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October 2020

Linskill is going green

Linskill is going green

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Being more environmentally aware and reducing its carbon footprint were identified as priorities by the Linskill and North Tyneside Community Development Trust, to future-proof its centres and ensure the continued provision of community programmes and activities in North Tyneside.

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The Wild Garden

The Wild Garden

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The Wild Garden at Linskill Nursery is nearing completion – just a few final touches and the children will be able to explore this free flowing nature playground. Learn, explore and discover – all part of the nursery’s nature-inspired curriculum.

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Linskill in Wool

Linskill in Wool

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During lockdown the engAGE Woollies made a real effort to keep in contact through weekly ZOOM sessions and came up with an idea for a joint project called ‘Linskill in Wool’. The volunteers identified a particular community activity held at the Linskill Centre and recreated in a crochet or knitted 6″ square. Then the Shedders volunteers showcased their engineering skills and mounted the finished artwork on the wall opposite the sensory garden, where there is lots of space for socially distanced viewing.

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Movement for Good Awards

Linskill wins a £50k Movement for Good Award

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The Trust is delighted to have been selected as one of the ten winners of an Ecclesiastical ‘Movement for Good’ £50k Award. The financial impact of Covid-19 resulted in the Trust mothballing a capital investment project to transform a dated and under-utilised IT suite into a serviced social space, meeting the needs of our community and activity programmes.

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Linskill Active Summer Challenge

Linskill surpasses its Active Summer Challenge

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The Community Development team at the Linskill and North Tyneside Community Development Trust launched the Active Summer Challenge in July, to encourage people from North Tyneside to get active and have some fun in the process. Over six weeks members of the engAGE (55+) and Encompass programmes at the Linskill and Battle Hill centres were invited, along with the wider community, to join the Linskill team and get active.

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