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All Aboard for a Weekend of Railway History

A wide variety of local young people with learning disabilities have been experiencing a number of activities in different locations along the South Devon Railway’s Train Line. This coming weekend – Saturday and Sunday 1-2 September – will see the

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Lifeworks Holiday Project receives funds from local Freemasons

Every Spring and Autumn Freemasons from all parts of Devon meet to give support totalling in excess of £50,000 to local charities & organisations throughout the county who are in need of assistance, and Lifeworks was nominated, specifically in support

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Holiday Project Summer Programme 2018

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It’s Coming – Ordinary Art Festival 2018

16 & 17 February, Dartington Hall   This new festival will enable you as a disabled person or non-disabled person to “come out of your shell, come out of your comfort zone.” From “retro gaming” to a steam punk masked

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Arts Award Success and iPad Thanks to The Boshier-Hinton Foundation

We’ve got some great news. The 25 young people undertaking their Arts Award through Lifeworks Community Projects have passed! Some of the awards are Explore (entry level) and some are at Bronze (Level1). The young people recently met the Arts

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Breaking the Barrier Celebrates 10 Years!

This Saturday, 70 learning disabled young people and 50 of their family and friends came together to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Breaking the Barrier – and their participation in Breaking the Barrier 2017 in style: People have helped

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We would like to say a big thank you to for making a donation of £500 in support of the Lifeworks Holiday Project. The Lifeworks Holiday Project provides activity programmes during the school holidays for learning disabled young people

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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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