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Archive for July, 2015

31st July 2015

Spotlight on our women’s attendance centre

FEMALE 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 a Senior Attendance […]

30th July 2015

Runcorn sentencers benefit from Support4Change

SENTENCERS in Runcorn are making use of a pilot service aimed at supporting the rehabilitation of offenders with mental health issues. A total of six people have so far been sentenced to orders requiring them to use […]

Offenders planting shoots of recovery

OFFENDERS are seeing the fruits of their work blossom at an Atherton community village for older people. Belong, in Mealhouse Lane, Atherton, boasts beautiful gardens maintained by caretaker Chris Halliwell, who sets the […]

22nd July 2015

Diversity in action

TOMORROW Amy Hall will be lifting the lid on what it’s like to be CGM CRC’s equality and diversity officer. To follow what Amy’s up to during the day, log onto her twitter account – @MimmyAmy – or […]

21st July 2015

Community Payback in the picture

A MURAL artist is putting the finishing touches to his latest creation at the Meadowfields Community Centre after a brush with the law. Walter Kershaw has carried out 70 hours Community Payback – rigorously […]

20th July 2015

Community Payback supports Ironman

OFFENDERS put in hundreds of hours of work to make sure that Ironman competitors saw Bolton at its best. A total of 2,650 athletes participated in the Ironman UK triathlon at the weekend, which involved a 2.4-mile swim, […]

17th July 2015

RHS garden set to blossom

OFFENDERS are hoping their show garden will blossom at this year’s Royal Horticultural Show. A partnership including the Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company (CGM CRC), Golden Gates […]

Offenders cooking up a treat

A GROUP of elderly Rochdale residents have praised offenders for dishing up top nosh every Tuesday at their luncheon club. More than 25 people meet on a weekly basis to tuck into a two course meal that is served by […]

Offenders praised for their efforts

OFFENDERS carrying out Community Payback in Stockport have impressed local council chiefs. As part of the project, the Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company (CGM CRC) identify offenders to […]

15th July 2015

Pete through to NoOffence! final

PETE Atherton is through to the national final of the NoOffence! awards after winning through on a public vote. The 41-year-old, from Tameside, once struggled with drugs and depression and spent years in and out of jail […]