Chris gives ‘green’ light to Bolton probation

Chris gives ‘green’ light to Bolton probation image

MP Chris Green (centre) meets with a service user and CGM CRC staff at Bolton probation. CHRIS Green MP visited Bolton probation to learn more about the work carried out by the service in his constituency. The MP for Bolton West met with John Brimley, assistant chief executive of the Cheshire & Greater Manchester Community Rehabilitation…

CGM CRC at the House of Lords

CGM CRC at the House of Lords image

Danielle Buckley was invited to the House of Lords. CGM CRC’S DANIELLE Buckley was invited to the House of Lords to develop work with female offenders. The event was chaired by Baroness Corston, who wrote an in-depth analysis of women involved in the Criminal Justice System following three suicides by female prisoners a decade ago. She published…

Probation key to change

Probation key to change image

FAIYAZ believes probation has helped him to unlock his future following release from jail three-years-ago. The 32-year-old was sentenced to six years in custody at Bolton Crown Court for possessing cannabis and cocaine with intent to supply. Before beginning his sentence, Faiyaz became a dad. Social services began the process to take his son into…

Restorative justice a stirring success

Restorative justice a stirring success image

Julie Kelly deeply impressed by Restorative Justice. THE MOMENT the man who brutally killed Julie Kelly’s partner made her a cup of tea was the culmination of an eight-year-long battle to meet the attacker. Paul died in his Manchester home in 2005 after being stabbed 17 times. The frenzied knife assault took place in the…

Stephen’s story shines a light on probation

Stephen’s story shines a light on probation image

REPEAT offender Stephen has been praised after having his order revoked for good progress. The 30-year-old, from Walkden, was sentenced to a two-year Suspended Sentence Order (SSO) in May, 2015, after he lost his temper and attacked his partner. He was then breached for breaking a restraining order a few months later. Stephen, who has…