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Linkage-sponsored League 2016 Football Winners Announced

Midtown FC Managers Kieran Robins and Robin Roberts

Gainsborough-based Midtown FC have been crowned the top side in Lincolnshire’s disability football league after sealing an unbeaten run at the end of the season. The Lincolnshire Ability Counts League, sponsored by Linkage for a third year, saw an invincible Midtown win the Championship, with Grimsby Town Disabilities 2nd Team clinching the League Division title. Hear from Midtown’s joint manager, […]

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Video Update – Big Show to Celebrate Four Decades of Linkage

Charlotte Hampson and Pierre Papworth prepare for the big night.

The sounds of brass, ukuleles and Abba will come together on a Lincolnshire stage as the learning disability charity, Linkage, celebrates its 40th anniversary with one of the organisation’s biggest shows in years. A cast of more than 200, including members of Linkage’s Adult Skills Performing Arts Group, will stage a Musical Extravaganza at the Embassy Theatre in Skegness for one […]

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Linkage’s First Students’ Reunion Proves a Hit

Ann Roberts from Gainsborough, a student back in the late 1980s.

People travelled from as far afield as South Wales, Middlesbrough and Kent to relive their education memories as Linkage College staged its first-ever students’ reunion. Graduates made the journey to the event at the nine-acre Weelsby Campus in Grimsby as part of the 40th anniversary of the learning disability charity. More than 200 people descended on Weelsby Hall to take […]

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Superb Response to Linkage Reunion

More than 200 people are expected to attend the first-ever Linkage College Students’ Reunion this Saturday. Online sales via this website have been very healthy and Linkage looks forward to welcoming graduates and their families to the Weelsby Campus, Grimsby, for the event which starts at 1pm. The Reunion will feature a special exhibition reflecting the story of Linkage from […]

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Birthday Party with Brass at Boultham Park

City of Lincoln Brass Band

Visitors to Lincoln’s Boultham Park have been treated to the sounds of brass, a heritage quiz and free access to bowls and putting. The occasion celerbated was the 87th anniversary, on Sunday 15th May, of the 50-acre park becoming a public open space. It was organised  by the Boultham Park Restoration Project, a joint venture by the learning disability charity, […]

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Celebrate the Birthday of Boultham Park

Boultham Park

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

Golf Action

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

Flume trial 9

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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