Posts Tagged ‘Magdalen Estate’


Calling Young Chefs from the Magdalen Estate!

For young people from the Magdalen Estate with a talent for creating masterpieces in the kitchen, 2011 may be the year that they get to shine- by entering CookIt! 2011, the children’s cookery competition established and run by The Guild of Food Writers and which is supported by Gold Top milk. Last year’s winner, 13-year […]

New Fire Brigade Initiative in Wandsworth

A new scheme run by London Fire Brigade, to help promote fire safety and educate people with disabilities in how to deal with emergency situations, has been trialled in Wandsworth, and is now set to be rolled out across the capital. Having entered into a formal agreement with Leonard Cheshire Disability, a charity that provides […]

St George’s to help Improve Mental Health Care

St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust, based at one of the best teaching hospitals in the country and the one closest to the Magdalen Estate, has been selected to develop the Supporting Recovery project, which will help provide support and care for patients as they are receiving treatment. The scheme, which will use research from […]

The Big Lunch on The Magdalen Estate

If there’s one thing that most of us Londoners are guilty of (including some of the Magdalen Estate team), it’s that we never take the time and make the small effort of getting our hands on a packet of biscuits, maybe even a box of chocolates, and heading round to see our neighbours, for a […]

London Quilt is Hung in Wandsworth Museum

People with disabilities living in Wandsworth, some of which are in close vicinity to the Magdalen Estate, have come together to make a commemorative quilt, to celebrate the lively, culturally diverse and colourful nature of our capital city. The project, developed by Share Community, a charity that provides self-help, training, personal development and educational opportunities […]

Trinity Hospice Celebrates 120 Years

One of the most well-known charities in the Wandsworth and Lambeth area has recently celebrated its 120th anniversary, with celebrities from the worlds of broadcasting and comedy being present to help them to do so. Newsreader Huw Edwards and comedian Jack Dee joined staff at Trinity Hospice on Clapham Common to mark the charity’s birthday, […]

New Sainsbury’s Opens in Wandsworth

A new Sainsbury’s store that has recently opened in Wandsworth has helped a number of job-seekers get back into the working world, as well as to provide a local convenience for those living in and around the borough. The Sainsbury’s Local branch, which has opened on York Road just behind Clapham Junction, recruited directly from […]

Calling all Wandsworth Women’s Charities!

A London-based electrician firm, who annually donate a generous sum to a deserving charity to mark International Women’s Day (8th March), are appealing to Wandsworth charities to place their bids for the donation, as an organisation from the borough has not yet been awarded with it. The £800 given away by Harland and Voss has […]

Lawyer runs Marathon for Wandsworth Charity

With the London Marathon creeping ever-closer, many brave people living in and around the Magdalen Estate have dusted off their running shoes and are in full swing of training, pounding the streets to prepare themselves for a gruelling 26-mile race. One Clapham resident has certainly gotten into the spirit of things, and is busy running […]

School Improvements around the Magdalen Estate

The percentage of pupils gaining five A* to C grades at GCSE at schools around the Magdalen Estate and across the London borough of Wandsworth, has risen considerably, particularly at a number of individual institutions. Graveney School in Tooting, just down the road from the Magdalen Estate, gained the highest score of any state school […]