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12th March 2015

Focus on women offenders in Warrington

MORE than 83 per cent of women offenders are successfully completing their Community Sentences in Warrington. From June, 2014, to December, a total of 30 women received a Community Sentence supervised by the Cheshire […]

Women’s centre key to Tracey’s transformation

AFTER years of heroin abuse spanning back to when she was just 15, Tracey has finally managed to break her habit. The 34-year-old has had 33 court appearances stretching back to 2006, all for offences related to funding […]

11th March 2015

Focus on Salford’s women’s centre

WOMEN offenders supervised in Salford are achieving excellent results thanks to an initiative that’s been praised by Justice Minister Simon Hughes. As of the end of January, there were six women being supervised by the […]

Focus on Bolton Women’s Centre

MORE than 80 per cent of women offenders supervised in Bolton are successfully completing their Community Sentences. As of January, the Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company (CGM CRC) in […]

9th March 2015

Bury Probation Women’s Centre achieving results

THE BURY Probation Women’s Project has been praised for work being done to stop people re-offending. Justice Minister Simon Hughes visited Greater Manchester earlier this year to sing the praises of a scheme developed […]

19th February 2015

Gareth quits drugs

GARETH will be celebrating in April, when he marks a year free from heroin – a drug that almost cost him his life. The 34-year-old has also successfully completed his first Community Sentence, after years struggling to […]

12th February 2015

Tariq praises probation

TARIQ broke a man’s jaw after lashing out when he was racially abused and threatened. The 23-year-old, who had never been in trouble with the law, was sentenced to a two year Suspended Sentence Order for violent […]

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. […]