Historic Fen church blooms again thanks to restoration work by community payback workers

Historic Fen church blooms again thanks to restoration work by community payback workers image

Algarkirk’s St Peter & St Paul Church, known as the Cathedral of the Fens, is undergoing a transformation thanks to the work of offenders working on a Community Payback scheme. The scheme, managed by the Humber, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC), has involved teams of people on unpaid work orders at…

One size doesn’t fit all: time to get personal with offenders

One size doesn’t fit all: time to get personal with offenders image

With Interserve, we are piloting five initiatives aimed at supporting people on probation by offering them a personalised service that aims to help them lead better lives. Those caught up in the criminal justice system often have multiple and complex problems. They also have strengths and resources that they can use to changes their lives. Everyone…

Artist Jacob Davy exhibits abstract artwork at Harrogate exhibition

Artist Jacob Davy exhibits abstract artwork at Harrogate exhibition image

Jacob Davy, who is being supervised by probation, will be exhibiting a selection of his abstract paintings this month [November] at Mowbray Community Church, East Parade, Harrogate. Jacob recently returned to his passion for art and painting after being given a community order for assault following difficulties with mental illness. Now with the help of…

Offenders help York prepare for winter by re-filling salt bins

Offenders help York prepare for winter by re-filling salt bins image

As snow began falling across the North of England today and with the UK set for the heaviest snowfall in years York will be ready for the bitter freeze thanks to the help of offenders who have been filling salt bins across the city. Ten offenders have been working across the city filling York’s salt…

North Yorkshire town benefits from Community Payback scheme

North Yorkshire town benefits from Community Payback scheme image

Pickering’s picturesque Riverside Walk has been given a face lift thanks to the help of offenders who have been sprucing up the North Yorkshire town for the past two months. Offenders have been working across the town to enhance public open spaces and preserve and enhance key street features as part of the Community Payback…

Tony Connell gets Innovation & Lifetime Achievement award as national finals beckon

Tony Connell gets Innovation & Lifetime Achievement award as national finals beckon image

Well done Tony Connell, manager of Lincolnshire Health Support Service and probation case manager, who has been named as a finalist in this year’s Interserve annual awards after picking up the Innovation & Lifetime Achievement award for the region. Tony has worked in probation services for more than 30 years. He took over the management…

Shaun named as finalist in Interserve’s annual group awards for outstanding service

Shaun named as finalist in Interserve’s annual group awards for outstanding service image

Congratulations to Shaun Anderson, a probation officer at Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC) based in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire who has been named as a finalist in this year’s Interserve annual awards as Social Capital Champion. Shaun, who has worked in the probation service for the more than 22 years, goes through…

Adrian named as finalist in Interserve’s annual group awards for outstanding service

Adrian named as finalist in Interserve’s annual group awards for outstanding service image

Congratulations to Adrian Evans, an interchange manager at Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC), based in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire who has been named as a finalist in this year’s Interserve annual awards in the Ingenuity award category after picking up an award for the region. Adrian has been praised as an inspirational…

Probation Champion 2016

Probation Champion 2016 image

Shaun Anderson, a probation officer in Scunthorpe, has been named as Probation Champion 2016. The prestigious award scheme, run by the National Offender Management Service (NOMS), recognises outstanding achievements made by staff working in the National Probation Service and the 21 community rehabilitation companies (CRC), across England and Wales. The accolade of Probation Champion of…