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Change to our Business Continuity Alert Status

Change to our Business Continuity Alert Status

22/07/2019

  The Met Office have issued a Heat-Health Watch Level 3 for the East Midlands area. This means they expect very hot and humid temperatures across the region until Friday (26th July 2019). These are high temperatures which could have significant effects on the health of the public, and especially on the health of those […]

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Linkage Clients attend the National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards

Linkage Clients attend the National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards

02/07/2019

Two Linkage clients, James Bell and David Sheardown, attended the prestigious National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards in Birmingham last week. The awards celebrate the successes of individuals, teams and businesses throughout the UK – people who really do make a positive impact on people’s lives. James and David were nominated and shortlisted as part […]

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Linkage Care Home in top 3% in the country

Linkage Care Home in top 3% in the country

24/06/2019

Linkage Care Services have received another outstanding rating from the Care Quality Commission. Following an unannounced inspection at our Vale View property in Toynton All Saints, the CQC stated “the highly caring and inclusive culture at the service was outstanding.” Vale View is a care home providing personal care and accommodation for up to ten […]

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Learner Commemorates D-Day Anniversary

Learner Commemorates D-Day Anniversary

06/06/2019

  This week marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings in 1944. In commemoration, college learner and military history enthusiast Hunter Ayling delivered a presentation to his peers at the Toynton Campus. During a group tutorial he gave an overview of the landings and insights into this historic event. Hunter worked both independently and alongside […]

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Linkage Adult Skills (Grimsby) Win National Competition

Linkage Adult Skills (Grimsby) Win National Competition

30/05/2019

Grimsby Adult Skills have won a £1,000 prize in a national art competition organised by the Original Factory Shop. Marking TOFS 50th birthday celebrations, the competition invited groups to create artwork which best represents what their community means to them. Clients at Grimsby Adult Skills recreated the iconic seaside town in collage. Initially, the entry was […]

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Linkage Community Support Services rated ‘Outstanding’

Linkage Community Support Services rated ‘Outstanding’

13/05/2019

Linkage have secured another ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Following an inspection of the Community Support Services which operate from Livingstone Court in Mablethorpe, the independent regulator awarded the highest rating possible. Linkage Community Support Services support people to live independently in their own home, with a flexible care package built around […]

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Linkage opens charity shop in historic Bailgate, Lincoln

Linkage opens charity shop in historic Bailgate, Lincoln

30/04/2019

  Linkage has opened its latest boutique style charity shop on the Bailgate in the historic Cathedral Quarter of Lincoln. With an array of designer clothing and chic accessories for men, women and children the shop is the third Linkage shop in the city. Retail Development Manager at Linkage, Grace Cook says, “We have a […]

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Imps fan’s life transformed by Linkage

Imps fan’s life transformed by Linkage

17/04/2019

This weekend Linkage’s journey as Lincoln City Football Club’s Charity of the Year officially kicks off.  A group of enthusiastic volunteers will be bucket collecting at the Lincoln City versus Tranmere Rovers match on Easter Monday. One of those volunteers will be lifelong Imps fan and Linkage client, Mikey. Mikey has a number of medical […]

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Linkage Learners Secure Work Placements

Linkage Learners Secure Work Placements

09/04/2019

Work experience, employability and work-place learning play a big part in what we do at Linkage College. Lots of our learners are enjoying work experience but these four Linkage learners are the latest to take a big step towards their future employment aspirations by securing work placements. Read more about them below.   From left […]

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New Sensory Room for Linkage House

New Sensory Room for Linkage House

04/04/2019

Residents at our Ferriby Lane house have been celebrating the opening of their new Sensory Room. The staff and residents at the house worked together to plan, design, paint and put together the room in the old summer house. The room has been blacked out and decorated with a space theme. The theme has been […]

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PLEASE VOTE – St Marks Shopping Centre’s Next Charity of the Year

PLEASE VOTE – St Marks Shopping Centre’s Next Charity of the Year

12/03/2019

The word about Linkage and the work we do is spreading! We have been nominated to become Lincoln’s St Marks Shopping Centre’s next charity of the year.  Fundraising is so important to us. Not only is it a means of raising money, but it’s also a way to promote the message and goals of the charity.  The […]

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Outstanding Rating From CQC

Outstanding Rating From CQC

05/03/2019

  We thrilled to announce that our residential property Abbey House in Grimsby has been rated as OUTSTANDING by the CQC. Through Linkage Care we help hundreds of people with learning disabilities aged 18+ to gain new skills, become more confident and live more independently. Abbey House is one of our Residential Care properties which […]

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