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Archive for December, 2012

23rd December 2012

Restorative Justice: a murderer’s view

AFTER meeting the relatives of the victim he murdered, Stuart made a heartfelt pledge to stay out of trouble. Although the 42-year-old had already undergone a significant change while in jail, the Restorative Justice […]

21st December 2012

Ben achieves aim

BEN lost his job after being caught drink driving. He feared he would be sent to prison, but what hurt him more was the realisation of how much stress the incident put upon his mum and family. The father-of-two, who had […]

7th December 2012

Women offenders’ conference

ALMOST a hundred delegates representing a plethora of organisations met to share best practice at a conference debating women offenders. The inaugural Moving The Agenda conference was run by Greater Manchester Probation […]

Accolade for Community Payback officer

COMMUNITY Payback Officer Craig Sykes has received a prestigious award from Six Town, a housing association based in Bury. Roughly two to three teams of up to eight offenders have been working three times a week on […]

6th December 2012

Bolton Women’s Centre relaunch

The Bolton Women’s Supervision Centre is being relaunched following its relocation. The borough’s probation office was one of the first in Greater Manchester to provide specialist support to female offenders after […]

Shadow Minister and Police & Crime Commissioner Visit IAC

LABOUR shadow justice minister Sadiq Khan and the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd today visited Greater Manchester Probation Trust on a fact finding mission. They toured GMPT’s Intensive […]