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06 September 2021

North Lindsey College make investments in renewable energy

Installation of Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHPs) and Solar Panels are being made to help reduce the College’s energy consumption and cut carbon emissions as part of DNCG’s Group Strategic Plan. These changes are being made to fit within the Group’s aim to have net-zero emissions by 2030 and reduce environmental impact through innovation and collaboration. This will help reduce the College’s carbon output from heating and hot water usage

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25 August 2021

Engineering Students Create a Lasting Memorial    

Elaine Surfleet (Teaching Assistant at North Lindsey College) lost her daughter, Gillian aged only 35 after battling a long-term blood condition for eight years. The family were well known at their local church, St Peter’s in Scotter and Elaine wanted to keep her daughter’s memory alive at the church by having a candle votive made in her memory.   The engineering team at North Lindsey College were more than happy to grant Elaine this small gesture

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08 July 2021

North Lindsey College to support training Youth Social Action apprentice 

The apprentice will split their time between North Lindsey College, Doncaster College and East Riding, where their role will be to coordinate and manage youth social action activities. Main activities will be student-led and in collaboration with community organisations and charities to ensure wide participation, impact and sustainability. They will also look to engage with local employers for support. The apprenticeship will last 18 months and will have the opportunity to collaborate with local and national community organisations

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06 July 2021

Engineering students donate £1000 to Lindsey Lodge Hospice

Engineering students presented two staff members from Lindsey Lodge Hospice with a cheque for £1000. The students had created metal animal sculptures in their spare time and sold them on to raise funds for the Hospice.   This is the second donation that the students had presented to Lindsey Lodge hospice under the keen supervision of College Engineering Learning Facilitator, Phil Scott.   Selina Doyle (Lindsey Lodge Community Fundraiser) also presented Phil

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30 June 2021

North Lindsey College launch Activ8 provision.

Curriculum Leader Caroline Hawkins explains that “Covid-19 meant that we had more of a soft launch in October but now restrictions are easing we are looking forward to welcoming more young people to this exciting provision”. Activ8 aims to prevent social isolation for young people with disabilities, this allows them to remain in a familiar setting with known staff and maintain friendship groups. The provision runs throughout the year (including

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23 June 2021

UCNL Charity Skydive Raises a Staggering £8,170 for Charity 

The adrenaline-fuelled experience was initially planned for January 2021 but due to Covid restrictions the anticipated skydive had to be put on hold. The skydive eventually took place at Skydive Hibaldstow in May which took many months of preparation and planning.   Despite the various setbacks, the weather couldn’t have been more perfect on the day for the dare devil group and the tandem skydive enabled the brave staff and students

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22 June 2021

Football Focus for Construction Students in their Latest Renovation  Project 

Majority of the work was carried out on the interior of the building which is currently used as a football club for young children to deliver football sessions and training. Students had the opportunity to work on the changing facilities, kitchen, external metal doors, door trims and some external paintwork and stencilling to spruce up the jaded facilities.  This is the second football focused project that the construction department have had the opportunity to work on after previously being involved in a project at Appleby Frodingham Junior Football Club.   Mark Hornsby (Curriculum Leader at

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15 June 2021

OddBalls Raise Awareness of Testicular Cancer

Set-up in 2014, the Newcastle based charity visited the College to deliver several awareness building sessions to our students to help them identify the early stages of testicular cancer and encourage them to seek treatment.   Over 2300 people are diagnosed with testicular cancer every year. If diagnosed and treated early over 98-99% of cases are cured.   Zoe Whitehead a medical student at The University of Sheffield delivered the sessions. She

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10 May 2021

DN Colleges Group became a signatory of the Global Climate Letter for Universities and Colleges 

The letter states signatories are coactively stepping up to the challenge of climate change by supporting a three-point plan this involves; mobilising resources of action orientated climate research and skills creation, pledging to reach net zero by 2050 but halving carbon submissions by 2030 and thirdly increasing the delivery of environmental and sustainability education across curriculum, campus and community outreach programmes. DN Colleges Group comprises of North Lindsey College, the

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04 May 2021

Student becomes Butlins Redcoat

Madison enrolled on a Level 3 Extended Diploma in performing arts at North Lindsey College to help her achieve her aspirations of working as a Redcoat at Butlin’s, a career pathway many do not realise how competitive is to achieve. She knew from an early age that she always wanted to work in performing arts whilst studying at local secondary school, The Vale of Academy.   Throughout her time at North Lindsey, the

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22 January 2021

College Group Celebrates Best GCSE Resit Results Ever 

Despite even more challenging circumstances, the Group recorded 165 grades of 4+ across English and maths; with students now able to progress with their future careers and study aims at university, in employment or onto an apprenticeship.   Claire Vourgidis (Group Senior Leader of Mathematics for DN Colleges Group) said, “These results are credit to the hard work of our students and staff. Each of these grade 4s represents a life changing opportunity for our students. They have shown positivity

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18 December 2020

North Lindsey College ‘substantial assurance’ for Covid response

The College have delivered a pro-active approach and an on-going commitment to its students, staff and visitors since March, going above and beyond to ensure everyone is safe and adheres to latest government guidelines. As part of the College’s efforts to manage public health, they were independently audited by RSM Risk Assurance Services this term, who focused on the College’s approach to dealing with the pandemic. The purpose of the

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18 December 2020

North Lindsey College Talented Athletes to Pursue their Dreams whilst Continuing with their Education

The TASS Dual Career Accreditation allows elite athletes to progress into their chosen disciplines whilst they are still in education which is funded by Sports England. The College has recognised seven talented students so far across a range of different curriculum areas and in a range of sporting professions including boxing, extreme sports motocross, running, golf and swimming. Foundation Studies student Milli Leech is one of the TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) funded by Sports England. TASS allows Milli to train alongside her course at College with the advantage of gaining additional qualifications in nutrition

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