New garden to help attract wildlife to area

New garden to help attract wildlife to area image

Offenders working on Community Payback together with volunteers from two community groups have joined Ground Forces to create a new bog garden at Boston’s Victorian Cemetery in a bid to attract new wildlife to the area. The Friends of Boston Cemetery invited members of the Boston in Bloom Partnership to help design and start the…

Hempland Lane Allotment revisited

Hempland Lane Allotment revisited image

Further to our recent work with the Hempland Lane Allotments Society, York, a team from Community Payback on unpaid work have returned to repair fences blown down in the recent bad weather. Allotment owners in York recently praised offenders working on a Community Payback project to help refurbish the gardens on a key community facility…

Snow problem for Community Payback team

Snow problem for Community Payback team image

As snow began falling across the North of England this week and with the UK set for the heaviest snowfall in years offenders in York, Selby and Acomb were busy clearing pathways of snow. Offenders have been working across the city filling York’s salt and grit bins ahead of the big freeze as part of…

Another satisfied customer

Another satisfied customer image

What a lovely letter from Coun Michael Pavlovic from City of York Council about our work on Hull Road

High praise for ‘a job well done’

High praise for ‘a job well done’ image

Residents in North Yorkshire have praised the work carried out by offenders working on a Community Payback project to help rejuvenate their village hall. Kelfied Hall Institute recently requested the help of Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC) to carry out a Community Payback project on the building. Gill Little, chair…

City of Culture and Community Payback named in Keep Britain Tidy Awards

City of Culture and Community Payback named in Keep Britain Tidy Awards image

Nick Southern, Dave Moore and service users on Community Payback have been celebrating after their work with Hull City Council – the City of Culture – has been named in the Keep Britain Tidy Awards. Out of more than 50 entries the partnership was named as a runner-up in this years’ Partnership Award in recognition…

Clean up on the banks of the River Ouse

Clean up on the banks of the River Ouse image

Villagers in North Yorkshire have praised offenders working on Community Payback for their work in cleaning up the banks of the River Ouse. The parish council approached Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire CRC (HLNY CRC), which for delivers Community Payback in North Yorkshire to help with the clean-up. Community Payback in North Yorkshire is managed…

Make over for Tang Hall

Make over for Tang Hall image

A team from HLNY CRC will be working on Community Payback in the Tang Hall area of York over the next few weeks. One of the first council estates to be built in the UK, the area will get a clean-up by service users supervised by Chris Long. Tang Hall has been targeted by fly-tippers…

Offenders contribute more than 208,000 hours in community payback

Offenders contribute more than 208,000 hours in community payback image

Offenders working in their communities after being sentenced for criminal offences have contributed tens of thousands of hours in North Yorkshire, Humberside and Lincolnshire. 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…

Interserve receives prestigious certificate

Interserve receives prestigious certificate image

Interserve has earned certification from the International Corrections and Prison Association in recognition for developing personalisation, a theory aimed at helping people on probation to make positive changes. The award is for the work the company’s Community Rehabilitation Companies have done with the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) at Manchester Metropolitan University to develop…