Archive: March 2017

The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton invites London foodies for Sunday lunch behind bars for first time ever


The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton will be opening its doors for Sunday lunch and a Thursday dinner service for the first time ever as it looks to expand its celebrated fine-dining experience in response to demand from London foodies.
One of the UK’s most unique venues, The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton currently ranks #4 of 17,928 London restaurants on TripAdvisor. The […]

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The Clink Charity awarded ‘Social Enterprise Award’ and £10,000 prize by the Centre for Social Justice


Innovative rehabilitation initiative The Clink Charity was presented with the Centre for Social Justice’s (CSJ) ‘Social Enterprise Award’ at the CSJ Awards, held at Central Hall in Westminster on Tuesday 21 March 2017.
Celebrating the work of grassroots charities, the award recognises The Clink’s effective and innovative approach to reducing reoffending rates of ex-offenders through accredited hospitality training and education, with award sponsors […]

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Take part in Goût de France (Good France) at The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton


In a global celebration of French cuisine, 50 UK restaurants, including The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton, will be supporting Goût de France /(Good France) with an exclusive French menu for one day only.
Now in its third consecutive year, Good France will gather more than 2,000 chefs across five continents to celebrate French gastronomy and we are delighted to be involved again this year.
Menus […]

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Locked up for lunch with James ‘Lockie’ Lock at The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton


 
Award-winning prisoner rehabilitation scheme The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton in London has partnered with owner of Lockie’s Kitchen and The Only Way Is Essex star James Lock for a not-to-be-missed ‘Lunch with Lockie’ on Wednesday 22 March at 12.30pm.
Raising vital funds to support the build of the next Clink training project, The Clink Charity is inviting foodies to its London restaurant, currently […]

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Recipe: Spiced beef with noodle and cucumber salad


A satisfying near-instant supper, with the fresh flavours of mint and smoked paprika adding interest.
Serves: 2
Preparation: 15 minutes
Cook: 5-10 minutes
Recipe: Matt Tebbutt
 
Ingredients:
100g thick or medium rice noodles
Olive oil
Salt and pepper
2 × 200g sirloin steaks
1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced
1 green pepper, deseeded and sliced
½ red onion, finely sliced
½ cucumber, deseeded and finely sliced
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
6–8 tbsp oloroso sherry
1 tbsp very finely chopped
Thyme […]

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Meet Liz Elliot… A Clink support worker at HMP High Down


 
Meet The Clink at HMP High Down’s support worker Liz Elliot and find out what daily life is like working in a prison.
How did you get involved with The Clink Charity?
I applied after seeing the job advertised on The Clink website, having been a long admirer of the charity and its commitment to prisoner rehabilitation.
What does a typical day as Clink support worker entail?
Working […]

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Jamie’s Story


 
Growing up, Jamie, who was adopted at eight months old as his mother was a drug addict, had a difficult and challenging life. His parents were very strict and punishment was physical. During his childhood, Jamie and his new family relocated to Bristol at a time when Jamie had a promising rugby career ahead of him with the Leeds Rhinos. Following the move, Jamie […]

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