Archive: April 2017

The Clink Gardens at the 2017 Chelsea Flower Show


Prisoner rehabilitation initiative, The Clink Charity, will be taking its horticultural training programme beyond the walls of Her Majesty’s Prison Send in Surrey this year as head gardener and trainer Gary Gates heads to the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show to create a garden exhibit in support of horticultural therapy.
The Clink will be joining likeminded charity HighGround at Headley Court […]

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Tickets now on sale for The Clink Charity’s exclusive fundraising dinner in Cardiff


Innovative prisoner rehabilitation initiative The Clink Charity has opened bookings for its latest fundraising event as it looks to expand its award-winning prisoner training concept across Her Majesty’s Prison Estate.
The dinner, taking place on Thursday 11 May 2017 at the 5-star St David’s Hotel in Cardiff Bay, will once again raise vital funds for the charity’s work in reducing the reoffending rates […]

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Recipe: Eggs poached in Red Wine


A pleasing dish, especially with a salad of lamb’s lettuce. Chic and typically Burgundian. 
Serves: 4
Preparation: 20 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Recipe: Albert Roux
 
Ingredients:
1 bottle of Pinot Noir
8 eggs
60g unsalted butter, plus 60g clarified butter
20g plain flour
1 bouquet garni
6 crushed peppercorns
Salt and pepper
4 round pieces of coarse white bread
1 tbsp groundnut oil, plus more for the lardons
12 baby onions, peeled
Pinch of sugar
100g bacon lardons
2 tbsp chopped parsley leaves
 
Method:
Bring […]

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James ‘Lockie’ Lock raises £2,000 for charity with lunch event at The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton


Award-winning prisoner rehabilitation scheme The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton in London partnered with owner of Lockie’s Kitchen and The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE) star James Lock for the sell-out ‘Lunch with Lockie’ event on Wednesday 22 March which saw £2,000 raised for The Clink Charity.
With James kindly donating all the produce required for the menu, all money raised from the sale […]

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