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Learning disabled young people have been busy Breaking the Barrier across Devon, Torbay and Cornwall thanks to the AVIVA COMMUNITY FUND

01 July 2017 Surfing at Saunton 35 learning disabled young people and their families braved the waters to surf with the fantastic Saunton Hotdoggers – some for the first time ever. The event attracted families from Torbay, Devon, Somerset, London

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Huge Thanks to The Morrisons Foundation

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to the Morrisons Foundation for funding a new minibus for Lifeworks College. The Lifeworks Specialist College of Further Education is a bridge between school and adult life. We are a welcoming and

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Lifeworks College: Social Enterprise Report

Hi everyone! I’m Bryn and I’m a part time student at Lifeworks College in Dartington in Devon. For a few months, I’ve worked towards achieving the Silver L2 Social Enterprise Award. For the award, I organised an activity which involved

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Lifeworks Young Film Makers – YFM Hard at Work

Lifeworks Young Film Makers (YFM) were recently hard at work at Dartington Hall for a whole weekend after landing a commission from the Arts Council to make a film for Channel 4. The young film makers are seeing their project realised

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A Huge Thank You To Our Supporters!

Lifeworks would like to say thank you to the following supporters for sponsoring Kool Clubs visit to London Easter 2017. Everyone helping make this trip happen has been so kind and so very helpful. Because of you, 14 learning disabled

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Young Film Makers Seeking Performers & Production Team

A group of young film makers age 16-20 from Torbay and South Devon, facilitated by Lifeworks Community Projects have been working with Artist Ed Jobling from Forkbeard Fantasy and Calling the Shots production company since October 2016 to decide if and how they want to

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Totnes MP joins Kool Club

Kool club invited Totnes MP Sarah Wollaston to meet with them for the morning on Saturday 11th of February. Members prepared for the visit by exploring the British political system and finding out about how they can be involved. They

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Morrisons Games and Toys Donation

On Monday, Robins received a phone call from Morrisons in Totnes. As part of their community engagement project they have been collecting toys and games for local charities. Once they had completed their collection they asked their team to choose

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News From Lifeworks College

During the Spring Term four students have achieved their Silver DofE Awards by completing their final section of volunteering on the Dartington Estate. The students are helping to convert the garden at Foxhole back into use. Our Come Dine With

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Lifeworks Young Film Makers: Calling the Shots Submission

Lifeworks Young Film Makers have begun to explore their experience of becoming young adults. They have submitted this film and story board along with a brief proposal to Calling the Shots. Their hope: to be commissioned to make a 3

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