Stuart Devlin: ‘My disability is mistaken for drunkeness’

  Stuart Devlin (person we work for and dates-n-mates member) features in a short video from the BBC about disability discrimination at night venues. This video also contains some scenes from a recent Club LATE night. Stuart has been turned away from venues with door staff saying he is too drunk to get in, even … Continued

The evolution of Club LATE

  7 years of #InclusiveClubbing LATE – Scotland’s first fully inclusive club night, launched on Tuesday 10th of April 2012 at The Arches in Glasgow. The night was an instant success with over 200 people attending. It was clear that there was a demand for inclusive clubbing (#InclusiveClubbing). LATE was launched by C-Change Scotland and has … Continued

New Director at dates-n-mates Falkirk

    I am Britney Turner, Director for dates-n-mates Falkirk. I am a 37 years old Trans Woman from Stirling. People say I am a really friendly person and will chat to anyone! I love to play computer games, dressing up and learning new skills. Something I am proud of is taking part in the … Continued

Special Olympic World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

    All of us are wishing dates-n-mates members Alison MacKenzie and Andrew MacKintyre all the very best at the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. Both Alison and Andrew are taking part in gymnastics events representing team GB at this years Special Olympics taking place now (14th – 21st March) in the United Arab … Continued

dates-n-mates Falkirk Valentines Party & Launch Event

  dates-n-mates Glasgow Directors John Paul and Holly are delighted to welcome dates-n-mates Falkirk! We are hugely excited about the Launch Party for our 4th dates-n-mates project! dates-n-mates Falkirk launches with a fantastic Valentines Party tonight (Thursday 14th of February) from 7pm – 10:30pm at the SGE Leapark Hotel in Grangemouth. Tickets are £5 per person. Everyone is … Continued

Kiltwalk 2019: Help raise money for dates-n-mates

  Sign up to walk for dates-n-mates Scotland in this year’s Kiltwalk Glasgow at Levengrove Park, Dumbarton, on Sunday 28th April. Every penny you raise will be boosted by 40%, thanks to The Hunter Foundation. Just by registering, you are automatically entered into a prize draw to win one of TWO brand new cars! Click … Continued

dates-n-mates Valentines Parties 2019

    We have 4 fantastic dates-n-mates Valentines Parties coming up in February, including the official launch of dates-n-mates Falkirk. See below for details of parties in Aberdeen, Falkirk, Glasgow and Renfrewshire. In order of when events take place (Scroll down to see all).   dates-n-mates Glasgow Valentines party    Date: Tuesday 12th February Time: 7pm … Continued

dates-n-mates Christmas Party Photos

    Four fabulous dates-n-mates Christmas Parties this December. Parties were held in Paisley (6th), Glasgow (13th), Aberdeen (20th) and Falkirk (20th). dates-n-mates Renfrewshire Christmas Party. 
 Thursday 6th December at Grabriels, Paisley. Click here to view photos via facebook dates-n-mates Glasgow Christmas Party  
Thursday 13th December at Glasgow’s Grand Ole Opry Click here to view photos … Continued

dates-n-mates 10 Year Anniversary Celebration & Ceilidh Party

    Well done team dates-n-mates on a great 10 Year Celebration Party on Thursday 29th November with a free Ceilidh for members, their family, friends and support at the Hilton Grosvenor hotel in Glasgow. We are privileged to have such dedicated and passionate colleagues. We officially celebrated 10 years of dates-n-mates We are very proud how … Continued

dates-n-mates Celebrate 10 Years!

We will be officially celebrating 10 years of dates-n-mates tomorrow evening with a free Ceilidh for members, their family, friends and support at the Hilton Grosvenor hotel in Glasgow. We are very proud how far our dating and friendship agency project for adults with learning disabilities has come over the last decade and the positive … Continued