Swift action saves Francis

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QUICK thinking duo Anthony Coop and William saved a man’s life after they carried out the Heimlich Manoeuvre on him. Francis had swallowed a piece of toast at a care group run by a Community Payback group supervised by the Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company (CGM CRC). Community Payback run an extremely popular…

Probation team are “lifesavers”

Probation team are “lifesavers” image

CLINT believes being sentenced to an Intensive Community Order saved his life. The 25-year-old, from Urmston, was arrested for burglary and served a year on remand before being sentenced to a 12-month Intensive Community Order by Judge Smith at Manchester’s Minshull Street Crown Court. Clint had been – according to the judge – “in a…

Alleyways cleared by payback

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Community Payback at work in Runcorn OFFENDERS carrying out Community Payback in Runcorn have removed rubbish and overgrowth from a network of alleyways in the town. A team of seven people, rigorously supervised by the Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company (CGM CRC), worked in and around Wellington Street. Residents had contacted their ward councillors…

Breathing new life into Salford’s industrial heritage

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Community Payback at work in Irlam. OFFENDERS on Community Payback have begun a project to improve areas of Irlam. Teams of up to eight people rigorously supervised by the Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation Company are carrying out a range of tasks in partnership with the Hamilton Davies Trust charity (HDT). Offenders are removing…

Community payback team makes charity donations

Community payback team makes charity donations image

A HEYWOOD lunch club run by Community Payback has donated £1,300 to charity. Up to 40 people attend the club every Sunday. It is hosted at St Joseph’s Parish Centre, in Hind Hill Street, and serves a two-course meal at cost to people aged 55 and over. The club is run by Maria Connolly, a…