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Clink prison charity set for national expansion

A charity that grew in Brixton Prison is set to expand across the England and Wales, reducing reoffending rates and providing catering staff to...

Brixton’s Clink extends delivery service

Brixton prison’s Clink training restaurant delivery service has launched its winter menu with an extended delivery area and is now partnering a community fridge...

Enjoy food from Brixton Prison’s Clink kitchen at home

The Clink Training Restaurant which operates from inside Brixton prison, tomorrow (16 July) launches Clink@Home for customers. It will deliver ready-to-cook meals to homes within...

Brixton would be the worse without it

As Brixton prison marks its 200th anniversary, Steve Powdrill considers the changes it has seen At 5:30 each morning, men, women and boys held at...

New book marks 200 years of Brixton prison

Tomorrow (30 May) sees the launch of a book that marks the 200th anniversary of “The House on the Hill” – Brixton prison. Author Christopher...

Should not this Brixton martyr be remembered with a real blue...

Nearly 100 years ago events in Brixton drew the attention of people ranging from Clement Attlee to Marcus Garvey. Local resident Fergus O’Farrell recalls...

Brixton Reviews: Lunch on the inside – The Clink

Eating inside takes on new meaning at The Clink at HM Prison Brixton. The gastro challenge of eating at Her Majesty’s Pleasure is to...

Brixton prison charity wins national award

  Pop Brixton based charity Bounce Back has been highly commended in a national award for helping Brixton prison inmates into employment. For prisoners nearing the...

Only in Brixton: Learn to be a scaffolder in prison

A seven-metre high scaffolding tower clings to the side of Brixton Prison’s G Wing – and scores of people were there to inspect it...
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Head to the windmill to see bats and the sails turn

Brixton Windmill, fresh from the success of its bread and beer celebration, is hosting two more must-see events this week.   Bat walk On Thursday (12 May)...

Brixton Prison to be sold for housing

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne used a visit to Brixton Prison today (9 November) to announce that “old, outdated prisons in city centres”...

Baking Bad – how pastry power is changing prison lives in...

I've lived a stone's throw from Brixton Prison for much of my life and yet it has remained a curiosity – out of sight...

30 businesses short-listed for Best of Business Awards

More than 30 businesses have been short-listed for the coveted Best of Business Awards in Lambeth. Brixton businesses up for the honour include Block Workout...

The Clink restaurant, in Brixton Prison, prepares to open its doors...

Glasses are being polished and tables laid at Brixton Prison as inmates prepare to open the doors of a 100 seat restaurant to the...

Prison gets bad marks after an unannounced inspection

A prisons inspector has said that "elements of prisoners' treatment and conditions" at Brixton Prison are "unacceptable". The Chief Inspector of Prisons, Nick Hardwicke, has...

Brixton Prison to open 100-seater public restaurant staffed by inmates

Brixton Prison is to become home to a restaurant open to the public and fully staffed by inmates, it was announced today. Charity the Clink...

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