough

Autistic children and young people are brave, brilliant and creative, but they can often face significant social and sensory challenges, leading to anxiety and isolation. Through ‘Aspire’, Romsey Mill has been delivering youth clubs and developing support for autistic children and young people for nearly 20 years in and around Cambridge. And Romsey Mill has just started its first Aspire group in Peterborough. Read more

Cara Coffee’s friendly volunteers

Cara Coffee is Romsey Mill’s social enterprise in Great Shelford, in partnership with Great Shelford Free Church. Read more

Black History Month

Throughout October, Romsey Mill’s Pre-school children learned about Black History. Read more

Finding a place to belong

Aspire is Romsey Mill’s work that supports autistic young people in mainstream education; and has been established for almost 20 years. In recent years, the need for Romsey Mill’s weekly autism-friendly youth clubs, one-to-one support for autistic young people, and family support has grown in comparison to our capacity. Read more

Making progress in Peterborough

Romsey Mill has been delivering youth development work in Hampton, on the outskirts of Peterborough since 2017. Read more

Growing confidence

A key aspect of Romsey Mill’s work with young people, children and families is helping them to grow in confidence. Growth in confidence is a fundamental for positive change in their lives. This is perfectly illustrated in the experience of Carla, a young mum, who has been engaging with Romsey Mill’s Young Parents Programme. Read more

Why do we think about young mums the way we do?

Judith Cork, who leads the work of Romsey Mill’s Young Parents Programme (YPP) to support young mums and young dads, asks “Why do we think about young mums in the way we do?” Read more

Look north

In the last year, the Youth Development Team also provided one-to-one support for 139 young people. This aspect of our work has been particularly significant in our work to the north of Cambridge, Read more

Physical play at Romsey Mill Pre-school

Physical play, in a safe, interesting and fun setting, helps to stimulate children’s development. Read more

Starting something special

Kat Rudge, Aspire Youth Development Worker, talks about the positive and immediate difference that an Aspire group has made in the lives of young autistic girls. Read more

Celebrating Young People

In July, over 200 people attended a special event to celebrate young people and their achievements over the past year. Read more

Hampton championed

Romsey Mill has received a Civic Award for its youth work in Hampton, Peterborough, Read more

Pre-school - learning through play

Both of Romsey Mill's Pre-school settings have been graded as "Good" by OFSTED this year. Read more

Panther Taxis announce Charity of the Year

Romsey Mill has been officially named as Panther Taxis' Charity of the Year for 2023, which could result in up to £25,000 being donated to the charity. Read more

Demonstrating love and humanity

Liz Diamond, the Romsey Mill Charity Shop Development Manager, shares how she and her team of volunteer seek to live out the values and ideals of Romsey Mill. Read more

Mums matter

Romsey Mill's Young Parents Programme has been running a CPSL Mind course called Mums Matter to support young mothers with worry and anxiety. Read more

New opportunities in Northstowe

Romsey Mill has appointed a Youth Development Worker to begin working in in the new community of Northstowe, following the award of funding from Cambridgeshire County Council. Read more