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All Our Children: Bethany Williams, Eno Mfon, Melissa Jarram, Somerset House

Today London-based designer Bethany Williams presented her SS21 collection celebrating the ethos of the Magpie Project which she has been volunteering for and collaborating with since 2019. Bethany’s latest collection – aptly titled All Our Children – not only finds … Continue reading

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Charlie Gilmour supports The Magpie Project on the launch of his book “Featherhood”

Writer Charlie Gilmour is supporting our families on the launch of his book Featherhood. His book is a unique, affecting and beautiful memoir and exploration of parenthood, childhood trauma, and rescuing a baby bird. Alongside Newham Bookshop, he is offering … Continue reading

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Bethany Williams x The Magpie Project #AllOurChildren

A second collection with the Magpie Project from prize-winning designer Bethany Williams. Bethany Williams has not been idle during lockdown she formed a collective of designers and makers to keep hospitals supplied with scrubs during the height of the crisis.  … Continue reading

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Newham Mayor writes open letter about unsuitable accommodation provided by NASS and Clearsprings

We are incredibly grateful to Rokhsana Fiaz, Mayor of Newham, for listening to our mums who are living in unsuitable National Asylum Seeker accommodation. The quality of this accommodation has, for a long time, been very poor. Issues include frequent … Continue reading

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Running Mum 40….

We could not be prouder of Monica. She came to us at the start of the year with an idea – an incredible idea. To run 40 10km races in a year. Forty, in a year! Not one, not twenty … Continue reading

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Come and Join Our Team!

Are you THE ONE to help steer our young charity from tiny community group through its transition to medium sized charity with multiple income streams and funder-relationships? Who are we? Are you expert in overseeing financial systems making programmes such … Continue reading

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Thank you The Corner House Project

One incredible and unexpected impact of the horrible few months we have lived through is the wonderful local community groups we have met, and worked with. In a series of blogs we are hoping to thank you all one by … Continue reading

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Voices from lockdown 2

  Mama K is an asylum seeker. She is a victim of trafficking, she was smuggled to this country when she was a child.  Now she has claimed asylum, and is housed by the home office. Although those placed in … Continue reading

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Voices from the crisis

  Let us live, let us help! Our beautiful Mama M is an incredible person, with sparkly trainers, an easy bright smile and the best behaved children you could ever meet.   She is a natural leader. She is a … Continue reading

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