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Fundraising Bag Packing Success

Fundraising Bag Packing Success

01/03/2019

In February dozens of clients and staff from across Linkage gave up their time to help out at our Sainsbury’s bag packing event. The event was part of our activity as Spilsby Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year. Since being chosen as their charity partner in 2018, we’ve been given opportunities to raise funds and awareness […]

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Entries Open for Linkage College Charity Golf Day

Entries Open for Linkage College Charity Golf Day

22/02/2019

Entries are now open for the Linkage College’s Charity Golf Day at Laceby Manor Golf Club, Grimsby.  Hosted by the College students, this event is a great opportunity to have fun on the golf course with friends or colleagues, whilst supporting a fantastic cause. As well as raising money for the college, golfers will be supporting […]

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Linkage joins national recruitment campaign

Linkage joins national recruitment campaign

13/02/2019

The Department of Health and Social Care has launched a national recruitment campaign and we’re getting involved.   The ‘Every Day is Different’ campaign aim is simple – to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care by: Raising awareness of the variety of jobs available. Changing what people think about working […]

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Tickets On Sale For Linkage Show 2019

Tickets On Sale For Linkage Show 2019

07/02/2019

It’s been a couple of years but the big Linkage Show at the Embassy Theatre, Skegness is back! Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 entertainment extravaganza “It’s a Showstopper”. Over 100 performers from Linkage Adult Skills and Linkage College will be taking to the stage to put on the most spectacular Linkage show […]

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Linkage Vintage Hits Charity Shop Shelves

Linkage Vintage Hits Charity Shop Shelves

01/02/2019

  Linkage Vintage, a micro-enterprise set up and run by the college learners at our Weelsby campus, is expanding. From Friday 8th February a selection of their fantastic upcycled furniture and gifts will be available to purchase at our Birchwood Linkage Charity Shop. Linkage Vintage students upcycle donated pieces of furniture and craft materials to […]

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Linkage named Lincoln City F.C’s Charity Partner 2019

Linkage named Lincoln City F.C’s Charity Partner 2019

21/01/2019

We are so, so proud to win the public vote to be Lincoln City Football Club’s Charity of the Year for 2019. The partnership will help us further our work in ensuring that people with learning disabilities receive the support they need to get the opportunities and choice to achieve their aspirations. Valerie Waby, CEO […]

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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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