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Archive for February, 2014

20th February 2014

Offender praises Community Payback supervisors

JOHN has praised Wigan’s Community Payback team after he completed 100 hours unpaid work following being sentenced for drink driving. The 46-year-old, from Ashton-in-Makerfield, was arrested in 2013. Magistrates at St […]

17th February 2014

Women’s centre opens in Oldham

COL Smith is one of an estimated 400 women in the borough set to benefit from a new service launched in the town. Oldham Women’s Link (OWL), which opened in the Link Centre, Union Street, last Friday, aims to support […]

Focus on victims

AS PART of European Victims’ Week, Greater Manchester Probation Trust (GMPT) is promoting the work of its Victim Liaison Service. European Victims’ Week was launched in the late 1980s in Sweden and is now an annual […]

12th February 2014

PCC Tony Lloyd visits Problem Solving Court

TONY Lloyd has visited Stockport’s Problem Solving Courts to learn more about pioneering work being done to tackle crime in the borough.  The Police and Crime Commissioner saw two offenders being sentenced and met […]

Oldham women’s centre secures future

WOMEN in Oldham are to benefit from a new centre which is being launched to stop them from committing crime. Research has shown that there are roughly 400 women in the borough who could be supported by Oldham Women’s […]

5th February 2014

Trusted Tenants unlocks future

GEMMA Leigh has unlocked the door to a bright future thanks to help from Trusted Tenants. The 21-year-old, who grew-up in care, has lived at 27 addresses during the past six years. Trusted Tenants prepares people for […]

3rd February 2014

Anthony praises probation officer with the X-Factor

ANTHONY Horricks resorted to committing crime to pay his debts, but since release from jail has also proven he has the X-factor. During a six year jail term for possessing a gun and selling class A drugs, the 30-year-old […]