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Archive for July, 2014

31st July 2014

Directors get stuck into Payback work

TWO directors on the Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company board have gone ‘back to the floor’ and joined offenders clearing overgrown trees and shrubs in Tameside. Hilary Tucker and Ron […]

29th July 2014

Support 4 Change is champion!

A TEAM led by Cheshire probation professionals and Warrington Council specialists has won a prestigious national award for its pioneering work with offenders with mental health problems. Support 4 Change, which has […]

24th July 2014

Offenders praised

OFFENDERS have been praised for tackling a particularly tricky job as part of a Community Payback project at Wenlock Way Tower. The tower, in West Gorton, is home to Manchester City Council staff. Three of the […]

Restorative Justice takes to airwaves

RESTORATIVE Justice facilitator Vickie Yardley is being interviewed by Tameside Radio today (Thur) at 8pm. The probation services officer is part of the Cheshire & Greater Manchester’s Community Rehabilitation […]

23rd July 2014

Planting seeds of success

OFFENDERS carrying out Community Payback have impressed judges at Tatton Park’s Royal Horticultural Show after their garden display won silver. Teams have been working at the park for the past fortnight in order to […]

22nd July 2014

Memorial garden blossoms thanks to offenders

OFFENDERS have come up smelling of roses after returning Rochdale Town Hall’s memorial gardens to their former glory. Groups of four to seven offenders carrying out Community Payback have been working twice a week for […]

9th July 2014

Andrew on track thanks to Order

ANDREW got involved in a drunken brawl and was sentenced to an Intensive Community Order (ICO). The 23-year-old, who had never previously been in trouble with the law, had been out drinking with his pals before being […]

4th July 2014

Offenders cut above

OFFENDERS have been praised after carrying out “fantastic” work at Blackley Cemetery. Eight men undertaking Community Payback cut back hedgerows, removed weeds and carried out maintenance at the crematorium. Paul […]