Forest School is coming to Linskill

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Linskill Nursery in North Shields is expanding its curriculum activities with the introduction of an outdoor, nature based learning programme this September. Forest School focuses on the all-round development of children with proven health and well-being benefits and following funding from the Wellesley Trust the nursery’s pre-school children (3-5 years) will have the opportunity to take part in weekly sessions at the nearby Northumberland Park. An Education Warden will deliver activities using the outdoor environment to develop skills whilst learning about flora, fauna and the natural environment.

For more information on Linskill Nursery and Forest School call 0191 270 4243.

Summer Raffle – Winning Tickets

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Many thanks to all those who bought Summer Raffle tickets and showed their support for Linskill and to the companies who kindly donated raffle prizes: Sage Wealth Management, Emirates, Copthorne Newcastle, Lakes Distillery, Aromatherapy with Sheila Clark and Not Just Travel.

For information the winning tickets are listed below:

Big Bike Revival – added dates

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We are extending the Big Bike Revival programme with some additional dates for guided rides around the local area to build confidence, learn routes and meet other like minded people.

  • Wednesday 14 August                  5.30pm             Coastal Cycle from Linskill Centre up the coast (approx 15 miles)
  • Aug/September (tbc)                                                   BBR Celebratory Ride

Bring your bike along and meet others on these social rides (cyclists must be over 12 years old). For more information  email sandra@linskill.org

Linskill Summer Raffle

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A big thank you to the companies who have generously donated prizes to this year’s Summer Raffle: Sage Wealth Management, Emirates, Copthorne Hotel, Not Just Travel, The Lakes Distillery and Aromatherapy with Sheila Clark. Some great prizes to be won in our Summer Raffle this year – tickets are available from Reception or  Cafe 32.

The Raffle will be drawn on Thursday 1st August and all proceeds raised from the Summer Raffle will be reinvested into the centre and its community activities. Show your support and be lucky!

See below for raffle prize details

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Big Bike Revival – unlock the joy of cycling at Linskill

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Big Bike Revival – few things in life are better than a cycle ride, whether it’s to visit friends, a daily commute or a trip into the countryside – but it can be hard to get started. Around 42% of people in the UK own bikes but don’t ever use them – maybe  because the bike has a flat tyre and no idea how to repair it, maybe lacking in confidence or the the skills and knowledge to ride safely. The Big Bike Revival is all about overcoming those little barriers and to help you feel more confident about cycling. The programme is entering its fifth year with events across the country providing free cycle checks, servicing, cycle maintenance workshops, cycle training and accompanied rides.

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Celebrating our Volunteers

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It’s National Volunteers Week (1-7 June) and all week we are sharing stories to celebrate our volunteers, projects and the benefits for individuals and our community – if you are interested in volunteering at Linskill, Royal Quays or Battle Hill email janice@linskill.org to find out more.

June, Volunteer from North Shields (click the image to read her story)

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Linskill Book Fair 2019 – simply the best ever!

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The Linskill Book Fair 2019 was simply the best ever for lots of reasons: the support from our community with donated books was phenomenal, the project involved the largest number of volunteers to date and the attendance figures were the highest ever . . . . more importantly the proceeds from the book sales over the three days totalled an amazing £6,246! It was an amazing community effort from start to finish with a lot of hard work and endeavour from our team of fabulous volunteers.

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Google Digital Garage Bus is coming to Linskill

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Linskill is very excited to be partnering up with the Google Digital Garage Bus tour – providing opportunities for anyone to come and learn how to harness the power of the internet to grow their business, learn more about the internet, or develop new vocational skills. The Google Digital Garage Bus will next stop at Linskill on Thursday 13th June from 9am to 4pm.

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Directors required for Linskill Board

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Directors required for Charity Board – we are looking for motivated and committed volunteers to join our existing Board to strengthen the support to the senior management team, in realising our charitable objectives, strategic priorities and gaining financial means to deliver the work that we are passionate about.

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