News & Events

Supporter Vishal Sahni takes on his ultimate challenge of a lifetime by cycling from London to Paris to raise funds for AI!

Last month, supporter Vishal Sahni, battled through the pain to successfully complete his cycle from London to Paris, raising over £700!

Asda Livingston raise a fantastic £200 through their Community Life Scheme for our West Lothian Service!

Staff and customers at Asda Livingston raise £200 for our West Lothian service!

Supporter Joe Bates bravely battles through the notorious Spartan race to raise funds for AI!

Supporter Joe Bates raised funds for AI last month by bravely battling through the notorious Spartan race!

WeGrow wins highly acclaimed ‘Green Social Enterprise Champion’ award at the prestigious SENTogether Awards!

On Friday 3rd October, WeGrow, amongst fierce competition, won the award for ‘Green Social Enterprise Champion’ at the prestigious Social Enterprise Network Powerful Together Awards 2014 at the stunning Liverpool Town Hall!

Nags Head bowl us over with generous donation!

Autism Initiatives was delighted to receive a donation of £279 from the Nags Head in Thornton following a special Crown Green Bowls event held on the pub’s very own bowling green.

Supporter Steve Brodie braves Tough Mudder for a second year running to raise funds for AI!

Steve is a glutton for punishment, taking part in Tough Mudder 2014 yet again this year, after 2013’s success!

Scottish Mental Health and Arts Film Festival will exhibit pieces from artists represented by the Gallery on the Corner!

Six artists that have been working with our staff at the Gallery on the Corner will have pieces exhibited at the Scottish Mental Health and Arts Film Festival this month!

Earlier this month, supporter Liz Crampton endured the testing Great North Run, raising over £1,000 for AI!

On 7th September 2014, supporter Liz Crampton battled through injury to successfully complete the Great North Run, raising over £1,000 for AI!

AGLP wins Independent Cafe Award

A Great Little Place wins Independent Cafe Award gold standard at the Cafe Life Awards in London

Autism Initiatives NI & The Big Lunch!

Autism Initiatives NI brought families from across Northern Ireland together for a Big Surf & Big Lunch on the beach at Portrush this weekend.

WeGrow Shortlisted

WeGrow shortlisted for Green Social Enterprise of the year 2014 at the Powerful Together Awards

Dare to be great

Autism Initiatives' A Great Little Place and other Autism Ventures By Simon Grant.

Teen Girl Health Awareness Programme!

We are running a new Health Awareness Programme for Teen Girls!

Supporter Cris Kallus triumphs at last weekend's Scottish Half Marathon!

Cris took part in the Scottish Half Marathon last weekend, raising over £500 for Autism Initiatives!

Autism Initiatives NI & The Autumn Cycling Programmes!

We Are Launching Brand New Balanceability Learn to Cycle Programmes! Also this Autumn A 'Cycle with Confidence' session!

Final Gallery on the Corner trainee exhibition set to leave a lasting impression!

‘Impressions’ is the latest exhibition to grace Edinburgh’s art district and features a collection of prints designed by the Gallery’s Creative Trainees, Lee Mylne, Otis Berry, Carole Simonsen, Freya Levy and Calvin McCluskie.

Daredevil supporter David Wilkinson completes epic skydive to raise funds for AI!

Earlier this week, supporter David Wilkinson with his brother in law and another friend successfully completed their incredible challenge, raising over £1,000 for AI!

Aberdeen University students raise an astonishing £2,000 for AI!

Over the last year, the students of Aberdeen University have done an incredible amount of fundraising for AI, raising £2,000!

Bank of Scotland Community Fund - Please Vote For Us!

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for the Bank of Scotland Community Fund with the chance of winning £3,000!

Aberdeen Asda Store raises an incredible £1700 for our services in North East Scotland!

Throughout the past 18-24 months, the Aberdeen Asda store has fundraised for Autism Initiative’s services in the local area, raising a fantastic total of £1700.

Calling all Vodafone employees….please choose us as the beneficiary of your ‘Big Bold Challenge’!

Do you, or does anyone you know, work for Vodafone? Well, we've just been told about the Vodafone Big Bold Challenge that is taking place on September 25th for all Vodafone employees to get them more involved in charity fundraising.

Local artist inspires public at the Gallery on the Corner’s latest exhibition!

On Tuesday 5th August, local autistic artist Andrew Gilchrist stunned audiences and keen art collectors in Edinburgh with his latest exhibition at the Gallery on the Corner.

Peterhouse School 40th birthday celebration!

Peterhouse School will be celebrating it's 40th birthday with a celebration on Friday 12th September at Masonic Hall, Duke Street, Southport!

Peterhouse School hits the headlines after receiving its third consecutive ‘Outstanding’ grading from Ofsted!

After a recent visit in July from Ofsted, Peterhouse School was awarded an ‘Outstanding’ grading!

Supporter Dave Sims conquers the incredible l’Etape Du Tour to raise funds for AI!

On Sunday 20th July, supporter Dave Sims completed the l’Etape du Tour on his Raleigh Chopper to raise funds for AI.

West Lothian staff take on challenge of a lifetime to raise funds for a sensory room for their service users!

On Saturday 19th July, 11 members of staff at Autism Initiatives’ West Lothian Service tested themselves to the limit by climbing Ben Nevis to raise money for a much needed sensory room for service users.

#100Cares Challenge, please vote!

We are part of the Justgiving #100cares challenge where we have the chance of winning £1,000!

Service user Viv organises electrifying band night fundraiser!

On Friday 11th July, service user Viv, put on one of Autism Initiatives’ most successful band night fundraisers!

Cait McDermott wins Supporting Learners in Practice in Health and Social Care award

Our own Cait McDermott wins Supporting Learners in Practice in Health and Social Care award

Sandwich Retailer of the year

You want a sandwich? You can't beat A Great Little Place!