To kick off our 15th year celebrations, National Director John Paul Moffat sat down with Hughie, who was the FIRST EVER member to join Dates-n-Mates when we first launched back […]Continue reading "National Director John Paul chats to the very first member to ever join Dates-n-Mates!"
We have had another fantastic year filled with friendships, social events, relationships, and lots of fun! Throughout December, we have been sharing a daily video with 22 of our best […]Continue reading "Best Moments of 2022"
We love to see friendships blossom, so as the 30th of July is international friendship day, we asked a few of our Dates-n-Mates members to share their friendship stories with […]Continue reading "International Friendship Day 2022"
It”s been a long time in coming, but we are relaunching our Champions Points Programme TODAY -1st August! It’s an opportunity for our members to earn points through volunteering, attending […]Continue reading "Our Champions Points Programme is back!"
Glasgow members Kenny Murphy and Karoline Carmichael will be celebrating 2 years together this February. The pair met at a dates-n-mates event shortly before lockdown and have kept their relationship […]Continue reading "Dates-n-Mates Glasgow: Kenny and Karoline Celebrate 2nd Anniversary"
Dates-n-Mates members are regularly involved in all aspects of our project. Sometimes they participate in recruitment interviews for new staff. In April 2021, a few members worked with Regional Lead, […]Continue reading "Dates-n-Mates members help with recruitment process"
Covid Scotland: Lockdown love thanks to Dates-n-Mates for Scots with learning disabilities The past year hasn’t quite offered up the romantic opportunities we may have been hoping for – with […]Continue reading "Dates-n-Mates Couples in the Herald Scotland January 2021"
Dates-n-mates Glasgow members Kenny Murphy and Karoline Carmichael are getting ready to celebrate their 1-year relationship anniversary in February. They met at a Dates-n-Mates event, began dating and have now […]Continue reading "Dates-n-mates Glasgow: Kenny and Karoline Relationship Anniversary"
2020 has seen a lot of changes happen especially in the way we are able to socialise with others. Dates-n-Mates have had to adapt and find new ways of bringing […]Continue reading "Dates-n-Mates launches new online-only membership"
Dates-n-Mates Glasgow Director Andrew McCartney interviewed Aberdeen’s champion Liz Slowey for Dates-n-Mates Aberdeen’s 5th birthday. Loyal member, Liz had some great things to say about dates n mates. #5thbirthday #dnmaberdeenContinue reading "Member Interview: Liz"
We asked Dates-n-Mates Aberdeen member, Richard, a few quick questions to share his thoughts on lockdown life. How are you feeling during this time of staying at home? The main […]Continue reading "Dates-n-Mates Member Interview: Richard"
Good friend’s Liz and Chris are long-standing members of dates-n-mates Aberdeen. They have been members of the project since only a few months after the Aberdeen branch launched in 2015. […]Continue reading "Member Stories: Chris and Liz’s Dates-n-Mates experiences"