Community Payback praised for helping Boston win gold bloom award

Community Payback praised for helping Boston win gold bloom award image

Service users on Community Payback have been praised for helping Boston win gold for the third year running, in this year’s East Midlands in Bloom large town category. Alison Fairman, chairman of Boston in Bloom Partnership said: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank Nigel Harris, Dave Hardy and the Community Payback team…

Offenders praised for Ground Force work on community gardening treasure

Offenders praised for Ground Force work on community gardening treasure image

  Allotment owners in York have praised offenders working on a Community Payback project to help refurbish the gardens on a key community facility in Heworth. Hempland Lane Allotments Society recently requested the help of Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC) to carry out a Community Payback project on the allotments.…

Gavin raising cash for the homeless

Gavin raising cash for the homeless image

Gavin Carter is sleeping rough tomorrow night to help raise awareness and cash for a charity dedicated to supporting homeless people in Merseyside. He will be bedding down for the night in a cardboard box under a plastic sheet outside Liverpool’s St James’ Cathedral. Gavin, head of service delivery at the Professional Services Centre (PSC),…

Congratulations to our award winners

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Dave Hardy and Mark Childs from HLNY and Sarah Hughes from West Yorkshire CRC were named winners in the Interserve group divisional awards last week and will now progress to the Interserve Group Award finals, which are being hosted in November at the Tower of London. Our annual awards 2017 reflect our company-wide commitment to…

Clifton estate gets make over from Community Payback

Clifton estate gets make over from Community Payback image

Residents in York have benefited from the work carried out by offenders working on a Community Payback project to help refurbish the Lady Green Lane area of Clifton. City of York Council recently requested the help of Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC) to carry out a Community Payback project on…

Housing association estates benefit from makeover by Community Payback

Housing association estates benefit from makeover by Community Payback image

North Lincolnshire housing association, Ongo Homes, which supports more than 10,000 social housing tenants in the region, has recently been cleaning up the streets of its estates in North Lincolnshire with the support of offenders working on Community Payback. Ongo is a partnership designed to give something back to communities. Its purpose is to look…

Homeless pooches enjoy a doggie makeover at Grainthorpe kennels

Homeless pooches enjoy a doggie makeover at Grainthorpe kennels image

Grimsby charity Walkers Rescue Kennels, which helps re-house stray and abandoned dogs in North-East Lincolnshire, has praised offenders working on a Community Payback project to help refurbish their facilities in Grainthorpe. Walkers Kennels recently requested the help of Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC) to carry out a Community Payback project…

Biggest recruitment drive launched

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Interserve has launched its biggest recruitment drive since winning the contract to run probation services at five Community Rehabilitation Companies three years ago, as the company seeks to recruit a total of more than 30 probation case managers. The company is committed to providing the best possible service to people on probation. Ian Mulholland (pictured),…

Hempland Lane Allotments Society get make over from Community Payback

Hempland Lane Allotments Society get make over from Community Payback image

Allotment owners in York have praised offenders working on a Community Payback project to help refurbish the gardens on a key community facility in Heworth. Hempland Lane Allotments Society recently requested the help of Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC) to carry out a Community Payback project on the allotments. Offenders,…

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…