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Champneys Donate Adaptive Trikes to Linkage

Champneys Donate Adaptive Trikes to Linkage

27/04/2016

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 […]

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Steep Hill for Lincoln Flume 2016

Steep Hill for Lincoln Flume 2016

25/04/2016

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 […]

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Video Update – ArtBeat Winners for 2016

Video Update – ArtBeat Winners for 2016

21/04/2016

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 […]

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Video Update – Linkage Winners from Disability Games 2016

Video Update – Linkage Winners from Disability Games 2016

18/04/2016

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 […]

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Linkage to Move into Retail with Launch of Own Charity Shops

Linkage to Move into Retail with Launch of Own Charity Shops

12/04/2016

  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 […]

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Big Sporting Weekend for Linkage across Lincolnshire

Big Sporting Weekend for Linkage across Lincolnshire

12/04/2016

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 […]

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World Autism Day 2016

World Autism Day 2016

02/04/2016

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 […]

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Linkage Graduates Invited Back for Birthday

Linkage Graduates Invited Back for Birthday

01/04/2016

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, […]

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Latest Action from the Linkage Football League

Latest Action from the Linkage Football League

01/04/2016

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 […]

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Linkage Art Finds Home in a Theatre

Linkage Art Finds Home in a Theatre

15/03/2016

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 […]

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Linkage League Football – Latest Tournament

Linkage League Football – Latest Tournament

13/03/2016

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, […]

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Linkage Students’ Reunion

Linkage Students’ Reunion

11/03/2016

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, […]

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