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22nd August 2018
Disability Sports Day at Sutton High this year, is on Saturday 1st September  🎯 🎱
If you would like to join us, please let us know as soon as possible, to secure your place!
Entry is free, with access to all sports (archery, pool, weightlifting, shooting, etc.), a t-shirt, packed lunch, and participation medal included!  πŸ†
 

22nd August 2018

Autism support group for ages 11 to 19
InSpire To AsPire AuTism Support UK is an Autism support group at Newton-Le-Willows Community Centre, for people aged between 11 and 19.
The group meets fortnightly, on a Saturday, between 11am and 4pm. Visit their Facebook page for more information!
Feel free to share this post with anyone you know!
https://www.facebook.com/GillianTheInspired/


20th August 2018
The hub will not be open on next Monday (27th August 2018) as it is a bank holiday!

16th August 2018
We will not be at Ashtons Green Allotments for the next two Thursdays (23rd and 30th August 2018) due to holidays.


14th July 2018
Today we went to Prescot Woodland Theatre to watch MATE Productions 'Treasure Island'. What a fantastic show! All of our members loved it!

7th July 2018
Ashtons Green Community Allotments Open Day.
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30th June 2018
St Helens Citizen's Parade.
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23rd June 2018
Armed Forces Day at Victoria Park.
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5th June 2018

On the 30th June, we are being featured (and taking part) as one of the local community groups, in the Citizen's Parade, celebrating St. Helens' 150th anniversary! 
This Friday (8th June), our group will be holding an arts and crafts day. This is open to our members and their carers/ parents, where we will be making all different types of things to sell at the parade, in order to raise funds for the Society. 
We will be meeting at the hub at 10am, and will be walking over to 14 Church Street for 10:30am. If you would like to just meet us at 14 Church Street, you are more than welcome to!
Refreshments will be provided.
If anyone has any questions about the arts and crafts day on Friday, just pop us a message and we'll get back to you!
For more info on the parade, visit https://goo.gl/dVuqqG
The parade starts at 10:30am at the Town Hall.


4th June 2018
It is now 9 weeks since we started going to Ashtons Green Community Allotments!! Everyone always looks forward to Thursdays, to enjoy the warm weather, and relaxed atmosphere  β˜€οΈ πŸ”
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29th May 2018
What a fantastic, successful day, at the Rainhill Gala! Thank you to everyone who came, and supported us on this lovely sunny day!

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28th May 2018
Don't forget, the hub is not open today, instead, we will be at the Rainhill Gala!
For more information on the gala, visit www.facebook.com/rainhillgala


21st May 2018
❗ The hub will be closed next Monday (28th May), however, we will be at the Rainhill Gala all day, so come and join us!!  ❗


12th April 2018

​Could you be a volunteer for Autism? 
Gain experience with Autistic adults in an informal, relaxed atmosphere, with flexible times and days, and opportunities to gain creative skills, interpersonal skills, teamwork skills and more!
Check out our opportunity on Do-it.org using the link below:
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12th April 2018

A massive thank you to every single person who came, took part, and supported our second Autism Awareness event, last Sunday!

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25th March 2018
We were invited to Ashtons Green Community Allotments in Parr, St Helens, to take part in a 'sow grow and eat' project which benefits groups in the local community.
We took some of our members for a taster day last Thursday, and everyone is now looking forward to starting the project on Thursday 5th April!
If any other of our members would like to come along please let us know
 πŸŒ± 🐝 


22nd March 2018
πŸ”” ❗ Just to let everyone know that the hub will be closed on Good Friday (30th March) and Easter Monday (2nd April)  ❗ πŸ””


4th March 2018
πŸ”” Stephanie, Trevor, and Mary would like to thank the following for their contributions and help in making our quiz night so successful, and a great, fun night for all! πŸ””
Thank you to...
- Denise, from Teardrops Supporting the Homeless.
- Quiz master, Mandy, from The British Lion - New
- Singing group, 'One for the Road'
- Tom Jackson from St Helens Autism Support
And finally, our volunteers, Carol, Ciaron, Liz, Lesley, Liam, Katie, and Joyce Dullaghan (Autism Initiatives)!


2nd March 2018
A fantastic evening at the quiz night!! Thank you so much to everyone who came and made the night extra special. We will look forward to our next one!
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23rd January 2018
We are hosting a quiz night at Unison sports and social club formerly nalgo on Friday 2nd March, from 7pm  ✏️ πŸ†
Quiz, buffet, and entry into mystery raffle all included in ticket price of just Β£5!
Open to anyone and everyone! Contact us for more details or to buy tickets.
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8th January
πŸ””
Thank you to our recent supporters! πŸ””
Thank you to Rennies Arts & Crafts Ltd St. Helens for the generous donation of arts and craft supplies  🎨
Thank you to Asda for helping to make our Christmas party meal extra special, with a kind donation  πŸ’·
Thank you to Peter Yates and 'Fit as a Fiddle' Golf Club in Rainford, for choosing us as your cause in 2017, and providing a thoughtful donation  β›³
Thank you to SHDRC - St. Helens & District Rambling Club for supporting us in 2017, providing a fantastic donation, and including us in your Christmas celebrations  πŸŽ‰


4th January 2018
We hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas, and a great start to the New Year!
We all had a lovely time celebrating Christmas with our growing membership, at THE Chinese Buffet in December.
Best wishes to everyone for 2018, and continue spreading Autism support and awareness!

