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Archive for March, 2016

30th March 2016

Payback gets Mayor’s seal of approval

THE MAYOR of Stockport has met with offenders on Community Payback following a promise made to a dead soldier’s family. There are a number of World War One and World War Two graves at Willow Grove Cemetery, in Reddish. […]

29th March 2016

Top gong for WISER’s author

SUZANNE Morrison has earned a coveted Butler Trust award in recognition of the work she did writing WISER. The treatment manager received her award last month from Sir Michael Harrison, trustee and chair of the Butler […]

MP visits Chester office

MP Chris Matheson visited probation to learn more about the work carried out in his constituency. The representative for Chester met with Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company’s (CGM CRC) […]

21st March 2016

Premiership footballer praises Payback

PREMIERSHIP footballer Danny Simpson has spoken to national media about how his experience on Community Payback has “helped me grow”. Danny, who plays for Leicester City, was found guilty of assaulting his […]

10th March 2016

Councillors praise Community Payback

COMMUNITY Payback has been praised for work carried out at one of Cheetham Hill’s most famous landmarks. Manchester City Councillors for the ward have thanked offenders for clearing dense overgrowth from St Luke’s […]

Supporting women offenders in Cheshire

IMPROVING the service women offenders receive in Cheshire was the focus of a meeting hosted by probation. CGM CRC has earned national recognition for the work carried out with female service uses across Greater […]

7th March 2016

Focus on female offenders

CGM CRC is carrying out a host of work focusing on women service users that coincides with International Women’s Day. Amy Hall, equality and diversity officer, has helped write a women’s strategy for Interserve […]

Pilot women’s project aims to boost compliance

COMMUNITY Payback supervisor Lillian Kinloch is spearheading a drive to improve compliance among female service users. The project involves a woman-only task group, which runs every Tuesday in Salford. On average, six […]

Cheryl praised for progress

CHERYL committed benefit fraud after her debt made her panic. The 46-year-old, from Staylbridge, was sentenced at Crown Court on July, 2015, after pleading guilty to the crime. She was sentenced to a two-year Suspended […]

3rd March 2016

Magistrates learn about probation

A TOTAL of 36 Magistrates from across Greater Manchester have participated in a series of training sessions aimed at explaining how probation works. Three presentations were held last week for Justices of the Peace (JPs) […]