Press Releases

Linkage Graduation with Song and Dance

Mimi and yearbook

Just over 40 students  have said their farewells at an entertaining  2016 Linkage College Graduation ceremony, which also featured a new Principal, Learner Awards and a staff “flashmob”. Grimsby Minster was the venue for the biggest day of the year for the specialist further education college, which was celebrating the 40th anniversary of the learning disability charity, Linkage. Newly-appointed Principal, […]

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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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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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Linkage Benefits from Lincoln Business Network’s First Charity Event

Two Lincoln charities have shared almost £2,000 from the first fundraising venture by the LN6 Business Network. Linkage, and the Nomad Trust, which supports homeless people, were chosen as the beneficiaries of a quiz night held last month at The Showroom on Tritton Road. Both organisations received cheques for £971 each. As many as 20 organisations fielded teams for the […]

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Linkage Green Wins Again for Great Garden

Linkage Green Award

Staff and clients at Linkage Green Café in Mablethorpe are celebrating a second year of green-fingered success in the In Bloom competition. The colourful masterpiece at Stanley Avenue has been developed through thousands of plants grown by nursery staff at Scremby Grange near Spilsby and the Adult Skills clients who work at Linkage Green.These have been combined with two wooden […]

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Linkage presents the “Magic of the Musicals” for one night only

Linkage Adult Skills performers

The first musical production by adults with learning disabilities from Linkage Community Trust is to be staged to a sell-out crowd this week in Spilsby. An evening of memorable musical numbers from West End shows will feature a cast of more than 70 adult skills clients on the Performing Arts course at Linkage’s Toynton All Saints campus. For many of […]

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Video story – Linkage to benefit from brewer’s first “Big Charity Week”

Ges Roulstone (Linkage) and Jaclyn Bateman

The Lincolnshire family brewer, Batemans, has announced plans for an exciting ‘Big Week’ of activities across its 60 pubs with the aim of raising £20,000 for Linkage. The Big Week will take place between 25 and 31 May 2015  at pubs across the Batemans estate from as far afield as Beverley and York to Cambridge, with each landlord deciding for […]

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Linkage Awarded Government Grant to Help Adults with Autism into Job Opportunities

Linkage has been awarded £15,000 in Government funding to support adults with autism into work-based opportunities. Linkage’s “STAR” employability project is one of 42 initiatives being funded by the Department of Health nationwide with the aim of improving life chances and opportunities for people who have autism. The project will work directly with 12 individuals over a six-month period to increase […]

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Take a Fresh Look at Linkage College

Linkage Open Day

The latest developments at Lincolnshire-based independent specialist further education college, Linkage, will be on show in June with the final  open event of the academic year.  Potential students, parents and professionals can visit both the Grimsby and Toynton All Saints campuses to find out what is new and on offer for young people with learning disabilities. The last year has […]

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New Lincoln Santa Fun Run Medal Unveiled by Linkage

One of the newest causes to benefit from this year’s Lincoln Santa Fun Run has unveiled the giant medal which will be given to all finishers in 2014. The Danwood-sponsored annual event, which takes place on Sunday 14th December at 11.30am from Castle Square, will involve a three-kilometre circuit from Lincoln Castle and there are places for up to 2,500 people.  So […]

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