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14th December 2017
❗ For anyone not coming to the Autism & Asperger Society Christmas meal on Monday 18th December, the hub will be open at 10:00am (as usual) but will be closing at 12:30pm. ❗
For anyone coming to the meal, you can meet us at THE Chinese Buffet at 1:00pm, or arrive at the hub before 12:30pm and walk there with us.


14th December 2017
❗ This Saturday (16th December) the hub will be closed β—
as we are doing a fundraising bag pack at Iceland Foods. 
Feel free to come along and help us in fundraising for the society!


12th December 2017
Thank you once again, to Team 86 of St Helens College Prince's Trust!
We had a fantastic day out last week, organised and funded by the Prince's Trust, to Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf, followed by a delicious carvery at Britannia Inn!
Their final presentation is on Wednesday 13th December 2017, 2pm, at St Helens College. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Team 86 have been a brilliant group, good luck to you all for the future, and Merry Christmas!
  πŸŽ„ ✨ πŸŽ‰

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26th November 2017
Had a fantastic night at the St Helens Autism Support group's 2017 Annual Ball!
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10th November 2017

Some of our members helped out at the Rainhill Rotary Beer Festival Event from Monday 6/11/2017 to Saturday 11/11/2017. A big thanks to the Rainhill Rotary Club for allowing our members to take part in this experience!


3rd November 2017
Congratulations to Team 86 of the Princes' Trust Team Programme at St Helens College for completing your community project! We are amazed by the final result, we cannot thank you enough for choosing us, and for all the cleaning, painting, organising, and work over the past 3 weeks!!
Also, thank you to everyone who joined us, including the Mayor and Mayoress of St Helens, at the hub to celebrate the hard work that has been put into redecorating the building for the Autism & Asperger Society.
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27th October 2017
The work is coming along really well, we can't wait for the finished result St Helens College Prince's Trust!!
We previously thought that we would be reopening the hub on Monday 30th October 2017, however, the reopening date will now be on Friday 3rd November 2017.


16th October 2017
Just to let everyone know, the hub will be closed for the next 2 weeks (closed from Monday 16th October 2017), and will reopen on Monday 30th October 2017.
This is due to the kind work of students from St Helens College in the Prince's Trust Team Programme, who have offered to redecorate the building for us. 
Thank you so much for choosing our Society as your project! We can't wait to see the finished result!
Keep up to date with news about the Society by following our Facebook page, or visiting our website updates

30th September 2017
We are really excited to announce that we will now be opening on a Saturday! Our first Saturday opening day will be on 7th October 2017, 10am until 2pm. 
We are looking forward to seeing you all there!

27th August 2017
We will be closed this bank holiday Monday (28th). We will resume as normal from Wednesday 30th August.

13th August 2017
Taylor Park event with Ponts Funfair. A&AS holding a tombola and upcycling stall.
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5th August 2017
Newton Show at Mesnes Park. A&AS holding a stall. 11:00 - 17:00.
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29th July 2017
Neurodisability Awareness Event at Victoria Park, St. Helens. A&AS holding a tombola stall. 10:00 - 16:30.
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5th July 2017
We are holding a charity tombola stall this Sunday 9th July at Taylor Park.
​Come along to support us!
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26th May 2017
Rainhill Gala on Bank Holiday Monday (29th May 2017).
Come along to the Rainhill Gala, we are holding a stall with a charity tombola and lots of good prizes.
Come and show your support for Autism!
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28th April 2017
Our phone number has now changed from 01744 417555, to 01744 362260.

25th April 2017
The hub will not be open Monday 1st May (Bank Holiday).
We will be back open on the Wednesday 3rd May as usual.
Hope that you all have a great bank holiday!

14th April 2017
Ponts Amusements will be at Taylor Park for their annual Easter funfair, through Friday 14th until Monday 17th (11am-6pm each day). The Society will be holding a tombola stall on Easter Monday, so come along and brighten up your Easter!
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11th April 2017
The hub will not be open on Good Friday, or Easter Monday (14th and 17th April). We resume open as normal on Wednesday 19th April. Have an egg-cellent Easter!

5th April 2017
We will be open at our brand new premises, 34 Hall Street, from Wednesday 5th (10am-2pm) onwards, with slightly limited facilities to start as all the rooms aren't ready to use yet. Hope to see you there!

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