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Welcome from Matthew Orford, Director Education

Welcome from Matthew Orford, Director Education

15/10/2012

I’m Matthew, the Principal of Linkage College.   I am delighted to tell you about the learning opportunities that we offer. We have an excellent reputation for providing a fantastic learning experience. Our learners achieve some of the highest qualification success rates in the country. You will meet some of them as you read through […]

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Linkage Seeks Volunteer Support

Linkage Seeks Volunteer Support

09/10/2012

The county-based charity which supports learning disabled people, the Linkage Community Trust, is looking to develop a volunteer network across Lincolnshire. There are opportunities to help set up Friends of Linkage fund-raising groups, organise charity box collections or help at a new flower farm project. Linkage needs horticultural assistants to help support its flower farm […]

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New Chief Executive for Linkage

New Chief Executive for Linkage

08/10/2012

Ges Roulstone has joined Linkage Community Trust as its new chief executive. Ges has come to Linkage from Sight Support Derbyshire where he had headed up the organisation since July 2010. Prior to that, Ges spent 17 years with the charity for deafblind children and adults, Sense – starting in 1992 as Head of Residential […]

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Who to Contact

Who to Contact

13/09/2012

Rex Richardson, Director of Care Services 01472 372306 Email: residential@linkage.org.uk

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Lincoln’s Oktoberfest 2012 to Support Linkage

Lincoln’s Oktoberfest 2012 to Support Linkage

06/09/2012

The Rotary Clubs and Inner Wheels of Lincoln have organised a typical Bavarian event for Saturday 13th October in aid of Linkage. The occasion arose  because  two of the rotary clubs in Lincoln have a German president. Alfred Schneider, president of Rotary Club Lincoln, commented: “It is the first time in Lincoln that there are not […]

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Bowling Championships Update

Bowling Championships Update

29/08/2012

  Dave Fisher from Colchester retained the title he has successfully defended for eight years at Mablethorpe in the finals of the English Amputee and Les Autres Bowling Association (EALABA) National Championship. Dave fought off competition from Northern Ireland’s Dave Evans in a competition involving, in all,  10 bowlers from across the country at Linkage […]

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Horticultural Assistant

Horticultural Assistant

13/08/2012

Ref: ES 01/2012 Role: Horticultural Assistant Location: Scremby, Nr Spilsby Hours: As required by the post holder (average 5-20 hours per week) Expenses: Mileage and out of pocket expenses on a monthly basis Closing Date: Ongoing Linkage Community Trust is looking for volunteers to support the development of a new flower farm project. You will support the project by […]

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Linkage Goes on the Road with Our Voices, Our Choices

Linkage Goes on the Road with Our Voices, Our Choices

09/08/2012

Linkage service users and graduates have been busy attending book-signings at stockists in the county to promote the new Our Voices, Our Choices publication. They visited Pennells Garden Centre in South Hykeham near Lincoln on Friday 3rd August then Wrights Bookshop in Louth on Wednesday 8th to sign copies for customers. Speaking at Pennells, the […]

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Lincolnshire Halloween Ball to Help Learning Disabled People into Paid Work

Lincolnshire Halloween Ball to Help Learning Disabled People into Paid Work

08/08/2012

The work of a Lincolnshire charity in helping learning disabled people find paid jobs will benefit from the proceeds of the year’s biggest fund-raising event by the Linkage Community Trust in the autumn. The charity, which also provides specialist further education and care services, is hoping to raise thousands of pounds through its Halloween Ball […]

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Our Voices, Our Choices Update

Our Voices, Our Choices Update

07/08/2012

Students and service users who appear in Linkage’s book, “Our Voices, Our Choices“, will be signing copies in Wrights Bookshop, Eastgate, Louth, from 11am on Wednesday 8th August. Meanwhile, click on the “play” button below to hear an interview on BBC Radio Lincolnshire from Friday 3rd August, with presenter Melvyn Prior, Linkage Policy & Campaigns Officer Linda Alexander, and […]

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Linkage Launches “Our Voices, Our Choices” – Charting the Stories of Learning Disabled People

Linkage Launches “Our Voices, Our Choices” – Charting the Stories of Learning Disabled People

02/08/2012

A book, which highlights the extraordinary achievements of learning disabled students and service users at the Linkage Community Trust has been published for the first time in the charity’s 36-year history.  The publication, called Our Voices, Our Choices, which features Suzanne Cawley (28) on the front cover, documents the journeys of 31 people in a […]

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Stop Press – Latest on Our Voices, Our Choices

Stop Press – Latest on Our Voices, Our Choices

01/08/2012

The first book-signing has been lined up for the new book of success stories of learners and service users. Linkage will be at Pennells Garden Centre, Newark Road, South Hykeham on Friday 3rd August at 2pm. The cover girl, Suzanne Cawley, and Kyle Taylor will be among those in the publication who will be signing […]

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