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Inside Story – The Cardiff Commis Chef

Chef in hotel or restaurant kitchen cooking, only hands, he is cutting meat or steak for a dish on plate
We would like to introduce you to Terry’s story [not his real name]. He has been in prison for the past seven and a half years but joined The Clink’s rehabilitation programme at HMP Cardiff last year, as part of his rehabilitation and the future […]


New restaurant ambassadors appointed to support The Clink

Our Ambassador Programme is designed to support the work that we do in prisoner rehabilitation through experts in the industry donating their hospitality expertise. Ambassadors have an in-depth understanding of the charity and its position in society as a training scheme that transforms lives.
We’re delighted to welcome several new restaurant ambassadors who will be responsible for delivering relevant industry education to the prisoners in training at both restaurants at HMP High Down and HMP Brixton. They will assist in fundraising, […]


Ross travels to Scotland to talk to other prisoners about his experience at The Clink Restaurant

Ross’ Story: I lost my parents when I was young and grew up in children’s homes, foster care and boarding schools. My life spiralled out of control through substance abuse and when I was a teenager, I was sent to a young offender’s prison. When I was released I tried to get my life on track. I met my partner and had two beautiful children, however old habits die hard and I was arrested, tried and sent back to prison.
This […]


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