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Happy Birthday To Us!

Happy Birthday To Us!

14/01/2019

43 years ago today, on the 14th January 1976 the Linkage Community Trust was born. On this day, Dave Sampson (social worker), Don Mackenzie (Educational Psychologist) and Rex Richardson (social worker) started a charity which would change the lives of thousands of people with learning disabilities. Through their work, the three men saw first hand […]

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VOTE NOW – Lincoln City FC’s Charity of the Year

VOTE NOW – Lincoln City FC’s Charity of the Year

07/01/2019

We are delighted to be among those nominated to become Lincoln City Football Club’s Charity of the Year for 2019. Along with 19 other charities we are on the shortlist to join Mind UK and the Lincoln City Foundation as Club Charity Partners. The shortlist is now open to public vote until the January 16th […]

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Linkage Charity Calendars Available Now

Linkage Charity Calendars Available Now

21/12/2018

  Our 2019 charity calendar is on sale now! The calendar was produced by Linkage Adults Skills, our exciting and flexible day service for adults with learning difficulties and disabilities aged 18 and over. A competition was held to find 12 calendar-worthy photos depicting Lincolnshire Life. The competition was open to everyone at Linkage including […]

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Her Royal Highness Visits Linkage

Her Royal Highness Visits Linkage

18/12/2018

Written by Jo Tolley, a budding freelance writer supported by Linkage Community Support. On Tuesday 11th December, Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne visited Linkage Community Trust to officially open Boultham Park Education Centre. The occasion was the climax of an eight-year, £4.2 million partnership between Linkage and Lincoln City Council. In 2010, the two organisations […]

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Linkage Boutique Charity Shop hold Christmas Market

Linkage Boutique Charity Shop hold Christmas Market

14/12/2018

Janet Esam, manager of our Linkage Boutique Charity Shop in Carter Gate, Newark is making a great name for herself, and Linkage. This weekend Janet is leading an event to attract extra trade to the Carter Gate area of the town. Independent shop keepers on Carter Gate are holding their own Christmas marketing to remind shoppers […]

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Thank you Children in Need

Thank you Children in Need

15/11/2018

Tomorrow is Children In Need day so it’s the perfect time to say THANK YOU to this fantastic charity. Our Children and Families Service is lucky enough to be one of the 2,400 projects that is supported by BBC Children In Need. Many parents/carers and families of children with learning difficulties or disabilities tell us […]

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Registration for Linkage’s Santa Fun Run Team is OPEN!

Registration for Linkage’s Santa Fun Run Team is OPEN!

08/11/2018

We are delighted to announce that for the fifth year in a row ‘Team Linkage’ will be taking part in the Lincoln Santa Fun Run & Walk. This event is a fantastically festive untimed 3.5k walk/run around Lincoln’s iconic Cathedral quarter. It’s is open to all ages and abilities and the route is wheel-chair friendly. There […]

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A Fundraising Hole-in-One

A Fundraising Hole-in-One

02/11/2018

In June this year the ‘Pretty Green’ group of golfers got together to complete a continuous 72 Holes of golf to raise money for Linkage. Braving thunder and lightening, the team spent 15 hours playing their way around the course at Normanby Hall Golf Club. After the event they estimated they had raised around £2000 […]

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Twiddle Teddy Knitting Patterns

Twiddle Teddy Knitting Patterns

30/10/2018

Do you knit? The Linkage Sensory Bus team have produced a twiddle teddy knitting pattern for a sensory toy. Twiddle Teddies are a soft, cuddly accessory designed to comfort or engage children with SEND and people with dementia. The ‘teddy’ provides a comforting cuddle, while the ‘twiddle’ keeps hands and minds active and engaged, or […]

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Linkage Charity Christmas Cards

Linkage Charity Christmas Cards

29/10/2018

Our charity Christmas cards are now available to buy through our charity shops. There are four festive designs to choose from, each with the inside message reading “With Best Wishes for Christmas and the New year”. To purchase a pack, simply contact one of our three Linkage Charity Shops to either: pick up a packet in […]

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10 x Donations at Amazon Smile!

10 x Donations at Amazon Smile!

29/10/2018

Donate while you shop! For a short time only, you can generate 10 times the donations to us when you shop on smile.amazon.co.uk. Until 2 November, AmazonSmile is increasing the donation rate to 5%. Support Linkage by starting your shopping at https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/504913-0 – it’s just like your regular Amazon but they donate a percentage to a […]

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Humberside Police support Linkage

Humberside Police support Linkage

25/10/2018

Supporting young people to develop the skills and behaviours needed to transition into adulthood with a greater amount of independence is central to everything we do at Linkage College. Exploring social and cultural topics are important to building learners’ understanding of social and cultural matters and the world they live in. At our Weelsby campus, […]

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