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Celebrate the Birthday of Boultham Park

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Park activities and a quiz will mark the anniversary when Boultham Park in Lincoln first became a 50-acre public open space. “Our Park” Day on Sunday 15th May will feature a three-hour afternoon of activities which celebrates the date, 87 years ago, when the local council bought the land and opened it to the community. The Boultham Park Restoration Project, […]

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Student Appeal for Diable Golf Day

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Students at Linkage College are urging golfers in North East Lincolnshire to make their 40th anniversary year go with a swing at a charity golf day. The students, who have learning disabilities, will be helping to administer the ninth annual Diable Golf Day which will be held at Cleethorpes Golf Club, on Friday 1st July. It is a special year […]

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Champneys Donate Adaptive Trikes to Linkage

Excited students at Linkage College have been testing out new trikes which have been donated to the campuses of Lincolnshire’s charity for young people with learning disabilities. Six adaptive tricycles have been given to Linkage by the Champneys Charitable Foundation, part of the company which operates healthy and beauty spas in the UK. Champneys co-owner and chairman, Dorothy Purdew, handed […]

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Steep Hill for Lincoln Flume 2016

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The excitement of the summer waterslide in Lincoln City Centre will return in 2016 with an even bigger spectacle – the chance to “zoom the flume” down Steep Hill! Volunteers from the Rotary Club of Lincoln Colonia have again teamed up with the Lincolnshire learning disability charity, Linkage, to create the dramatic experience, on Sunday 17th July. This year there […]

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Video Update – ArtBeat Winners for 2016

LInkage ArtBeat First Prize Winners

The art and photography talents of students with additional needs across from Greater Lincolnshire and beyond have been celebrated in the second annual Linkage ArtBeat Awards. The contest, organised by Linkage, showcases the work of high school pupils and Linkage students & clients and, in 2016, attracted more than 200 entries. The work was in different age categories with top […]

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Video Update – Linkage Winners from Disability Games 2016

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Four pieces of silverware have come Linkage’s way following a superb string of successes by the charity’s representatives at the 2016 Rotary Disability Games for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. More than 80 clients from Linkage attended the one-day event at The Pods, Scunthorpe, to take part in a range of sporting activities, from swimming to snooker and archery to weight-lifting. They […]

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Linkage to Move into Retail with Launch of Own Charity Shops

  The Lincolnshire learning disability charity, Linkage, is to operate its own chain of shops. The move, to develop into retail, comes as the organisation is looking to further increase its fundraising income streams. The plan is to open a chain of charity shops across Greater Lincolnshire over the next three years and a Development Co-ordinator is being recruited to […]

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Big Sporting Weekend for Linkage across Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire will be strongly represented at the 2016 Disability Games this weekend as the charity, Linkage, takes a party of more than 80 people eager to secure more silverware. The regional event for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, being held for a second year at The Pods in Scunthorpe, is organised by a group of North Lincolnshire rotary clubs. The action takes […]

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World Autism Day 2016

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Our contribution to World Autism Day is to show a video, made a few weeks ago and featuring the students from Linkage College’s Weelsby Campus in Grimsby. It was produced as part of the A Right Not A Fight campaign, which is a national initiative to make it easier for students who need a specialist education to have access by […]

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Linkage Graduates Invited Back for Birthday

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Former students are being invited to a special reunion as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of the charity which established Linkage College. Thousands of young people with learning disabilities from across the country have studied further education courses at Linkage and learnt skills for life, at either the Toynton All Saints site near Spilsby, which was opened in 1979, […]

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