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Crime Category

10th September 2014

Putting brakes on drink driving

A STUDY has shown that the number of women drink-driving has almost doubled in the past 15 years, and the findings are born out by probation’s experiences. Following conviction, offenders will ordinarily be ordered to […]

16th January 2014

Twitterthon’s tweet success

As everyone connected with the world of probation knows, it’s no joke that on April 1st all of the UK’s Trusts will cease to exist as the Government’s overhaul of the sector kicks-in. So an obvious question about […]

29th October 2013

Volunteers grab the headlines

MORE than a hundred volunteers carry out a range of invaluable activities across Greater Manchester, and their commitment has a proud history intimately linked to probation.

28th August 2013

Challenges of promoting probation

THERE’S nothing quite like trying to generate positive media coverage for probation. Having worked for local newspapers since 2000, on both weekly and daily publications, followed by a stint at a campaigning […]

30th July 2013

Premiership footballers on target for probation

by Stephen Hallmark, GMPT’s PR Officer FOOTBALLERS cop a great deal of flack when their lavish lifestyles come unstuck, but credit must also be given to those using their fame to inspire. Attention focuses on the […]