Cleethorpes resident grateful as service users clear alley plagued by fly-tipping

Cleethorpes resident grateful as service users clear alley plagued by fly-tipping image

An elderly Cleethorpes resident has praised a group of “polite” offenders for clearing the alleyway at the back of her property that has been plagued by fly-tipping. Marie Cuerton, 83, of Lovett Street, had been frustrated over the large build up of rubbish fly-tipped in the alleyway behind her house, and had been hoping that…

Clarence Gardens retains Green Flag Award with help from Community Payback

Clarence Gardens retains Green Flag Award with help from Community Payback image

Clarence Gardens, in the heart of York, has been won a Civic Trust Green Flag Award thanks to the help of offenders working on Community Payback. The Green Flag Awards are judged by an army of more than 700 green space experts, who volunteer their time to visit applicant sites and assess them against eight…

GADOYT: A grand day out in Scarborough

GADOYT: A grand day out in Scarborough image

Many thanks to colleagues from HLNY CRC who volunteered to help work on upgrading the facilities at Derwent Valley Scout Group as part of Giving A Day of Your Time. All your hard work was very much appreciated. As part of Interserve Justices’ drive to contribute to local communities, 18 members of the Scarborough team…

North Yorkshire horse racing centre gets a makeover thanks to Community Payback

North Yorkshire horse racing centre gets a makeover thanks to Community Payback image

One of the UK’s top harness racing centres has been given a makeover after offenders working on Community Payback worked on several projects to support York Harness Racing – which has helped raise more than £20,000 for Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Mick Welling, who owns the race course in Nun Monkton near York, has been supporting…

Pilot scheme launched in region to reduce alcohol-related crime

Pilot scheme launched in region to reduce alcohol-related crime image

Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire CRC (HLNY CRC) has launched a pilot in the region to reduce alcohol-related offences funded by the regions’ Police & Crime Commissioners. The pilot in Boston, Grimsby, Louth, Skegness, Spalding and York will use alcohol monitoring technology, also known as ‘sobriety tags’, to tackle alcohol misuse and associated offending. In Humberside, Lincolnshire…

Birthday celebrations for Community Payback team at Algarkirk

Birthday celebrations for Community Payback team at Algarkirk image

Over the past 12 months a team of offenders doing unpaid work on Community Payback with HLNY have transformed St Peter & St Paul Church, known as the Cathedral of the Fens, in the ancient village of Algarkirk, near Boston. The local community have been very appreciative of the work carried out by our service…

EFQM award: Interserve’s justice business committed to excellence

EFQM award: Interserve’s justice business committed to excellence image

Interserve’s justice business and its five Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) have all received accreditation following recent individual assessments. Among the CRCs gaining the accreditation Committed to Excellence 2 Star were West Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire. The European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) Committed to Excellence award has been earned by the justice…

Lincolnshire Action Trust launches new support service for women with HLNY

Lincolnshire Action Trust launches new support service for women with HLNY image

Lincolnshire Action Trust (LAT) has launched its first ever programme designed to address the specific needs of female offenders and help them achieve their full potential. Over 40 people from within the criminal justice system, including representatives from the Probation Service, attended the launch today (Tuesday 23rd May) at Lincoln Drill Hall. During the event…

Offenders ‘building blocks’ to restore North Yorkshire’s dry stone walls

Offenders ‘building blocks’ to restore North Yorkshire’s dry stone walls image

A team of offenders in North Yorkshire are restoring the region’s distinctive dry stone walls in Upper Nidderdale as part of the Building Blocks community scheme. The conservation training project, managed by the Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC) as part of Community Payback, has involved teams of people on unpaid…

Community Payback workers transform North Yorkshire village church at Cundall

Community Payback workers transform North Yorkshire village church at Cundall image

An historic church in the centre of Cundall village, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire has been transformed thanks to the of work by 13 offenders on Community Payback. The scheme, managed by the Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC), has involved teams of people on unpaid work orders clearing weeds from the…