01 Dec

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 24 November 2023

We REALLY appreciate the time you give to filling out our evaluation forms. Our programme is often supported by funders and we need to show them, and our board of Trustees, what we are doing with their support. We always send out the same questions, regardless of the activity, so sometimes it might seem a bit odd…

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01 Nov

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 27 October 2023

Make sure you save the date for our Homemade Christmas Craft Fair on Thursday 7th December. Not only will you be able to pick up bespoke, handmade items produced by our community groups, but you can also enjoy a cuppa and festive treat whilst watching the following craft demonstrations from our amazing volunteers. 11am   …

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15 Sep

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 15 September 2023

  The Scribblers enjoyed a fabulous book launch on Monday. If you didn’t manage to get along, don’t worry, you can pick up your copy from Linskill Reception – it costs just £4 and will go a long to supporting our enthusiastic and very talented writers.   Don’t forget the Woollies sale, we look forward…

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08 Sep

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 1 September 2023

Did you spot any of our Linskill Riders on Sunday 27th August as they took part in the Great North Bike Ride? Six members cycled 60 miles from Seahouses to Tynemouth for charity. Powered by bananas, ham and pease pudding sandwiches and a Caramel Wafer or two, they cycled through mixed weather and were cheered home by…

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21 Aug

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 18 August 2023

Did you dance with us on Saturday night at our first summer ceilidh? We had an excellent evening, thanks for your support, our volunteers and Nathan Armstrong’s Ceilidh Band. What’s next – motown, rock ‘n’ roll or a silent disco? Let us know what you fancy!   KEEP ACTIVE – Pilates with Fritha Limited Availability  Join…

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09 Aug

Linskill’s Community Grapevine – 4th August 2023

Well known to many we are sad to share the news that our amazing volunteer and friend, Colin Hall, passed away recently. An active volunteer with the Linskill Riders and The Shedders from the start we will miss his humour, knowledge and patience. He was a lovely man who contributed much to our Linskill community…

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22 Jul

Battle Hill & Linskill Community Development Grapevine Newsletter – 21 July 2023

Our CEO Simeon dusted off his bike and joined our community cycle club ‘Linskill Riders’ for a special presentation. Volunteer Kim has been nationally recognised as Cycling UK ‘Most Inspiring Individual’ in their 2023 Volunteer Awards. The Trust would like to thank Kim, and all our cycling volunteers, for their dedication and support. It couldn’t happen without…

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23 Jun

Battle Hill & Linskill Community Development Grapevine Newsletter – 23 June 2023

  All sorts of healthy tasty treats being made in the pantry with Community Nutritionist Lee Harland, made with produce grown from the ‘Upcycle Gardeners’.  You can grab your own herbs and salad items on Friday mornings outside Linskill Reception. The Linskill Riders have completed their first overnight challenge ride.  Over two days everyone cycled 90…

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10 Jun

Battle Hill & Linskill Community Development Grapevine Newsletter – 9 June 2023

Last week Cycling UK announced the winners of the annual Volunteer Awards 2023 and our very own ‘Angel of the North’ – Kim Suleman, won the ‘Most inspiring individual award’. Kim received many glowing tributes from members of the Linskill Riders, our Community Cycle Club. Well done Kim, we always knew you were special, and…

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26 May

Battle Hill & Linskill Community Development Grapevine Newsletter – 26 May 2023

  We love how our program never looks the same! Not only did we have our usual weekly classes running, this week we enjoyed a book making session with Amy, top tips with gardening expert Mike, a trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and making our own soap with Eileen. Phew – we need this long weekend…

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