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Leading Link present Bedlington's Summer of Fun

We are delighted to announce 'Bedlington's Summer of Fun', which will offer 10-14 year olds access
to new and exciting activities during the summer holidays.

The project, organised by Leading Link and supported by young people from the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme, will offer a number of afternoon workshops across two weeks at West Bedlington Community Centre - w/c Monday 4th August and w/c Monday 11th August.

It is being funded by West Bedlington Town Council and is completely FREE for young people aged
10-14 years old in Bedlington to attend.

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United raffle prize remains unclaimed

The top prize from yesterday's raffle at the Whitley Bay Playhouse remains unclaimed.

We know the ticket (yellow border tickets 231-235) was bought last night at UNITED; Celebrating Diversity - the prize is an overnight stay for two at Melville Castle in Edinburgh.

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Youngsters to get a taste of the limelight

Young people from across South East Northumberland will get a taste of the limelight next week, as a popular celebration gets set for its seventh annual showing.

UNITED; Celebrating Diversity, organised by local charity Leading Link and supported by the Northumberland Catholic Partnership of schools, has been taking place since 2008 and has seen sell-out performances at The Sage in Gateshead and the Newcastle City Hall.

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Another record year for Bedlington's Big Event

The sun was shining over Bedlington as its biggest family fun day had another record-breaking year.

The Big Event, organised by local charity Leading Link, took place for the third time at Attlee Park in the town, following a 12 month renovation of the former Northumberland Miners’ Picnic venue.

The day saw in excess of 2500 people cross the threshold, which is a new record for the event.

It also saw fundraising records smashed for the third year in a row, with vital funds being raised for the
charity’s continuing community activities in Bedlington.

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leadinglink Another glorious day at Whithaugh Park! http://t.co/XeIMzmJJS4
leadinglink Two of our @ncs volunteers hard at work! http://t.co/8y2UXGhGVE
leadinglink Let the @NCS madness commence! http://t.co/jCL3l27nQJ
leadinglink Are you ready to make the leap?! http://t.co/E0FJsvnTYK
leadinglink Even the staff secretly enjoy it - here's Jonny about to brave the zip wire last year! http://t.co/Olb1HjldY9
leadinglink Our next @NCS adventure starts tomorrow! #summersun http://t.co/MDj3UDZUih

Youth Ambassadors

The Youth Ambassadors are a fantastic group of young volunteers, who give up their free time to help with all of Leading Link's work.

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BBC News School Report

The BBC News School Report is a national BBC project which looks at engaging young people in the news, and producing their own.

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Children's University

Leading Link are the Northumberland hub for the Children's University - a national scheme which encourages and rewards extra-curricular activity.

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National Citizen Service

National Citizen Service is a life changing experience for 16 and 17 year olds around the country - learning new skills and giving something back.

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