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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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Latest Action from the Linkage Football League

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With Midtown FC from Gainsborough participating in the People’s FA Cup, the latest Linkage-sponsored Lincolnshire Ability Counts League tournament  was a chance for the other teams in the Championship to gain some much-needed ground on the leaders, writes Matthew Robinson. The latest tournament was the first of the season to be played at Lincoln, taking place at the city’s Christ’s Hospital […]

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Linkage Art Finds Home in a Theatre

The artistic creations of students at Linkage College in Grimsby have gone on show in an exhibition in Lincolnshire. 3D robots using recycled materials are among the works of art from the Weelsby Road Campus on display in the foyer at the Riverhead Theatre in Louth until the end of March. Organised by art lecturer Tracy Walker, 10 students have […]

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Linkage League Football – Latest Tournament

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It was business as usual in the Linkage-sponsored Lincolnshire Ability Counts Championship for Midtown FC who made the most of home territory. They won two and drew their other fixture against Lincoln 1st team, who perhaps missed a great opportunity to regain some ground on the leaders after a close game ended two goals apiece, at the Levellings in Gainsborough […]

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Linkage Students’ Reunion

Pictures: Courtesy of Grimsby Telegraph Linkage College is inviting students back to Lincolnshire for a special reunion as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of the charity which created the college. Thousands of young people from across the country have taken further education courses  at either Toynton All Saints near Spilsby or Weelsby Road, Grimsby, since Linkage opened its college […]

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The Philip Barnatt Charity Golf Day

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Join us for the inaugural Philip Barnatt Charity Golf Day this summer in aid of Linkage’s expansion plans in Lincoln. Philip is chairman of the Boultham Park Capital Appeal, which is aiming to raise £250,000 to match lottery funding for the planned developments at the park. The event, on Friday 1st July 2016, will take place at Blankney Golf Club near […]

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