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Santa Fun Run

Santa Fun Run

27/09/2016

University of Lincoln Santa Fun Run & Walk 2016 Sunday 11th December 2016 11.30am – Castle Square Great FUN event for all ages, guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit.   Perfect for runners, walkers AND dogs. Registration is £10 (under 5’s FREE) and everyone taking part receives a FREE finishers medal and Santa Suit. It […]

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Ruby Red Ball

Ruby Red Ball

23/09/2016

Come and join us at our Ruby Red Ball on Saturday 12th November in Louth. The evening promises to be a spectacular event commencing with drinks and canapés on arrival followed by an enjoyable evening meal.  Dance the night away with live music from the astounding 5 piece function band, Starstruck, participate with an auction […]

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Volunteer or Rummage for our New Charity Shops

Volunteer or Rummage for our New Charity Shops

12/08/2016

          Linkage is opening its first charity shop soon in Lincoln. Can you help? Do you have spare time to volunteer? We are looking for volunteer laundry assistants, stockroom assistants, drivers, shop assistants and market assistants. Gain work experience, work skills, references, build your portfolio and meet new people. Currently based in […]

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Golf Bonus for Boultham Park

Golf Bonus for Boultham Park

27/07/2016

The inaugural Philip Barnatt Charity Golf Day & Auction, which was held at Blankney earlier this month, has raised £3,121.90 for Linkage and the Boultham Park Capital Appeal. Thanks to everyone who took part, especially JCH Investments Ltd and Saul Fairholm who sponsored the event and to Graham Bradley and his team at Blankney Golf […]

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Lincolnshire Charity in Appeal for Volunteers

Lincolnshire Charity in Appeal for Volunteers

24/07/2016

Linkage is appealing for volunteers and for donations of items for its new chain of shops. The charity, which operates services for hundreds of people with learning difficulties across Greater Lincolnshire, is preparing to open a network of charity shops, starting this year, to raise important revenue and provide a shop window for the charity’s own […]

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Linkage Graduation with Song and Dance

Linkage Graduation with Song and Dance

22/07/2016

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 […]

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Cafe wins Bloom Award Again

Cafe wins Bloom Award Again

22/07/2016

Linkage Green Cafe at Mablethorpe has again picked up glory in the In Bloom Competition. The grounds of the Cafe on Stanley Avenue, on the edge of the town centre, have been named the best commercial premises in Mablethorpe. The extensive gardens and bowling green are tended by Linkage Adult Skills Instructor, Ian Patrick, and […]

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New Name Announced to Run Linkage College

New Name Announced to Run Linkage College

22/07/2016

The learning disability charity, Linkage, has appointed Martin Shelton as the new Principal of its further education operation in Greater Lincolnshire. Martin takes charge of Linkage College, which has campuses on Weelsby Road in Grimsby and at Toynton All Saints near Spilsby, after a few months as its interim Principal. His move, after more than […]

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Video Story – Linkage in National Campaign over Inequality

Video Story – Linkage in National Campaign over Inequality

20/07/2016

Linkage College students and staff have played their part in a national campaign against education inequality. More than 100 young people from across the country, including students from Lincolnshire, took part in the latest initiative of the A Right Not a Fight campaign, a Westminster demonstration which was spearheaded by the Association of National Specialist […]

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Bateman Awards 2016

Bateman Awards 2016

11/07/2016

A Rotary club which has helped raise thousands for Linkage, a pub which has laid on Christmas celebrations for Linkage for more than 15 years and a care manager who has been described as the “diamond of Linkage” have been named among the winners at the charity’s annual awards ceremony for 2016. The ninth annual […]

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Musical Extravaganza – Gallery

Musical Extravaganza – Gallery

07/07/2016

An audience of more than 350 people enjoyed Linkage’s 40th anniversary Musical Extravaganza. The entertainment included Horncastle Ukelele Group, Banovallum Brass Band, Abba*Salute and The Biz Theatre School, performing with Linkage clients and students. The event took place at the Embassy Theatre, Skegness, and the proceeds will support Linkage’s work with people with learning disabilities.

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Golf Double Helps Linkage

Golf Double Helps Linkage

04/07/2016

Some 57 teams of golfers supported Linkage in two tournaments, raising thousands of pounds for the charity. There was the annual Diable Golf Day at Cleethorpes, a staple in the calendar for Linkage College, whilst the first event to be organised by Linkage corporately took place at Blankney near Lincoln, in aid of the Lottery-backed […]

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