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Archive for April, 2014

30th April 2014

GMPT’s equality officer attends specialist conference

GREATER Manchester Probation Trust’s equality officer Amy Hall was invited to London to hear about the latest research regarding women offending. Dr Stephanie Covington, a leading expert recognised for her pioneering […]

25th April 2014

GMPT workshop at learning disability event

TWO of GMPT’s staff were invited to share their expertise at an international event focusing on working with offenders with learning disabilities. Amy Hall, equality and diversity officer, and John Weetman, community […]

23rd April 2014

Achieve goals at jobs event

TEENAGERS and young adults are being invited to achieve their goals at an employment, training and education event hosted at the Etihad Stadium. People aged from 15 to 25 who want to learn more about careers and […]

22nd April 2014

Former gambling addict sees change

FORMER senior financial services manager Paul handed himself in after committing a £434,000 fraud in order to finance a serious gambling addiction. The father-of-three transacted £4.8 million – losing £1.3 million […]

16th April 2014

Bryon completes order and opens Proper Gym

BRYON Wood has a weight off his mind getting the keys to his gym and opening the doors to a new life. The 24-year-old’s dream is being realised a matter of weeks before he completes a prison licence for grievous bodily […]

15th April 2014

Former armed robbers clean up on their act

TWO former armed robbers now have a sparkling future after going into business as industrial cleaners. Chris and John  launched C&J Crystal Clean nine months ago, and the men – from Beswick – have impressed a […]

Debate on ex-offenders helping others reform

The sixth North West Practitioner Forum will explore the role of ex-offenders in the delivery of criminal justice services. The forum will include three short talks – from a researcher, a reformed offender who now […]

14th April 2014

Royal seal of approval for Eve-Marie

  EVE-Marie Furness visited Princess Anne to receive a top award after developing a specialist role she has developed securing housing for high-risk offenders. Finding accommodation for people leaving Approved […]

11th April 2014

Channel 5 News report on GMPT

CHANNEL 5 News is today featuring probation officer Sarah Conroy as part of the programme’s focus on crime. The film crew also carried out a series of interviews with Anthony Bebbington, who is being supervised by […]

10th April 2014

Trusted Tenants programme praised

TRUSTED Tenants has been praised by Gemma, who believes the course helped her move into her first home. Gemma is filmed here talking about how the interactive course has supported her. For more inforation about Trusted […]