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August 2019 Update

August has been another busy month at dates n mates Aberdeen with another month of events enjoyed by members.

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July Activities

Who can believe we are coming to the end of July already?! What a lovely sunny month it has been.

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National Lottery Awards

dates-n-mates has reached the finals of the 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards – the annual search for the UK’s favourite National Lottery-funded projects – and we are asking people to help us win by voting for dates-n-mates.

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June 2019 Update

June marked 4 years since dates-n-mates launched in Aberdeen – it’s wonderful celebrating another year of the project!

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April 2019 Update

What a quick month April has been! Lots of exciting news and events this month. Let’s see what we’ve been up to..

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March 2019 Update

We started March in style with a Hollywood themed event organised by RGU Event Management students fundraising for us. This was a fun night which raised £1257. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the students for all their hard work and for raising a fantastic amount of money which will go towards providing more social and dating opportunities for our members.

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Autism Awareness Day: Sarah’s Story

I was diagnosed when I was 3 years old when my grandma who worked with children with special needs at the time, noticed I was showing signs. My mum and dad saw the health visitor & the doctor referred me for an assessment at the Raeden Centre, where I got diagnosed very quickly. I also had echolalia which is repetition of speech. I would only use single words. I didn’t talk properly until I was 6 years old, when I started school.

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What have we been doing in February?

Our open Valentines Party this year was held at the Doubletree by Hilton hotel at Aberdeen beach. A fun night of dancing, socialising with friends and partners and enjoying the buffet!

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