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We won! London Homelessness Award and £30,000

  The Magpie Project, a community response to the problem of homeless families in Newham has been announced as the first prize winner of the London Homelessness Awards 2019.  The team, based in Newham, work with mums during their time … Continue reading

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 Louise Klarnett, Dance Artist in Residence

 Since January 2019 Louise Klarnett has been dance artist in residence one day per week for The Magpie Project in partnership with Dance Art Foundation, funded by Awards For All. Here she explains her practice.  “What do dancers do that other … Continue reading

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We are recruiting! Join the magic

      We are over the moon to say the we are recruiting for a paid post. This is your chance to join a tiny, innovative and award-winning community charity that is making a real difference to Newham families … Continue reading

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I smile, you smile

Singing and smiling What a term it has been. Every Friday Rosie from London Rhymes and a succession of musicians – playing real instruments from trombones, to flutes to cellos – have met with our mums and minis to create … Continue reading

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The week the UN came to visit

    So what a week it has been. On Monday we took three of our mums to Community Links historic and inspiring building on the Barking Road – a building in which the suffragette movement was hothoused. We were … Continue reading

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Shop for our mums

“What can I get for your mums and minis?” So, many of you kind and wonderful people ask us “what can I buy for your mums and minis, what do they need?”. We love you for that. What you are … Continue reading

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CCB: Campaign for Clean Bums: Newham Nappy Appeal

There are babies in Newham who have to go too long between nappy changes because their mums cannot afford enough nappies to keep them comfortable. There are mums in Newham who try to ‘rinse out’ or “scrape off” disposable nappies … Continue reading

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