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Archive for January, 2015

30th January 2015

Purple Futures pledges funds for women offenders

PURPLE Futures has today pledged funds to support existing services aimed at helping women offenders in the region. The new Interserve-led partnership assumes management of Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community […]

29th January 2015

Cemetery gritted thanks to Community Payback

OFFENDERS have been praised for work carried out at two cemeteries in Salford after clearing snow and gritting footpaths. The job was chosen by Salford City Council and was completed by five offenders, who were […]

Community Payback clearing snow

OFFENDERS across Greater Manchester have been hard at work clearing snow as part of Community Payback. Five offenders in Tameside cleared snow from streets and from King George V’s park in Ashton-under-Lyne. Stuart […]

Minister praises Greater Manchester’s women offender scheme

MINISTER Simon Hughes has praised a pioneering project in Greater Manchester that aims to reduce crime. The Liberal Democrat visited Greater Manchester last year to learn more about the work by CGM CRC and HMP Styal to […]

28th January 2015

CGM CRC notches up best performance figures

THE Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company’s has achieved its best set of performance figures. CGM CRC, which was launched in June, 2014, has notched up a “good” overall rating for work […]

26th January 2015

Probation tackling hate crime

PROBATION staff across Greater Manchester have been trained to combat hate crime in order to protect communities against the offence. The Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company is dedicated to […]

23rd January 2015

Payback in safe pair of hands

FORMER Chester City goalkeeping legend Grenville Millington knows that Community Payback is in a safe pair of hands. The 62-year-old first started working in probation two-years before he hung up his gloves, in 1984. […]

21st January 2015

Attendance Centres supporting change

OFFENDERS are benefitting from a scheme that teaches a wide range of skills and aims to improve people’s health. The Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company runs two Senior Attendance […]

16th January 2015

Women WISER thanks to CRC

A COURSE for women offenders is proving its worth less than 12 months after it was launched. The Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company was set a target of achieving a 100 successful […]

12th January 2015

Focus on families

THE eighth North West Practitioner Forum will be debating the significance of probation work that looks at the offender’s wider family. The popular forum is aimed at people who are interested in the criminal […]