Community Payback clocks up 88,144 hours in good work for region’s communities

Community Payback clocks up 88,144 hours in good work for region’s communities image

Offenders working in their communities after being sentenced for criminal offences have contributed tens of thousands of hours on Humberside. Humberside Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC), which is responsible for supervising offenders on Community Payback and ensuring they comply with their sentence. and the orders of the court, delivered 88,144 hours…

Offploy and HLNY helping offenders into employment

Offploy and HLNY helping offenders into employment image

Ian Mulholland, managing director of Interserve citizen services, was in Hull recently to meet staff to discuss their work and provide an overview of recent developments within the CRCs. He also met with Jacob Hill, managing director of Offploy, a company which specialises placing ex-offenders in the workplace and which is running a pilot with…

WE CARE DAY for Belton

WE CARE DAY for Belton image

HLNY CRC and a team on Community Payback recently took part in a WE CARE DAY at Ashtree Close, Belton, Lincolnshire with Ongo – the social housing charity. Steve Gilmour, estate services team leader, said “The event was another very successful day with a huge amount of improvement work undertaken to improve the area. “We…

Outstanding award for Mablethorpe payback team

Outstanding award for Mablethorpe payback team image

The Community Payback team in Mablethorpe have been recognised for all their hard work with an Outstanding Award of Appreciation at the Mablethorpe in Bloom Civic Pride Awards. The award follows the town’s success in the Britain In Bloom awards where it picked up a silver gilt award. Kim Parrinder, from the Big Local CCC…

From custody into the community

From custody into the community image

Interserve is recruiting more than a hundred people to join its probation services in a new role dedicated to supporting prisoners to stop re-offending. The company runs five Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) that are responsible for delivering probation services to low and medium risk offenders. Since the Government implemented Through the Gate in May 2015,…

Integrating the Through the Gate Model into the Community

Integrating the Through the Gate Model into the Community image

By Ian Ware, head of quality and policy The Government launched Through the Gate to ensure that people released from short-term prison sentences received support to help them adjust to being back in their communities and to stop reoffending. The initiative was rolled out in May, 2015, as part of the Government’s Transforming Rehabilitation programme,…

Gold award for Boston in Bloom

Gold award for Boston in Bloom image

Boston achieved gold for the fourth year running, in this year’s East Midlands in Bloom large town category and came top in its category thanks to the support from the Community Payback team at HLNY CRC. Along with four additional awards – Best Permanent Landscape for the Art Deco Garden in Central Park; Best First…

Boston in Britain in Bloom finals thanks to support of HLNY

Boston in Britain in Bloom finals thanks to support of HLNY image

Boston has been named I the winner of the Britain in Bloom awards in the East Midland Large Town Category with a score of 180 out of 180, thanks to the support and hard work of offenders on Community Payback. Jennifer Moore, Environment Supervisor at Boston Borough Council, praised the unpaid work teaming saying: “Both…

Major clean up for Grimsby’s Fat Alleys

Major clean up for Grimsby’s Fat Alleys image

Service users on Community Payback have been praised for helping residents in East Marsh, Grimsby, for their work in cleaning up the Fat Alleys in the area which had become blocked by fly tippers. Grimsby’s East Marsh is one of the most deprived wards in England with significant poverty indicators and problems of low educational…

Westway Open Arms embraced by HLNY CRC

Westway Open Arms embraced by HLNY CRC image

Westway Open Arms, a Christian social action centre which proudly stands in the heart of the community of Eastfield in Scarborough, has benefited from the support of offenders working on Community Payback. Community Payback in Scarborugh is managed by the Humberside Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC) and aims to rehabilitate offenders…