Archive: June 2017

Terry’s story


Despite the passing of his father at a young age, Terry had a good upbringing having been raised by his mother alongside his five older siblings. However, as a child without the presence of a father figure, Terry soon found himself mixing with the wrong crowd and by the tender age of 11 was exposed to vandalism and illegal substances.
Before too long Terry found himself behind […]

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Recipe: Quick Chocolate Cake


The all-in-one method makes this ideal for the time-poor. Just leave time for the icing to set.
Makes: 8
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Recipe: Edwina Grosvenor
Ingredients:
For the cake
125ml vegetable oil, plus more for the tins
225g plain flour
350g caster sugar
85g cocoa powder
1 ½ tbsp. baking powder
2 large eggs
250ml milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
raspberries, to serve (optional)
For the icing
200g dark chocolate, broken into pieces
200ml double cream
chocolate curls, to […]

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Nominations open to find the People’s Favoruite Restaurant


Delicious. Magazine has linked up with the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) to find the ‘People’s Favourite Restaurant’ – a go-to place for food that not only tastes good but does good too.
The best restaurants chosen will represent much more than just good food and with all four of The Clink Restaurants achieving the maximum 3-star ‘Food Made Good’ rating from the SRA, […]

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The Clink Charity scoops double award win at The Charity Awards

Pioneering prisoner rehabilitation enterprise The Clink Charity received the ‘Education & Training Award’ and the coveted title of ‘Overall Award for Excellence’ at Civil Society Media’s The Charity Awards, held last night (Thursday 8 June 2017) at a black tie ceremony at The Pavilion in the grounds of the Tower of London.
Celebrating the work of grassroots charities across Britain, the awards, hosted by BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin, recognise The Clink’s effective and innovative approach to reducing reoffending rates of […]

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Woking Food and Drink Festival dishes up another tasty menu!


Returning for the fifth consecutive year, the award-winning Woking Food and Drink Festival is set to host another magnificent mezze of culinary delights, from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 September.
Named the county’s Best Local Food Event by readers of Surrey Life Magazine for two years in succession, the free-to-attend festival is set to dish up another three days of live cookery demonstrations served by Surrey’s top […]

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Recipe: Easy Peasy Tart


 
This lovely tart needs a bit of baking, but is a cinch to put together from store cupboard ingredients.
Serves: 6-8
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 55 minutes
 
Ingredients:
225g ready-made all-butter shortcrust pastry
Plain flour, to dust
600g peas (frozen or fresh)
Salt and pepper
3 eggs
300ml whipping cream
150g Parmesan, finely grated
Handful of basil leaves
150g feta cheese, cut into 1cm cubes
1 tbsp. olive oil
 
Method:
Preheat the oven to 180C/ fan 160C/ gas mark 4.
Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface and use […]

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Meet Janice Frazer, Clink support worker at HMP Brixton


We caught up with Janice Frazer, our dedicated support worker who oversees the mentoring and support of our prisoner trainees at HMP Brixton, to find out what daily life is like working in at The Clink.
It costs us £1,500 a year to mentor and support a Clink Graduate once they are released from prison and it’s the most critical stage of our […]

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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 to support the expansion of its award-winning prisoner training concept across Her Majesty’s Prison Estate.
The dinner, taking place on Thursday 28 September 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 of ex-offenders through […]

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