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May 16th 2024

Goodbye & good luck Mason!

Today we wish Mason a fond farewell. Mason has been on work experience with AOB since January and has become a valued part of the team. It’s been a pleasure working with you and we wish you the best of luck for your bright future ahead ….. we’re going to miss you!

April 23rd 2024

St George’s Day!

Happy St. George’s day! from all at AOB – we celebrated with some tasty treats courtesy of our residents & caterers Sizzlers

March 26th 2024

Ashton Sixth Form College Tour

We had the pleasure of showing two groups of students from Ashton Sixth Form College around the Centre today as part of their Regeneration Curriculum. It’s great to see so many young people interested in the story of AOB! 

March 21st 2024

Down Syndrome Awareness Day

AOB held a cake sale arranged by Natalie, a Bric by Bric colleague of Saffer Cooper…….
All donations were for Down Syndrome Awareness Day. This is officially celebrated on 21st March each year, the date is significant as people with Down Syndrome have 3 copies of chromosome 21- hence 21/3. The day is marked with people wearing odd socks to celebrate individuals who have Down Syndrome and inclusivity (socks were chosen as chromosomes are shaped similarly to socks)
More information about Down Syndrome can be found here:

March 7th 2024

Andy Burnham Visit

AOB was delighted to welcome Andy Burnham to the Centre. Andy was meeting with colleagues and Centre Manager Fi managed to snap a quick picture on the way out 😊

February 24th 2024

Tape Letters project

AOB was delighted to be chosen as the venue for Modus Arts Tape Letters project, which shines light on the practice of recording and sending messages on cassette tape as an unorthodox method of communication by Pakistanis who migrated and settled in the UK between 1960-1980!

February 14th 2024

Love is in the air 🎶💖

‘Lovely’ hot chocolate station arranged by Digital Flamingo and ‘heartfelt’ cupcakes supplied by AOB to spread the 💖 for our AOB residents on Valentines day 💖💖💖

February 13th 2024

Pancake Day at AOB 🥞🥞🥞

Pancake Day at AOB 🥞🥞🥞

February 1st 2024

AOB is delighted to welcome Mandatory Training Group

AOB is delighted to welcome Mandatory Training Group who have taken a desk in our Co-working area!

January 26th 2024

Tameside & Clarendon College Art Exhibition

AOB was privileged to be the venue for Clarendon Sixth Form College Clarendon Sixth Fashion & Tameside College students’ Art Exhibition yesterday evening…… & what a turnout of over 100 visitors! It was a great collaboration with other College teams getting involved including Catering, Leisure & Tourism and Marketing. Such […]