Saturday, 12th August 2017 saw a wave of trepidation and excitement grip family and friends once more as yet another fearless entourage of abseiling daredevils took to the ropes down Liverpool Cathedral.
Staff and supporters at Wirral's unique Port Sunlight River Park have two reasons to celebrate. The 70-acre wildlife haven and community park built on a former rubbish tip at Bromborough Docks has been shorlisted for a Charity Times award.
Step into Work Plus, based in Birkenhead, is a programme from charity Autism Together designed to prepare younger adults with Asperger's syndrome for the workplace. It is run by a team of two Autism Together staff.
The award-winning Wirral-based charity, established nearly 50 years ago, has become one of the country’s leading providers of services and support to people and families affected by autism. It now employs a thousand people across the region.
The sun was shining and the sky 100% blue, what better day could there be to find some gorgeous flowers on display. I have visited this site before, but never really had the time to explore everywhere and really embrace the place and I was very keen to get stuck in.
It’s been 16 months since Cheshire Oaks hosted their first ever Autism Friendly Shopping evening in February 2016. McArthur Glen Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet partnered with Autism Together to become one of their recognised Autism Champions.
Things in life didn’t start well for Oliver. He was born 11 weeks prematurely in 2003 and spent his first six months on oxygen. A year later, when I started taking Oliver to a premature baby/toddler group, I noticed something was different about him. He didn't want to play with other children or join in the nursery songs with staff and was also unhappy at snack time when he had to sit down with others.
Wildlife experts say Port Sunlight River Park, converted from a landfill site and opened to the public in August 2014, is now ready for its first official biological recording.
North west charity Autism Together, supported by four other regional autism charities, has today written to the leaders of all main political parties calling for urgent intervention by central government to rescue a sector in crisis.